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New NASA Space Sensors to Address Key Earth Science Questions

WASHINGTON — Why is the Arctic warming faster than the rest of the planet? Does mineral dust warm or cool the atmosphere? NASA has selected two new, creative research proposals to develop small, space-based instruments that will tackle these fundamental questions about our home planet and its environment. The Polar Radiant Energy in the Far Infrared Experiment (PREFIRE) will fly a…

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NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2017 — NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is now targeting its 13th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station for no earlier than 11:46 a.m. EST Tuesday, Dec. 12. Mission coverage will begin on NASA Television and the agency’s website Monday, Dec. 11 with two news briefings. Packed with almost 4,800 pounds of research, crew supplies and…

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The Moon Shines Brightly Among NASA’s 2017 Highlights

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Moon became a key focus point for NASA in 2017, whether it was blocking out the Sun during one of the most-viewed events in U.S. history, or reinvigorating the agency’s human space exploration plans. One of the numerous NASA-related activities and actions the Trump Administration did in 2017 was to reconstitute the National…

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Facebook Live with Astronauts Kicks Off Year of Education on Space Station

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The first major event for the Year of Education on Station (YES) will be hosted by NASA astronaut Joe Acaba and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Paolo Nespoli on a special Facebook Live broadcast from the International Space Station. The broadcast, which also will be carried live on NASA Television and the agency’s website,…

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