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The Second Meeting of the National Space Council on This Week @NASA – February 23, 2018

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Vice President Mike Pence led the second meeting of the National Space Council, Next Space Station Crew Trains for Launch, and Webb Telescope to Reveal Secrets of Mars … a few of the stories...

Transformation of America's Multi-User Spaceport

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NASA's Kennedy Space Center is a thriving spaceport where commercial companies and government entities work together to ensure America is leading in space. This video is available for download...

NASA Provides Coverage of the National Space Council Meeting

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NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida hosted a meeting of the National Space Council, chaired by Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday, Feb. 21. This was the second meeting of the council,...

What is the RS-25 Engine?

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The RS-25 was the main engine of the space shuttle. There will be four RS-25's used for the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket. This video is available for download from NASA's Image and Video...

A Strong State of NASA on This Week @NASA – February 16, 2018

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The Fiscal Year 2019 budget and the State of NASA, astronauts at work outside the International Space Station, and the arrival of our next planet-hunting satellite … a few of the stories...

State of NASA: How Cool Is That?

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On Feb. 12, NASA centers across the country hosted “State of NASA” events, following President Trump's Fiscal Year 2019 budget proposal delivery to the U.S. Congress. The events included...

“State of NASA” Events Highlight Agency Goals for Space Exploration

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On Feb. 12, NASA centers across the country hosted “State of NASA” events, following President Trump's Fiscal Year 2019 budget proposal delivery to the U.S. Congress. The events included...

Exploration. It's What We Do.

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Exploration is a tradition at NASA. We reach for new heights and reveal the unknown for the benefit of humankind. On February, 12, 2018, Acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot gave a State...

Webb Telescope Moves Westward on This Week @NASA – February 9, 2018

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Our Webb Space Telescope – on the move, new details about the atmospheres of some Earth-sized exoplanets, and another milestone in the transformation of an historic launch pad … a few of...

Celestial Triple Treat on This Week @NASA – February 2, 2018

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Super Blue Blood Moon – a rare triple treat up in the sky, celebrating America's first explorer in space, and smoke and fire – another Space Launch System engine test … a few of the...

Explorer 1: How America's First Satellite Helped Create NASA

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On Jan. 31, 1958, at 10:48 p.m. EST, Explorer 1 launched into space, hurtling into Earth's orbit in seven and a half minutes. Read more: https://go.nasa.gov/2nwic63 The next day's front-page...

Jan. 31, 2018 Super Blue Blood Moon and Lunar Eclipse

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January 31 brings a lunar trifecta: the super blue blood Moon! Starting at 5:30 a.m. Eastern, NASA TV will offer a livestream of the Moon. This full moon is the third in a series of “supermoons,...

Going EVA Outside the Space Station on This Week @NASA – January 26, 2018

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The first space station spacewalk of the new year, launching GOLD to study Earth's near-space environment, and – read all about it … there's NASA tech you probably use every day …...

Feel the Rumble! RS-25 Engine Test on This Week @NASA – January 19, 2018

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Firing the engine that will power humans to deep space, testing a potential source of power for future exploration, and practicing water recovery of the Orion spacecraft – a few of the stories...

2017 Takes Second Place for Hottest Year

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Earth's surface temperatures in 2017 were the second warmest since since 1880, when global estimates first become feasible, NASA scientists found. News release: https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/l...

Webb Space Telescope Update on This Week @NASA – January 12, 2018

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The James Webb Space Telescope's cryogenic vacuum testing at our Johnson Space Center verified it's ready for the cold, harsh environment of space, and its mission to uncover a part of...

Flight Through Orion Nebula in Visible and Infrared Light

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By combining the visible and infrared capabilities of the Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes, astronomers and visualization specialists from NASA's Universe of Learning program have created...

Webb Telescope Tested for Space, Ready for Science

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NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is a civilization scale mission, set to look back to the first galaxies formed after the Big Bang and help answer the question “are we alone in the universe?...

NASA Remembers Moonwalker, Shuttle Commander John Young

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Astronaut John Young, who walked on the Moon during Apollo 16 and commanded the first space shuttle mission, has passed away at the age of 87. He is the only person to go into space as part...

GOES-16 Satellite Tracks East Coast Storm

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This 24-hour infrared loop from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) GOES-16 satellite shows the evolution of the deepening east coast cyclone. The Geostationary Operational...

Moon Phases 2018 - Northern Hemisphere - 4K

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This 4K visualization shows the Moon's phase and libration at hourly intervals throughout 2018, as viewed from the Northern Hemisphere. Two 'supermoons' will ring in the New Year on Jan. 1,...