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Spot the International Space Station

Did you know there are six humans living in space, and you can see their home from your home? NASA astronaut Nick Hague shares how you can use https://spotthestation.nasa.gov/ to find out when the International Space Station will be visible from your town!

Apollo 8: A Story of Christmas Around the Moon

50 years ago, three NASA astronauts embarked on a journey that would take them “Round the moon and back”. The Apollo 8 mission proved the performance of the command and service module. This historic mission launched on December 21, 1968 to demonstrate a lunar trajectory and was the first manned launch of the Saturn V […]

Highlighting Artemis with Help from Hollywood on This Week @NASA – September 20, 2019

Highlighting Artemis with help from Hollywood, preparing to launch to the only laboratory in microgravity, and testing new lunar landing technology … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! This video is available for download from NASA’s Image and Video Library: https://images.nasa.gov/details-NHQ_2019_0920_Highlighting%20Artemis%20with%20Help%20from%20Hollywood%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20%E2%80%93%20September%2020,%202019.html

Seeking Landers to Return Humans to the Moon on This Week @NASA – July 26, 2019

Seeking ideas for landing systems to return humans to the Moon, showcasing our aeronautics research efforts, and the science connection to Apollo 11’s splashdown … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! This video is available for download from NASA’s Image and Video Library: https://images.nasa.gov/details-NHQ_2019_0726_Seeking%20Landers%20to%20Return%20Humans%20to%20the%20Moon%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20%E2%80%93%20July%2026,%202019.html

SpaceX’s CRS-14 Mission to the Space Station: What’s On Board?

Over 5,800 pounds of NASA science, crew supplies and hardware will launch to the International Space Station on SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft. It’s scheduled to launch April 2, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. EDT, and you can watch live on NASA Television. This will be SpaceX’s 14th cargo mission to the station. Learn more about the investigations […]

SpaceX's CRS-14 Mission to the Space Station: What's On Board?

Over 5,800 pounds of NASA science, crew supplies and hardware will launch to the International Space Station on SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft. It’s scheduled to launch April 2, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. EDT, and you can watch live on NASA Television. This will be SpaceX’s 14th cargo mission to the station. Learn more about the investigations […]

NASA | Superstar Eta Carinae Shoots Cosmic Rays

A new study using data from NASA’s NuSTAR space telescope suggests that the most luminous and massive stellar system within 10,000 light-years, Eta Carinae, is accelerating particles to high energies — some of which may reach Earth as cosmic rays. https://go.nasa.gov/2tPxKpA Cosmic rays with energies greater than 1 billion electron volts (eV) come to us […]

NASA Explorers S4 E2: The Scientists

Putting your life’s work on top of a rocket may seem like a daunting task, but that’s exactly what scientists have been doing for decades as they launch their research to the International Space Station. This season on #NASAExplorers, we’re exploring why we send science to space, and what it takes to get it there. […]

“Best of the Best” Provides New Views, Commentary of Shuttle Launches

This video from the Glenn Research Center highlights in stunning, behind-the-scenes imagery the launches of three space shuttle missions: STS-114, STS-117, and STS-124. NASA engineers provide commentary as footage from the ground and from the orbiters themselves document in detail the first phase of a mission.

"Best of the Best" Provides New Views, Commentary of Shuttle Launches

This video from the Glenn Research Center highlights in stunning, behind-the-scenes imagery the launches of three space shuttle missions: STS-114, STS-117, and STS-124. NASA engineers provide commentary as footage from the ground and from the orbiters themselves document in detail the first phase of a mission.