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Pratt HS graduate plays key role in NASA’s Artemis 1 mission

PRATT, Kan. (KWCH) – Pratt, Kansas has a connection to NASA’s latest moon mission. Last week, NASA launched Artemis 1 into space, guided by a team that includes Tobin Melroy, a flight planner who graduated from Pratt High School in 1995. The highly anticipated launch of Artemis 1 to the …

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NASA’s Perseverance rover investigates an intriguing Martian bedrock

After collecting a sample from Yori Pass, Perseverance will drive 745 feet (227 meters) southeast to a mega sand ripple. Located in the middle of a small field of dunes, the undulation – called “Observation Mountain” by the science team – will be where the rover will collect its first …

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Asteroid today: NASA shows menacing space rock hurtling towards Earth at a frightening speed of 35,176 km/h

The asteroid alert has been issued! A menacing space rock is heading towards Earth today. Know its details, according to NASA. Another day, another asteroid should pass very close to Earth. NASA has issued an asteroid warning against a space rock hurtling towards Earth. Although these asteroids pass Earth from …

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Science News Roundup: New NASA moon rocket tested in hurricane-force winds on Florida launch pad; COP27: Israel harnesses DNA from past wild crops to improve food supply and more

Here is a summary of current scientific news. NASA’s new moon rocket tested in hurricane-force winds on Florida launch pad NASA’s new $4 billion moon rocket endured high winds and heavy rain early Thursday as it rode through Hurricane Nicole at its launch pad in Florida, apparently with …

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South Africa’s new ground station to help NASA track spaceflight

MATJIESFONTEIN, South Africa, Nov 8 (Reuters) – A new deep-space ground station being built in South Africa’s semi-desert Karoo region will come online by 2025 to help track NASA’s historic missions to the Moon and beyond, space agency officials said Tuesday. Through its Artemis program, which aims to land the …

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Apptronik signs partnership with NASA for humanoid robots

Apptronik, an Austin, USA-based company specializing in the development of versatile mobile robotic systems, has entered into a partnership with NASA to accelerate the commercialization of its new humanoid robot. The robot, called Apollo, will be one of the first humanoids available in commercial markets. At Apptronik’s headquarters in Austin, …

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On Halloween, NASA and intelligence agencies that study UFOs appear to be gearing up to downplay them

Just in time for Halloween, US intelligence agencies were due to deliver a classified UFO status report to Congress on Monday, along with an unclassified summary of the report that should be released. posted later this week. Earlier this month, NASA also announced the 16 members of its new unclassified …

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Ray of joy: NASA captures image of ‘smiling’ sun | NASA

A NASA satellite captured an image of what appeared to be a happy face pattern on the sun earlier this week, prompting the US space agency to say the sun was seen “smiling”. The agency posted the image on Twitter on Wednesday, writing, “Today Nasa’s Solar Dynamics Observatory caught the …

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Bosnian bank ASA Banka Nasa i Snazna launches tender offer for Bamcard

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), October 25 (SeeNews) – Bosnian lender ASA Banka Nasa i Snazna has announced that it has launched a takeover bid on local clearing house Bamcard [SAJ:BMCDRK2]targeting stocks representing a 70.3575% stake. ASA Banka Nasa i Snazna is offering 155.20 marka (78.3/79.4 euros) per Bamcard share in …

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Household chores, space research conclusion station work week – Space Station

Expedition 68 crew members participate in a conference with ground mission controllers before the astronauts depart from SpaceX Crew-4. Chores and science ended the week for the Expedition 68 crew aboard the International Space Station. Orbital residents will also see a supply ship leave the orbital lab on Sunday. NASA …

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James McDivitt, Commander of NASA’s Critical Missions, Dies at 93

James A. McDivitt, who served as commander on two crucial NASA missions in early and awe-inspiring spaceflight — including the Gemini launch that included America’s first spacewalk — died Oct. 14 in a hospital in Tucson. He was 93 years old. NASA announced the death but did not cite a …

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Nasa astronaut to promote space in Bluff

NASA/supplied Nasa astronaut Dr. Shannon Walker will travel to Bluff in late October to open the Tuhura Tuarangi – Aotearoa in Space roadshow. A Nasa astronaut is on his way to Bluff as part of a showcase celebrating New Zealand’s cutting-edge space technology and research. Dr. Shannon Walker will travel …

