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James Cameron, director of "Avatar," is featured in a series of public service announcements that describe the many contributions of NASA's Earth science program to environmental awareness and exploration of our home planet. "A Steady Eye on Home" is one of three public service announcements featuring "Avatar" film imagery and computer animations and data from NASA's fleet of Earth-observing satellites. NASA has 14 science satellites in orbit making cutting-edge...
Topic: What -- Earth
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NASA and the nation reaches out farther into space than ever before, creating new jobs right here on Earth, and inspiring a new generation of scientists, engineers and explorers.
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James Cameron, director of "Avatar," describes many contributions of NASA's Earth science program has made to environmental awareness and exploration of our home planet. "Part of the Global Network" is one of three public service announcements featuring "Avatar" film imagery and computer animations and data from NASA's fleet of Earth-observing satellites. NASA has 14 science satellites in orbit making cutting-edge global observations of the entire global system...
Topic: What -- Earth
James Cameron, director of "Avatar," talks about many of the contributions that NASA's Earth science program has made in regards to environmental awareness and exploration of our home planet. "A Planet in Peril" is one of three public service announcements featuring "Avatar" film imagery and computer animations and data from NASA's fleet of Earth-observing satellites. NASA has 14 science satellites in orbit making cutting-edge global observations of the entire...
Topic: What -- Earth
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Imagery rarely seen by the public that highlights three space shuttle launches is set to music in this special video produced by NASA engineers at the Glenn Research Center.
This video from the Glenn Research Center highlights in stunning, behind-the-scenes imagery the launches of three space shuttle missions: STS-114, STS-117, and STS-124. NASA engineers provide commentary as footage from the ground and from the orbiters themselves document in detail the first phase of a mission.
Topics: What -- STS-117, What -- STS-114
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Karol J. "Bo" Bobko became a NASA astronaut in September 1969. He served as pilot during the first voyage of shuttle Challenger aboard STS-6 in April 1983 and as commander during the maiden flight of shuttle Atlantis aboard STS-51J in October 1985.
Topics: What -- STS-6, What -- Challenger, What -- STS-51J
Panel: "Inspiration/Education: Building idea factories for the future" Michael Lach, U.S. Dept. of Education; Leland Melvin, NASA Associate Administrator for Education; Mohammed Eltayeb, Frostburg University Physics and Engineering Dept. Chair; Mary Bowden, University of Maryland Assoc. Director of Graduate Studies; and Susan Bardenhagen, Classroom Educator, Fairfax County Public Schools.
Topic: Where -- Maryland
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William Shatner, the actor who played Captain James T. Kirk on the original Star Trek television series, provided a special message to the crew of space shuttle Discovery during the 3:23 a.m. EST wakeup call on Mon., Mar. 7. As Alexander Courage's "Star Trek" theme song played underneath, Shatner replaced the original television introduction with, "Space, the final frontier. These have been the voyages of the Space Shuttle Discovery. Her 30 year mission: To seek out new science....
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William Shatner, the actor who played Captain James T. Kirk on the original Star Trek television series, provided a special message to the crew of space shuttle Discovery during the 3:23 a.m. EST wakeup call on Mon., Mar. 7. As Alexander Courage's "Star Trek" theme song played underneath, Shatner replaced the original television introduction with, "Space, the final frontier. These have been the voyages of the Space Shuttle Discovery. Her 30 year mission: To seek out new science....
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Highlights of Flight Day 13 include work on a carbon dioxide removal system aboard the ISS.
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Juno, an upcoming NASA mission to unlock the cloud-hidden mysteries of Jupiter, is spotlighted in this parody of a "coming attraction" trailer created by NASA Television. The video was produced for a NASA movie-themed exhibit at an international conference. Set to launch in August 2011, Juno is scheduled to arrive at Jupiter in July 2016. To learn more about this mission, visit www.nasa.gov/juno
Topic: Where -- Jupiter
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The opening of the hatch on the Russian Mini Research Module-1, Rassvet ("dawn") highlights the STS-132 crew's seventh day in space. Rassvet is now attached to the International Space Station's Zarya module, where it will help station crew members conduct science research in microgravity. Also, cargo was transferred from space shuttle Atlantis' middeck to the space station.
Topic: What -- Dawn
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The installation of the Russian Mini Research Module-1, Rassvet, meaning "dawn," to the nadir port of the International Space Station's Zarya module is among the highlights of STS-132's fifth day of spaceflight.
