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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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For Single Mother Headed to NASA Internship, Funding Is No Longer a Problem

India Jackson, a doctoral student in physics, landed a coveted NASA internship in Houston. Within 24 hours, a GoFundMe campaign raised enough money to make it possible.
NYTimes.com - Published

Should Trump take Pell Grant money for NASA's moonshot? Outraged education advocates say no

President Trump wants to increase NASA's budget and at the same time draw on money meant for poor students to go to college.
USATODAY.com - Published

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Send Your Name To Mars Aboard The 2020 Rover [Video]Send Your Name To Mars Aboard The 2020 Rover

NASA is offering to fly your name to the Red Planet—etched onto a microchip—aboard the Mars 2020 rover. According to Geek.com, the spacecraft is scheduled to launch as early as next summer, and..

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Ariana Grande Visits NASA [Video]Ariana Grande Visits NASA

Over the weekend pop princess Ariana Grande visited NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. Business Insider reports Grande took to Instagram to post photos and videos of her whole trip. One caption..

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Ultima Thule’s Ancient Secrets Revealed In NASA's First Kuiper Belt Flyby [Video]Ultima Thule’s Ancient Secrets Revealed In NASA's First Kuiper Belt Flyby

According to a report by Geek.com, NASA's New Horizons mission team published results from the first Kuiper Belt flyby, exploring the mysterious formation of Ultima Thule as well as details of its..

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NASA To Send First Woman To The Moon Within 5 Years [Video]NASA To Send First Woman To The Moon Within 5 Years

NASA is requesting an additional $1.6 billion in funding for next year to accelerate its manned mission to the Moon by 2024, which the agency revealed will be titled Artemis, the New York Times..

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Martian Winds Clean Off Some Of The Dust Gathered On InSight’s Solar Panels [Video]Martian Winds Clean Off Some Of The Dust Gathered On InSight’s Solar Panels

According to a report by Digital Trends, winds on Mars may have blown away a thick layer of dust that had gathered on the InSight rover's solar panels. Since it landed, the efficiency of InSight's..

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Watch: 3D-printed Mars dwelling wins NASA prize [Video]Watch: 3D-printed Mars dwelling wins NASA prize

The home is made from a biodegradable biopolymer basalt composite, ideal for a sustainable space mission.

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Jeff Bezos Reveals First Lunar Lander [Video]Jeff Bezos Reveals First Lunar Lander

Gizmodo reports that billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin, a privately funded aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight company announced its first lunar lander. The 'Blue Moon' lander has been “years..

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Jeff Bezos unveils moon lander mockup [Video]Jeff Bezos unveils moon lander mockup

Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, founder of rocket company Blue Origin, unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander spacecraft and discussed missions to the moon in a strategy tailored to the..

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SpaceX And Boeing Capsules Fail Parachute Stress Test [Video]SpaceX And Boeing Capsules Fail Parachute Stress Test

According to Business Insider, a SpaceX crew capsule failed a recent test. A NASA administrator said that the Crew Dragon capsule failed a test for deploying its parachutes. William Gerstenmaier,..

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3D printed Mars dwelling wins NASA prize [Video]3D printed Mars dwelling wins NASA prize

New York-based AI SpaceFactory wins $500,000 from NASA after successfully 3D printing a one-third scale building made out of materials that could be found on Mars, demonstrating a system that could one..

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Martian Dust Devil Passes Right Over NASA’s InSight Lander [Video]Martian Dust Devil Passes Right Over NASA’s InSight Lander

According to a report by Gizmodo, despite being hit by a Martian Dust Devil, NASA's InSight lander appears to be just fine. In a press release, NASA reportedly said that measurements gathered by..

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NASA Simulate Asteroid Hitting NYC [Video]NASA Simulate Asteroid Hitting NYC

According to Business Insider, "NASA ran a terrifying simulation to see how it would prevent an asteroid from hitting the planet. Participants managed to deflect it, but knocked a chunk off that headed..

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NASA Says That In One Hubble Image Has 265,000 Galaxies In It [Video]NASA Says That In One Hubble Image Has 265,000 Galaxies In It

According to Gizmodo.com, "NASA astronomers assembled 16 years’ worth of Hubble Space Telescope observations in one stunning image. The deep-sky mosaic, created from nearly 7,500 individual..