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Asteroid warning AGAIN! Earth-threatening space rock spotted by NASA

NASA has alerted that a massive asteroid has been spotted hurtling towards the planet. Earth in peril? Nearly 100 tons of dust-sized particles are bombarded towards Earth every day. Once a year, a vehicle-sized asteroid hits Earth’s atmosphere, creating a giant fireball though it burns up before it reaches the …

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5 things to know for October 12: Biden, Iran, Supreme Court, NASA, Economy

CNN — At this time of year, it’s easy to be seduced by the beauty of nature. Next season’s flowers are blooming, the leaves are turning different shades of yellow, and the cooler weather is reminding us that the holidays are almost here. Nature is also full of unexpected beauty …

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How NASA plans to stop killer asteroids

This article is an episode of Future Explored, a weekly guide to world-changing technologies. You can get stories like this straight to your inbox every Thursday morning by subscribe here. A massive asteroid impact ended the age of the dinosaurs, and it’s almost certain that an equally large asteroid or …

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NASA alert: 130ft fast asteroid on its way to Earth! Imminent danger?

Could this space rock heading towards Earth be a danger? Here is what NASA says about this asteroid. NASA recently conducted its first planetary defense test against potentially deadly asteroids. Called the Double Asteroid Detection Test or DART test, the mission’s objective was to crash a spacecraft into the asteroid …

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The photo shows the asteroid’s 6,000-mile-long debris trail after colliding with the NASA spacecraft

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The asteroid that was struck by a NASA spacecraft is now trailed by thousands of miles of debris from the impact. Astronomers captured the scene millions of miles away with a telescope in Chile. Their remarkable observation two days after last month’s planetary defense test …

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NASA rovers discover man-made debris on Mars. That’s why it’s a treasure, not a trash can

Perseverance’s parachute and rear shell on the surface of Jezero Crater photographed by NASA … [+] Ingenuity Mars Helicopter on April 19, 2022. NASA/JPL-Caltech Remember the biting 2021 “seven minutes of terror” video of NASA’s Perseverance rover parachuting to Mars on a tether from its descent or “jetpack” stage after …

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Watch NASA’s DART spacecraft crash into an asteroid live on September 26

It’s time to get ready to watch a spaceship crash into an asteroid. You can watch all the action from NASA’s Dual Asteroid Redirect Mission (DART) live here on Space.com and on NASA TV (opens in a new tab), including the day of impact today (September 26). In the weeks …

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NASA cancels September 27 moon launch, cites tropical storm ‘approaching’ Florida

Citing a tropical storm expected to strengthen as it approaches Florida, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Sept. 24 canceled Tuesday’s scheduled launch of its historic uncrewed mission to the Moon. “NASA is forfeiting a launch opportunity … and preparing to roll back (from the launch pad), while …

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NASA Earth Observatory Spots Newly Born Island in the Pacific

NASA has spotted a newly born island in the Pacific Ocean. The island is the result of a series of eruptions from a volcano located in Home Reef, a seamount in the central islands of Tonga. NASA says the seamount repeatedly oozed lava and ejected plumes of ash and smoke …

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NASA investigates James Webb Space Telescope instrument problem

One of the instruments of the James Webb Space Telescope has encountered a technical problem. The next-generation telescope has been operating at a breakneck pace, returning jaw-dropping science observations from exoplanetsgalaxies and even our local planets. The anomaly is a speed bump in Webb’s work, removing a specific mode of …

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NH’s Lee Morin helps NASA get back to the moon

September 18 — Lee Morin was a teenager when these stunning grainy black-and-white images appeared on television: American astronauts walking on the surface of the moon. Now the Manchester native is part of the NASA team working on the Artemis missions, which aims to bring humans back to the moon …

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Jeff Bezos’ Rocket Crashes, Zinetac Poses Cancer Risk, NASA Makes Music From Footage

The disastrous launch of Jeff Bezos’ unmanned Blue Origin rocket wasn’t the only science news story to make headlines this week. Other science updates you may have missed include the spread of a deadly cattle disease in India, the discovery of a new omicron subvariant in the UK, and the …