Topic: What -- Dawn
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The first orbital spaceflight by an American, John Glenn, on Feb. 20, 1962, is highlighted in a new, NASA Television documentary premiering this Thursday at 8 p.m. EST.
Topic: Where -- Mercury
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NASA's Glory spacecraft will improve our understanding of how the sun and airborne particles called aerosols (black carbons among them), affect Earth's climate. Set to launch this November, the mission is one of six highlighted in parodies of "coming attraction" trailers produced by NASA Television for a movie-themed exhibit at an international conference. To learn more about this mission, visit www.nasa.gov/glory
Topic: What -- Sun
At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, members of the Final Inspection Team, also known as the "Ice Team," performs a walkdown of Kennedy's Launch Pad 39A during space shuttle Atlantis' STS-132 launch countdown on May 14. The six-member team walks on every level of the pad's fixed service structure, inspecting the shuttle, external fuel tank, solid rocket boosters, pad structure and ground equipment for signs of ice buildup, debris or anything else that might be amiss prior to...
Topic: Where -- Florida
Comedian Daniel Lawrence Whitney, a.k.a. "Larry the Cable Guy," suggests that those not already tuned to NASA Television should alter their viewing habits. This testimonial is one in a series of three station IDs videotaped by Whitney on a recent visit to NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
In this second of three station IDs, comedian Daniel Lawrence Whitney, a.k.a. "Larry the Cable Guy," implores viewers to watch NASA Television.
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A team of four NASA experts journeyed to Chile to assist the Chilean government on everything from what the trapped miners should eat and drink to how they could best adapt to their cramped, prolonged confinement. Also, six the crew members of the next space shuttle mission, STS-133, dress rehearsed their launch at the Kennedy Space Center. Plus, Dryden gets the NAC, LCROSS breaks through with Popular Mechanics, and NASA "airs it out" in Albuquerque.
Topics: What -- AIRS, Where -- Chile
The Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has been photographed beside a 100-meter-diameter Martian crater by the high-resolution camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Opportunity will explore the Santa Maria crater over the next several weeks. January serves as an important milestone for Opportunity and its twin, Spirit: This month, both rovers are celebrating their seventh anniversaries on Mars.
Topics: What -- Crater, What -- Opportunity, What -- Spirit, What -- MRO, Where -- Mars
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The launch of space shuttle Endeavour on STS-134 tops the video highlights of Flight Day 1; Endeavour's crew commanded by Mark Kelly will spend 16 days on its visit to the International Space Station.
Topic: What -- Space Shuttle Endeavour
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An unpiloted Russian resupply ship, the ISS Progress 41, docked to the Pirs Docking Compartment on the Russian segment of the International Space Station Jan. 29, 2011, two days after being launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The Progress is loaded with three tons of food, fuel and supplies for the six crew members living and working on the orbital laboratory. It arrived just two days after a Japanese cargo ship delivered more than four tons of supplies to the complex to cap...
Topics: Where -- Kazakhstan, What -- Progress 41
Panel: "Science and Discovery: Pushing the limits of knowledge to inspire a new generation" Michelle Thaller, Goddard Space Flight Center Astrophysicist; Waleed Abdalati, NASA Chief Scientist; David Pierce, Wallops Balloon Program; Matt Mountain, Space Telescope Science Institute Director; Antonio Busalacchi, University of Maryland Professor; and David Novak, NOAA Hydrometeorological Prediction Center.
Topic: Where -- Maryland
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Expedition 23 Commander Oleg Kotov, and Flight Engineers Mikhail Kornienko, Alexander Skvortsov, NASA astronauts Tracy Caldwell Dyson and T.J. Creamer, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi warmly greeted the STS-132 crew to the International Space Station following space shuttle Atlantis docking Sunday morning. Commander Ken Ham, Pilot Tony Antonelli and Mission Specialists Garrett Reisman, Steve Bowen, Mike Good and Piers Sellers are scheduled to spend a week...
Topics: Where -- Japan, Who -- Piers Sellers, Who -- Garrett Reisman, Who -- Soichi Noguchi, Who -- Oleg...
