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  • newOn his first day, NASA's new administrator sets an inclusive tone - Ars Technica
    Ars TechnicaOn his first day, NASA's new administrator sets an inclusive toneArs TechnicaThe difference between "mankind" and "humankind" may be just two letters, but for those seeking equality in human spaceflight endeavors, those two letters m…
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  • newEngility to support NASA's Johnson Space Center - PR Newswire (press release)
    PR Newswire (press release)Engility to support NASA's Johnson Space CenterPR Newswire (press release)CHANTILLY, Va., April 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EGL) is a teammate on the recently awarded Mission Systems Operati…
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  • newToday In History, April 24: Space Shuttle Discovery - Madison.com
    Today In History, April 24: Space Shuttle DiscoveryMadison.com1967: Vladimir Komarov. 1967: Vladimir Komarov. In 1967, Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov was killed when his Soyuz 1 spacecraft smashed into the Earth after his parachutes failed to…
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  • newToday in History for April 24th - The Daily Freeman
    Today in History for April 24thThe Daily FreemanIn 1953, British statesman Winston Churchill was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. In 1962, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology achieved the first satellite relay of a television signal, using…
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  • newDaily Almanac for Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - The Columbus Dispatch
    The Columbus DispatchDaily Almanac for Tuesday, April 24, 2018The Columbus DispatchToday is Tuesday, April 24, the 114th day of 2018. There are 251 days left in the year. Highlights in history. • In 1953, British statesman Winston Churchill wa…
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  • newWhat are Fruit Flies and Human Cells Doing in a Rotating Laboratory in Space? - The Wire
    The WireWhat are Fruit Flies and Human Cells Doing in a Rotating Laboratory in Space?The WireThese cells are equipped to be able to produce a continuous glow without human intervention for as long as experiments need it. “This is basically a b…
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  • newYEARS AGO FOR APRIL 24 - Youngstown Vindicator
    YEARS AGO FOR APRIL 24Youngstown Vindicator1967: Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov is killed when his Soyuz 1 spacecraft smashes into the Earth; he is the first human spaceflight fatality. 1980: The United States launches an unsuccessful attempt…
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  • newBridenstine sworn in as NASA administrator - SpaceFlight Insider
    SpaceFlight InsiderBridenstine sworn in as NASA administratorSpaceFlight InsiderFinally, Pence asked all three astronauts how the ISS is expected to contribute to NASA's future human spaceflight objectives to carry out missions to the Moon and M…
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  • newToday in History - ABC News
    WTOPToday in HistoryABC NewsIn 1953, British statesman Winston Churchill was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. In 1962, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology achieved the first satellite relay of a television signal, using NASA's Echo 1 balloo…
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  • newLooking back: April 24 - Chron.com
    Looking back: April 24Chron.comIn 1953, British statesman Winston Churchill was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. In 1962, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology achieved the first satellite relay of a television signal, using NASA's Echo 1 bal…
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  • China's astronaut extravehicular activity training space suit unveiled - GBTIMES
    GBTIMESChina's astronaut extravehicular activity training space suit unveiledGBTIMESAn underwater space suit designed for training China's astronauts was displayed publicly on April 20 in Beijing, giving an insight into preparations for missions…
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  • Does a Space Race to Mars Exist? | Opinion - Yahoo News
    Yahoo NewsDoes a Space Race to Mars Exist? | OpinionYahoo NewsOther space agencies have Mars mission plans too, most notably the CNSA (China's space agency). But they don't seem to have much Mars-mission traction right now. They are focusing on…
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  • NASA Finally Gets a New Leader - Nextgov
    NextgovNASA Finally Gets a New LeaderNextgovToday, nasa's astronaut classes are pretty evenly split between astronauts with military backgrounds and astronauts who are civilians—scientists, doctors, engineers, and others. Sixty years ago, it m…
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  • SpaceX to build BFR factory in Southern California - Spaceflight Now
    Spaceflight NowSpaceX to build BFR factory in Southern CaliforniaSpaceflight NowSpaceX plans to build its massive BFR rocket boosters and spaceships inside a cavernous new factory at the Port of Los Angeles, officials announced this week. Los An…
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  • This week in tech, 20 years ago - The Verge
    The VergeThis week in tech, 20 years agoThe VergeWired has only a little bit more detail, confusingly offered under the headline “Online DVD Rentals.” I haven't found the Reuters article, and my odds of digging up the original Yomiuri Shimbu…
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  • The mad, volunteer-run mission to fire a human into space by 2030 - Wired.co.uk
