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  • newBack To The Journey To Nowhere
    AIA's Mike French on House NASA Authorization Act "The space policy community should be smiling. After record marks last month, we now have bipartisan, bicameral support across Congress and the Executive Branch to return to the Moon this decade and..…
    - 17 hours ago 26 Jan 20, 7:50pm -
  • New Space Authorization Bill Introduced In The House
    Full text Committee Members Introduce NASA Authorization Legislation "This afternoon, Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee Chairwoman Kendra Horn (D-OK) along with Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee Ranking Member Brian Babin (R-TX), Chairwoman Eddie B…
    - 3 days ago 24 Jan 20, 10:31pm -
  • Space Force Rips Off Yet Another Logo Design
    Looks like @US_SpaceCom @SpaceForceDoD @realDonaldTrump ripped off #Starfleet for the design of the new #SpaceForce logo @StarTrek pic.twitter.com/aY4msIhmkZ— NASA Watch (@NASAWatch) January 24, 2020 The last time @US_SpaceCom @SpaceForceDoD @r…
    - 3 days ago 24 Jan 20, 10:23pm -
  • Jim Lehrer
    Remembering Jim Lehrer, PBS "PBS NewsHour co-founder Jim Lehrer, a giant in journalism known for his tenacity and dedication to simply delivering the news, died peacefully in his sleep at home on Thursday, at the age of 85. For Jim,...
    - 3 days ago 24 Jan 20, 5:54pm -
  • Marla E. Perez-Davis Is the New GRC Center Director
    NASA Administrator Names Marla Pérez-Davis Director Of Glenn Research Center "NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named Marla Pérez-Davis director of the agency's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, effective immediately. Pérez-Davis has been s…
    - 3 days ago 24 Jan 20, 3:22pm -
  • Boeing Has A Lot Of Problems These Days
    Keith's 24 Jan note: Boeing has a lot of damage control to do these days - managerially and PR-wise. Interestingly, as these various problems have popped up for Boeing, they have stopped most of the in-your-face social media (see...
    - 3 days ago 24 Jan 20, 3:01pm -
  • Russia Announces Its Annual One Year Launch Delay Of Nauka
    Delivery of Nauka module to Baikonur postponed over fuel tank adjustments, TASS "The construction of the Nauka module began in 1995. Russia initially planned to launch the Nauka lab to the ISS as a back-up of the Zarya compartment (the...
    - 3 days ago 24 Jan 20, 3:14am -
  • Dennis Andrucyk Is The New GSFC Director
    NASA Names Dennis Andrucyk New Goddard Space Flight Center Director "NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named Dennis Andrucyk director of its Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, effective immediately. Andrucyk has been serving as…
    - 4 days ago 24 Jan 20, 12:13am -
  • CASIS Independent Review Team Update
    Statement From ISS National Lab Chief Operating Officer Ken Shields: pic.twitter.com/CGwkW8dtBL— ISS National Lab (@ISS_CASIS) January 21, 2020...
    - 6 days ago 21 Jan 20, 9:32pm -
  • What Do We Call Space Force Personnel?
    What should we call the men and women of Space Force?, Rick Tumlinson, Space News "I believe the best name for Space Force members is Spacer. It combines simplicity and gender neutrality with the ability to apply it specifically to...
    - 6 days ago 21 Jan 20, 7:01pm -
  • SpaceX In-Flight Abort Test Successful
    NASA, SpaceX Complete Final Major Flight Test of Crew Spacecraft "NASA and SpaceX completed a launch escape demonstration of the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket Sunday. This was the final major flight test of the spacecraft befor…
    - 8 days ago 19 Jan 20, 9:47pm -
  • The New Space Force Uniforms Need Some Space Colors
    The first #SpaceForce utility uniform nametapes have touched down in thePentagon. @EsperDoD @SecAFOfficial @SpaceForceCSO @GenDaveGoldfein @DeptofDefense@usairforce pic.twitter.com/Jvzt5bvNl7— United States Space Force (@SpaceForceDoD) January…
    - 9 days ago 18 Jan 20, 3:33pm -
  • Senior Personnel Shuffle at NASA HQ
    Keith's note: NASA Chief of Staff Janet Karika is moving into the position of Principal Advisor for Space Transportation. Deputy Chief of Staff Gabe Sherman will become the new NASA Chief of Staff....
    - 11 days ago 16 Jan 20, 11:06pm -
  • Getting Fired And Cashing In At Boeing
    Boeing's ousted CEO departs with $62 million, even without severance pay, NBC "Boeing Co's ousted chief executive officer, Dennis Muilenburg, is leaving the company with $62 million in compensation and pension benefits but will receive no severance p…
    - 12 days ago 15 Jan 20, 3:01am -
  • The Space Gang Who Cannot Shoot Straight
    FYI @NSS splinter group Space Development Steering Committee attacks trade group Space Exploration Alliance. Oddly SEA includes NSS. They really mean Coalition for Deep Space Exploration. Hard to make a point If you can't even name allies/enemies…
    - 13 days ago 14 Jan 20, 4:30pm -

