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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 space research.

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NASA Wants Help Designing a New Space Toilet [Video]

NASA Wants Help Designing a New Space Toilet

The Lunar Loo Challenge comes ahead of a planned return to the moon by 2024

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Company Wants To Fly Passengers To The Edge Of Space In A Giant Balloon [Video]

Company Wants To Fly Passengers To The Edge Of Space In A Giant Balloon

Would you travel to the edge of space in a giant balloon? A Florida-based company wants to do exactly that with adventurous travellers. Space Perspective plans to provide rides with eight passengers..

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NASA Names Headquarters After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson [Video]

NASA Names Headquarters After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson

NASA has named their headquarters after ‘hidden figure’ Mary W. Jackson NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Wednesday (24 June) the agency's HQ building in Washington, D.C., will be named..

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New study suggests Pluto started out with a liquid ocean [Video]

New study suggests Pluto started out with a liquid ocean

New research published in the journal Nature Geoscience suggests Pluto started out with a liquid ocean that has been slowly freezing over time.

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Astronomers find youngest known magnetar [Video]

Astronomers find youngest known magnetar

Astronomers at NASA and the ESA have discovered a star in the constellation Sagittarius that is the youngest known magnetar ever recorded.

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Company wants to send tourists into the stratosphere using high-altitude balloon [Video]

Company wants to send tourists into the stratosphere using high-altitude balloon

A new company called Space Perspective wants to send tourists and research payloads up into the stratosphere in a pressurized capsule elevated by a large balloon.

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New Mars Rover Will Carry Plague Honouring Covid-19 Global Medical Community [Video]

New Mars Rover Will Carry Plague Honouring Covid-19 Global Medical Community

NASA's perseverance Mars Rovers will carry a 3-by-5-inch (8-by-13-centimeter) aluminium plate that commemorates the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. It pays tribute to the perseverance of healthcare..

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Astronomers say fast radio burst detected in the Milky Way produced by highly magnetized star [Video]

Astronomers say fast radio burst detected in the Milky Way produced by highly magnetized star

The first fast radio burst to be discovered in the Milky Way has been traced back to a magnetar known as SGR 1935+2154 located 32,616 light-years away from Earth, astronomers researching the phenomena..

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This Spacecraft Will Land A Water-Hunting Rover On The Moon [Video]

This Spacecraft Will Land A Water-Hunting Rover On The Moon

A company has been selected to land the water-hunting NASA VIPER Rover on the moon. Astrobotic was chosen to deliver the volatiles investigating polar exploration Rover, or VIPER to the the South Pole..

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Ahmedabad radio enthusiast gets response from astronauts of SpaceX Crew Dragon [Video]

Ahmedabad radio enthusiast gets response from astronauts of SpaceX Crew Dragon

Adhir Saiyadh, a ham radio enthusiast from Ahmedabad was trying to get connected with International Space Station in an ongoing video call with his student explaining him how to connect with ISS. He..

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NASA astronauts describe 'smooth' docking after SpaceX launch [Video]

NASA astronauts describe 'smooth' docking after SpaceX launch

"We didn't feel the docking. It was just so smooth...in Shuttle, you felt a little bit of a jolt," NASA astronaut Doug Hurley said on Monday after arriving at the International Space Station in..

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“Like Apollo 13” Nasa's Crew Dragon reflect on returning to the International Space Station [Video]

“Like Apollo 13” Nasa's Crew Dragon reflect on returning to the International Space Station

Credit: Nasa History was made on Saturday, as Nasa launched two astronauts from US soil into space for the first time in nine years, while SpaceX became the first private company to send humans into..

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NASA crew climb aboard ISS, after a 'slick' space flight [Video]

NASA crew climb aboard ISS, after a 'slick' space flight

Nearly 24 hours after launching from Florida, SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule delivered NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station on Sunday, marking the first U.S...

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New age of American ambition has begun: Prez Trump after SpaceX Dragon Capsule successfully reached low Earth orbit [Video]

New age of American ambition has begun: Prez Trump after SpaceX Dragon Capsule successfully reached low Earth orbit

While addressing the nation from NASA's Kennedy Space Center, the United States President Donald Trump on May 31 said that new age of American ambition begun after SpaceX Dragon Capsule successfully..

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George Floyd's death was a grave tragedy: President Trump [Video]

George Floyd's death was a grave tragedy: President Trump

While addressing the nation from NASA's Kennedy Space Center, the United States President Donald Trump on May 31 expressed his condolences over the death of 46-year-old African American George Floyd..