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NASA’s Perseverance rover studies Mars’ geologically rich terrain

“In the distant past, the sand, mud and salts that now make up the Wildcat Ridge sample were deposited under conditions where life could have thrived,” Farley said. “The fact that organic matter was found in such sedimentary rock – known to preserve fossils of ancient life here on Earth …

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NASA’s CAPSTONE lunar probe has more problems than we thought

Artist’s rendering of CAPSTONE.Image: Nasa Controllers with the CAPSTONE mission are attempt to regain control of the Probe bound to the Moon, which is currently collapsing, is experiencing temperature issues and is unable to use its solar panels to fully recharge its batteries. In a update released on Monday, Advanced …

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A new era of earth sciences

For more than 50 years, NASA satellites have provided data about Earth’s land, water, temperature, weather and climate.

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NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope discovers spiraling stars, poised to reveal secrets of the early universe

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has found spiral stars whose observations can help unlock the secrets of the early universe. Very little is known about the early universe. Many secrets have remained hidden from human observation despite the Herculean effort of space agencies. As continuous research and observations are made by …

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NASA finds evidence of carbon dioxide in an exoplanet’s atmosphere

The recently deployed James Webb Space Telescope has discovered the first clear evidence of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of a planet outside our solar system. US space agency NASA has confirmed the evidence, which it says was discovered in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting a star some 700 …

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NASA targets Saturday launch of new moon rocket after fixes

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — NASA was aiming for a Saturday launch of its new moon rocket, after fixing fuel leaks and bypassing a bad motor sensor that thwarted the first try. The maiden flight of the 322ft (98m) rocket – the most powerful NASA has ever built – was delayed …

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NASA Gives Detailed Analysis of All Landing Debris Perseverance Has Found on Mars

A recent blog by Dr. Justin Maki, Imaging Scientist and Deputy Principal Investigator on the Perseverance rover’s Mastcam-Z camera, provides a detailed account of the debris the Entry, Descent, and Landing (EDL) system left behind. scattered around the Martian surface while delivering the Perseverance rover to Jezero Crater. This blog …

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US space policy ‘schizophrenic’ towards Russia, says ex-NASA chief

Russia has apparently been a frustrating partner in spaceflight for at least a decade. Two former NASA administrators, Jim Bridenstine and Charles Bolden, described having a strained relationship with the main partner of the International Space Station (ISS) during remarks broadcast live on Sunday August 28. While current NASA officials …

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Historical! NASA Voyager 1 completes 10 years in interstellar space; Can he still find extraterrestrial life?

Voyager 1 has now spent ten years in interstellar space, marking a unique milestone for humanity. As he enters “pristine” interstellar space, can he find alien life? To find. No matter how many technologically advanced spacecraft are manufactured by NASA these days, its most enduring spacecraft came out in the …

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NASA Perseverance Makes New Discoveries in Mars’ Jezero Crater – NASA Mars Exploration

The rover found that the floor of Jezero Crater is made up of volcanic rocks that have interacted with water. Scientists got a surprise when NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover began examining rocks on the floor of Jezero Crater in the spring of 2021: Because the crater contained a lake billions …

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NASA ‘spectacular’ space photo of aurora australis above Earth

Is NASA campaigning to have the best Instagram page in the galaxy? That certainly seems to be the case with the latest James Webb Space Telescope images of Jupiter and last month’s stunning shots of the Carina Nebula and the South Ring Nebula. And now the space agency is sharing …

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NASA’s James Webb Telescope has taken new photos of Jupiter’s auroras and rings: NPR

A new image of Jupiter taken by NASA’s Webb Telescope and released on Monday is shown. NASA/NASA hide caption toggle caption NASA/NASA A new image of Jupiter taken by NASA’s Webb Telescope and released on Monday is shown. NASA/NASA NASA has captured new telescopic images of Jupiter that show auroras, …

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NASA’s Webb Space Telescope sheds light on galaxy evolution and black holes

A huge mosaic of Stephan’s Quintet is the largest image to date from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, covering about a fifth of the moon’s diameter. It contains over 150 million pixels and is built from nearly 1,000 separate image files. The visual grouping of five galaxies was captured by …

