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NASA: Space-related agency of the United States government
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.

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Incident on SpaceX pad could delay its flight

incident on spacex pad could delay its flight
WASHINGTON: A mysterious but apparently serious incident occurred on Saturday in Cape Canaveral, Florida involving the SpaceX capsule intended to carry American astronauts into space late this year,..
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Geraldyn M. Cobb, Who Found a Glass Ceiling in Space, Dies at 88

She was qualified as any man to be an astronaut and passed all the tests, but NASA wasn’t interested in sending women into space in 1961.
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Videos for NASA

Elon Musk's SpaceX Experiences Anomaly In Engine Test [Video]Elon Musk's SpaceX Experiences Anomaly In Engine Test

Elon Musk’s SpaceX faced an anomaly in one of its Crew Dragon capsules while conducting engine tests. According to Reuters, the tests were done at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The..

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Astronomers Question How Much Energy Small Stars Can Hold [Video]Astronomers Question How Much Energy Small Stars Can Hold

A small star the size of Jupiter was seen giving off a massive superflare. According to Digital Trends, the flare was 10 times more powerful than any flare from the Sun. With the observation, people..

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Cygnus Capsule Delivers Easter Feast To International Space Station [Video]Cygnus Capsule Delivers Easter Feast To International Space Station

According to a report by Geek.com, on Friday, the Cygnus capsule arrived at the International Space Station with an entire Easter feast and other supplies, including tiny flying robots and mice for a..

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Resupply Mission Hauls 7,600lbs Equipment To ISS [Video]Resupply Mission Hauls 7,600lbs Equipment To ISS

According to a report by Digital Trends, the Cygnus spacecraft, built by Northrop Grumman, has rendezvoused with the International Space Station as part of a moths-long resupply mission. The craft will..

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Hubble Telescope Celebrates 29th Birthday [Video]Hubble Telescope Celebrates 29th Birthday

It's been 29 years since the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope. The famous telescope was launched into low Earth orbit in 1990 in order to collect information about deep space. Digital Trends..

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Astronomers Discover Deep Lakes Of Methane On Titan [Video]Astronomers Discover Deep Lakes Of Methane On Titan

According to a report by Digital Trends, in the two years since the Cassini probe ended its mission by burning up in the rings of Saturn, data from its recordings is still being analyzed and..

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Christina Koch Sets Space Record [Video]Christina Koch Sets Space Record

As if being an astronaut aboard the International Space Station weren’t cool enough, NASA’s Christina Koch will become the agency’s second explorer to spend nearly a year inside the orbiting..

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NASA Will Have Moon Landing 2024 [Video]NASA Will Have Moon Landing 2024

The U.S. government wants NASA to send astronauts to the moon by the year 2024. This will be the first landing by space travelers since 1972. Still outsiders, wonder what NASA will do differently to..

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Help NASA Measure Trees With An App [Video]Help NASA Measure Trees With An App

Geek.com reports that there is a new tool in the GLOBE Observer app that lets anyone take tree height measurements and submit their data. The information can then be compared with data from NASA..

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NASA Awards SpaceX $69M to Fly Rocket Into an Asteroid [Video]NASA Awards SpaceX $69M to Fly Rocket Into an Asteroid

​NASA hails DART as "the first-ever mission to demonstrate the capability to deflect an asteroid by colliding a spacecraft with it at high speed."

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NASA’s Cassini Sheds Light On Bizarre Water Cycle Of Saturn’s Moon Titan [Video]NASA’s Cassini Sheds Light On Bizarre Water Cycle Of Saturn’s Moon Titan

According to a report by Geek.com, new findings by NASA's Cassini mission has shed light on the bizarre water cycle of Saturn's largest moon, Titan. The only planetary body, besides the Earth, known to..

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Reason Behind Why Spacesuits Are White [Video]Reason Behind Why Spacesuits Are White

NASA's very first manned mission used silver suits, but no one was exploring the vacuum of space then. Spacesuits have to be highly reflective and the best color for that isn't silver, it's white. NASA..

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Curiosity Rover Collects Clay Sample That Could Prove Ancient Water On Mars [Video]Curiosity Rover Collects Clay Sample That Could Prove Ancient Water On Mars

According to a report by Digital Trends, the Curiosity rover's mission on Mars continues with an exploration of the hopefully clay-rich bedrock of Mount Sharp. Curiosity initially encountered some..

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NASA Twin Study Shows Kelly's Body Mostly Returned to Normal [Video]NASA Twin Study Shows Kelly's Body Mostly Returned to Normal

Many of the changes Scott Kelly experienced in space returned to normal after he came back to Earth, but not all of them.

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy Sticks Triple Rocket Landing [Video]SpaceX Falcon Heavy Sticks Triple Rocket Landing

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy successfully launched its first paid mission and sticked a triple rocket landing on April 11. (Photo Credit: SpaceX/Twitter) SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, the world’s most powerful..