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Historic SpaceX launch sends NASA astronauts into space [Video]

Historic SpaceX launch sends NASA astronauts into space

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans toward orbit from Florida on Saturday in a mission that marks the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts..

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Nasa launches US astronauts into space on SpaceX rocket [Video]

Nasa launches US astronauts into space on SpaceX rocket

Nasa has launched two astronauts into space from US soil for the first time in nine years. Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are on their way to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard the Crew..

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Watch: NASA, SpaceX launch American astronauts to Space Station from Kennedy Space Center [Video]

Watch: NASA, SpaceX launch American astronauts to Space Station from Kennedy Space Center

NASA and SpaceX launched astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken on a mission to the International Space Station at 3:22 pm Eastern Time. 'Demo -2' launch marks the first flight of NASA crew from..

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NASA, SpaceX try once again to launch American astronauts to Space Station [Video]

NASA, SpaceX try once again to launch American astronauts to Space Station

NASA and SpaceX are scheduled to launch astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken on a mission to the International Space Station at 3:22 pm Eastern Time. 'Demo -2' launch marks the first flight of..

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SpaceX, NASA launch U.S. astronauts into orbit [Video]

SpaceX, NASA launch U.S. astronauts into orbit

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans toward orbit from Florida on Saturday in a mission that marks the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts..

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Prototype of new SpaceX rocket Starship expolodes on Texas test pad [Video]

Prototype of new SpaceX rocket Starship expolodes on Texas test pad

A prototype of SpaceX's upcoming heavy-lift rocket, Starship, exploded on Friday (May 29) during ground tests in south Texas as Elon Musk's space company pursued an aggressive development schedule to..

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Clouds gather ahead of postponed NASA-SpaceX launch in Florida [Video]

Clouds gather ahead of postponed NASA-SpaceX launch in Florida

Timelapse video captures storm clouds rolling over the Kennedy Space Center in Florida ahead of SpaceX's first launch scrubbed due to the weather

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Astronaut regrets losing mirror during spacewalk

NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy says losing a mirror during last week's otherwise successful spacewalk was "a real bummer." The commander of the International Space Station says he has no idea how the..
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NASA to name DC headquarters after 'Hidden Figure' Mary W. Jackson, its first Black woman engineer

The dedication of the building comes after a street outside the agency headquarters was renamed Hidden Figures Way in 2019.
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Pluto was once hot and harbors oceans today, study says

Images from NASA's New Horizons space probe provide evidence that support experts claims of Pluto's 'hot start'. Oceans exist beneath its ice surface.  
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Scientists are searching the universe for signs of alien civilizations: 'Now we know where to look'

With the discovery of thousands of exoplanets over the years, NASA Is now funding research into technological civilizations in the universe.
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KBR wins $570 million contract for NASA spaceflight operations

Houston-based engineering company KBR Inc said on Monday it was awarded a $570.3 million contract by NASA to develop and execute spaceflight operations at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville,..
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KBR gets $570 million contract from NASA

U.S. engineering company KBR Inc said on Monday it had been awarded a $570.3 million contract by NASA to develop and execute spaceflight operations at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville,..
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NASA Picks Astrobotic to Carry VIPER Ice-Hunting Moon Rover

Astrobotic, a Pittsburgh company, won a $199.5 million contract to transport NASA’s VIPER rover to the lunar surface.
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NASA astronaut Kathryn Sullivan first female to reach deepest part of ocean

NASA astronaut reaches bottom of ocean  
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NASA astronaut from historic spacewalk becomes first woman to reach deepest point in ocean

Kathy Sullivan, the first American woman to walk in space is also the first woman to reach the deepest point in the ocean.
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SpaceX launch a 'turning point' for new space age

Namira Salim, the founder and chairperson of Space Trust, says the NASA and SpaceX launch of astronauts to the International Space Station is "a turning point" for a new space age. (June 2)  
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Astronauts speak from International Space Station

Newly arrived NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, joined by astronaut Chris Cassidy, participated in a press conference on the International Space Station Monday. (June 1)  
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Russia applauds SpaceX launch but calls Trump's reaction 'hysteria'

Russia's space agency criticised U.S. President Donald Trump's "hysteria" about the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years, but also said on Sunday it was pleased there was..
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SpaceX Crew Dragon delivers two NASA astronauts to International Space Station

Just under 19 hours after launching from Florida, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley arrived at the International Space Station aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule on Sunday, marking the first..
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What Time Is the SpaceX Arrival at the Space Station? How to Watch

