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This Week at NASA: Dragon arrives at ISS and More

The SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station on Jan. 12, two days after its launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.


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SpaceX Launches Dragon to the ISS - 1st Stage Does Not Land Successfully [Updated] Video in Story

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SpaceX Falcon 9 launch.

Today's launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 to the International Space Station (ISS) on its fifth commercial resupply (CRS-5) was successful. The Dragon spacecraft is safely in orbit heading towards a Monday rendezvous with the ISS. The SpaceX attempt of landing the first stage on the drone ship was not successful.

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This Week at NASA: SpaceX CRS-5, Soil Moisture Mission and More

This Week at NASA: SpaceX CRS-5, Soil Moisture Mission and More Video in Story

The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft is loaded with more than 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments for delivery to the International Space Station on CRS-5 - the company's fifth resupply mission to the ISS.


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Inside KSC for 9 January 2015 and KSC Spaceport Magazine Released

Inside KSC for 9 January 2015 and KSC Spaceport Magazine Released Video in Story

NASA's Kennedy Space Center (KSC) has released its latest Inside KSC video feature. This weeks video takes a look at some of KSC's upcoming missions including the Cargo Resupply mission by SpaceX, the SMAP and DSCOVR launches and the MMS mission.


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Video: NASA Previews New Mission to Track Water in Earth's Soil

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NASA held a media briefing on Thursday, Jan. 8, at NASA Headquarters in Washington DC to discuss the upcoming Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission.


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NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center 2014: Discovering the Unexpected

NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center 2014: Discovering the Unexpected Video in Story

This video highlights some of the major research projects and science missions that occurred at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in 2014.


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NASA: 2014 Year End Video File

NASA: 2014 Year End Video File Video in Story

NASA Takes Giant Leaps on the Journey to Mars, Eyes Our Home Planet and the Distant Universe, Tests Technologies and Improves the Skies Above in 2014. In 2014, NASA took significant steps, tested cutting-edge technologies and made scientific discoveries on the agency's journey to Mars, all while studying our changing Earth and the infinite universe as we made progress on the next generation of air travel.


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NASA Takes Giant Leaps on the Journey to Mars, Eyes Our Home Planet and the Distant Universe, Tests Technologies and Improves the Skies Above in 2014

NASA Takes Giant Leaps on the Journey to Mars, Eyes Our Home Planet and the Distant Universe, Tests Technologies and Improves the Skies Above in 2014 Video in Story

In 2014, NASA took significant steps on the agency's journey to Mars -- testing cutting-edge technologies and making scientific discoveries while studying our changing Earth and the infinite universe as the agency made progress on the next generation of air travel.


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Video: NASA Provides an Astronaut's-Eye View of Orion's Re-entry

Video: NASA Provides an Astronaut's-Eye View of Orion's Re-entry Video in Story

New video recorded during NASA's Orion return through Earth's atmosphere provides viewers a taste of what the vehicle endured as it returned through Earth's atmosphere during its Dec. 5 flight test.


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This Year at NASA: Mars, Asteroids, Discoveries and More

This Year at NASA: Mars, Asteroids, Discoveries and More Video in Story

In 2014, NASA took significant steps on the agency's journey to Mars -- testing cutting-edge technologies and making scientific discoveries while studying our changing Earth and the infinite universe as the agency made progress on the next generation of air travel. Here's a look at some of the top NASA stories of the year.


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This Week at NASA: Orion, Mars Mount Sharp and More

This Week at NASA: Orion, Mars Mount Sharp and More Video in Story

The hugely successful first flight test on Dec. 5 of NASA's Orion spacecraft took it farther than any spacecraft designed for astronauts has been in more than 40 years.


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The von Kármán Lecture Series: Dawn's Mission to the Asteroid Belt

The von Kármán Lecture Series: Dawn's Mission to the Asteroid Belt Video in Story

A Theodore von Kármán Lecture Series talk, held December 4 and 5 at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, addressed the ambitious and exciting mission of the Dawn spacecraft, one of NASA's most remarkable ventures into the solar system.


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This Week at NASA: Orion Success and More

This Week at NASA: Orion Success and More Video in Story

The successful first flight test of NASA's Orion spacecraft on Dec. 5 not only was a historic moment for the agency - but also was a critical step on NASA's Journey to Mars.


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Video: Orion Flight Test Prelaunch Status and Overview Briefing

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During this Dec. 2 prelaunch news briefing about the first flight test of NASA's Orion spacecraft, officials from NASA, Lockheed Martin and United Launch Alliance discussed the status of prelaunch operations and the activities of the mission itself.


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Video: NASA's Orion Cockpit

Video: NASA's Orion Cockpit Video in Story

Orion's December flight test will be uncrewed, but the spacecraft is meant to carry people. Astronaut Lee Morin shows off the cockpit future Orion crews will use in this video. The first test flight of Orion is scheduled for December 4th.


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This Week at NASA: Expedition 42 Launch, 3-D Printing and More

This Week at NASA: Expedition 42 Launch, 3-D Printing and More

NASA's Terry Virts and Expedition 42/43 crewmates, Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian Federal Space Agency and the European Space Agency's Samantha Cristoforetti, launched Nov. 23 at 4:01 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, from Baikonur, Kazakhstan.



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