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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of April 15, 2019

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of April 15, 2019

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station received a Cygnus commercial resupply ship from Northrop Grumman last week that brought additional science experiments to the orbiting lab.

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Dragons 17th Flight Carries Science to the Space Station

Dragons 17th Flight Carries Science to the Space Station

A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft scheduled to launch in late April takes supplies and a variety of scientific experiments to the International Space Station.

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NASA Hosts University Students to Discuss Future of Space Exploration

NASA Hosts University Students to Discuss Future of Space Exploration

NASA is giving university students an opportunity to interact with agency leadership, including NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, as well as astronauts abroad the International Space Station, during a live event 2 p.m. EDT Monday, April 29, at ...

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Northrop Grumman Heads to Space Station with New NASA Science, Cargo

Northrop Grumman Heads to Space Station with New NASA Science, Cargo

Northrop Grummans Cygnus spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with about 7,600 pounds of science investigations and cargo after launching at 4:46 p.m. EDT Wednesday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

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Dragons 17th Flight Set to Carry Science to the Space Station

Dragons 17th Flight Set to Carry Science to the Space Station

A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft scheduled to launch in late April takes supplies and a variety of scientific experiments to the International Space Station.

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NASA Announces First Flight, Record-Setting Mission

NASA Announces First Flight, Record-Setting Mission

NASA and its International Space Station partners have set a new schedule and new crew assignments that will include the first flight of NASA astronaut Jessica Meir, an extended stay for NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, and a record-setting flight ...

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NASA ‘Nose Importance of Humans, Robots Exploring Together

NASA ‘Nose Importance of Humans, Robots Exploring Together

The RELL robotic leak detector will enable the International Space Statuib to “sniff out” leaks, helping to protect astronauts.

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Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System Team Wins the 2018 Collier Trophy

Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System Team Wins the 2018 Collier Trophy

The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) announced the Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System (Auto GCAS) Team as the recipient of the 2018 Robert J. Collier Trophy.

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Return of GEDIs First Data Reveals the Third Dimension of Forests

Return of GEDIs First Data Reveals the Third Dimension of Forests

NASA’s Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) mission launched in December 2018. From its perch aboard the International Space Station, it uses lasers to create detailed 3D maps of Earth’s forests and topography.

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of April 8, 2019

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of April 8, 2019

Astronauts on the International Space Station completed the third spacewalk since March 22 and continued preparations for resupply ships from both SpaceX and Northrop Grumman carrying important science experiments as part of their cargo.

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