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This Week at NASA: Farewell Cassini, New ISS Crew and More Video in Story

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This Week at NASA: Farewell Cassini, New ISS Crew and More.

On Sept. 15, our Cassini spacecraft concluded its remarkable mission with a plunge into Saturn's atmosphere.


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This Week at NASA: Hurricane Irma and a New Administrator Nominated Video in Story

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This Week at NASA: Hurricane Irma and a New Administrator Nominated.

During the week of Sept. 5, spacecraft captured imagery of hurricane Irma as the storm reached category 5 status in the Atlantic Ocean.

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This Week at NASA: The Epic Solar Eclipse and More

This Week at NASA: The Epic Solar Eclipse and More Video in Story

The Aug. 21 eclipse across America generated interest and excitement far and wide. Our coverage of the historic eclipse - the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse for the U.S. in 99 years - was widespread ... Anchored from the College of Charleston, in South Carolina - we showed you views of the eclipse that only NASA could.


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NASA Will Chase the Total Solar Eclipse

NASA Will Chase the Total Solar Eclipse Video in Story

For most viewers, the Aug. 21, 2017, total solar eclipse will last less than two and half minutes. But for one team of NASA-funded scientists, the eclipse will last over seven minutes. Their secret? Following the shadow of the Moon in two retrofitted WB-57F jet planes.


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NASA ScienceCasts: The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

NASA ScienceCasts: The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Video in Story

On August 21, 2017, a continent-spanning wave of instruments from home-made pinhole cameras to the most sophisticated telescopes in operation today will be trained on the Eclipse Across America.


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This Week at NASA: The Solar Eclipse and More

This Week at NASA: The Solar Eclipse and More Video in Story

Natural phenomena such as the Aug. 21, 2017 solar eclipse can inspire awe, but scientists can also use eclipse-like events to learn more about the universe.


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This Week at NASA: Preparing for the Solar Eclipse and More

This Week at NASA: Preparing for the Solar Eclipse and More Video in Story

The Aug. 21 total solar eclipse across America is generating a lot of interest - and a lot of questions. You'll find answers to many of your eclipse questions at NASA's Eclipse 2017 website -- eclipse2017.nasa.gov.


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2017 Total Solar Eclipse Viewing Tips - Narrated by George Takei for NASA

2017 Total Solar Eclipse Viewing Tips - Narrated by George Takei for NASA Video in Story

On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature's most awe inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse. This video, narrated by actor George Takei, provides a few viewing tips for the public.


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This Week at NASA - Is Exoplanet Proxima b Habitable?

This Week at NASA - Is Exoplanet Proxima b Habitable? Video in Story

Scientists are studying our closest Earth-size exoplanet neighbor - Proxima b - to determine if it's habitable.


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This Week at NASA: New ISS Crew, Technologies Showcased at AirVenture and More

This Week at NASA: New ISS Crew, Technologies Showcased at AirVenture and More Video in Story

Acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot was in Kazakhstan on July 28 to observe the launch to the International Space Station of our astronaut Randy Bresnik with his crewmates - Sergey Ryazanskiy of Roscosmos, and Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency.


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This Week at NASA: Happy 100th Anniversary, Langley

This Week at NASA: Happy 100th Anniversary, Langley Video in Story

Our Langley Research Center officially celebrated its 100th anniversary on July 17. Groundbreaking took place on that date in 1917, for what is now known as Building 587 - the first aeronautical research laboratory erected in 1918 for NASA's predecessor, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA).


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NASA - New Study Shows the Amazon Makes Its Own Rainy Season

NASA - New Study Shows the Amazon Makes Its Own Rainy Season

A new study gives the first observational evidence that the southern Amazon rainforest triggers its own rainy season using water vapor from plant leaves. The finding helps explain why deforestation in this region is linked with reduced rainfall.


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This Week at NASA: Juno's Spectacular Flyby of Jupiter and More

This Week at NASA: Juno's Spectacular Flyby of Jupiter and More Video in Story

On July 10, our Juno spacecraft completed its 7th perijove - or close flyby of Jupiter. It flew directly over the planet's iconic Great Red Spot - about 5,600 miles above it.


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This Week at NASA - Vice President Mike Pence Visits Kennedy Space Center

This Week at NASA - Vice President Mike Pence Visits Kennedy Space Center Video in Story

Vice President Mike Pence spoke to employees on July 6 at our Kennedy Space Center in Florida, highlighting the public/private partnerships transforming the center into a multi-user spaceport, and changing the way we do business in low-Earth orbit.


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Vice President Pence Visits Kennedy Space Center

Vice President Pence Visits Kennedy Space Center Video in Story

Vice President Mike Pence thanked employees at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida for their commitment to America's continued leadership in the space frontier during a visit to America's multi-user spaceport on Thursday.


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This Week at NASA: The National Space Council is Back and More

This Week at NASA: The National Space Council is Back and More Video in Story

President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order on June 30 to reestablish the National Space Council. To mark International Asteroid Day on June 30, we aired a special television program with information about the work our Planetary Defense Coordination Office and other NASA-funded programs do to find, track and characterize Near Earth Objects.



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