VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – The Future of Spaceflight

The future of spaceflight will be here sooner than you think. NASA’s plans currently have humans traveling back to the Moon by 2024. How will they get there? How will they sustain their presence on the lunar surface? In the Aug. 9 installment of our ongoing Thought Leader Series experts

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Inside Mission Control with Current Flight Controllers

What is it like to sit at the helm of human spaceflight and work with a variety of highly-trained teams of engineers and scientists? Look inside what it’s like to be in Mission Control during this July 23, 2019 installment of our Thought Leader Series featuring current NASA Johnson Space

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Remembering Legendary Flight Director Chris Kraft

Christopher C. Kraft Jr. put Mission Control on the map and got his name put on it for his efforts. Kraft died Monday, two days after the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. He was 95. An integral part of the NASA’s origins, Kraft helped shape the function

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Guest post: Historic Apollo Mission Control Center restoration now complete

A community of backers from around the world joined Space Center Houston and the City of Webster to help restore the Apollo Mission Control Center at NASA Johnson Space Center and preserve the legacy of the Apollo Program just in time for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.

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Image of the Week: Blazars, gamma rays and black holes

It’s been a minute since we posted an Image of the Week. To make up for it, we’re giving you three very neat images of space stuff. So let’s talk about cosmic phenomena. Pulsars are highly magnetized rotating neutron stars that emits beams of electromagnetic radiation. Quasars are massive and extremely remote celestial objects, emitting

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Twins Study research reveals effects of space

Scott Kelly spent a year in space for science. What did NASA learn about his time there? The results of their groundbreaking Twins Study were recently revealed in an article in Science magazine. The research used Kelly and his twin brother, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, to study the effects of

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Expedition 59 lifts off Thursday

On Thursday, the next set of astronauts will journey to the International Space Station. Expedition 59 aboard the Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft at 2:14 p.m. CST from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on a six-hour journey to the station. Watch this exciting launch at Space Center Houston, where we will air

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Image of the Week: An ISS Morning

On Feb. 21, astronaut Anne McClain took the photo above from the International Space Station. She tweeted about it too, saying “”Good morning to our beautiful world, and to all the beautiful people who call it home! #TeamHuman” McClain is part of Expedition 58/59 and launched to ISS in December

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Hear the winds of Mars in this NASA video

One of the simplest pleasures in life is listening to the wind whisper through the trees on a warm spring day. On Earth, that is. It’s harder to accomplish that on Mars, since no day is particularly warm and there are no trees. However, thanks to a new video from

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Special presentation by ISS crew this February

Space Center Houston will host a special presentation featuring the astronauts from Expeditions 56 and 57 to the International Space Station. NASA astronauts Drew Feustel, Ricky Arnold and Serena Aunon-Chancellor will be joined by Roscosmos astronauts Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev and ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst. Held at 6:30 p.m.

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