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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of December 2, 2019

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of December 2, 2019

Crew members conducted a variety of investigations aboard the International Space Station during the week of Dec. 2, including research into wearable health sensors and using DNA to understand how humans, plants and microbes adapt to living in space.

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New Mexico Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

New Mexico Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

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

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SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo

SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo

A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station after launching at 12:29 p.m. EST Wednesday. Dragon will deliver more than 5,700 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations, including studies of malting ...

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NASA Launching RiTS, a ‘Robot Hotel to the International Space Station

NASA Launching RiTS, a ‘Robot Hotel to the International Space Station

Sometimes robots need a place to stay in space, too. NASA is attaching a “robot hotel” to the outside of the International Space Station with the upcoming launch of the Robotic Tool Stowage (RiTS), a protective storage unit for critical robotic ...

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Mexican students launch a small satellite to the International Space Station

Mexican students launch a small satellite to the International Space Station

The first satellite built by students in Mexico for launch from the International Space Station is smaller than a shoebox but represents a big step for its builders.

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NASA Television to Air Space Station Cargo Ship Launch, Docking

NASA Television to Air Space Station Cargo Ship Launch, Docking

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of a Russian cargo spacecraft delivering almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies to the International Space Station beginning at 4:15 a.m. EST Friday, Dec. 6.

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of November 25, 2019

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of November 25, 2019

Current scientific research conducted aboard the International Space Station includes investigations on maintaining human health in space, the body’s circatidal cycle and growing moss in microgravity.

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NASA to Broadcast Next Space Station Resupply Launch, Prelaunch Activities

NASA to Broadcast Next Space Station Resupply Launch, Prelaunch Activities

NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting 12:51 p.m. EST Wednesday, Dec. 4, for the launch of its 19th resupply mission to the International Space Station under contract with the agency.

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NASA Announces Intent to Procure a Future Short Duration Spaceflight Opportunity

NASA Announces Intent to Procure a Future Short Duration Spaceflight Opportunity

NASA has released a synopsis with the intent to purchase a seat on a private astronaut mission for a short duration single flight opportunity to the International Space Station to meet both human research and low-Earth orbit commercialization needs.

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NASA Invites Media to SpaceX In-Flight Abort Test for Commercial Crew

NASA Invites Media to SpaceX In-Flight Abort Test for Commercial Crew

Media accreditation is open for SpaceX’s In-Flight Abort Test as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. The flight test of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft is targeted for no earlier than December – an exact test date still is ...

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