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  • SLS Reverses NASA Technology Advances
    #NASA spent hundreds of millions of dollars to make these reusable engines disposable. Just sayin— NASA Watch (@NASAWatch) March 22, 2018 These four engines are ready to rumble for Exploration Mission-1! The first flight…
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  • Space Bills Approved By House Science Committee
    House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Approves Space Exploration and Entrepreneurship Bills "The American Leadership in Space Technology and Advanced Rocketry Act, or the ALSTAR Act, (H.R. 5345) was introduced Tuesday by Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Al…
    - 2 days ago 22 Mar 18, 3:31pm -
  • NASA Does Well In The FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill
    - 2 days ago 22 Mar 18, 3:42am -
  • Planned and Unplanned NASA Closures
    Message from the Acting NASA Administrator: Planning for Potential Lapse in Funding "As you know, the current continuing resolution funding the government expires on March 23. While we hope it won't be necessary, we need to once again make preparatio…
    - 3 days ago 21 Mar 18, 6:30pm -
  • What A NASA Administrator Actually Does
    What NASA loses without a permanent leader, The Verge "Despite the backlash to Bridenstine's politician status, being the NASA administrator means mostly working with politicians, says Garver. "I do think it is more a political job than an engineerin…
    - 3 days ago 21 Mar 18, 5:20pm -
  • The Plight Of The Citrus College Rocket Owls (Update)
    The @CitrusCollege Board of Directors has approved the trip by #RocketOwls to @NASA @StudentLaunch in Alabama @CCClarion— NASA Watch (@NASAWatch) March 21, 2018...
    - 3 days ago 21 Mar 18, 1:08am -
  • Bipartisan Congressional Letter Of Support For Bridenstine
    Letter From House Members to Senate Leadership Regarding NASA Administrator Nominee Bridenstine Keith's note: This letter was circulated by Rep. Babin and was signed by 61 members of the House - 12 of whom are Democrats. This would certainly seem...
    - 4 days ago 20 Mar 18, 7:17pm -
  • NASA Allows RTG Proposals Again
    "From: James Green, Director, NASA's Planetary Science Division via Lunar and Planetary Institute: After analysis and consultation with the Department of Energy, NASA's Planetary Science Division is pleased to announce that the ban on the use of Radi…
    - 6 days ago 18 Mar 18, 3:51am -
  • Educating The Next Generation Of Space Explorers
    Keith's note: The White House has submitted a budget request for FY 2019 which calls of the elimination of the NASA Education Office. They seem to think that education is not worth an emphasis. Take a look at this...
    - 8 days ago 16 Mar 18, 4:09am -
  • The Identical Astronaut Twins Are Still Identical
    Keith's note: You may have seen a lot of stories recently in major news publications over the past week or so stating that the Kelly brothers now have different DNA or something to that effect. Not true. Another example...
    - 8 days ago 15 Mar 18, 9:37pm -
  • NASA CFO Jeff Dewitt Confirmed
    Keith's note: NASA CFO nominee Jeff Dewitt has been confirmed by the Senate. NASA Statement on Nomination for Agency Chief Financial Officer, earlier post "The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on Wednesday's an…
    - 9 days ago 15 Mar 18, 12:08am -
  • No, Scott Kelly's Genes Were Not Changed
    Astronaut's DNA no longer matches that of his identical twin, NASA finds, CNN "Spending a year in space not only changes your outlook, it transforms your genes. Preliminary results from NASA's Twins Study reveal that 7% of astronaut Scott Kelly's...
    - 9 days ago 14 Mar 18, 11:56pm -
  • Steely-Eyed Former NASA PAO Employee Defends The Truth
    ICE spokesman resigns, citing fabrications by agency chief, Sessions about California immigrant arrests, Washington Post "A spokesman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has resigned over what he described as "false" and "misleading" stateme…
    - 9 days ago 14 Mar 18, 10:20pm -
  • Ad Astra Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76, The Guardian "Stephen Hawking, the brightest star in the firmament of science, whose insights shaped modern cosmology and inspired global audiences in the millions, has died aged 76. His family…
    - 10 days ago 14 Mar 18, 10:59am -
  • Hey - Let's Build A Space Force!
    Keith's note: President Trump spoke to military personnel at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego and starting talking about a new "Space Force". [Video] [Larger image] "My new national strategy for space recognizes that space is a...
    - 10 days ago 13 Mar 18, 10:14pm -

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NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day

NGC 602 and Beyond
NGC 602 and Beyond
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Sharpless 249 and the Jellyfish Nebula
Sharpless 249 and the Jellyfish Nebula
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NGC 253: Dusty Island Universe
NGC 253: Dusty Island Universe
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Camera Orion
Camera Orion
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Chicagohenge: Equinox in an Aligned City
Chicagohenge: Equinox in an Aligned City
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The Nebra Sky Disk
The Nebra Sky Disk
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