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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the U.S. Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and space research.

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NASA, ESA join forces on asteroid deflection program [Video]

NASA, ESA join forces on asteroid deflection program

The European Space Agency signed a $153.80 million contract on Tuesday for the production of a spacecraft that will be part of a joint project with NASA to explore how to deflect an asteroid heading..

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Moon rush: NASA looking for companies to help mine the lunar surface [Video]

Moon rush: NASA looking for companies to help mine the lunar surface

The American space agency says it will pay for moon dust and rocks samples, but not for the trips. It hopes they will be collected by 2024.View on euronews

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'Potentially Hazardous' Asteroid to Fly Past Earth Next Week [Video]

'Potentially Hazardous' Asteroid to Fly Past Earth Next Week

According to NASA's Centre for Near-Earth Object Studies. asteroid 2020 QL2 is on course to pass Earth on September 14th.

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NASA fires booster in latest test for future moon rocket [Video]

NASA fires booster in latest test for future moon rocket

NASA plans to send the first woman and next man to the lunar surface by 2024, with a goal of exploring Mars targeted for the mid-2030s.View on euronews

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SpaceX postpones launch of satellites from Starlink project due to inclement weather [Video]

SpaceX postpones launch of satellites from Starlink project due to inclement weather

The launch of next batch of satellites of SpaceX's Starlink project was postponed on Saturday due to inclement weather during pre-flight operations. According to SpaceX, the next launch could take..

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If It's Not One Thing, It's Another: Asteroid Set To Buzz Earth [Video]

If It's Not One Thing, It's Another: Asteroid Set To Buzz Earth

As if a pandemic, civil unrest, and economic mayhem weren't enough, the world now has one new hassle to deal with. According to CNN, NASA says there's an asteroid hurtling its way toward planet Earth...

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NASA space crew search for air leak [Video]

NASA space crew search for air leak

Three crew members on board the International Space Station will spend the weekend in the vessel's Russian segment while they search for the source of a cabin air leak, NASA and Russian space agency..

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Other Mars Missions | Greg's Geek Fix [Video]

Other Mars Missions | Greg's Geek Fix

Here's what NASA is planning for its Mars missions

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5,000-Year-Old Ice Caps Are Completely Gone [Video]

5,000-Year-Old Ice Caps Are Completely Gone

New satellite images from NASA show that Canada's St. Patrick Bay ice caps have completely disappeared. Researcher Mark Serreze said; "I can't say I was terribly surprised because we knew they were..

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Nasa astronauts speak about first splashdown return in 45 years [Video]

Nasa astronauts speak about first splashdown return in 45 years

Nasa astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley have said SpaceX’s astronautcarrier, the Crew Dragon, is ready to go on further missions following itssplashdown return on Sunday. The spacecraft..

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NASA astronauts speak after historic SpaceX return [Video]

NASA astronauts speak after historic SpaceX return

U.S. astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, who flew to the International Space Station in SpaceX's new Crew Dragon, splashed down in the capsule in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday (August 2) after a..

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Watch: NASA astronauts' dramatic return to Earth on SpaceX capsule [Video]

Watch: NASA astronauts' dramatic return to Earth on SpaceX capsule

In a dramatic splashdown, two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on SpaceX capsule on Sunday. It was also the first splashdown by US astronauts in 45 years. Test pilots Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken..

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NASA astronauts splash down in SpaceX capsule [Video]

NASA astronauts splash down in SpaceX capsule

U.S. astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, who flew to the International Space Station in SpaceX's new Crew Dragon, splashed down in the capsule in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday after a two-month..

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SpaceX capsule with two NASA astronauts makes splashdown in Gulf of Mexico [Video]

SpaceX capsule with two NASA astronauts makes splashdown in Gulf of Mexico

SpaceX capsule with two National Aeronautics and Space Administration astronauts (NASA) astronauts returned to Earth on Aug 02 in splashdown into Gulf of Mexico. Capsule has been opened and NASA..

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Nasa astronauts return to Earth after first splashdown in 45 years [Video]

Nasa astronauts return to Earth after first splashdown in 45 years

Nasa astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are back on Earth after thefirst splashdown return in 45 years. The pair landed in the ocean, off thecoast of Florida, at around 7.48pm UK time on..

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Astronauts make historic splashdown in Gulf of Mexico [Video]

Astronauts make historic splashdown in Gulf of Mexico

SpaceX capsule carrying two astronauts make a successful splashdown after the historic NASA-SpaceX mission.

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Nasa astronauts depart ISS en route to first splashdown return in 45 years [Video]

Nasa astronauts depart ISS en route to first splashdown return in 45 years

Two Nasa astronauts will make the first splashdown return in 45 years afterSpaceX’s astronaut carrier the Crew Dragon successfully undocked from theInternational Space Station (ISS) and began its..

