SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo

A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station after launching at 12:29 p.m. EST Wednesday. Dragon will deliver more than 5,700 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations, including studies of malting barley in microgravity, the spread of fire, and bone and muscle loss.

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NASA Television to Air Space Station Cargo Ship Launch, Docking

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of a Russian cargo spacecraft delivering almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies to the International Space Station beginning at 4:15 a.m. EST Friday, Dec. 6.

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NASA to Present First Findings of Solar Mission in Media Teleconference

NASA will announce the first results from the Parker Solar Probe mission, the agency’s revolutionary mission to “touch” the Sun, during a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. EST Wednesday, Dec. 4.

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NASA to Broadcast Next Space Station Resupply Launch, Prelaunch Activities

NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting 12:51 p.m. EST Wednesday, Dec. 4, for the launch of its 19th resupply mission to the International Space Station under contract with the agency.

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NASA, French Space Laser Measures Massive Migration of Ocean Animals

Every night, under the cover of darkness, countless small sea creatures – from squid to krill – swim from the ocean depths to near the surface to feed. This vast animal migration – the largest on the planet and a critical part of Earth’s climate system – has been observed globally for the first time thanks to an unexpected use of a space-based lase

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NASA Awards Contract for Construction of New R&D Facility in Cleveland

NASA awarded a contract to Austin Building and Design, doing business as The Austin Company, in Cleveland, to build a new Aerospace Communications Facility at the agency’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.

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