Nineteen hours after launching, two NASA astronauts will arrive at the International Space Station.
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SpaceX Lifts NASA Astronauts to Orbit, Launching New Era of Spaceflight

The trip to the space station was the first from American soil since 2011 when the space shuttles were retired.
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NASA resumes human spaceflight from U.S. soil with historic SpaceX launch

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans toward orbit from Florida on Saturday in a mission that marks the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts..
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Crew on board as SpaceX, NASA to try again for landmark launch of two astronauts

The two-man crew entered the capsule that will take them to the International Space Station on Saturday, as Elon Musk's private rocket company SpaceX was set for a repeat attempt at launching the..
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Live SpaceX NASA Launch Updates

Here’s what you need to know about Saturday’s second launch attempt of NASA astronauts in the Crew Dragon spacecraft.
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Historic SpaceX rocket must launch at just the right second Saturday — or be postponed again

NASA and SpaceX teams are targeting exactly 45 seconds after 3:22 p.m. for Saturday's historic launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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SpaceX rocket launch is at a '50% go' for Saturday due to more bad weather

The weather may once again not cooperate Saturday afternoon for the rescheduled launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on board.
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NASA administrator: Priority is astronauts' safety

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine says "the absolute priority being the safety of our astronauts," as they prepare to launch SpaceX rocket ship. (May 29)  
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At Cape Canaveral, Trump’s Search for a Heroic Narrative Is Thwarted

The president had hoped to watch the first launch of NASA astronauts into orbit from the United States in nearly a decade. Nothing would say the U.S. is back with more verve than a rocket’s red..
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Fact check: No, NASA did not find a parallel universe

The internet was briefly captivated after reports circulated that NASA had detected "evidence of parallel universe where time runs backward."
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Saturday SpaceX launch weather forecast: More showers, thunderstorms likely at Cape Canaveral

The weather may not be much better Saturday for the rescheduled launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on board, forecasters say.  
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Weather postpones SpaceX's first astronaut launch from Florida

SpaceX, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's private rocket company, was forced by foul weather to scrub a planned launch on Wednesday of two Americans into orbit from Florida, a mission that would be..
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NASA monitors stormy weather as SpaceX prepares for launch

Dark clouds roll in over the SpaceX launch site in Cape Canaveral  
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NASA astronauts prepare for historic SpaceX launch

SpaceX is on the cusp of launching NASA astronauts into orbit, a first for a private company. Wednesday afternoon's planned flight to the International Space Station will be the first of Americans from..
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How to watch the SpaceX Crew Dragon launch of NASA astronauts today

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will be the first humans to launch on a commercial spacecraft: How to stream the historic SpaceX launch.
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Ominous weather looms as NASA set to resume human spaceflight with SpaceX takeoff

Two NASA astronauts arrived at a Florida launch pad flashing thumbs-up signs as they prepared to be carried into orbit on Wednesday by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's private rocket company SpaceX..
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SpaceX launches its first human crew to space. Here is everything you need to know.

After a decade without U.S. launches, SpaceX ushers in new era of space travel for NASA.
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'We are go': NASA astronauts Behnken, Hurley set to make history on SpaceX Crew Dragon

Expected at the launch are President Trump, Vice President Pence, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, current and former astronauts, and countless other VIPs.
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Meet Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, SpaceX’s First NASA Astronauts

They’re best friends and veterans of the astronaut corps, and each is married to another astronaut.
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After nearly a decade, NASA entrusts SpaceX to launch astronauts from U.S. soil

Under NASA's Commercial Crew Program, the Demo-2 mission is a milestone aimed at proving SpaceX can send humans safely to space.  
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SpaceX, launching to space station, rockets to new age of entrepreneurial orbital flight

NASA should enable the private enterprise revolution. Let's see what it can do, rather than going back to big rockets and Big Government: Our view
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SpaceX, NASA ready for historic astronaut launch

NASA and SpaceX will launch two astronauts into space from the Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday, ending a 9-year drought. The U.S. hasn't sent anyone into orbit from American soil since NASA's last..
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Musk's SpaceX set for debut astronaut mission, renewing NASA's crewed launch program

Entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX is set to launch two American astronauts to the International Space Station on Wednesday from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, ending the U.S. space agency's..
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Historic US space launch a go after clean review

Two astronauts, who will test SpaceX's brand new rocketship, are set to end a nine-year drought for NASA when they blast into orbit next week. NASA and SpaceX administrators said Friday the launch is..
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