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NASA’s Webb Space Telescope reveals a shimmering universe with its biggest image yet

For the James Webb Space Telescope, the milestones have been inflexible. Just over a month since this pioneering machine left mankind in awe following the release of its first stunning deep field, vivid nebulous portraits and shots of galactic muses, it has graced us with its greatest image yet. day. …

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Snoopy is back home in a revived NASA poster promoting the success of the Artemis mission

August 17, 2022 — The upcoming launch of a beagle to the moon inspired the return of a decades-old NASA poster. As previously announced, Snoopy, Charles Schulz’s comic book Peanuts pet dog, will fly in doll form aboard NASA’s Artemis I mission around the moon and back. The toy, clad …

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NASA aims to deflect the asteroid close to Earth next month

You must have listened to the news of the arrival of asteroids often towards Earth which could cause devastating damage. However, most of these asteroids are reduced to ashes in our atmosphere. However, in time to come, humans may be ready to deflect a potentially planet-killing asteroid. For this, the …

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New Zealand wool takes off on NASA lunar mission

A New Zealand wool product will make its way into space later this month, as part of NASA’s mission to the Moon. Filters manufactured by the New Zealand company Lanaco for the lunar mission. (Source: provided) An Orion spacecraft will launch on an unmanned test flight Aug. 30 ahead of …

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Apul leads NASA-backed research using nanobubbles for water treatment to support space exploration – Reuters

Onur Apul, an assistant professor of environmental engineering at the University of Maine, will lead a NASA-supported $1.1 million multi-institutional investigation to determine whether nanobubbles can support space exploration, including the treatment of water on spaceships. Through the Maine Space Grant Consortium, NASA’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) …

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Reviews | Russia could leave the space station. NASA should anticipate.

Comment this story Comment Orbiting an average of 250 miles above Earth, the International Space Station has managed to stay above the fray of Earth’s political turbulence for more than two decades. With the Russian invasion of Ukraine, however, tensions between the United States and Russia are high enough to …

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Debris from NASA’s Mars landings still creates little mysteries about the Red Planet

An image taken by the Ingenuity helicopter of the parachute and backshell crash site on Mars. Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA’s Mars Perserverance rover and its helicopter companion Ingenuity search the Red Planet for signs of ancient life, but they also run into debris from their own landing. Detailed color images taken …

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With a new study, NASA seeks the science behind UFOs

On June 9, with only hours notice, NASA held a press conference to announce a study it was commissioning on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP). The acronym is a new branding of what are more commonly known as Unidentified Flying Objects, or UFOs, a subject commonly associated with alleged alien visitation …

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Crew Kickstarts Week Plant Habitat Setup, Cargo Transfer, and Vision Testing – Space Station

NASA astronauts Bob Hines and Jessica Watkins are pictured inside the Cupola, the International Space Station’s ‘window to the world’, after monitoring the successful rendezvous and docking of the SpaceX Dragon space freighter during its 25th commercial resupply services mission on July 16, 2022. Expedition …

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NASA criticizes China after the uncontrolled return of a space rocket to Earth | China

A Chinese booster rocket made an uncontrolled return to Earth on Saturday, US Defense Department officials said, as they berated Beijing for not sharing information about the potentially dangerous object’s descent. US Space Command confirmed that the Long March 5B rocket re-entered Earth’s atmosphere over the Indian Ocean on Saturday, …

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Russia says it will withdraw from the International Space Station after 2024

Comment this story Comment Russia announced on Tuesday that it would withdraw from the International Space Station (ISS) project after 2024, marking the end of an era in one of the last areas of cooperation between Russia and the United States. The new head of Russia’s Roscosmos space agency announced …

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NASA Goddard Center director shares plans to retire

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Dennis Andrucyk, director of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Marylandannounced his intention to retire after more than 36 years of federal service, including several leadership roles at NASA and as director of Goddard since January 2020. Andrucyk will continue to serve as …

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A weather-damaged NASA Boeing 747 in New Zealand

The Boeing 747SP, registration N747NA, owned by NASA and modified to carry a reflecting telescope for the SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy) mission, was damaged in New Zealand earlier this week. This iconic aircraft is currently grounded and undergoing maintenance. What happened? NASA reported that on Monday, July 18, …

