They’re going to the moon! Artemis Astronauts Announced

With the Artemis program, NASA will land the first woman and next man on the Moon by 2024. It’s the next step towards sending astronauts to Mars. Recently, NASA announced the 18 men and women selected as astronauts for the Artemis program. The astronauts on the Artemis Team come from

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Mission Monday: The first crewed rendezvous between two spacecraft

55 years ago, two crewed Gemini flights completed a historic first-of-their-kind rendezvous in orbit, propelling NASA ahead of the Soviets in the Space Race, and inching America one step closer to a lunar landing. Not everything went according to plan with the first rendezvous. The original plan had been for

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Get a sneak peek at our educator conference sessions

We received so many excellent session proposals for our 27th annual Space Exploration Educators Conference! The conference schedule will be available very soon. In the meantime, check out five top SEEC 2021 sessions. 1. NASA climate science: what is causing the sea level rise? John Patrick of NASA NSPACE Participants

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Boeing CST-100 Starliner

Commercial Crew Trivia: Week 2

This month’s trivia questions are all about Commercial Crew missions, from Boeing’s Starliner to SpaceX’s Crew Dragon. What are you waiting for? Test your knowledge below!

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Apollo 17

Mission Monday: A look back at Apollo 17

Apollo 17, the final lunar mission (so far), was the end of a historic era of human space exploration but promised a return to the Moon. On Dec. 7, 1972, three men launched on a final mission to the Moon. Making up the crew of Apollo 17 were NASA astronauts

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Photo Puzzle: Galaxy Lights

How can you enjoy a festive adventure through magical lights? Explore our Galaxy Lights! From 6 P.M. to 10 P.M. through January 3, you can experience kinetic lights and holiday film in our main plaza, live show and twinkling tree in Astronaut Gallery, winter wonderland at Zero-G Diner & patio,

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SpaceX Crew-1

Commercial Crew Trivia: Week 1

This month’s trivia questions are all about Commercial Crew missions, from Boeing’s Starliner to SpaceX’s Crew Dragon. What are you waiting for? Test your knowledge below!

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STS-97 spacewalk

Mission Monday: A popular week for space missions

Through the decades, the first week of December has been a popular time for space missions. Look back at eight flights that launched this week ranging from 1965 to 2001 with these fast facts. STS-97 Launch date: Nov. 30, 2000 Landing date: Dec. 11, 2000 Spacecraft: Shuttle Endeavour Crew: Brent

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EVA ISS

ISS20 Trivia: Week 4

This month we are celebrating 20 years of continuous human presence on the International Space Station (ISS)! In honor of this major milestone, we are featuring ISS themed trivia questions. Test your knowledge below!

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Looking out of the cupola

Mission Monday: What does the future hold for the Space Station?

This month marked 20 years of continuous human presence onboard the International Space Station (ISS), a remarkable feat. But what does the future hold for the world’s orbital laboratory? Let’s take a quick look at some of the ideas and plans NASA holds for the future of the ISS. The

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