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NASAs NICER Mission Maps ‘Light Echoes of New Black Hole

NASAs NICER Mission Maps ‘Light Echoes of New Black Hole

Scientists have charted the environment surrounding a stellar-mass black hole that is 10 times the mass of the Sun using NASAs Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) aboard the International Space Station.

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Space Station Highlights: Week of January 21, 2019

Space Station Highlights: Week of January 21, 2019

Last week, Expedition 58 crew members continued conducting science aboard the International Space Station along with packing the NG-10 Cygnus resupply vehicle for its departure from the station.

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of January 14, 2019

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of January 14, 2019

The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft is back on Earth after splashing down in the Pacific Ocean Sunday night, loaded with critical space research and International Space Station hardware.

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of January 7, 2019

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of January 7, 2019

The three Expedition 58 crew members aboard the International Space Station have finished packing the SpaceX Dragon cargo craft with science experiments and hardware. The vehicle splashed down on on Sunday, Jan. 13.

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Aging Faster in Space to Age Better on Earth

Aging Faster in Space to Age Better on Earth

Rodent Research-8 (RR-8) examines the physiology of aging and the effect of age on disease progression using groups of young and old mice flown in space and kept on Earth.

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of December 17, 2018

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of December 17, 2018

After contributing to hundreds of experiments in biology, biotechnology, physical science and Earth science aboard the world-class orbiting laboratory, three members of the International Space Station’s Expedition 57 crew, including NASA ...

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NASA Astronaut, Crewmates Return to Earth After 197-Day Mission in Space

NASA Astronaut, Crewmates Return to Earth After 197-Day Mission in Space

Three members of the International Space Station’s Expedition 57 crew, including NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, returned to Earth Thursday, safely landing at 12:02 a.m. EST (11:02 a.m. local time) in Kazakhstan.

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The Coolest Experiment in the Universe

The Coolest Experiment in the Universe

Inside NASAs Cold Atom Lab on the International Space Station, scientists are creating something colder than a winters night in Antarctica — or even the dark side of the Moon.

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Crystal Clear: Finding Ways to Protect Crews from the Effects of Space Radiation

Crystal Clear: Finding Ways to Protect Crews from the Effects of Space Radiation

In the near future, crews will embark on multi-month missions to the Moon, and eventually Mars and beyond, and will need to deal with the hazards of long-duration spaceflight, including radiation.

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of December 10, 2018

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of December 10, 2018

Crew members aboard the International Space Station had a busy week of science and spacewalks as they prepared for the departure of veteran station residents Alexander Gerst of ESA (European Space Agency), Serena Auñón-Chancellor of NASA, and ...

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