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NASA Sets Coverage for U.S. Spacewalk 90 Outside Space Station
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Editor’s note: NASA announced June 13, 2024, U.S. spacewalk 90 at the International Space Station did not proceed as scheduled…

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NASA Administrator Remembers Apollo Astronaut William Anders
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The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Bill Nelson on the passing of Apollo astronaut Maj. Gen. (ret.) William…

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Students Across US to Hear from NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station
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Editor’s note: This media advisory was updated May 20, 2024, to reflect the Earth-to-space call now is at 11:15 a.m.…

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Arizona, New York Students to Hear from NASA Astronauts Aboard Station
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Students from Arizona and New York will have separate opportunities next week to hear from astronauts aboard the International Space…

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NASA Sets Coverage for Dragon Spacecraft Relocation on Space Station
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In preparation for the arrival of NASA’s Boeing Crew Flight Test, four crew members aboard the International Space Station will…

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NASA Finds New Homes for Artemis Generation of ‘Moon Trees’ Across US
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After careful review of hundreds of applications, NASA has selected organizations from across the country to receive ‘Moon Tree’ seedlings…

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New York Students to Hear from NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station
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Students from Syracuse City School District and Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York, will have an opportunity this week…

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NASA Astronaut Loral O’Hara to Discuss Space Station Mission
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After spending six-and-a-half-months aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Loral O’Hara will participate in a news conference at 10:45…

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NASA, Health and Human Services Highlight Cancer Moonshot Progress
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During an event at NASA Headquarters in Washington Thursday, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and U.S. Department of Health and Human…

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NASA Astronauts Practice Next Giant Leap for Artemis 
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The physics remain the same, but the rockets, spacecraft, landers, and spacesuits are new as NASA and its industry partners…

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Welcome Back to Planet Earth, Expedition 70 Crew! 
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On May 16, 2024, a crowd of more than 500 people gathered at Space Center Houston’s IMAX theater for the Expedition…

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NASA Mission Strengthens 40-Year Friendship 
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As NASA astronaut Butch Wilmore launches aboard Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft to the International Space Station Monday, May 6 on its…

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From NASA’s First Astronaut Class to Artemis II: The Importance of Military Jet Pilot Experience
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The Mercury 7 On April 9, 1959, reporters and news media crammed into the ballroom of the Dolley Madison House…

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NASA Participates in “Ohioans in Space” Painting Unveiling
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Representatives from NASA Headquarters and NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland participated in the unveiling of the “Ohioans in Space” painting at…

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NASA Astronaut, Congresswoman Discuss STEM Careers with Students
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NASA astronaut Nicole Mann and U.S. Representative Zoe Lofgren talk with students and families at Youth Alliance, a community organization in Hollister,…

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NASA’s Honey Astrobee Robot Returns to Space
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Editor’s Note: This article was updated October 10, 2023, to correct the date when the Honey Astrobee returned to Earth,…

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Practical Advice for Aspiring Space Explorers
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If you’ve read past the title, you’ve probably consumed a lot of books and movies about space. Guess what? Flying…

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Astronaut Selection Timeline
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The application window for the latest class was March 5 to April 16, 2024. The steps in the process are…

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