    Wired.co.ukThe mad, volunteer-run mission to fire a human into space by 2030Wired.co.uk“I wouldn't say we're competing with Nasa, per se,” says Mads Wilson, 41, a freelance IT consultant who joined the group, Copenhagen Suborbitals, in 2013,…
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  • NASA's exploration goals come into focus with updated road map - SpaceFlight Insider
    NASA's exploration goals come into focus with updated road mapSpaceFlight InsiderFour months after President Trump directed NASA to return to the Moon, the agency has presented a road map to meet the goals outlined in Space Policy Directive-1. T…
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  • NASA Exploration Campaign opens new opportunities for science - SpaceNews
    SpaceNewsNASA Exploration Campaign opens new opportunities for scienceSpaceNewsAs NASA shifts its human spaceflight program towards a return to the moon, the programs supporting that new direction are creating opportunities for science both on a…
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  • Mercury 13: the untold story of women testing for spaceflight in the ... - The Guardian
    The GuardianMercury 13: the untold story of women testing for spaceflight in the ...The GuardianIn a new Netflix documentary, the tales of 13 female pilots who dreamed of becoming astronauts yet were denied the opportunity by Nasa are finally br…
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  • Op-ed | Back to 'back to the moon' - SpaceNews
    SpaceNewsOp-ed | Back to 'back to the moon'SpaceNewsThis op-ed originally appeared in the April 9, 2018 issue of SpaceNews magazine. The Trump administration has set out a new civil space policy. The announcement and first meeting of the newly r…
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  • Yuri's Night comes to Kennedy Space Center - SpaceFlight Insider
    SpaceFlight InsiderYuri's Night comes to Kennedy Space CenterSpaceFlight InsiderYuri's Night (YN) is an annual global celebration of humanity's past, present, and future in space. It was started by Loretta and George Whitesides, and Trish Garner…
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  • Starliner might be the next generation of human spaceflight - The Financial Analyst
    The Financial AnalystStarliner might be the next generation of human spaceflightThe Financial AnalystThe Article from Starliner might be the next generation of human spaceflight. Currently, NASA sends its astronauts to ISS aboard Russia's Soyuz…
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  • Galactic Strains to Celebrate the International Day of Human Space Flight - Marijuana.com
    Marijuana.comGalactic Strains to Celebrate the International Day of Human Space FlightMarijuana.comOn this day in 1961, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gargin made a 108-minute orbital flight in his Vostok 1 spacecraft and became the first human in space…
    - 12 days ago 13 Apr 18, 12:49am -
  • Photos: Looking back at the evolution of human spaceflight - Quartz
    QuartzPhotos: Looking back at the evolution of human spaceflightQuartzApril 12th is the International Day of Human Spaceflight, a day set aside by the United Nations for recognizing the “important contribution of space science and technology i…
    - 12 days ago 12 Apr 18, 12:24pm -
  • Russia marks 57th anniversary of historic spaceflight - Anadolu Agency
    Anadolu AgencyRussia marks 57th anniversary of historic spaceflightAnadolu Agency"Russia is the undisputed leader in manned space exploration and space launches, despite the enormous difficulties that the country faced after the collapse of the…
    - 12 days ago 12 Apr 18, 10:15am -
  • A brief look at the history (and future) of humans in space - Cosmos
    CosmosA brief look at the history (and future) of humans in spaceCosmosHumanity made its first giant leap into the void on 12 April 1961, when Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human being to journey into space. As his diving-helmet…
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  • SPECIAL: International Day Of Human Space Flight - KMUW
    SPECIAL: International Day Of Human Space FlightKMUWKMUW Music is celebrating International Day of Human Space Flight, marking the first human flight in outer space by Yuri Gagarin in 1961. Tune in to Global Village, Strange Currency and Night T…
    - 14 days ago 10 Apr 18, 6:54pm -
  • Boeing's first crewed space flight may be more than just a test - Engadget
    EngadgetBoeing's first crewed space flight may be more than just a testEngadgetRussia doesn't have any more Soyuz seats to offer us for purchase, so that leaves a significant gap between when we will need operational human spaceflight capabiliti…
    - 18 days ago 6 Apr 18, 4:30pm -
  • Flight Research, Inc. introduces new Spaceflight Training Program - GlobeNewswire (press release)
    GlobeNewswire (press release)Flight Research, Inc. introduces new Spaceflight Training ProgramGlobeNewswire (press release)Mojave, Calif., April 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Flight Research, Inc. (www.flightresearch.com), a leading provider of F…
    - 19 days ago 5 Apr 18, 4:05pm -
  • Chinese space lab burns up on re-entry over Pacific Ocean - Spaceflight Now
    Spaceflight NowChinese space lab burns up on re-entry over Pacific OceanSpaceflight NowThe China Manned Space Agency, which oversees the country's human spaceflight program, confirmed the Tiangong 1 spacecraft's re-entry in a brief statement ear…
    - 21 days ago 3 Apr 18, 6:11pm -

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  • newNASA Has An Administrator Again
    Vice President Pence Swears in New NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine (with video) "It is a great privilege for me to be here today, to be able to usher in on behalf of the President of the United States what we...
