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NASA Science, Cargo Heads to Space Station on Northrop Grumman Mission

A Northrop Grumman Cygnus resupply spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with more than 8,000 pounds of science investigations and cargo after launching at 3:21 p.m. EST Saturday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The spacecraft launched on an Antares 230+ rocket from the Virginia Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s Pad 0A at Wallops and is scheduled…

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Explorers Wanted: NASA to Hire More Artemis Generation Astronauts

As NASA prepares to launch American astronauts this year on American rockets from American soil to the International Space Station – with an eye toward the Moon and Mars – the agency is announcing it will accept applications March 2 to 31 for the next class of Artemis Generation astronauts. Since the 1960s, NASA has selected 350 people to train…

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Moments in History: Garrett A Morgan (video)

Garrett Augustus Morgan was an African-American inventor and community leader. He invented parts for sewing machines, hair care products, and a version of the modern traffic signal which he patented and sold to GE. He is also known for his publicized rescue of miners near Lake Erie in 1916 using his safety hood. See the article on our news blog…

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KIA TELLURIDE WINS 2020 MAMA FAMILY VEHICLE OF THE YEAR

Telluride Tops All-New and Updated Vehicles Kia SUV selected number one from a field of 19 competitor vehicles Another prestigious trophy added to Telluride’s long list of awards CHICAGO, February 6, 2020 — The Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) awarded the Telluride its 2020 MAMA Family Vehicle of the Year. The Telluride beat out 19 contenders for the award, and…

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The Bessie Coleman Story

Bessie Coleman (January 26, 1892 – April 30, 1926) was an American civil aviator. She was the first woman of African-American and the first of Native American descent to hold a pilot license. She achieved her international pilot license in 1921. She soon became a successful air show pilot in the United States, and hoped to start a school for…

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