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This Week at NASA: "Hidden Figures", Langley Centennial Celebration and More Video in Story

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This Week at NASA: “Hidden Figures”, Langley Centennial Celebration and More.

On Dec. 1, NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden helped kick off a yearlong centennial celebration for the agency's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia with several events highlighting the work of the African American women of Langley's West Computing Unit.


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Happy Thanksgiving from NASA and What Astronauts Will Eat and Do on Thanksgiving Video in Story

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Happy Thanksgiving from NASA and What Astronauts Eat for Thanksgiving

NASA published two video's for Thanksgiving. The first is their annual general Thanksgiving greeting while the second features Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough discussing how he and his crewmates will celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.

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This Week at NASA:  Expedition 50/51 Crew Launches to the ISS and More

This Week at NASA: Expedition 50/51 Crew Launches to the ISS and More Video in Story

The Expedition 50/51 crew, including NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, launched aboard a Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Nov. 17 eastern time, to begin a two-day flight to the International Space Station.


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This Week at NASA: Next-Generation Earth Observation Small Satellites and More

This Week at NASA: Next-Generation Earth Observation Small Satellites and More Video in Story

NASA this month is scheduled to launch the first of six next-generation, Earth-observing small satellites.


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Video: NASA Honors Veterans Day

Video: NASA Honors Veterans Day Video in Story

NASA has always had many dedicated men and women on loan from the armed services; and the NASA workforce has many current and former military personnel.


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Installing Trump's Space Policy At NASA

Installing Trump's Space Policy At NASA

The Trump campaign was mostly caught by surprise by their win. While there was a formal Trump Transition Team operating, it had not gotten to the point of working details of who would visit each agency and what they would do once they arrived.


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This Week at NASA: James Webb Space Telescope, Expedition 49 and More

This Week at NASA: James Webb Space Telescope, Expedition 49 and More Video in Story

During a Nov. 2 media event at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Administrator Charlie Bolden was joined by Goddard Center Director Chris Scolese and Senior Project Scientist, Dr. John Mather for an update on the James Webb Space Telescope, including a rare glimpse at the telescope's primary mirror.


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NASA Future In-Space Operations: A Primer on Public Policy, Why it's Important for Space Activities, and Current Hot Policy Topics

NASA Future In-Space Operations: A Primer on Public Policy, Why it's Important for Space Activities, and Current Hot Policy Topics

Now available is the November 2, 2016 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Brian Weeden (Secure World Foundation) who presented "A Primer on Public Policy, Why it's Important for Space Activities, and Current Hot Policy Topics."


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NASA Media Briefing: An Update on the James Webb Space Telescope

NASA Media Briefing: An Update on the James Webb Space Telescope Video in Story

Members of the media were invited to join NASA Administrator Charles Bolden November 2 at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, for an update about what's in store for NASA's next great observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope, and a rare glimpse of the telescope's mirrors.


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NASA FISO Presentation: The SmallSat Revolution - Your World Now

NASA FISO Presentation: The SmallSat Revolution - Your World Now

Now available is the October 26, 2016 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Peter Wegner (Spaceflight Industries) who discussed "The SmallSat Revolution: Your World Now!"


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This Week at NASA: Cygnus Arrives at the Space Station and More

This Week at NASA: Cygnus Arrives at the Space Station and More Video in Story

On Oct. 23, Orbital ATK's Cygnus cargo spacecraft safely arrived at the International Space Station - six days after being launched on an Antares rocket from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, in Virginia.


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NASA FISO Presentation: An ISS Space Ambulance Based on X-37B Technology

NASA FISO Presentation: An ISS Space Ambulance Based on X-37B Technology

Now available is the October 19, 2016 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speakers was Steve Robinson (UC Santa Cruz) who discussed "An ISS Space Ambulance Based on X-37B Technology."


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This Week at NASA: New ISS Crew, Juno Update and More

This Week at NASA: New ISS Crew, Juno Update and More Video in Story

On Oct. 19, NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and his Expedition 49-50 crewmates, Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrey Borisenko, of the Russian Space Agency Roscosmos, launched aboard a Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.


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This Week at NASA: The President Outlines Reiterates Human Mars Mission by 2030's and More

This Week at NASA: The President Outlines Reiterates Human Mars Mission by 2030's and More Video in Story

An Oct. 11 opinion article written by President Barack Obama and published by CNN, outlined a vision for the future of space exploration.


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NASA Funded MinXSS CubeSat Brings New Information to Study of Solar Flares

NASA Funded MinXSS CubeSat Brings New Information to Study of Solar Flares Video in Story

Along with the visible light and warmth constantly emitted by our sun comes a whole spectrum of X-ray and ultraviolet radiation that streams toward Earth. A new CubeSat - a miniature satellite that provides a low-cost platform for missions - is now in space observing a particular class of X-ray light that has rarely been studied.


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This Week at NASA: Hurricane Matthew, Maven Celebrates 1 Year at Mars and More

This Week at NASA: Hurricane Matthew, Maven Celebrates 1 Year at Mars and More Video in Story

Cameras outside the International Space Station captured views of Hurricane Matthew during several passes over the major storm, as it made its way north through the Caribbean Sea during the week of Oct. 3.



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