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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series - Space Tourism For All: Overcoming Challenges

VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Space Tourism For All: Overcoming Challenges

Though Space Center Houston theaters are temporarily closed, we are still passionate about sharing science and space exploration with our ...
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/ Space News, thought leader, Video
Photo Puzzle: Splashdown!

Photo Puzzle: Splashdown!

On August 2, 2020 SpaceX Demo-2 splashed down, returning to earth! In this image, SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour spacecraft lands ...
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/ featured, Trivia & Puzzles
Enterprise free-flight

Mission Monday: First free-flight test of space shuttle Enterprise

Forty-three years ago, on Aug. 12, 1977, Enterprise took the next giant leap in NASA’s space shuttle Approach and Landing ...
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/ Mission Monday, Space History
NASA tram tour

Rocket Trivia: Week 1

Blast off with this month’s trivia, all about rockets, from the mighty Saturn V that propelled the first men to ...
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Curiosity

Mission Monday: 5 fast facts about NASA’s Curiosity rover

For eight years, Curiosity has roamed the surface of the red planet. The car-sized rover journeyed to Mars to answer ...
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/ featured, Uncategorized
Try this at home: Build a Greenhouse for Mars

Try this at home: Build a Greenhouse for Mars

Build Your Own Greenhouse Objective Observe how a greenhouse functions as a plant support, and how the greenhouse affects the ...
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/ Education, featured
#OTD: First Use of the Lunar Roving Vehicle – July 31, 1971

#OTD: First Use of the Lunar Roving Vehicle – July 31, 1971

In this image, the Lunar Roving Vehicle is photographed alone against the desolate lunar background following the third Apollo 15 ...
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/ featured, Space History
JPL High Bay 1 clean room

Clean room trivia: Week 5

This month’s trivia is all about clean rooms, which play an important role in protecting satellites, spacecraft, and equipment prior ...
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/ featured, Trivia & Puzzles
NASA's MRO

Mission Monday: NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter still circling the red planet 14 years after arrival

In this week’s Mission Monday, we are featuring a NASA mission that has provided scientists with nearly 400 Terabits of ...
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RoboSimian

Top 10 NASA robotics photo gallery

From roaming rovers to robots that will mine the Moon, NASA’s got it all. Take a look at some of ...
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/ featured, science
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