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

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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 Video in Story

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

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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NASA JPL Briefing: Dawn Ceres Arrival

NASA JPL Briefing: Dawn Ceres Arrival Video in Story

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory hosted a Pre- Close Approach News Briefing on March 2 to discuss the March 6 arrival of the agency's Dawn spacecraft to the dwarf planet Ceres. The news briefing was held at JPL's von Karman Auditorium in Pasadena, California.


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This Week at NASA: Spacewalks and More

This Week at NASA: Spacewalks and More Video in Story

On Feb. 25, International Space Station Commander Barry Wilmore and Flight Engineer Terry Virts of NASA continued rigging power and data cables during the second in a series of three spacewalks to prepare for installation of two new docking ports for the future arrival of U.S. commercial crew spacecraft.


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NASA Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) Mission Briefing

NASA Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) Mission Briefing Video in Story

During a February 25 briefing at NASA headquarters, details were discussed about the upcoming Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission, scheduled for launch March 12 from Cape Canaveral Florida.


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This Week at NASA: Space Station Walks, Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission and More

This Week at NASA: Space Station Walks, Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission and More Video in Story

A Feb. 18 briefing at Johnson Space Center previewed a series of U.S. spacewalks to prepare the International Space Station for new docking ports that will allow future crews launched from Florida, on U.S. commercial spacecraft to dock to the station.


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NASA FISO Presentation: An Independent Assessment of the Technical Feasibility of the Mars One Mission Plan

NASA FISO Presentation: An Independent Assessment of the Technical Feasibility of the Mars One Mission Plan

Now available is this weeks NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material from the February 11 2015 colloquium. This speaker was Sydney Do (MIT) who discussed "An Independent Assessment of the Technical Feasibility of the Mars One Mission Plan."


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U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Inductees 2015 Announced

U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Inductees 2015 Announced Video in Story

This years group to be inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame has been announced. Include are: John Grunsfeld, Steven W. Lindsey, Kent V. Rominger and Dr. M. "Rhea" Seddon.



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