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  • newSpaceX Had Something Go Wrong With A Crew Dragon Test
    Yep, this isn't good...— Astronut099 (@Astronut099) April 21, 2019 NASA has been notified about the results of the @SpaceX Static Fire Test and the anomaly that occurred during the final test. We will work closely to…
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  • NASA-Funded Report Says Mars 2033 Is Really Mars 2037/2039
    Evaluation of a Human Mission to Mars by 2033 - Full report(PDF) "In August 2017, NASA asked the IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI) to conduct this independent assessment, specifically requesting that STPI use NASA's current and notio…
    - 3 days ago 19 Apr 19, 6:04pm -
  • Jerrie Cobb
    Geraldyn "Jerrie" M. Cobb, first woman to pass astronaut testing in 1961 passes away at 88. "After living sixty-six adventure filled years as a pilot and advocate for female pilots, and sharing over fifty years of her life with the...
    - 4 days ago 18 Apr 19, 3:10pm -
  • Did NASA Deliver Its #Moon2024 Budget Mod To Congress? Update: No.
    According to statements made by @JimBridenstine in several congressional hearings @NASA was going to provide a revised budget request that includes the costs of the whole #Moon2024 thing by 15 April (today). Well, did #NASA send this revised budget t…
    - 6 days ago 17 Apr 19, 3:10am -
  • Owen Garriott
    We've just received word from the family who asked us to pass along the sad news that Skylab and Shuttle astronaut Owen Garriott has passed away at his home in Huntsville. Our deepest condolences to Eve, @RichardGarriott and the whole...
    - 7 days ago 15 Apr 19, 7:25pm -
  • OIG: GSFC Needs To Work On Its Tech Transfer Process
    NASA OIG Audit: NASA's Technology Transfer Process "Goddard, however, is experiencing poor technology transfer performance outcomes when compared to the other three NASA Centers we reviewed, to include a lower percentage of licenses as well as delays…
    - 7 days ago 15 Apr 19, 6:35pm -
  • Stratolaunch Takes Flight
    Scaled Composites Flies World's Largest Wingspan Aircraft, SpaceRef Business (With video) "Scaled Composites, LLC made aviation history today with the flight of the largest wingspan aircraft. During this initial flight, the team tested out specific h…
    - 8 days ago 14 Apr 19, 3:11pm -
  • Another Planet May Be Orbiting Proxima Cetauri
    Presentation at #Discuss2019 revealed that there is another candidate planet (Proxima c) orbiting Proxima Centauri - from Mario Damasso and Fabio Del Sordo #astrobiology— Astrobiology (@astrobiology) April 12, 2019...
    - 10 days ago 12 Apr 19, 9:53pm -
  • Former CASIS Employee Indicted For Charging For Prostitutes on Travel Reports
    Examining Staff and Board Member Salaries at CASIS, earlier posting (2015) "Note: CASIS Chief Economist Resnick recently left CASIS. CASIS employees were told that this was in connection with a NASA OIG investigation into travel accounting and that t…
    - 10 days ago 12 Apr 19, 7:54pm -
  • SpaceX Trifecta
    SpaceX Successfully Launches the Arabsat-6A Satellite and Lands Three Boosters, SpaceRef "SpaceX accomplished its primary mission of launching the Arabsat-6A telecommunication satellite late this afternoon from famed Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy…
    - 11 days ago 11 Apr 19, 10:50pm -
  • SpaceIL Spacecraft Isn't Successful in Landing on the Moon
    Israel succeeded in getting its spacecraft in orbit around the moon, however an engine problem during the landing attempt caused the spacecraft to crash. Prime Minister Netanyahu in attendance said shortly after the news that "if you don't first...
    - 11 days ago 11 Apr 19, 7:31pm -
  • A Short Documentary on the Space Force
    Short Doc - Commanding Space: The Story Behind the Space Force, Center for Strategic and International Studies "When President Trump announced plans to create a new military service for space in 2018, it took many by surprise. But the idea...
    - 11 days ago 11 Apr 19, 6:26pm -
  • 2019 Breakthrough Discuss Conference: Migration of Life in the Universe
    The 2019 Breakthrough Discuss Conference: "Migration of Life in the Universe" is being held on 11-12 April. A live webcast starts at 800 am PDT/1100 am EDT at Details on the event can be found here. Live twee…
    - 11 days ago 11 Apr 19, 1:23pm -
  • Researchers Reveal First Image of a Black Hole
    Astronomers Capture First Image of a Black Hole, National Science Foundation "The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) -- a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes forged through international collaboration -- was designed to capture image…
    - 12 days ago 10 Apr 19, 1:48pm -
  • Bridenstine #Moon2024 Roadshow

    - 13 days ago 9 Apr 19, 7:05pm -


NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day

Mars Methane Mystery Deepens
Mars Methane Mystery Deepens
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Spiral Aurora over Icelandic Divide
Spiral Aurora over Icelandic Divide
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Falcon Heavy Launch Close up
Falcon Heavy Launch Close up
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Milky Way in Northern Spring
Milky Way in Northern Spring
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The Leo Trio
The Leo Trio
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Messier 81
Messier 81
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