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SpaceX Confirms Crew Capsule Destroyed, Refuses To Address Nature Of Mishap [Video]SpaceX Confirms Crew Capsule Destroyed, Refuses To Address Nature Of Mishap

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, nearly two weeks after a fiery explosion during a ground test of its new crew capsule, SpaceX confirmed that the vehicle was destroyed, but neither the..

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Blue Origin rocket successfully launches with 3D printer on board [Video]Blue Origin rocket successfully launches with 3D printer on board

Blue Origin have launched their New Shepard rocket which is carrying NASA supported payloads including a 3D printer.

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Backstory: How to capture a Rocket [Video]Backstory: How to capture a Rocket

How to capture a rocket: Falcon Heavy liftoff in April 2019 compiled from a series of still images captured by a remote camera. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

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Meteorite Slams Into The Moon [Video]Meteorite Slams Into The Moon

According to Geek.com, A meteorite slammed into the moon at 38,000 mph during the January 2019 lunar eclipse. From Jan. 20 to Jan. 21, observers noticed a bright flash in the sky when the object..

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The kid-friendly inflatable robot for space and the home [Video]The kid-friendly inflatable robot for space and the home

Introducing King Louie, the inflatable robot whose technology could one day be used in space or to help the elderly. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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NASA Activities At The COSI Science Festival [Video]NASA Activities At The COSI Science Festival

According to Nasa.gov, "NASA will host a range of activities and demonstrations, including a virtual reality chair and Oculus Go trip to the Moon, at the COSI Science Festival Wednesday, May 1, through..

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Germany hurries to catch up in space race [Video]Germany hurries to catch up in space race

Germany is worried it's fallen behind in the space race. Now it's hurrying to catch up with new laws and incentives aimed at helping the country's private-sector space industry. Julian Satterthwaite..

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Scientists Now Calculate The Universe Is Expanding Much Faster Than Previously Believed [Video]Scientists Now Calculate The Universe Is Expanding Much Faster Than Previously Believed

According to a report by Digital Trends, scientists have long known that we live in an expanding universe, however new data from the Hubble Space Telescope show that this expansion is taking place..

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SpaceX Engines Reportedly Test Fired Successfully Before Mishap [Video]SpaceX Engines Reportedly Test Fired Successfully Before Mishap

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, a NASA safety panel said that Saturday's accident on a SpaceX astronaut capsule happened after eight engines were test fired, but offered little detail on..

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NASA And FEMA To Simulate Impending Asteroid Strike [Video]NASA And FEMA To Simulate Impending Asteroid Strike

NASA, FEMA, and other national and international agencies are once again gearing up for a hypothetical asteroid impact preparedness scenario. They hope to learn the best strategies for responding to a..

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NASA's InSight Lander May Have Detected First Marsquake [Video]NASA's InSight Lander May Have Detected First Marsquake

According to a report by Gizmodo, NASA's InSight lander may have detected its first marsquake using its ultra-sensitive seismometer. In December of 2018 Insight successfully deployed its Seismic..

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NASA wants to send first woman to the moon by 2024

NASA is gearing up to send American astronauts back to the moon by 2024, and it hopes to include a woman for the first time. The Trump administration has asked Congress to approve an additional $1.6..
CBS News - Published

NASA vows to make ambitious plan to return to the moon "a reality"

The newly announced Artemis program, named after the Greek goddess of the moon, intends to land astronauts on the South Pole of the moon by 2024
CBS News - Published

The moon is shrinking — and may be generating "moonquakes"

As the lunar interior ever-so-slowly contracts, "moonquakes" are produced, NASA data suggests.
CBS News - Published

NASA names new moon landing mission 'Artemis' as Trump administration asks for $1.6 billion

NASA is asking Congress for an additional $1.6 billion in the 2020 budget to cover the cost of the newly named Artemis program to reach the moon by 2024.
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending to return to moon by 2024

The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the..
Reuters - Published

Trump backs early moon landing with funding request

Trump administration asks Congress to kick-start NASA moon mission with $1.6 billion in additional 2020 funding
CBS News - Published

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