    - 14 hours ago 23 Apr 18, 11:58pm -
  • newHBR: Since 2006 NASA has been in "the network model"
    The Reinvention of NASA, Harvard Business Review "NASA today is a very different beast from the NASA of the 1960s. Though many would call that decade NASA's golden age, we'd argue that NASA's innovation and influence is even greater today."...
    - 21 hours ago 23 Apr 18, 5:32pm -
  • Bridenstine To Be Sworn In On Monday
    NASA Invites Media to Swearing-In of New Administrator James Bridenstine "Media are invited to see Vice President Mike Pence swear in Jim Bridenstine as NASA's new administrator at 2:30 p.m. EDT Monday, April 23, at the agency's headquarters in Washi…
    - 2 days ago 22 Apr 18, 10:05pm -
  • Future Astronaut Takes A Lone Stand
    Why a 7 year old walked out of school alone, CNN "Seven-year-old Havana Chapman-Edwards was the only student at an Alexandria, Virginia, elementary school to participate when students across the nation walked out of school in support of school shooti…
    - 3 days ago 21 Apr 18, 10:12pm -
  • Jim Bridenstine Is The Next Administrator of NASA
    Keith's 19 April update: The vote tally today is 50 to 49. Jim Bridenstine is the next administrator of NASA. Vice President Pence was present in case there was a 50/50 tie. Sen. Flake waited until the last minute...
    - 5 days ago 19 Apr 18, 6:44pm -
  • Whales As A Unit Of Measure For Launch Vehicles
    Keith's note: I guess ULA has adopted a humpback whale as a standard unit of measure with which to compare launch vehicles. In so doing Tory Bruno is now mocking - my mockery - of his original infographic with...
    - 7 days ago 18 Apr 18, 1:07am -
  • A Closer Look at VP Pence's Space Speech
    Remarks by Vice President Pence at the 34th Space Symposium Colorado Springs, CO "You know, since day one of our administration, President Trump has been working to keep his promise to restore America's proud legacy of leadership in space,...
    - 7 days ago 17 Apr 18, 9:16pm -
  • NASA Authorization Act of 2018 Passes House Science Committee
    House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Approves Bipartisan NASA Authorization Act of 2018 "The U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, chaired by Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), today approved the National Aeronautics and Space Admin…
    - 7 days ago 17 Apr 18, 7:56pm -
  • SpaceX Is Building BFR In LA
    Officially announcing that @SpaceX will start production development of the Big Falcon Rocket 🚀 in the @PortofLA! This vehicle holds the promise of taking humanity deeper into the cosmos than ever before. #SOTC2018 pic.twitter.com/2TtGy9NERX&mdash…
    - 7 days ago 17 Apr 18, 4:25pm -
  • White Paper on Cislunar Development
    Aerospace Corporation White paper: Cislunar Development: What to Build - and Why "The Aerospace Corporation's Center for Space Policy and Strategy (CSPS) released a new policy paper that explores future opportunities in cislunar space - essentially,…
    - 7 days ago 17 Apr 18, 3:03pm -
  • NASAWatch on CGTN Talking About TESS

    - 7 days ago 17 Apr 18, 12:30pm -
  • Bridenstine Confirmation Moving Ahead (Update)
    Keith's earlier note: Sources report that the nomination of Rep. Jim Bridenstine to be NASA Administrator is now moving forward in the Senate along with other nominees. A vote could happen soon. Keith's update: The floor debate and vote...
    - 8 days ago 17 Apr 18, 1:45am -
  • Radical Shift in SLS Launch Plans Discussed at MSFC (Update)
    (revised) @NASA MSFC Center Director Todd May has talked to #NASA employees about new plans for the first 4 @NASA_SLS flights to be on identical rockets with @NASA_Orion but without crew. The first launch would be in 2021. First...
    - 8 days ago 16 Apr 18, 7:46pm -
  • NASA Quietly Submits ISS Transition Plan To Congress (Update)
    Keith's update: NASA quietly posted the International Space Station Transition Report pursuant to Section 303(c)(2) of the NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2017 (P.L. 115-10) a few days ago. "This report responds to direction in the National Aero…
    - 8 days ago 16 Apr 18, 3:50pm -
  • Space Threat Assessment 2018 Report from CSIS
    "The United States depends on space across the full spectrum of military operations. These space systems, both U.S. government satellites and those of commercial and international partners, are vulnerable to a wide array of threats, ranging from jamm…
    - 11 days ago 13 Apr 18, 3:01pm -

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Play Saturns Rings Like a Harp
Play Saturns Rings Like a Harp
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The Blue Horsehead Nebula in Infrared
The Blue Horsehead Nebula in Infrared
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Meteor Over Crater Lake
Meteor Over Crater Lake
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TESS Launch Close Up
TESS Launch Close Up
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Moon in the Hyades
Moon in the Hyades
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NGC 7635: The Bubble Nebula
NGC 7635: The Bubble Nebula
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