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America’s largest reservoir, Lake Mead, is 73% empty. NASA shares stunning images

The depth of continuing drought damage to America’s largest reservoir, Lake Mead, can be seen in shocking recent photographs released by NASA. Recently released satellite images taken by NASA’s Earth Observatory show the dramatic drop in water levels. As of July 18, Lake Mead was at its lowest level, at …

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On Parsons Road, Donna dreamed of working for NASA – The Royal Gazette

Reaching for the Stars: Donna Mizell (second row, far right) at Victor Scott Elementary School in the 1970s (photo provided) Inspired by a school trip to NASA’s Cooper’s Island tracking station, Donna Mizell decided to become an astronaut. It was the 1970s. A boy who shared her dream called her …

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NASA wants help designing a Starshade to find Earth-like planets

It’s time to hone your origami skills. NASA is asking the public for ideas on how to make a star that could be slipped into a rocket, launched into orbit and then deployed into space to a size of 330 feet (100 meters) in diameter. Astronomers are looking for Earth-like …

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In orbit: the Air Force partners with NASA for hypersonic research

Current basic research at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is already beginning to shape the technologies that could inform the construction of hypersonic weapons in decades to come. At the same time, it is generating near-term results, including a groundbreaking first-of-its-kind test of the air-launched, rapid-response hypersonic weapon from …

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Jupiter and its moons as never seen before: NASA unveils new images from the James Webb Telescope

Astronomers call it ‘the dawn of a new era’: NASA this week revealed the first color images and data from the James Webb Space Telescope, the world’s largest, most powerful and most complex space science telescope ever built. The first set of images gave us an unobstructed view of the …

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NASA stands by the disputed name of its James Webb Space Telescope

Astronomers and other scientists rave about the first scientific images of NASA’s new James Webb Space Telescope, revealed this week, but a number also continue to raise concerns about the agency’s choice of the next-generation observatory’s namesake. NASA tells CNET it still holds the nickname. James Webb served as NASA …

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The second Super Moon of 2022 will last 3 days this week: NASA

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS): The second Super Moon of 2022 will last up to three days this week, according to NASA. “The Moon will appear full for about three days around this time, from early Tuesday morning to early Friday morning,” the US space agency said in a …

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NASA astronauts show a new way to take out space junk

Four astronauts on the International Space Station can create more than 2.5 tons of trash a year, but getting rid of that trash has been an ongoing struggle. At the lab in low Earth orbit, astronauts tested a new technology last week that could become a go-to solution for space …

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NASA slams Russia for using space station to promote invasion of Ukraine

WASHINGTON — NASA has sharply criticized Russia for using the International Space Station to promote its invasion of Ukraine, a departure from the agency’s approach of emphasizing continued cooperation despite the war. In a late July 7 statement, NASA said it “strongly rebukes” Russia for its political activities on the …

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Mars sample return: How NASA will launch from the Red Planet

Work is progressing on a key part of NASA’s Mars sample return plans. The Mars Ascent Vehicle (MAV) is a small, lightweight, two-stage, solid-propellant rocket with a big mission: to blast samples of rock, sediment and atmosphere March in the early 2030s, during the first-ever rocket launch from the surface …

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NASA’s CAPSTONE satellite leaves Earth orbit and heads for the Moon

The grand plan to bring humans back to the moon for the first time in over half a century has taken another step forward. The 55-pounder (Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment) has broken free from Earth orbit and is on its way to the Moon. launched …

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14 Peruvian girls train with NASA in science and technology

At just 15 years old, Niurka Leiva dreams of being an aerospace scientist or a neurosurgeon. She is lucky enough to live one of those dreams as part of a group of 14 young women from Peru who are currently training with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in …

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NASA approves continuation of ICESat-2 space laser after more than 3 years of significant results

Illustration of NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2), a mission to measure changes in the height of Earth’s ice. Credit: NASA Melting ponds, summer ice and more: Space laser measurements are changing the Earth Since 2003, the Arctic sea ice has lost about a third of its volume. …

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NASA Invites Media to Meet Astronaut at Silver Snoopy Awards Ceremony

