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Duffy and Parazynski Inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

The U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame welcomed astronaut inductees Brian Duffy and Scott Parazynski to its ranks during a May 14 ceremony at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, in Florida.


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This Week at NASA - Mercury Transit, Dragon Return and More Video in Story

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This Week at NASA - Mercury Transit, Dragon Return and More

The planet Mercury's transit of the sun on May 9 provided an opportunity for sky-watchers throughout the U.S. to witness a rare celestial event that happens only about 13 times a century.

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This Week at NASA: Getting Ready to Launch from Wallops Again and More

This Week at NASA: Getting Ready to Launch from Wallops Again and More Video in Story

On May 3, NASA's Wallops Flight Facility hosted Senator Barbara Mikulski of Maryland, NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden and others for an employee town hall and a tour of the Virginia facility - including Pad 0A at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport.


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This Week at NASA: Tech Day on Capitol Hill and More

This Week at NASA: Tech Day on Capitol Hill and More Video in Story

NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren made several appearances in the DC area April 25-29, to share highlights of his recent five-month mission aboard the International Space Station.


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This Week at NASA: Managing Unmanned Aircraft Traffic and More

This Week at NASA: Managing Unmanned Aircraft Traffic and More Video in Story

An April 19 event at NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, California, showcased the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) prototype the agency is developing for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).


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This Week at NASA: SpaceX Dragon Arrives Safely at ISS and More

This Week at NASA: SpaceX Dragon Arrives Safely at ISS and More Video in Story

The SpaceX Dragon U.S. commercial cargo spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station April 10 -- two days after being launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Dragon was captured with the space station's robotic Canadarm2 by Tim Peake of ESA (European Space Agency), with assistance from NASA's Jeff Williams, as the two spacecraft were traveling over the Pacific Ocean west of Hawaii.


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This Week at NASA: SpaceX Dragon Launches to the ISS and More

This Week at NASA: SpaceX Dragon Launches to the ISS and More Video in Story

A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft launched aboard a Falcon 9 rocket on April 8, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida to resupply the International Space Station. Among the almost 7,000 pounds of science research, crew supplies and hardware being delivered is the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, or BEAM.


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This Week at NASA: Suited Test in Orion and More

This Week at NASA: Suited Test in Orion and More

Engineers at Johnson Space Center in Houston are using a mockup of NASA's Orion spacecraft to evaluate how well astronauts are able to operate Orion's rotational hand controller and cursor control device, while dressed in spacesuits.


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This Week at NASA: Earth Expeditions and More

This Week at NASA: Earth Expeditions and More Video in Story

In an effort to better understand our changing planet and our impact on it, NASA kicked off its Earth Expeditions campaign on March 23.


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This Week at NASA: More Budget Talk, ISS Crew Launch and More

This Week at NASA: More Budget Talk, ISS Crew Launch and More Video in Story

NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden was back on Capitol Hill during the week of March 13 for more Congressional hearings on the agency's $19 billion dollar Fiscal Year 2017 budget proposal.


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This Week at NASA: Budget Talk, Ceres, STEM and more

This Week at NASA: Budget Talk, Ceres, STEM and more Video in Story

During a March 10 hearing of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden testified about the $19 billion dollar Fiscal Year 2017 budget proposed for the agency by President Obama.


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That Space White Paper Is A Shopping List For The Journey to Nowhere

That Space White Paper Is A Shopping List For The Journey to Nowhere

Last week a group of space-related organizations rented the National Press Club so they could announce a white paper on space policy. Why bother? Space is not going to be an issue in the 2016 campaign.


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This Week at NASA: One-Year Crew Returns Home and More

This Week at NASA: One-Year Crew Returns Home and More Video in Story

After spending nearly a year aboard the International Space Station -- conducting a host of biomedical and psychological research on the impacts of long-duration spaceflight on the human body, NASA's Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko of the Russian space agency Roscosmos wrapped up their historic mission on March 1 - with a safe parachute landing in Kazakhstan.


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This Week at NASA: One Year Mission by the Numbers

This Week at NASA: One Year Mission by the Numbers Video in Story

The International Space Station's historic one-year expedition has been a mission of numbers - one that could add up to huge benefits for future space exploration - including the Journey to Mars, as well as for life on Earth.


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Video: James Webb Space Telescope Primary Mirror Installation Complete

Video: James Webb Space Telescope Primary Mirror Installation Complete Video in Story

Completing the assembly of the primary mirror, which took place at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, is a significant milestone and the culmination of over a decade of design, manufacturing, and testing the agency's James Webb Space Telescope.


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NASA's Space Launch System Update: Exploring Deep Space - Built for Exploration

NASA's Space Launch System Update: Exploring Deep Space - Built for Exploration Video in Story

NASA's deep space exploration system development programs continue to make progress on the agency's journey to Mars.



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