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This Week at NASA: SpaceX Launch Failure and More Video in Story

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This Week at NASA: SpaceX Launch Failure and More

SpaceX, with Federal Aviation Administration oversight, is leading the investigation of what caused the June 28 mishap shortly after the company's Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo spacecraft launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.


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This Week at NASA: Landing on Mars and More Video in Story

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This Week at NASA: Landing on Mars and More.

On June 25, NASA announced that the first Landing Site/Exploration Zone Workshop for Human Missions to the Surface of Mars will take place Oct. 27-30, at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston.

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NASA's Wallops Flight Facility Celebrates its 70th Anniversary

NASA's Wallops Flight Facility Celebrates its 70th Anniversary Video in Story

June 27, 2015, marks the 70th Anniversary of the first launch ever from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore. Since then, the men and women of Wallops have launched literally thousands of rockets, hundreds of scientific balloons, and have logged thousands of flight hours in support of scientific investigations around the world.


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NASA FISO Presentation: SHEPHERD - A Concept for Gentle Asteroid Retrieval with a Gas-Filled Enclosure

NASA FISO Presentation: SHEPHERD - A Concept for Gentle Asteroid Retrieval with a Gas-Filled Enclosure

Now available is the June 24, 2015 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speakers were Peter Jenniskens (SETI Institute) and Bruce Damer (DigitalSpace) who discussed "SHEPHERD - A Concept for Gentle Asteroid Retrieval with a Gas-Filled Enclosure".


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SOFIA Head to New Zealand for its Southern Deployment

SOFIA Head to New Zealand for its Southern Deployment Video in Story

NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA, departed from its base operations in Palmdale, California on June 12 and ferried to Christchurch, New Zealand to complete a five-week mission to study celestial objects that are better observed from the Southern Hemisphere.


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NASA FISO Presentation: The German Free Flyer Study

NASA FISO Presentation: The German Free Flyer Study

Now available is the June 17, 2015 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speakers were Uwe Derz (Airbus Defence and Space) and Juergen Hill (DLR) who discussed "The German Free Flyer Study: A European Perspective on an International Infrastructure in the Earth-­‐Moon Libration Point 2".


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NASA FISO Presentation: An Overview of NASA's Evolvable Mars Campaign

NASA FISO Presentation: An Overview of NASA's Evolvable Mars Campaign

Now available is the June 10, 2015 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Doug Craig (NASA HQ HEOMD) who discussed "An Overview of NASA's Evolvable Mars Campaign".


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This Week at NASA: Mission to Europa, Sample Robot Return Challenge and More

This Week at NASA: Mission to Europa, Sample Robot Return Challenge and More Video in Story

A new NASA mission to investigate the habitability of Jupiter's ocean moon Europa has moved from the concept phase to the development phase known as formulation, after successfully completing its first major review by the agency.


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NASA FISO Presentation: Exploration Telepresence: Value and Challenges

NASA FISO Presentation: Exploration Telepresence: Value and Challenges

Now available is the May 27, 2015 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Dan Lester (U. of Texas) who discussed "Exploration Telepresence: Value and Challenges.


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NASA FISO Presentation: A Scenario for a Human Mission to Mars Orbit in the 2030's

NASA FISO Presentation: A Scenario for a Human Mission to Mars Orbit in the 2030's

Now available is the May 20, 2015 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Hoppy Price (NASA JPL) who discussed "A Scenario for a Human Mission to Mars Orbit in the 2030's".


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NASA FISO Presentation: Inflatable Antenna for CubeSats

NASA FISO Presentation: Inflatable Antenna for CubeSats

Now available is the May 6, 2015 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Alessandra Babuscia (NASA JPL) who discussed "Inflatable Antenna for CubeSats".


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This Week at NASA: Expedition 43 Returns, Dawn Mission and More

This Week at NASA: Expedition 43 Returns, Dawn Mission and More Video in Story

On June 10, NASA's Terry Virts passed command of the International Space Station to Gennady Padalka of the Russian Federal Space Agency - marking the start of the Expedition 44 mission.


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NASA FISO Presentation: AIDA Planetary Defense Demonstration

NASA FISO Presentation: AIDA Planetary Defense Demonstration

Now available is the April 29, 2015 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Andy Cheng (JHU) who discussed "AIDA Planetary Defense Demonstration".


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NASA FISO Presentation: Lunar Flashlight: Mapping Lunar Polar Volatiles Using a Cubesat

NASA FISO Presentation: Lunar Flashlight: Mapping Lunar Polar Volatiles Using a Cubesat

Now available is the April 22, 2015 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Barbara Cohen (NASA MSFC) who discussed "Lunar Flashlight: Mapping Lunar Polar Volatiles Using a Cubesat".


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NASA FISO Presentation: Thinking Through the Ethics of Health Risks and Long Duration Space Flight

NASA FISO Presentation: Thinking Through the Ethics of Health Risks and Long Duration Space Flight

Now available is the April 15, 2015 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Jeff Kahn (JHU) who discussed "Thinking Through the Ethics of Health Risks and Long Duration Space Flight".


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NASA FISO Presentation: A Crewed Mars Exploration Architecture Using Fly-by and Return Trajectories

NASA FISO Presentation: A Crewed Mars Exploration Architecture Using Fly-by and Return Trajectories

Now available is the April 8, 2015 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speakers were Cesar Ocampo (Odyssey Space Research/NASA JSC) and Damon Landau (NASA JPL) who discussed "A Crewed Mars Exploration Architecture Using Fly-by and Return Trajectories".



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