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — NASA astronaut Shannon Walker will join the center’s acting director, Dr. jimmy kenyon to present 27 employees with the coveted Silver Snoopy Award on Thursday June 30at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland. Walker will be available to speak briefly to the media about …

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NASA’s Marshall Team Delivers Tiny, Powerful “Moon Flashlight” Propulsion System – Parabolic Arc

Lunar Flashlight is an innovative and inexpensive CubeSat set to study the dark surface of the Moon’s south pole. The Lunar Flashlight mission was developed and managed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California. (Credits: NASA) HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (NASA PR) – Engineers at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in …

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NASA set to launch rocket for student projects Friday in Virginia

NASA set to launch rocket for student projects Friday in Virginia The rocket will send information for various student projects, and the projects will measure data as the rocket climbs to the far reaches of space. PHILADELPHIA CREAM – Did you know that NASA launches rockets in different parts of …

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NASA data supercharges forecast in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has a long history of deadly and costly storms. Among the most worrying are kalbaishakhismall but powerful storm cells that tend to hit the country in the spring. Kalbaishakhi were responsible for a 1989 tornado said to be the deadliest in world history, as well as a 2021 wedding …

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Beating NASA by 10 times, China plans to develop giant telescope to search for ‘things that matter’

To gain an advantage over US space agency NASA, Chinese scientists aim to develop a next-generation space observatory to search for dark matter. The ambitious project – known as the Very Large Area Gamma-Ray Space Telescope, or VLAST – is currently in its early stages of development. Scientists plan to …

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NASA’s The Color of Space Documentary Celebrates Dark Space Explorers – Parabolic Arc

Black astronauts address the audience at Space Center Houston, Building 9NW, Rocket Park for The Color of Space documentary. (Image credit: Bill Stafford/NASA) WASHINGTON (PR of NASA headquarters) – Members of the public are invited to watch the free online premiere of The Color of Space, an inspirational NASA documentary …

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First, she got an asteroid named after her. Now she’s leading NASA’s mission to explore one.

In less than 100 days, NASA plans to launch an unmanned spacecraft on a 4-year mission to asteroid 16 Psyche more than 250 million miles away. If the trip is successful, it will be the first exploration of a world not made of rock or ice but of metal. The …

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After three months in safe mode, NASA’s Maven spacecraft has been recovered

Since 2014, NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) mission has orbited Mars collecting data on its upper atmosphere, ionosphere, and interactions with the Sun and solar wind. In doing so, the mission showed how billions of years ago the Martian atmosphere was slowly stripped away by the solar wind. …

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NASA sends yeast into space to assess the impact of electromagnetic radiation on DNA

The American space agency NASA sends yeast into space to measure the impact of electromagnetic radiation on DNA. Instrumental in winemaking, baking and brewing since ancient times, sending the yeast variety “Saccharomyces cerevisiae” into space is part of an experiment to determine if humans can survive on lunar surfaces. Since …

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NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover has a ‘pet rock’ hitchhiker

NASA’s Perseverance rover has picked up a rocky hitchhiker on Mars. The rover recovered a “pet rock” hidden inside its left front wheel that has been rolling with Perseverance since early February. So far he has traveled 8.5 kilometers with the Perseverance rover as it passes through his Jezero Crater …

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NASA and HBCUs partner in program to increase diversity in geoscience – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A partnership between NASA and several HBCUs in the region seeks to increase diversity in the geosciences by offering paid internships with hands-on research experiences. It’s called Student Airborne Science Activation, or SaSa. This is an eight-week paid internship that will allow 25 students from the six …

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NASA’s Artemis 1 moon rocket returns to launch pad for crucial tests

NASA’s Artemis 1 lunar mission is back on the launch pad. Technicians at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida began rolling the Artemis 1 stack – one Space Launch System (SLS) topped with an Orion crew capsule – out of the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at approximately 12:10 a.m. …

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NASA Camp at Del Mar College

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — High school students from across Coastal Bend got hands-on experience at a NASA camp Saturday hosted by Del Mar College at their Windward campus. All thanks to a $1,200,000 multi-year grant between Del Mar College and Texas A&M University-Kingsville. The universities have partnered with the goal …