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  • Earth from Space: Santa Cruz Deforestation, Bolivia
    This Copernicus Sentinel-2 image features an area in the Santa Cruz Department of Bolivia, where part of the tropical dry forest has been cleared for agricultural use....
    - 2 days ago 25 Jan 20, 1:44pm -
  • Orbital View Of An Auroral Display
    An aurora blankets the Earth beneath a celestial night sky as the International Space Station orbited 261 miles above the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North America....
    - 3 days ago 24 Jan 20, 2:18am -
  • Aqua Measures Australia's Burn Scars From Orbit
    NASA's Aqua satellite and its MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) captured this image of southeastern Australia and the burn scars left behind from the violent and vicious bushfires that raged throughout the area and left destructio…
    - 3 days ago 24 Jan 20, 2:15am -
  • NASA Celebrates the Legacy of the Spitzer Space Telescope
    NASA is celebrating the legacy of one of its Great Observatories, the Spitzer Space Telescope, which has studied the universe in infrared light for more than 16 years. The Spitzer mission will come to a close on Jan. 30....
    - 3 days ago 24 Jan 20, 2:12am -
  • The Thermal Evolution Of The Early Moon
    The early thermal evolution of Moon has been numerically simulated to understand the magnitude of the impact induced heating and the initially stored thermal energy of the accreting Moonlets....
    - 4 days ago 23 Jan 20, 2:52am -
  • North Polar Changes over 6 Mars Years
    MRO has been observing Mars for 6 Mars Years (MY), each of which lasts for 687 Earth days....
    - 4 days ago 23 Jan 20, 2:45am -
  • NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 21 January 2020 - Weekend Spacewalk Coming Up
    The Expedition 61 astronauts have one more spacewalk planned this weekend and they will finish the repair of a cosmic ray detector. This will be the ninth spacewalk for the crew, more than in any other increment in the history...
    - 5 days ago 22 Jan 20, 6:35pm -
  • The First Rays Of An Orbital Sunrise
    The first rays of an orbital sunrise shine illuminates the Earth's limb and highlights the atmosphere as the International Space Station orbits 259 miles above the central United States....
    - 5 days ago 22 Jan 20, 4:57am -
  • Mars Curiosity Loses Its Orientation
    Knowing where our bodies are helps us move through the world....
    - 5 days ago 22 Jan 20, 4:51am -
  • NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 20 January 2020 - Second Spacewalk of the year Complete
    At 1:33 p.m. EST, Expedition 61 Flight Engineers Jessica Meir and Christina Koch of NASA concluded their third spacewalk together....
    - 6 days ago 21 Jan 20, 4:19pm -
  • A New Source Of Space Weather
    Beyond Earth's atmosphere are swirling clouds of energized particles -- ions and electrons -- that emanate from the sun. This "solar wind" buffets the magnetosphere, the magnetic force field that surrounds Earth....
    - 6 days ago 21 Jan 20, 2:01am -
  • ESA Opens An Oxygen Plant That Makes Air Out Of Moondust
    ESA's technical heart has begun to produce oxygen out of simulated moondust....
    - 8 days ago 19 Jan 20, 11:44pm -
  • Outbound Comets Are Likely of Alien Origin
    Astronomers at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) have analyzed the paths of two objects heading out of the solar system forever and determined that they also most likely originated from outside of the solar system....
    - 8 days ago 19 Jan 20, 11:41pm -
  • Earth from Space: Japanese Archipelago
    The Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission takes us over the Japanese archipelago - a string of islands that extends about 3000 km into the western Pacific Ocean....
    - 8 days ago 19 Jan 20, 3:00pm -
  • NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 16 January 2020 - Two More Spacewalks Scheduled This Month
    The Expedition 61 crew is fresh off the first spacewalk of 2020 and preparing for two more before the end of the month. Meanwhile, the International Space Station residents continue ongoing microgravity research and life support maintenance....
    - 10 days ago 17 Jan 20, 4:39pm -

NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day

Comet CG Evaporates
Comet CG Evaporates
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Hills Ridges and Tracks on Mars
Hills Ridges and Tracks on Mars
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Rubin s Galaxy
Rubin s Galaxy
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Into the Shadow
Into the Shadow
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Globular Star Cluster NGC 6752
Globular Star Cluster NGC 6752
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The Hyades Star Cluster
The Hyades Star Cluster
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