CineSpace First Place – The Most Ideal Place

CineSpace, a short film competition created by NASA Johnson Space Center in partnership with the Houston Cinema Arts Society, offers aspiring and professional filmmakers a chance to share their works inspired by, and using, actual NASA imagery. This week, we are sharing the first place winner “The Most Ideal Place.”

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Trivia: Expedition 1

Twenty years ago this week, Expedition 1 docked with the International Space Station, kicking off two decades of uninterrupted human presence onboard the orbital laboratory. Today we are celebrating this anniversary and historic moment in spaceflight history with a pop quiz!

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Heroes Appreciation Month 2020

As we all cope with this difficult moment in our community, our country and our world, we remember the people who put their lives and health on the line every day. At home and abroad, our military and first responders like firefighters, police officers and emergency medical technicians work hard

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VIDEO: Expedition 1 – The Beginning

Watch with us as the Expedition 1 crew — the very first mission to the International Space Station — discusses what was it like to live and work aboard our orbiting laboratory 20 years ago. Explore More Explore the articles below to learn more about the International Space Station and

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Photo Gallery: Galaxy Frights 2020

Guests are exploring spooky space science today at our first every Galaxy Frights experience, presented by Reliant. Check out the photo gallery below to see some of the great costumes and creepy cosmic experiences. We’ve seen some cosmic, cute and creepy costumes. Guests are exploring spooky space science in our

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Launch and Landing: ISS Crew Change Ahead of 20th Anniversary of Continuous Space Habitation

This month marked a crew rotation on the International Space Station! On October 14, along with two Russian cosmonauts, NASA astronaut Kate Rubins arrived aboard the ISS. As the ISS approaches the 20th anniversary of continuous human presence, astronauts continue to test technologies, perform science, and develop the skills needed

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Space Station Collaboration Trivia: Week 5

This year the International Space Station celebrates (ISS) 20 years of continuous human presence, a major global achievement. However, international collaboration in space began long before the ISS. Get ready to test your knowledge of some of human spaceflight’s greatest global team-ups!

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CineSpace Second Place – The Only Home We Will Ever Know

CineSpace, a short film competition created by NASA Johnson Space Center in partnership with the Houston Cinema Arts Society, offers aspiring and professional filmmakers a chance to share their works inspired by, and using, actual NASA imagery. This week, we are sharing the second place winner “The Only Home We

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Mission Monday – Our Shuttle Carrier Aircraft celebrates its 50th birthday

This month, one of the largest artifacts at the center turns fifty! One of only two NASA shuttle carrier aircraft in the world, NASA 905 is still capturing the imagination of visitors from across the globe, even in retirement. In celebration of NASA’s original shuttle carrier aircraft turning 50, we

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Out of this World Playlist: What Music Do Astronauts Listen to for Wake-Up?

During the Gemini 6 mission, NASA surprised astronauts Wally Schirra and Tom Stafford with a special wake up call. Popular singer Jack Jones sang “Hello Wally” to kick off a funny parody of Broadway-hit song, “Hello Dolly!” The fun inside joke became a mission tradition and musical astronaut wake-up calls

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