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This Week at NASA: Dragon Leaves the Space Station and More Video in Story

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This Week at NASA: Dragon Leaves the Space Station and More.

The SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft left the International Space Station on August 26.


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NASA FISO Presentation: The Deep Space Network - The Next 50 Years

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NASA FISO Presentation: The Deep Space Network - The Next 50 Years.

Now available is the August 10, 2016 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Leslie Deutsch (NASA JPL) who discussed "The Deep Space Network - The Next 50 Years."

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This Week at NASA: Spacewalk Completed to Install Commercial Crew Spacecraft Adapter and More

This Week at NASA: Spacewalk Completed to Install Commercial Crew Spacecraft Adapter and More Video in Story

Outside the International Space Station, Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineer Kate Rubins of NASA installed the first of two International Docking Adapters onto the forward end of the station's Harmony module, during a spacewalk on Aug. 19.


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NASA FISO Presentation: Design Space for Space Design - Cybernetics, Human-Centered Design

NASA FISO Presentation: Design Space for Space Design - Cybernetics, Human-Centered Design

Now available is the July 6, 2016 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Tibor Balint (Royal College of Art -- Innovative Design Engineering/JPL) who discussed "Design Space for Space Design: Cybernetics, Human-Centered Design, and NASA."


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NASA Briefs on the OSIRIS-REx Mission as Launch Nears

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On August 17, NASA hosted a briefing at the agency's headquarters in Washington, DC to preview the launch of the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft.


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NASA FISO Presentation: NASA's Space Launch System: Powering the Journey to Mars

NASA FISO Presentation: NASA's Space Launch System: Powering the Journey to Mars

Now available is the August 3, 2016 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speakers were Chris Sanders (AeroJet Rocketdyne), Mike Fuller (Orbital ATK), and Bob DaLee (Boeing), who discussed "NASA's Space Launch System: Powering the Journey to Mars."


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This Week at NASA: Commercial Crew Program and More

This Week at NASA: Commercial Crew Program and More Video in Story

Two of the NASA astronauts training for the first flight tests for the agency's Commercial Crew Program visited with employees during an Aug. 11 event at Kennedy Space Center.


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NASA FISO Presentation: Mars Science Enabled by the Mars Base Camp 2028 Proposed Architecture

NASA FISO Presentation: Mars Science Enabled by the Mars Base Camp 2028 Proposed Architecture

Now available is the July 27, 2016 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Steve Jolly (Lockheed Martin) and Steve Bailey (Deep Space Systems) who discussed "Mars Science Enabled by the Mars Base Camp 2028 Proposed Architecture".


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NASA FISO Presentation: The Film Evaporation MEMS Tunable Water Microthruster Array

NASA FISO Presentation: The Film Evaporation MEMS Tunable Water Microthruster Array

Now available is the July 20, 2016 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Tony Cofer (Purdue) who discussed "The Film Evaporation MEMS Tunable Water Microthruster Array".


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NASA MissionSTEM Summit 2016 - Opening Session and Keynote Address

NASA MissionSTEM Summit 2016 - Opening Session and Keynote Address Video in Story

NASA is hosted its first MissionSTEM Summit Aug. 8-9 at the agency's headquarters in Washington, bringing together representatives and students from grantee institutions, federal and grantee civil rights compliance officials, and other experts from government, academia, industry and professional organizations.


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NASA FISO Presentation: New Estimates of Space Radiation Risks are Favorable for Human Exploration of Mars

NASA FISO Presentation: New Estimates of Space Radiation Risks are Favorable for Human Exploration of Mars

Now available is the July 13, 2016 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Francis Cucinotta (UNLV) who discussed "New Estimates of Space Radiation Risks are Favorable for Human Exploration of Mars".


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NASA FISO Presentation: Large Supersonic Ballutes - Testing and Applications

NASA FISO Presentation: Large Supersonic Ballutes - Testing and Applications

Now available is the June 29, 2016 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speakers were Erich Bandeau and Ian Clark of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) who discussed "Large Supersonic Ballutes: Testing and Applications".


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Video: NASA's new High Dynamic Camera Records Rocket Test

Video: NASA's new High Dynamic Camera Records Rocket Test Video in Story

This is footage of Orbital ATK's QM-2 solid rocket booster test taken by NASA's High Dynamic Range Stereo X (HiDyRS-X) camera. HiDyRS-X records high speed, high dynamic range footage in multiple exposures simultaneously for use in analyzing rocket engine tests.


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This Week at NASA: The Future of Aviation and More

This Week at NASA: The Future of Aviation and More Video in Story

On Aug. 2, NASA's Associate Administrator for Aeronautics Jaiwon Shin, representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), aviation industry leaders and the academic research community participated in a workshop hosted by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to discuss Drones and the Future of Aviation.


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NASA FISO Presentation: Near Real-Time State Models - a Foundational Technology for Space Automation and Robotics

NASA FISO Presentation: Near Real-Time State Models - a Foundational Technology for Space Automation and Robotics

Now available is the June 22, 2016 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Gary Barnhard of Xtraordinary Innovative Space Partnerships, Inc. (XISP-Inc) who discussed "Near Real-Time State Models - a Foundational Technology for Space Automation and Robotics".


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This Week at NASA: NEEMO-21, Space Medicine, Comic-Con and More

This Week at NASA: NEEMO-21, Space Medicine, Comic-Con and More Video in Story

The 21st NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations got underway July 21 in the Florida Keys.



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