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NASA Picks Artemis Astronauts for Moon Training

NASA Picks Artemis Astronauts for Moon Training

NASA Picks Artemis Astronauts for Moon Training NASA Picks Artemis Astronauts for Moon Training NASA on Wednesday introduced the group of astronauts it has chosen for upcoming missions to the moon. The program, called Artemis, aims to send people back to the moon for the first time since the end of NASA’s Apollo program in 1972. “This is the first …

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NASA Launched a Rocket 54 Years Ago. Has It Finally Come Home?

NASA Launched a Rocket 54 Years Ago. Has It Finally Come Home?

NASA Launched a Rocket 54 Years Ago. Has It Finally Come Home? NASA Launched a Rocket 54 Years Ago. Has It Finally Come Home? It was after midnight on Sept. 19 and Paul Chodas, the manager of the Center for Near Earth Object Studies at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., was working late, studying an object called 2020 …

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SpaceX NASA Live Updates: Astronauts Prepare for Launch

Astronauts Soichi Noguchi, left, Shannon Walker, Victor Glover and Mike Hopkins at Cape Canaveral before the launch. 

SpaceX NASA Live Updates: Astronauts Prepare for Launch SpaceX NASA Live Updates: Astronauts Prepare for Launch Here’s what you need to know: Four astronauts — three from NASA, one from JAXA, the Japanese space agency — will be sitting inside a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, boosted to orbit on top of a Falcon 9 rocket. The mission is known as …

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SpaceX’s Next NASA Launch: When to Watch

SpaceX’s Next NASA Launch: When to Watch

SpaceX’s Next NASA Launch: When to Watch SpaceX’s Next NASA Launch: When to Watch In Florida on Sunday, a rocket and capsule built by SpaceX will carry crew members to the International Space Station. The NASA mission follows on a successful demonstration of the same spacecraft that launched in May and returned two astronauts to Earth in August. Here’s what …

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NASA Astronauts Safely Return to Earth: ‘Thank You for Flying SpaceX’

NASA Astronauts Safely Return to Earth: ‘Thank You for Flying SpaceX’

NASA Astronauts Safely Return to Earth: ‘Thank You for Flying SpaceX’ NASA Astronauts Safely Return to Earth: ‘Thank You for Flying SpaceX’ The first astronaut trip to orbit by a private company parachuted to a safe conclusion in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday. It was the first water landing by NASA astronauts since 1975, when the agency’s crews were …

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To Land Perseverance Rover in One Piece, NASA Made Improvements

To Land Perseverance Rover in One Piece, NASA Made Improvements

To Land Perseverance Rover in One Piece, NASA Made Improvements To Land Perseverance Rover in One Piece, NASA Made Improvements When NASA’s Perseverance rover arrives at Mars, mission managers will be watching, helpless to do anything. The $2.4 billion spacecraft will hit the top of the Martian atmosphere at more than 12,000 miles per hour and then come to a …

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SpaceX Crew Dragon to Bring 2 NASA Astronauts Home

SpaceX Crew Dragon to Bring 2 NASA Astronauts Home

SpaceX Crew Dragon to Bring 2 NASA Astronauts Home SpaceX Crew Dragon to Bring 2 NASA Astronauts Home If a hurricane does not get in the way, two astronauts who took the first commercial trip to orbit will return home on Sunday. Two astronauts, Robert L. Behnken and Douglas G. Hurley, traveled to the International Space Station in May aboard …

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NASA Mars Launch 2020: Highlights From Perseverance Rover’s Journey

NASA Mars Launch 2020: Highlights From Perseverance Rover's Journey

NASA Mars Launch 2020: Highlights From Perseverance Rover’s Journey NASA Mars Launch 2020: Highlights From Perseverance Rover’s Journey NASA’s Perseverance rover is headed to Mars, the third spacecraft to head that way this month. Perseverance, a robotic wheeled vehicle designed to look for signs of past life on Mars, lifted off from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Thursday at 7:50 …

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Why NASA Picked Jezero Crater for the Perseverance Rover

Why NASA Picked Jezero Crater for the Perseverance Rover

Why NASA Picked Jezero Crater for the Perseverance Rover Why NASA Picked Jezero Crater for the Perseverance Rover Sixteen years ago, Caleb Fassett, then a graduate student at Brown University, spotted an intriguing hole in the ground on Mars. Mars today is cold and dry, but it was not always that way. Here was one of the places with clear …

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NASA Delays James Webb Telescope Launch Date, Again

NASA Delays James Webb Telescope Launch Date, Again

NASA Delays James Webb Telescope Launch Date, Again NASA Delays James Webb Telescope Launch Date, Again After years of budget overruns, testing problems and political difficulties, NASA’s next great telescope has been delayed again, the space agency announced Thursday. The James Webb Space Telescope, which was proceeding toward a launch date of March 2021, will now be launched no sooner …

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