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How NASA Will Protect Astronauts From Space Radiation at the Moon

How NASA Will Protect Astronauts From Space Radiation at the Moon

Space radiation is a critical factor for astronaut safety as they venture to the Moon. NASA is exploring a variety of techniques and technology to mitigate different types of radiation during space travel.

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NASA Television to Broadcast Space Station Departure of Cygnus Cargo Ship

NASA Television to Broadcast Space Station Departure of Cygnus Cargo Ship

More than three months after delivering several tons of supplies and scientific experiments to the International Space Station, Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft, the SS Roger Chaffee, will depart the orbiting laboratory Tuesday, Aug. 6.

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of July 29, 2019

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of July 29, 2019

The recent arrival of the 18th SpaceX Commercial Resupply Services (CRS-18) mission brought with it a number of new scientific investigations.

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Space Station Cell Study Seeks Causes of Major Diseases

Space Station Cell Study Seeks Causes of Major Diseases

High above the Earth, researchers are conducting a first-of-its-kind study to help patients with Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis on the planet below.

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NASAs Spacecraft Atmosphere Monitor Goes to Work Aboard the International Space Station

NASAs Spacecraft Atmosphere Monitor Goes to Work Aboard the International Space Station

The current version of S.A.M. will continuously monitor the major components found in air: Oxygen, carbon dioxide, nitrogen and methane; and humidity levels in real-time.

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SpaceX Dragon en Route to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo

SpaceX Dragon en Route to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo

A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to deliver the second commercial crew docking port and about 5,000 pounds of science investigations and supplies for the International Space Station after a 6:01 p.m. EDT Thursday launch from Florida.

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of July 22, 2019

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of July 22, 2019

Scientific investigations conducted aboard the International Space Station last week included work on radiation, flying robots, space plasma, and DNA damage and repair in space.

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NASAs Kennedy Space Center Innovators Launchpad: Jaime Gomez

NASAs Kennedy Space Center Innovators Launchpad: Jaime Gomez

Kennedy Space Center engineer Jaime Gomez helps plan for future operations of hardware that will help land humans on the Moon again in five years.

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NASA TV to Air Launch, Docking of Russian Space Station Cargo Ship

NASA TV to Air Launch, Docking of Russian Space Station Cargo Ship

A Russian Progress cargo spacecraft is scheduled to launch to the International Space Station Wednesday, July 31. Live coverage of the resupply craft’s launch and docking will begin at 7:45 a.m. EDT on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

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NASA Astronaut Andrew Morgan, Crewmates Arrive at Space Station on 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing

NASA Astronaut Andrew Morgan, Crewmates Arrive at Space Station on 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing

Fifty years to the day that astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped on the Moon in a giant leap for humanity, NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan and two fellow crew members arrived Saturday for their mission aboard the International Space ...

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