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 top viewing experiences for backyard astronomers. April 2 – Antares The bright star Antares will make an appearance tonight to the right of the waning gibbous Moon, which will rise around

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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 hosted our February Thought Leader Series virtually. In our March Thought Leader Series, presented by The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), a panel of experts discuss NASA’s Human Landing

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Scott Kelly giving himself the flu shot in space

NASA vaccine research in microgravity

Get the scoop on NASA’s microgravity-based vaccine development studies and why it’s important to research vaccines in space in today’s blog post. Thanks to NASA, vaccine development is being streamlined as a result of studies being conducted in microgravity onboard the International Space Station (ISS). Early microgravity-based vaccine development research

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Full Moon

Eyes Up – March

The night sky offers a show unlike anything else. In this monthly series, we will explore some of the top viewing experiences for backyard astronomers. March 3 – Mars makes an appearance Look for Mars this evening, about 3 degrees from the star cluster Pleiades, also known as the Seven

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Night Sky

Eyes Up – February

The night sky offers a show unlike anything else. In this monthly series, we will explore some of the top viewing experiences for backyard astronomers. Feb. 2 – Near Earth Object (2020 SO) Around 3:42 p.m. CT, look for Near Earth Object 2020 SO, which is roughly 25-56 feet in

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Exploring the Mars Perseverance Rover

During this unique time, we are still passionate about sharing science and space exploration with our community. That’s why we hosted our January Thought Leader Series virtually. In our January Thought Leader Series, presented by The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), a panel of experts will discuss NASA’s Perseverance

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22 teams selected for final stage of Space Robotics Challenge Phase 2

NASA, in partnership with Space Center Houston, has selected 22 qualifying teams to compete in the competition round of Phase 2 of the Space Robotics Challenge. Eligible teams will advance to the final virtual competition round, which will begin in late January. e Phase 2 of the Space Robotics Challenge

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Eyes up – January

The night sky offers a show unlike anything else. In this monthly series, we will explore some of the top viewing experiences for backyard astronomers. Jan. 4 – Quadrantids meteor shower The Quadrantids meteor shower, which peaks during early-January each year, is considered to be one of the best annual

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Illuminating Space

During this unique time, we are still passionate about sharing science and space exploration with our community. That’s why we hosted our December Thought Leader Series virtually. Did you know astronauts aboard the International Space Station experience about 16 “sunsets” per day because the station circles Earth every 90 minutes?

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Crew-1 mission

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 prepare for liftoff aboard spacecraft ‘Resilience’

Are you ready for #LaunchAmerica? NASA and SpaceX are targeting Nov. 14 for the launch of the agency’s Crew-1 mission to the International Space Station (ISS). Liftoff is scheduled for Nov. 14 6:49 p.m. CT* from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Watch the launch and

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