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Pop Quiz: Pioneering Missions and Discoveries

This month’s pop quiz is all about the pioneering missions and discoveries that have made a significant contribution in human ...
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Launch your day with Crew-2

Launch your day with Crew-2

Be part of the NASA mission and watch history on April 22 as we launch astronauts from American soil for ...
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/ featured, newsworthy, Space News
Solving Space: Aurora Australis by NASA's IMAGE Spacecraft

Solving Space: Aurora Australis by NASA’s IMAGE Spacecraft

On April 22, 1970, the world marked the first Earth Day. To celebrate, we’re sharing amazing images of Earth from ...
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Photo Gallery: STS-1 40th anniversary

Photo Gallery: STS-1 40th anniversary

When Space Shuttle Columbia took to the skies on its maiden voyage on April 12, 1981, a new era of ...
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/ featured, Space History
Artemis astronaut Joe Acaba

Artemis astronaut feature: Joe Acaba

Last year, NASA named the first Artemis astronauts. The mission to return to the Moon begins with the first Artemis ...
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/ Astronaut Facts, featured
The story behind our Orbiter Access Arm

The story behind our Orbiter Access Arm

Have you seen the shuttle-era Orbiter Access Arm in Independence Plaza? Find out how this historic artifact found its way ...
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/ Exhibits, featured, Space History
Solving Space: Earth From Space - Madagascar

Solving Space: Earth From Space – Madagascar

On April 22, 1970, the world marked the first Earth Day. To celebrate, we’re sharing amazing images of Earth from ...
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Space Center Houston adds new lunar sample

Space Center Houston adds new lunar sample

Space Center Houston has a new lunar sample on display! Sample no. 76015 is displayed in our Lunar Vault, pictured ...
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/ Exhibits, featured, newsworthy
Lyrid meteor shower

Eyes Up – April

The night sky offers a show unlike anything else. In this monthly series, we will explore some of the ...
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/ featured, Science
VIDEO: Thought Leader Series - Going back to the Moon: Lunar Landing

VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Going back to the Moon: Lunar Landing

During this unique time, we are still passionate about sharing science and space exploration with our community. That’s why we ...
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/ featured, Science, thought leader, Video
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