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Upgraded NASA rover on mission to Mars [Video]

Upgraded NASA rover on mission to Mars

NASA's next-generation Mars rover Perseverance blasted off from Florida's Cape Canaveral on Thursday atop an Atlas 5 rocket on a $2.4 billion mission to search for traces of potential past life on..

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NASA launches Mars rover to look for signs of ancient life [Video]

NASA launches Mars rover to look for signs of ancient life

A vehicle filled with cameras, microphones, drills, and lasers is part of an ambitious long-term project to bring rock samples from Mars to Earth for analysis in search of life.View on euronews

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Lift off! Nasa's Perseverance rover heads to Mars [Video]

Lift off! Nasa's Perseverance rover heads to Mars

Nasa’s new car-sized robotic spacecraft is on its way to Mars in a mission tosearch for evidence of ancient life. The Perseverance rover successfullyblasted from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station..

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NASA, Space Force sign an agreement to collaborate

NASA's Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced on Tuesday that the space agency will be formally working with U.S. Space Force in areas like human spaceflight, space policy and transportation and..
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A ‘zombie tropical storm’ just came back to life in the Atlantic

a ‘zombie tropical storm’ just came back to life in the atlantic
A satellite image showing Paulette’s rainfall on September 22 | NASA/NOAA/NRL Tropical Storm Paulette just came back to life in the eastern Atlantic. The revival comes days after storm trackers..
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NASA unveils $28 billion plan to land first woman, next man on the moon in 2024

The mission would mark the first time human land on the lunar surface since 1972 and could pave the way for establishing a base camp on the moon.
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NASA plans for return to Moon to cost $28 billion

nasa plans for return to moon to cost $28 billion
NASA on Monday revealed its latest plan to return astronauts to the Moon in 2024, and estimated the cost of meeting that deadline at $28 billion, $16 billion of which would be spent on the lunar..
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Nasa outlines plan for first woman on Moon by 2024

The US space agency (Nasa) formally outlines its $28bn plan to return astronauts to the Moon by 2024.
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Earth-sized 'Pi planet' discovered by astronomers at MIT

earth-sized 'pi planet' discovered by astronomers at mit
Cambridge [UK], September 22 (ANI): Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), along with others, have discovered an earth-sized "Pi Planet" that revolves around its star every 3.14..
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NASA chief calls for full funding ahead of 2024 moon landing mission

Despite budget worries, NASA's administrator remains optimistic about a 2024 moon landing.
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NASA mulls possible mission to Venus after recent discovery of possible life

nasa mulls possible mission to venus after recent discovery of possible life
NASA is considering approving by next April up to two planetary science missions from four proposals under review, including one to Venus that scientists involved in the project said could help..
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Production company aims to film space reality TV show, with the winner flying to orbit

production company aims to film space reality tv show, with the winner flying to orbit
Image: NASA A US production company is planning to produce a reality TV show competition, where the winner will receive a trip to the International Space Station as the ultimate prize, Deadline..
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New solar cycle has begun, NASA announces

new solar cycle has begun, nasa announces
Washington DC, Sep 15 (efe-epa).- Solar Cycle 25, a new phase in the polarity of the Sun that will determine changes in space weather and will last the next 11 years, has begun and is predicted to be..
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NASA's Curiosity Rover Captures Rare 'Dust Devil' Moving Across Mars' Landscape

nasa's curiosity rover captures rare 'dust devil' moving across mars' landscape
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New Hubble image features thousands of multi-colored stars

NASA called the cluster a "pocketful of stars​."
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Meet the women behind NASA's historic Apollo 11 launch

Tuesday marks 50 years since three men in space suits set off on the greatest scientific adventure of all time. As the astronauts of Apollo 11 headed to the moon, the women of NASA were blazing new..
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NASA is looking for companies to help it mine the moon

nasa is looking for companies to help it mine the moon
NASA wants to mine the moon. The space agency announced Thursday it is looking for companies to collect rocks and dirt from the lunar surface, and then turn them over to NASA for scientific research...
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NASA wants to buy Moon rocks from private companies

nasa wants to buy moon rocks from private companies
An artistic rendering of Astrobotic’s Peregrine lander, contracted to take payloads to the Moon for NASA’s CLPS program. | Image: Astrobotic NASA is officially in the market for Moon rocks —..
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Gigantic ‘potentially hazardous’ asteroid will blast past Earth next week

gigantic ‘potentially hazardous’ asteroid will blast past earth next week
Asteroid 2020 QL2 is set to pass Earth on September 14 (Credits: Getty Images) Next week Earth is set to have yet another close encounter with a ‘potentially hazardous’ asteroid. This gigantic..
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NASA administrator: "Space has become congested, contested and in some cases hostile"

On this week’s episode of "The Takeout," NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine joins host Major Garrett to discuss President Trump’s newly-proposed military "Space Force." Bridenstine says he believes..
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The 'mighty mice' that went to space could help protect astronauts' muscles and bones

the 'mighty mice' that went to space could help protect astronauts' muscles and bones
(CNN)Genetically enhanced "mighty mice" that were part of a heath experiment on the International Space Station have shown that blocking a molecular signaling pathway can protect against muscle and..
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Are aliens hiding in plain sight?

