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NASA SpaceX CRS-6 Pre-Launch News Briefings Video in Story

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NASA SpaceX CRS-6 Pre-Launch News Briefings

Today, a Falcon 9 rocket will launch from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40), Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida on the 6th SpaceX cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS).


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This Week at NASA: Water, Water, Everywhere Video in Story

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This Week at NASA: Water, Water, Everywhere

On April 7, a group of NASA experts held a panel discussion at the agency's headquarters about recent discoveries of water and organics in our solar system, the role our sun plays in water-loss in neighboring planets, and our search for habitable worlds among the stars.

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This Week at NASA: One-year Mission, Mars and More

This Week at NASA: One-year Mission, Mars and More Video in Story

A few days after his one-year mission to study the effects of long duration spaceflight on the human body began aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 43 Flight Engineer Scott Kelly was congratulated by NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden from Washington DC.


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NASA FISO Presentation: An Overview of the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory

NASA FISO Presentation: An Overview of the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory

Now available is the April 1 2015 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Adam Rusek (NASA SRL/Brookhaven) who discussed "An Overview of the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory".


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NASA FISO Presentation: Solar Sail Propulsion for Interplanetary Cubesats

NASA FISO Presentation: Solar Sail Propulsion for Interplanetary Cubesats

Now available is the March 25, 2015 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Les Johnson (NASA's Advanced Concepts Office) who discussed "Solar Sail Propulsion for Interplanetary Cubesats".


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NASA FISO Presentation: Coactive Design - Designing for Interdependence in Robotics

NASA FISO Presentation: Coactive Design - Designing for Interdependence in Robotics

Now available is the March 18, 2015 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Matthew Johnson (Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition) who discussed "Coactive Design: Designing for Interdependence in Robotics".


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NASA FISO Presentation: Promoting American Spaceflight - The Analogy of the U.S. Antarctic Program

NASA FISO Presentation: Promoting American Spaceflight - The Analogy of the U.S. Antarctic Program

Now available is the March 11, 2015 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was James Spiller (University of Brckport SUNY) who discussed "Promoting American Spaceflight: The Analogy of the U.S. Antarctic Program".


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NASA FISO Presentation: SpiderFab - Architecture for On-Orbit Manufacture of Large Aperture Space Systems

NASA FISO Presentation: SpiderFab - Architecture for On-Orbit Manufacture of Large Aperture Space Systems

Now available is the March 4, 2015 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Robert Hoyt (Tethers Unlimited) who discussed "SpiderFab - Architecture for On-Orbit Manufacture of Large Aperture Space Systems"


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This Week at NASA: One Year in Space Crew Launches and More

This Week at NASA: One Year in Space Crew Launches and More Video in Story

The much-anticipated March 27 launch to the International Space Station of NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Expedition 43 crewmates Gennady Padalka and Mikhail Kornienko of the Russian Federal Space Agency, began a one-year odyssey that plays a key role in NASA's Journey to Mars.


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This Week at NASA: Space Habitat Technology, Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission and More

This Week at NASA: Space Habitat Technology, Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission and More Video in Story

On March 10, Expedition 42 Commander Barry Wilmore of NASA handed over command of the International Space Station to NASA astronaut and Expedition 43 commander Terry Virts.


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NASA's Space Launch System Booster Thunders During Successful Ground Test

NASA's Space Launch System Booster Thunders During Successful Ground Test Video in Story

The largest, most powerful rocket booster ever built successfully fired up Wednesday for a major-milestone ground test in preparation for future missions to help propel NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft to deep space destinations, including an asteroid and Mars.


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NASA Mission Briefing: A Preview of the Magnetic Multiscale Mission

NASA Mission Briefing: A Preview of the Magnetic Multiscale Mission Video in Story

A pre-launch news briefing on March 10 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida previewed the Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission, set to lift off at 10:44 p.m. EDT Thursday, March 12 from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.


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Videos: NACA Symposium - Celebrating a 100 Years

Videos: NACA Symposium - Celebrating a 100 Years

On March 3, 1915, Congress created the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the organization from which NASA would be created from in 1958. To mark the 100 year anniversary the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum and the NASA History Program Office hosted a special symposium. Collected here are the presentations and panel discussions.


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This Week at NASA: Budget Return on Investment and More

This Week at NASA: Budget Return on Investment and More Video in Story

In his testimony before Congress during the first week of March, NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden outlined the return on investment legislators can expect from the $18.5 billion dollars proposed for the agency under President Obama's FY 2016 budget.


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NASA FISO Presentation: Optical Detection of Submillimeter and Millimeter Debris in LEO

NASA FISO Presentation: Optical Detection of Submillimeter and Millimeter Debris in LEO

Now available is this weeks NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material from the February 25, 2015 colloquium. This speaker was Mike Gruntman (USC) who discussed "Optical Detection of Submillimeter and Millimeter Debris in LEO"


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Preparing America for Deep Space Exploration Episode 8: Taking Flight

Preparing America for Deep Space Exploration Episode 8: Taking Flight Video in Story

NASA is continuing to make great strides towards sending humans farther than we have ever gone before. Take a look at the work being done by teams all across the nation on NASA's exploration programs, including the Space Launch System, the Orion Crew Capsule and the Ground Systems Development and Operations Program, as they continue to propel human spaceflight into the next generation.



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