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NASA Administrator, Arizona Students to Hear from Station Astronauts

Students from Arizona will have an opportunity this week to hear from astronauts aboard the International Space Station. NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and Sen. Mark Kelly will participate in the call. The Earth-to-space call will air live at 1:35 p.m. EDT Friday, May 27, on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website. NASA astronaut Jessica Watkins and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Samantha…

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NASA Invites Media to Discuss Space Station Science, Climate Research

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, June 2, to discuss the hardware, technology demonstrations, and science experiments, including a new climate research investigation, headed to the International Space Station aboard SpaceX’s 25th commercial resupply mission for NASA. Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live on the agency’s website. SpaceX is targeting Thursday, June 9 at…

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NASA Awards Contract to National Academy of Science

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NASA has awarded a sole-source contract to the National Academy of Science of Washington to conduct studies on questions of national importance within the domain of NASA science and technology programs relating to space science, Earth science, and biological and physical science in space. The Strategic Advice Supporting NASA Science and Technology Programs in Space Science, Earth Science, Biological and…

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NASA-Supported Solar Sail Could Take Science to New Heights

As NASA’s exploration continues to push boundaries, a new solar sail concept selected by the agency for development toward a demonstration mission could carry science to new destinations. The Diffractive Solar Sailing project was selected for Phase III study under the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program. Phase III aims to strategically transition NIAC concepts with the highest potential impact…

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Update: NASA Seeks Comments on Moon to Mars Objectives by June 3

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NASA has extended the comment period on its Moon to Mars Objectives to 5 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 3. Comments were previously set to close on Tuesday, May 31. While the agency is working on a tight deadline to finalize the objectives this fall, numerous respondents requested additional time to provide higher quality feedback. The agency still intends to…

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NASA, Partners Offer Global View of Environmental Changes

Continuing the collaboration that produced the COVID-19 Earth Observing Dashboard in 2020, NASA and its international partners in Europe and Japan have combined the collective scientific power of their Earth-observing satellite data in expanding the online resource to document a broad array of planet-wide changes in the environment and human society. The expanded dashboard from NASA, ESA (European Space Agency),…

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NASA Seeks Input on Moon to Mars Objectives, Comments Due May 31

Hubble Takes Mars Portrait Near Close Approach

As NASA moves forward with plans to send astronauts to the Moon under Artemis missions to prepare for human exploration of Mars, the agency is calling on U.S. industry, academia, international communities, and other stakeholders to provide input on its deep space exploration objectives.  NASA released a draft set of high-level objectives Tuesday, May 17, identifying 50 points falling under four overarching categories of exploration, including transportation and habitation; Moon and Mars…

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Astronomers reveal first image of the black hole at the heart of our galaxy

Today, at simultaneous press conferences around the world, including at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) headquarters in Germany, astronomers have unveiled the first image of the supermassive black hole at the centre of our own Milky Way galaxy. This result provides overwhelming evidence that the object is indeed a black hole and yields valuable clues about the workings of such…

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