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  • Jovian Moon Shadow
    on October 19, 2017 at 8:01 pm

    Jupiter’s moon Amalthea casts a shadow on the gas giant planet in this image captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. […]

  • International Space Station Crew Invites Public Along for Photographic Trip Around World
    on October 20, 2017 at 8:52 pm

    NASA astronaut and Expedition 53 Commander Randy Bresnik will spend one full orbit photographing Earth from the International Space Station on Monday, Oct. 23, and he is inviting people around the globe to share images from their Earth-side vantage point on social media. […]

  • NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Sentinel-6A Mission
    on October 19, 2017 at 7:37 pm

    NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the Sentinel-6A mission. Launch is currently targeted for November 2020, on a SpaceX Falcon 9 Full Thrust rocket from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. […]

  • NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Landsat 9 Mission
    on October 19, 2017 at 7:28 pm

    NASA has selected United Launch Services LLC (ULS) of Centennial, Colorado, to provide launch services for the Landsat 9 mission. The mission is currently targeted for a contract launch date of June 2021, while protecting for the ability to launch as early as December 2020, on an Atlas V 401 rocket from Space Launch Complex 3E at Vandenberg Air For […]

  • Georgia Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station
    on October 19, 2017 at 1:51 pm

    Students at New Prospect Elementary School in Alpharetta, Georgia, will speak with the NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 10:50 a.m. EDT on Monday, Oct. 23. […]

  • NASA Missions Catch First Light from a Gravitational-Wave Event
    on October 16, 2017 at 1:36 pm

    For the first time, NASA scientists have detected light tied to a gravitational-wave event, thanks to two merging neutron stars in the galaxy NGC 4993, located about 130 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Hydra. […]

  • Facebook Live with Astronauts Kicks Off Year of Education on Space Station
    on October 12, 2017 at 11:15 pm

    The first major event for the Year of Education on Station (YES) will be hosted by NASA astronaut Joe Acaba and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Paolo Nespoli on a special Facebook Live broadcast from the International Space Station. […]

  • NASA Pinpoints Cause of Earth’s Recent Record Carbon Dioxide Spike
    on October 12, 2017 at 6:26 pm

    A new NASA study provides space-based evidence that Earth’s tropical regions were the cause of the largest annual increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration seen in at least 2,000 years. […]