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In July, three unmanned missions blasted off to Mars – from China ( Tianwen-1 ), the US ( Nasa’s Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover) and the United Arab Emirates ( Hope ). The Chinese and American..
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Are We the Aliens? Meteorites Could Have Led to Life Existing on Earth

are we the aliens? meteorites could have led to life existing on earth
The space is always full of more surprises than one can imagine. In a study, it has been mentioned that craters should be studied in great detail as they are prime locations for seeking potential..
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New moon rocket's solid fuel booster blasts out wall of flames during test

The boosters are critical components in NASA's Space Launch System heavy lift moon rocket.
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September’s full moon will be called the ‘Corn Moon’; here’s why

september’s full moon will be called the ‘corn moon’; here’s why
The night sky will lit up with the ‘Corn Moon’ this year in September. For those who are don’t follow Moon’s cycles, according to NASA, this full moon will be the last one before the autumnal..
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NASA congratulates Indian astronomers on Star Galaxy discovery


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Former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin was never afraid to go to space. But a police stop made him sweat

former nasa astronaut leland melvin was never afraid to go to space. but a police stop made him sweat
(CNN)A police stop could have cost former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin his career in space before he ever got started. Melvin, who was never afraid launching into space on two Space Shuttle Atlantis..
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Asteroid over 22 meters wide to make a pass by Earth closer than the Moon, NASA says

asteroid over 22 meters wide to make a pass by earth closer than the moon, nasa says
On 1 September, an asteroid between 22-50 metres wide is expected to make a pass of Earth at a closer distance than the Moon, on September 1, according to the National Aeronautics and Space..
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NASA and Boeing make plans for second Starliner test flight

The follow-on test flight will come a full year after problems marred an initial mission
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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope maps giant halo around Milk Way's closest neighbour

nasa's hubble space telescope maps giant halo around milk way's closest neighbour
Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, scientists have mapped the immense envelope of...
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Researchers find 50 possible new planets using artificial intelligence

A research team from the United Kingdom's University of Warwick has figured out a way to use artificial intelligence to sift through NASA data, leading to the discovery of up to 50 possible new..
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NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps could become first Black woman to live on the International Space Station

NASA announced astronaut Jeanette Epps will join Sunita Williams and Josh Cassada on Boeing's Starliner-1 mission.
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NASA finds galaxy that looks like a "Star Wars" TIE fighter

Scientists have spotted a galaxy that appears to be a member of Darth Vader's fleet.
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Trillions of Rogue Planets Could Be Careening Through Our Galaxy

trillions of rogue planets could be careening through our galaxy
A new estimate suggests the Milky Way contains more free-floating planets than stars. It’s a big claim, but an upcoming mission might actually prove it. Rogue planets in our galaxy could number in..
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An asteroid will pass close to Earth the day before the election

The object has only a tiny chance of reaching Earth's atmosphere — but NASA isn't worried.
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NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps gets another assignment to the space station after canceled trip

nasa astronaut jeanette epps gets another assignment to the space station after canceled trip
NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps | Image: NASA Two years after being unexpectedly pulled from a flight to the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps is now assigned to a new mission..
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Google makes NASA artifacts and prehistoric crustaceans viewable in AR

google makes nasa artifacts and prehistoric crustaceans viewable in ar
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Ground segment testing a success for James Webb Space Telescope

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Sorry to inform you an asteroid will not be taking out Earth right before Election Day

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NASA HISTORY: JoAnn Morgan Was Only Woman in Launch Firing Room for Apollo 11 Liftoff

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Nasa predicts asteroid is headed for Earth

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the international space station has sprung another leak
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Today in History for August 20th

Highlights of this day in history: U.S. cruise missiles hit Afghanistan and Sudan after American embassies bombed in Africa; The Soviet Union invades Czechoslovakia; NASA's Voyager 2 launched; Singers..
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Small asteroid becomes closest ever seen passing Earth: NASA

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NASA confirms that the dent in Earth’s protective shield is splitting into two as it gets bigger

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Mars helicopter reaches "big milestone" on flight to planet

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Watch: ISS takes out the trash, dumps Cygnus capsule

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All That Mattered: NASA's first space shuttle

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NASA spacecraft to collect asteroid samples that could show how life began

nasa spacecraft to collect asteroid samples that could show how life began
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Criminal probe looking into misconduct allegations by former NASA official, WSJ reports

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