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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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Soyuz landing brings astronauts back to Earth [Video]

Soyuz landing brings astronauts back to Earth

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a U.S. astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts landed by parachute on Thursday (October 22) morning in Kazakhstan, a NASA TV broadcast showed.

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Nokia to Build First Cellular Network on the Moon for NASA [Video]

Nokia to Build First Cellular Network on the Moon for NASA

On Monday, Nokia Oyj announced that they had been chosen by NASA to create the first ever cellular network on the moon.

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US spacecraft touches surface of asteroid in mission to grab rock sample [Video]

US spacecraft touches surface of asteroid in mission to grab rock sample

Flight controllers declare success in NASA mission to collect material from an asteroid 200 million miles from planet Earth using the Osiris-Rex spacecraftView on euronews

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Nasa to collect asteroid sample for first time [Video]

Nasa to collect asteroid sample for first time

A Nasa spacecraft circling an ancient asteroid 200 million miles away is aboutto reach out and make contact. The Osiris-Rex spacecraft will attempt todescend to the boulder-packed surface of asteroid..

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'Touch-and-go': NASA probe aims for daring 'high five' with asteroid [Video]

'Touch-and-go': NASA probe aims for daring 'high five' with asteroid

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NASA picks Nokia to build moon mobile network [Video]

NASA picks Nokia to build moon mobile network

NASA says Nokia will build the first broadband wireless network on the moon by 2022, in time for the return of humans two years later. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Russia blasts off U.S. astronaut: end of an era? [Video]

Russia blasts off U.S. astronaut: end of an era?

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a U.S. astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, in what is the last scheduled Russian flight..

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Blue Origin rocket launches with NASA moon-landing technology [Video]

Blue Origin rocket launches with NASA moon-landing technology

Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket, carrying NASA's lunar landing sensor demo, successfully launched into space and returned to West Texas on Tuesday.

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ISS crew says air leak is not dangerous, will be fixed [Video]

ISS crew says air leak is not dangerous, will be fixed

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins and cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos held a pre-flight news conference on Tuesday (October 13), hours before being..

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EJ Espresso: Health minister's Covid reality check ahead of festive season [Video]

EJ Espresso: Health minister's Covid reality check ahead of festive season

Covid virus can survive on cash, phone screens for 28 days, says study. Health minister's Covid reality check ahead of festive season. Hathras victim's family to appear before HC today. And NASA video..

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A look at Nasa’s new space toilet [Video]

A look at Nasa’s new space toilet

Nasa’s first new space toilet in decades is getting a not-so-dry run at theInternational Space Station. The 23 million dollar (£18 million) titaniumfacility is better suited for women than previous..

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NASA's New $23 Million Space Toilet Is Ready for the ISS [Video]

NASA's New $23 Million Space Toilet Is Ready for the ISS

The toilet is 65% smaller and almost 50% lighter than toilets the ISS currently uses.

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Watch: Spacecraft named after Kalpana Chawla lifts off; husband reacts [Video]

Watch: Spacecraft named after Kalpana Chawla lifts off; husband reacts

A space station cargo ship named SS Kalpana Chawla rocketed into orbit on Friday. The spacecraft is named after Kalpana Chawla, the first India-born woman to enter space. SS Kalpana Chawla was launched..

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NASA launches cargo spacecraft named after Kalpana Chawla [Video]

NASA launches cargo spacecraft named after Kalpana Chawla

United States of America's Northrop Grumman's Cygnus Spacecraft, named after Astronaut Kalpana Chawla was launched from National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Wallops Flight Facility. The..

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How Astronauts Vote From Space [Video]

How Astronauts Vote From Space

According to CNN, NASA astronaut Kate Rubins will head to space in October as part of the Expedition 63/64 crew.

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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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Space station crew returns to Earth after 195-day mission

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The dramatic attempt to collect a sample is the centerpiece of an $800 million mission.
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US to collect, return asteroid sample for 1st time

A NASA spacecraft circling an ancient asteroid 200 million miles away is about to reach out and make contact. (Oct. 20)  
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The drama unfolds Tuesday as the U.S. takes its first crack at collecting asteroid samples for return to Earth.
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NASA announces partnerships for Moon exploration

NASA has partnered with 14 American companies to develop a range of technologies that will help with Artemis operations on the Moon by the end of the decade. (Oct. 14)  
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NASA astronaut gears up for Soyuz launch to space station

Astronaut Kate Rubins is using NASA's last currently contracted Soyuz seat for a ride to the space station.
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"Asteroid" entering Earth's orbit is a 1966 rocket, expert says

Paul Chodas speculates that asteroid 2020 SO is actually the Centaur upper rocket stage that propelled NASA's Surveyor 2 lander to the moon in 1966.
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NASA expert identifies mystery object once thought an asteroid

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Boeing astronaut steps down from Starliner test flight

Chris Ferguson has been replaced by NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore for Boeing's first piloted Starliner test flight.
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How a man with autism used his ability to see things differently to help NASA analyze data

When scientists needed to make sense of complex data from NASA's Kepler telescope, Dan Burger helped develop interactive software that produced a new way of judging the size and age of stars.
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NASA makes 2nd attempt to launch equipment to International Space Station

Northrop Grumman successfully launched four tons of supplies and equipment to the International Space Station, including a female-friendly $23 million space toilet, on Friday night. The first attempt..
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NASA tries again to launch $23M space toilet for astronauts

Cargo ship, with new toilet on board, heads to space station while SpaceX launches a navigation satellite.
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SpaceX launch of astronauts aboard Dragon Crew capsule now set for Halloween

NASA Astronaut Victor Glover's first trip to space will take place on Halloween aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule.  
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NASA targeting Halloween for next SpaceX crew launch

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NASA prepares to touchdown on asteroid Bennu

NASA's OSIRIS-REx is preparing to touch down on asteroid Bennu's surface on October 20th. The spacecraft will go down to collect rock and dust samples from an area scientists are calling the..
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NASA Launching $23 Million Toilet to International Space Station

Astronauts will very soon be taking a crap in a toilet that costs a whopping $23 million. Science, baby. NASA's set to launch nearly 8,000 pounds of supplies Tuesday from its Wallops Flight Facility in..
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NASA astronaut to cast her ballot 200 miles above Earth

"If we can do it from space, then I believe folks can do it from the ground, too," Kate Rubins said.
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NASA astronaut plans to cast her ballot from space

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins told The Associated Press on Friday that she plans to cast her next vote from space – more than 200 miles above Earth. (Sept. 25)
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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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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 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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New Hubble image features thousands of multi-colored stars

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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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Comet ISON has close encounter with sun

Astronomers all over the world kept a close eye on the Comet ISON to see if it would survive an expected close encounter with the sun. NASA scientists say it doesn't look good for the comet. Some..
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"Our goal is that all names are aligned with our values of diversity and inclusion," NASA official Thomas Zurbuchen said.  
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