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NASA's new astronauts

Mission Monday: Meet NASA’s new astronauts!

NASA added 11 new astronauts to its ranks in January. Get to know these scientists, engineers, doctors, and pilots in ...
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Space Center Book Club: Astronaut Biographies

Space Center Book Club: Astronaut Biographies

Do you find yourself with more time on your hands lately? Want to stay excited by space exploration? We’re here ...
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/ Books
Try this at home Part 2: Cleaning water

Try this at home Part 2: Cleaning water

Though the center is temporarily closed, we are still passionate about sharing science and space! In this series, get hands-on ...
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/ Activity, Education, featured
Science on ISS: Mouse Immunology-2

Science on ISS: Mouse Immunology-2

In November, NASA will celebrate 20 years of continuous human habitation of the International Space Station. This monumental feat has ...
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/ featured, Space News
Early women astronauts of NASA

Women’s History Month Trivia: Week 4

This month we are celebrating Women’s History Month by highlighting some of the space exploration achievements and milestones of women ...
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/ featured, Trivia
Apollo mission quarantine procedures

Apollo mission quarantine procedures

Did you know that Apollo astronaut Neil Armstrong celebrated his 39th birthday in quarantine after returning from the historic Apollo ...
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/ Apollo, featured, Space History
HERA XXI analog egress

Mission Monday: Preparing people to go to the Moon and beyond with Artemis

NASA once again set its eyes on the Moon, but the road back won’t be easy. A team of NASA ...
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/ featured, Mission Monday
What is a supernova?

What is a supernova?

Space is big! Science is cool! Let’s talk about it. Though the center is closed temporarily , we are still ...
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/ Education, featured
Try this at home part 1: Grow your own space seeds

Try this at home part 1: Grow your own space seeds

Though the center is temporarily closed, we are still passionate about sharing science and space! In this series, get hands-on ...
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/ Activity, Education, featured
Colorful, creative, and iconic NASA mission patches

Colorful, creative, and iconic NASA mission patches

NASA has a long-standing tradition of designing custom patches to accompany each space exploration mission. Hear from a NASA patch ...
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/ featured, Space History
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