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Watch as NASA’s DART Mission Attempts the World’s First-Ever Test of Planetary Defense Description: Countdown to impact as NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) attempts humanity’s first-ever test of planetary defense! The DART spacecraft will intentionally crash into asteroid Dimorphos at 7:14 p.m. ET on Monday, September 26, 2022 to see if kinetic force can
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The International Space Station’s orbital path will take it within sighting range of Tampa, Florida at 7:15 p.m. EST on Sunday, Feb. 7. Weather permitting, the sighting opportunity will be about the same time two football teams will be competing to win Super Bowl LV. “Spot the Station” where you live, visit: https://spotthestation.nasa.gov See the
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The journey of half a million miles – the first flight of the Artemis Generation – is about to begin. The uncrewed Artemis I mission will jump-start humanity’s return to the Moon with the thunderous liftoff of NASA’s powerful new Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft. This critical flight test will send Orion farther
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“I do believe that human spaceflight is an imperative for our planet, and to be a part of that — to keep the progress going — I find very inspiring.” NASA astronaut Dr. Shannon Walker holds a bachelor of arts degree in physics, a master of science and a doctorate of philosophy in space physics
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A mighty powerful spacewalk outside the space station, a look at the space station’s next crew, and updates on our Artemis program … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! This video is available for download from NASA’s Image and Video Library: https://images.nasa.gov/details-A%20Mighty%20Powerful%20Spacewalk%20Outside%20the%20Space%20Station%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20%E2%80%93%20July%203,%202020
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After launching earlier in the day in their Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 52-53 Soyuz Commander Sergey Ryazanskiy of Roscosmos and Flight Engineers Randy Bresnik of NASA and Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency arrived at the International Space Station on July 28.
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Previewing our Artemis I mission to the Moon, a new image from our James Webb Space Telescope, and an anniversary for one of our explorers on Mars … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-Previewing%20Our%20Artemis%20I%20Mission%20to%20the%20Moon%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20–%20August%205,%202022 Producer: Andre Valentine Editor: Lacey Young Music: Universal Production Music
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Twin solid rocket boosters that will produce a combined 7.2 million pounds of thrust at liftoff, a towering core stage, and the only human-rated spacecraft in the world capable of deep space travel – together, NASA’s Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft stand ready to usher in a new chapter of exploration. Now fully
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The 23rd SpaceX cargo resupply mission carrying scientific research and technology demonstrations launches to the International Space Station from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida in late August. Experiments aboard include an investigation of protecting bone health with vegetal byproducts, testing a way to monitor crew eye health, demonstrating improved dexterity of robots, exposing materials
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The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is scheduled to touch down on the asteroid Bennu on October 20, 2020, for its first sample collection attempt. To kick off the second season of #EZScience, NASA associate administrator for science Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen and National Air and Space Museum director Dr. Ellen Stofan discuss this exciting and innovative mission to
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How can a satellite the size of a microwave oven help shape human missions to the Moon and beyond? CAPSTONE will fly in a unique, halo-shaped orbit around the Moon before the orbit is used by Gateway, NASA’s future lunar outpost for our Artemis program. The CAPSTONE mission, short for Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology
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An important target date for the James Webb Space Telescope, an update about the next generation of spacesuits, and testing our lunar-roving robot … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-An%20Important%20Target%20Date%20for%20the%20James%20Webb%20Space%20Telescope%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20–%20June%203,%202022
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Introducing the first American companies who will deliver the science, technology and research that will set the stage for humanity’s return to the Moon by 2024. News release: https://go.nasa.gov/2Xd4zJL
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NASA is advancing many technologies to send astronauts to Mars as early as the 2030s. Here are six things we are working on right now to make future human missions to the Red Planet possible. Be part of the #CountdownToMars: https://go.nasa.gov/3fH3qU1 Producer/Editor: Lacey Young Music: Universal Production Music
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Launching Americans from U.S. soil, sending a new rover to Mars and continuing to prepare for human missions to the Moon are just a few of the things NASA has planned for 2020. This video is available for download from NASA’s Image and Video Library: https://images.nasa.gov/details-NHQ_2019_1231_2020_Look_Ahead Producer/Editor: Lacey Young Music: Universal Production Music
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It’s been a busy 100 days! Since Jan. 20, we’ve landed our Perseverance rover on Mars, and flown our Ingenuity helicopter, a technology demonstration that caught a ride with the rover to the Red Planet. A ceremony marked the naming of our Mary W. Jackson Headquarters in Washington after the agency’s first Black female engineer,
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Thanksgiving in space? We’ve been celebrating in orbit for longer than you might think, starting with the Skylab 4 crew in 1973! From the International Space Station to your spice station, we wish you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving. Producer: Mark Hailey
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This season on NASA Explorers, you’ve seen what it takes to send science to the International Space Station through the eyes of one team of researchers. They are just two of thousands more scientists who have sent experiments to the orbiting laboratory over the past two decades. Take a look back at those 20 years
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Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Chris Hadfield talks about his role as Flight Engineer for Expedition 34, and Expedition 35 Commander. Hadfield is scheduled to fly aboard a Soyuz spacecraft to the ISS in December and remain in space until May with crewmates Tom Marshburn and Roman Romanenko.
