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Colorado Students to Speak with Astronauts on International Space Station

Colorado Students to Speak with Astronauts on International Space Station

High school students in Fort Collins, Colorado, will talk live with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space Station Wednesday, Sept. 12, as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station.

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NASA Television to Air Launch, Capture of Japanese Cargo Ship to Space Station

NASA Television to Air Launch, Capture of Japanese Cargo Ship to Space Station

A Japanese cargo ship loaded with more than five tons of supplies, water, spare parts and experiments is scheduled to launch to the International Space Station at 6:32 p.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 10 (7:32 a.m. Sept. 11 in Japan). Live coverage of the ...

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of August 27, 2018

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of August 27, 2018

This week, NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold became the first person to sequence RNA in space, another molecular milestone aboard the orbiting laboratory.

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Media Invited to News Conference with NASA Astronaut Anne McClain and Space Station Crewmates

Media Invited to News Conference with NASA Astronaut Anne McClain and Space Station Crewmates

NASA astronaut Anne McClain, along with her crewmates, David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency and Oleg Kononenko of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, will discuss their upcoming mission to the International Space Station in a news ...

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NASA Partners with Industry for 2020 Unmanned Aircraft Demo in Airspace

NASA Partners with Industry for 2020 Unmanned Aircraft Demo in Airspace

With a mutual interest in performing routine Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) flights in the National Airspace System (NAS), NASA is collaborating with industry through cooperative agreements that are expected to lead to flights in 2020.

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Ironing Out the Difficulties of Moving Fluids in Space

Ironing Out the Difficulties of Moving Fluids in Space

Fluid flows downhill – at least it does on Earth. Fluid movement becomes much more complicated in space, and that creates challenges for systems that rely on pumping fluids around for thermal control, engine propellants and other functions.

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of August 20, 2018

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of August 20, 2018

Crew members aboard the International Space Station conducted science this week on high-tech fabric, expanding space-based imaging of Earth, growing crystals and more.

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Students Experience the Power of Controlling Satellites in Space

Students Experience the Power of Controlling Satellites in Space

Earth-bound electronic games can’t compete with actually controlling a squadron of miniature robotic satellites in space.

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NASA, SpaceX Agree on Plans for Crew Launch Day Operations

NASA, SpaceX Agree on Plans for Crew Launch Day Operations

NASA’s Commercial Crew Program and SpaceX are finalizing plans for launch day operations as they prepare for the company’s first flight test with astronauts on board.

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of August 13, 2018

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of August 13, 2018

Scientific work aboard the International Space Station this week included studies of blood cells, crystals, chemical gardens and more.

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