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NASA’s Capstone mission to test Gateway’s lunar orbit

A 55-pound satellite will become the first spacecraft to test the single lunar orbit chosen for NASA’s planned Gateway space station, while demonstrating the space agency’s embrace of smaller players in private industry. The microwave-sized Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System (CAPSTONE) Technology Operation and Navigation Experiment is set to launch June …

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NASA: NISAR Payload Integration Complete: Senior NASA Officials

Senior NASA officials said on Wednesday that the integration of the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) mission payload has been completed in the United States and is expected to be shipped to India after being tested for l integration with the satellite and possibly with the launcher. NISAR is a …

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San Jose man faces up to 30 years in prison for smuggling US aircraft technology from NASA contractor to China

A San Jose, California man has been charged with smuggling and violating export control laws after he allegedly sent sensitive aircraft software to a public university in Beijing. Jonathan Yet Wing Soong, 34, worked as a program administrator for the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) between April 2016 and September …

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NASA confirms it will join US government team to search for UFOs: report

NASA reportedly confirmed it would get involved in UFO research days after the historic congressional hearing raised concerns about potential “threats” from these flying saucers. According to DailyMail.com, which cited sources, NASA will help the US UFO investigation. A NASA spokesperson said it is “evaluating how to provide our expertise …

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NASA balloon launch halted due to mechanical problem

At 11 a.m., the balloon had been inflated ready to take off from Wanaka. Photo/NASA Nasa’s super-pressure balloon will not be launched from Wanaka after a sixth unsuccessful attempt. At 11.45am, an airport spokesperson said: ‘Devastating news. Due to a technical problem with the balloon’s winch, the launch attempt is …

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NASA astronaut heard rumor of being dumped in space by his wife

Darling… Left over It turns out that a rumor from March that the Russians might abandon an American astronaut aboard the ISS made its way to the astronaut in question in a roundabout way. In an interview with the Washington PostNASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei said he learned about the …

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NASA expects brightest meteor shower on May 30-31 as tau Herculids approach Earth

The month of May will end with a cosmic surprise thanks to a comet which is currently tearing apart. According to NASA, the night of May 30 and the early morning of May 31 will bring a powerful meteor shower courtesy of comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann or SW3. NASA says the next …

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NASA Voyager 1 Sends Strange Signals Beyond Solar System, Engineers Puzzled

Forty-five years after its launch, NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft continues its journey far beyond our solar system. Launched in 1977, Voyager 1 exited our solar system in 12 years and entered interstellar space in 2012. Despite its advanced age and 14.5 billion miles (23.3 billion kilometers) distance from Earth, the …

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After years of turmoil, Boeing repeats Starliner spacecraft launch for NASA

Boeing’s second chance to do the trick is well underway as Starliner, its space taxi, was launched into orbit on Thursday. The spacecraft was built for NASA to take astronauts to and from the International Space Station. But before it can do that, it has to perform a test flight …

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DMPS to rename Andrew Jackson Elementary after NASA’s Mary Jackson

Des Moines Public Schools’ Jackson Elementary will continue to be called Jackson Elementary but will honor a new historical figure going forward. The Des Moines School Board voted unanimously to change the name at its meeting on Tuesday. The students started the name change campaign about two years ago while …

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NASA calls for entries for its CineSpace short film competition

Whether you’re an experienced filmmaker or an enthusiastic newbie, NASA invites everyone to enter this year’s CineSpace Short Film Contest. Highlighted in a post on the International Space Station’s Twitter account on Sunday, the annual competition encourages creatives around the world to make a short film featuring footage from NASA’s …

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NASA is working on issues with the Space Launch System rocket

NASA has shared more information about its ongoing work on its new Space Launch System rocket and the issues that arose during three previous tests. The problems, which NASA called a nuisance rather than a major problem, arose during attempts to conduct a wet dress rehearsal during which fuel is …

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NASA Recognizes Montana Teachers

HELENA – NASA has recognized 2 teachers from Montana for their teaching at the Montana Learning Center on Canyon Ferry Lake. “All of a sudden, on the NASA website, I was on the front page on day one, so again, it’s kind of surreal,” said Arlee High School science teacher …

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