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In 2019, NASA is once again preparing for human missions to the Moon. We’re keeping the promise by developing new systems and spacecraft, making innovations in flight and technology, living and doing science on the International Space Station, and delivering images and discoveries from our home planet, our solar system and beyond. This video is
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Direct from America’s space program to YouTube, watch NASA TV live streaming here to get the latest from our exploration of the universe and learn how we discover our home planet. NASA TV airs a variety of regularly scheduled, pre-recorded educational and public relations programming 24 hours a day on its various channels. The network
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NASA Television shares this inspiring production by Italian videomaker, Giacomo Sardelli, about the International Space Station, its inhabitants, and its role in space exploration. Sardelli writes of the video, “I’m not the first one to use NASA’s pictures taken from the International Space Station to craft a Timelapse video. You can find many of them
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As NASA prepares to launch American astronauts this year on American rockets from American soil to the International Space Station – with an eye toward the Moon and Mars – NASA is accepting applications March 2 to 31 for the next class of Artemis Generation astronauts. The basic requirements to apply include United States citizenship
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We’re going back to Mars! Our newest rover is named Perseverance, and will be launching soon for its seven-month journey to the Red Planet to search for signs of ancient life. And it’s bringing along a friend: a little helicopter named Ingenuity! Ingenuity will test the first powered flight on Mars. Join us in wishing
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An update to plans for Artemis, the next space station crew trains for its mission, and collaboration in the interest of space … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-An%20Update%20to%20Plans%20for%20Artemis%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20September%2025,%202020 Producer: Andre Valentine Editor: Lacey Young Music: Universal Production Music
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We are all connected to and by Earth — whether it’s the trees and plants that give us the oxygen we breathe, the snow-capped mountains that provide the water we drink, or the breathtaking geophysical forces that shape the land beneath our feet. NASA has over 20 satellites measuring the height of oceans and inland
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NASA is targeting the final test in the Green Run series, the hot fire, for Sat., Jan.16. The hot fire is the culmination of the Green Run test series, an eight-part test campaign that gradually brings the core stage of the Space Launch System (SLS) — the deep space rocket that will power the Artemis
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In 1969 when NASA astronauts took one small step on the lunar surface, the feat resulted in a giant leap forward in innovations for humanity. The many challenges NASA overcame on the way to the Moon led the agency and its partners to devise new inventions and techniques that spread into public life, and we
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New crew safely aboard the space station, a launch update on another space station mission, and an international agreement on Artemis … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-New%20Crew%20Safely%20Aboard%20the%20Space%20Station%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20%E2%80%93%20October%2016,%202020 Producer: Andre Valentine Editor: Lacey Young Music: Universal Production Music
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NASA astronauts and scientists are among those in this educational parody of Psy’s popular music video. “NASA Johnson Style” was created, written and produced by the Houston center’s co-op students who volunteered for the project ” to inform the public about the amazing work going on at NASA and the Johnson Space Center.” “NASA Johnson