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Israeli Spacecraft Falls Short of Landing on the Moon [Video]Israeli Spacecraft Falls Short of Landing on the Moon

​Despite successfully orbiting the moon, the team started to run into trouble when attempting to land the craft on the lunar surface.

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Astronauts embark on six and a half hour spacewalk [Video]Astronauts embark on six and a half hour spacewalk

An American and Canadian astronaut have begun a six and a half hour spacewalk to update the power system on the International Space Station. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Methane Confirmed On Mars Using New Observational Technique [Video]Methane Confirmed On Mars Using New Observational Technique

According to a report by Digital Trends, data collected from orbit by the European Space Agency's Mars Express mission has been examined to find correlations with data collected from the surface by the..

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Eight Of The Surviving Apollo Astronauts Gather For 50th Anniversary Moon Landing Event [Video]Eight Of The Surviving Apollo Astronauts Gather For 50th Anniversary Moon Landing Event

To mark the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, 8 of the 17 surviving Apollo astronauts gathered in New York City. The group included Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins from Apollo 11, Apollo 7's..

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NASA’s Curiosity Rover Captures Two Solar Eclipses On The Planet Mars [Video]NASA’s Curiosity Rover Captures Two Solar Eclipses On The Planet Mars

On Thursday NASA shared images captured by its Mars rover Curiosity of solar eclipses caused by Phobos and Deimos, which are the two moons of Mars. Geek.com reports that the solar filters on..

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Russian cargo ship arrives at ISS [Video]Russian cargo ship arrives at ISS

A Russian cargo ship carrying more than three-and-a-half tons of food, fuel and supplies, successfully docked at the International Space Station on Thursday. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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NASA: India Anti-Satellite Launch Debris Poses Risk To ISS [Video]NASA: India Anti-Satellite Launch Debris Poses Risk To ISS

India launched its first successful anti-satellite missile last week.

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9 Ways To Make Money By Selling Your Body To Science [Video]9 Ways To Make Money By Selling Your Body To Science

NASA You can make thousands of dollars by donating some time or body parts to science. But these procedures are not all painless, and not everyone can participate. If you want to help the science..

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NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Uncovers Secrets Of Saturn’s Mini Moons [Video]NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Uncovers Secrets Of Saturn’s Mini Moons

According to a report by Geek.com, data gathered by NASA's Cassini spacecraft as it conducted a close flyby of Saturn during the final days of its mission have revealed new details reagarding the..

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NASA's 1st female astronaut candidate, Jerrie Cobb, dies at 88

nasa's 1st female astronaut candidate, jerrie cobb, dies at 88
NASA's first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, has died. Cobb died in Florida at age 88 last month. News of her death came...
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Researchers find first molecule ever formed in our universe

Using the NASA airborne observatory SOFIA, researchers discovered the universe's first molecule in space, formed just after the Big Bang.
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US rocket launched to bring NASA cargo to ISS

us rocket launched to bring nasa cargo to iss
Washington: A US rocket has been launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, carrying cargo with the space agency’s re-supply mission for the International Space..
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Evidence found for first molecule in the universe

"This molecule was lurking out there, but we needed the right instruments," a top NASA scientist said
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US astronaut to spend 11 months in space, set female record

us astronaut to spend 11 months in space, set female record
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA astronaut will spend nearly a year at the International Space Station, setting a record for women. Station astronaut Christina Koch will remain on board for about..
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Nasa's new way may help defend Earth from asteroids

nasa's new way may help defend earth from asteroids
WASHINGTON: Nasa scientists have found a simple yet ingenious way to spot tiny near-Earth objects (NEOs) early as they hurtle towards the planet, an advance that may aid the efforts to prevent..
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The most effective way to tackle climate change? Plant 1 trillion trees

the most effective way to tackle climate change? plant 1 trillion trees
London (CNN)What's low-tech, sustainable and possibly the most effective thing we can do to fight climate change? Planting trees. A trillion of them. Tom Crowther is a climate change ecologist at Swiss..
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Nasa probe spots first Earth-sized planet

nasa probe spots first earth-sized planet
WASHINGTON: Nasa’s latest planet-hunting probe has discovered its first Earth-sized exoplanet orbiting a star 53 light-years away. The Transiting Exoplanets Survey...
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Former astronaut Owen Garriott dies, flew on Skylab station

former astronaut owen garriott dies, flew on skylab station
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Former astronaut Owen Garriott, who flew on America's first space station, Skylab, and whose son followed him into orbit, has died at age 88. He died Monday at his home in..
WorldNews - Published

NASA's newest planet hunter finds first Earth-sized alien world

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) just bagged its first planet the size of Earth, getting us a step closer to finding habitable worlds.
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NASA's Latest Finding On How Water Is Released On Moon

nasa's latest finding on how water is released on moon
Providing a potential resource for future explorations, NASA on Monday revealed that water is released on the Moon during meteor showers. ......
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