NASA Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Apollo 13, ‘A Successful Failure’

As NASA marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission – which has become known as “a successful failure” that saw the safe return of its crew in spite of a catastrophic explosion – the agency is sharing a variety of resources, recognizing the triumph of the mission control team and the astronauts, and looking at how those lessons learned can

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NASA Awards Facility Assurance, Inspection, Monitoring and Occupational Safety Contract

NASA has awarded the Facility Assurance, Inspection, Monitoring and Occupational Safety (FAIMOS) II contract to Mission Technology of Cleveland to provide support services for the Safety and Mission Assurance Office (SMAO), as well as the Center Operations Directorate (COD) at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.

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NASA TV to Air U.S. Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station

Filled with more than 4,000 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station Monday, April 6.

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Thousands Apply to Join NASA’s Artemis Generation, #BeAnAstronaut

More than 12,000 people have applied to join NASA’s next class of astronauts, demonstrating strong national interest to take part in America’s plans to explore the Moon and take humanity’s next giant leap – human missions to Mars.

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NASA Awards Contract for Aerospace Research, Development, Engineering Support

NASA has awarded the Aerospace, Research, Development, and Engineering Support Services (ARDES) II contract to Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, to execute robotic space missions for the agency through the full mission life cycle, from mission concept and formulation through data analysis.

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#NASAatHome – Let NASA Bring the Universe to Your Home

NASA’s new Internet and social media special, NASA at Home, will show and engage you in the agency’s discoveries, research, and exploration from around the world and across the universe – all from the comfort of your own home.

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