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A Warm Space Station Welcome for Cool New Hardware

A Warm Space Station Welcome for Cool New Hardware

An ultracool physics experiment that takes advantage of the stations weightless environment is getting an upgrade.

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ISS20th: High-Flying Construction

ISS20th: High-Flying Construction

ISS20th: High-Flying Construction

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Solving the Challenges of Long Duration Space Flight with 3D Printing

Solving the Challenges of Long Duration Space Flight with 3D Printing

Astronauts on long voyages need to be able to make their own spare parts, tools and materials essentially on demand – both for routine needs and to adapt quickly to unforeseen ones. In-space manufacturing (ISM) using 3D printing technology could ...

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NASAs X-59 Quiet Supersonic Research Aircraft Cleared for Final Assembly

NASAs X-59 Quiet Supersonic Research Aircraft Cleared for Final Assembly

NASA’s first large scale, piloted X-plane in more than three decades is cleared for final assembly and integration of its systems following a major project review by senior managers held Thursday at NASA Headquarters in Washington.

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Boeing Flight Test for Commercial Crew Program Will Pave the Way for Future Science

Boeing Flight Test for Commercial Crew Program Will Pave the Way for Future Science

Boeing’s uncrewed Orbital Flight Test (OFT) is the second uncrewed test flight of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, a partnership with the aerospace industry to launch astronauts on U.S. rockets and spacecraft from U.S. soil for the first time ...

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NASA to Provide Coverage of Boeing Orbital Flight Test for Commercial Crew

NASA to Provide Coverage of Boeing Orbital Flight Test for Commercial Crew

The launch of Boeing’s Orbital Flight Test (OFT) to the International Space Station, as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, is targeted for 6:36 a.m. EST Friday, Dec. 20. The uncrewed flight test will be the Boeing CST-100 Starliner’s maiden ...

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NASAs NICER Delivers Best-ever Pulsar Measurements, 1st Surface Map

NASAs NICER Delivers Best-ever Pulsar Measurements, 1st Surface Map

​Astrophysicists are redrawing the textbook image of pulsars (the dense, whirling remains of exploded stars) thanks to NICER, an X-ray telescope aboard the International Space Station. NICER data has provided the first precise and dependable ...

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of December 9, 2019

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of December 9, 2019

Scientific investigations conducted aboard the International Space Station the week of Dec. 9 included studies of protein crystal growth and how changes in gravity affect the way a person manipulates an object.

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Texas Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Texas Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Students from Texas will have an opportunity this week to talk with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space Station.

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NASA Administrator Names Robert Pearce Head of Agency Aeronautics

NASA Administrator Names Robert Pearce Head of Agency Aeronautics

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named Robert Pearce as the next associate administrator for the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD). Pearce replaces Jaiwon Shin, who retired from the agency on Aug. 31.

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