Science and Exploration

This Week at NASA Recap for Friday, June 9, 2012

By Marc Boucher
Status Report
June 9, 2012
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This Week at NASA Recap for Friday, June 9, 2012

NASA Television helped observe the last transit of Venus we’ll see here on Earth until 2117 by showcasing live-streaming Websites the world over, including observations made by scientists in central Australia, by the NASA Edge team, stationed atop the Mauna Kea Observatory in Hawaii, by scientists at NASA Headquarters and other NASA Centers around the country.
Also, development of technologies to enable exploration of extreme environments such as those found on Venus, The Voyage of Space Shuttle Enterprise concludes in New York, Girl Scouts Rock at NASA Headquarters, Development of inflatable spacecraft and the NASA family mourns the passing of Ray Bradbury, one of our era’s greatest and most noted science fiction/fantasy writers.

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