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NASA and the European Space Agency have announced three new joint science missions to Mars, including one that will return to Earth with a sample taken from the Martian surface. "Road to the Red Planet" notes these missions in movie-trailer parody produced by NASA Television for a themed exhibit at an international conference. To learn more about the NASA/ESA Mars missions, visit www.nasa.gov/mars
Topics: What -- Earth, Where -- Mars
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Actress June Lockhart, who played Dr. Maureen Robinson on TV's "Lost in Space," urges our next generation of explorers to study, and consider careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Joining Lockhart is NASA's Robonaut, scheduled to soon become a permanent resident of the International Space Station.
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Robonaut 2 will become the first humanoid robot in space when it arrives at the International Space Station aboard shuttle Discovery on STS-133. This video spotlighting R2 is one in a series of six movie-trailer parodies produced by NASA Television for a themed exhibit at an international conference. To learn more about Robonaut 2's primary job of teaching engineers how dexterous robots behave in space, and how Robonaut 2 may one day venture outside the station to help spacewalkers, visit...
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Flight Day 6 was kick-started for the STS-135 astronauts with a special wake-up message from Elton John and one of the legendary performer's greatest hits. "Rocket Man" debuted around the time of the Apollo 16 mission, which sent men to the moon for the fifth time. The 4-½ minute song, which describes a long-term space bound astronaut's mixed feelings at leaving his family to do his job, has been played to awaken four shuttle crews aboard Discovery and Atlantis. "Rocket...
Topics: What -- Apollo 16, What -- Moon
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The song and a message from Elton John started a busy day of trash transfers from the ISS to Atlantis.
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The research and development by NASA Aeronautics of next generation "green" technologies and systems are highlighted in this parody of a "coming attraction" trailer produced by NASA Television. The video is one of six pseudo-trailers created for a NASA movie-themed exhibit at an international conference. To learn more about NASA's efforts to reduce aviation noise, emissions, fuel burn and flight delays, visit www.aeronautics.nasa.gov
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High-definition video captured with their hand-held camera documents the workings of the six STS-132 crew members as they continue their 12-day mission to the International Space Station. Commander Ken Ham, Pilot Tony Antonelli and Mission Specialists Garrett Reisman, Steve Bowen, Mike Good and Piers Sellers are slated to begin their journey home on Sunday after spending a week at the ISS. Space shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to return to Earth on Wednesday, May 26.
Topics: What -- Earth, Who -- Piers Sellers, Who -- Garrett Reisman
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In this episode of NASA Behind the Scenes, take a look at what's needed to roll a space shuttle out of the Vehicle Assembly Building and out to the launch pad. Astronaut Mike Massimino talks to some of the people involved in the transport of the shuttle, including the ones who actually drive the huge crawler transporter.
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The Montreal, Quebec, native says knowing that his father went to high school with William Shatner, portrayer of "Captain Kirk," played a role in choosing his career path.
Topic: Where -- Montreal
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More than 250 students joined with astronaut Leland Melvin and Administrator Charles Bolden at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory to help kickoff NASA's Summer of Innovation. The education initiative will use the excitement and inspiration of NASA missions to engage thousands of middle school students and teachers nationwide in stimulating math- and science-based programs during the summer months, a time when learning skills often decline.
Topic: Who -- Charles Bolden
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The winning entry of NASA's Wake-Up Song Contest gets the STS-134 astronauts started on the 17th and final scheduled day of flight. The song was written and performed by the group, Stormy Mondays.
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STS-134 Pilot Greg Johnson and Mission Specialist Greg Chamitoff answer questions about their current journey in space mission for reporters from three northern California broadcast stations.
Topic: Where -- California
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Members of the shuttle Atlantis crew provide their "take" of the day's events in space in HD video captured aboard the orbiter and the International Space Station, where they are guests of the Expedition 23 crew. Commander Ken Ham, Pilot Tony Antonelli and Mission Specialists Garrett Reisman, Steve Bowen, Mike Good and Piers Sellers are spending a week aboard the orbiting complex.
Topics: Who -- Piers Sellers, Who -- Garrett Reisman
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STS-132 Tweetup participants share their impressions of the launch of space shuttle Atlantis on May 14 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla. The 150 Tweeps, or people who use the Twitter networking service, were invited by NASA to view Atlantis' liftoff and share their unique experiences with their followers of the social medium. "Tweeps" randomly selected from more than 1,000 online registrants attended from more than 30 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Netherlands,...
Topics: Where -- Germany, Where -- New Zealand, Where -- Netherlands, What -- Columbia, Where -- Puerto Rico
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SpaceX has completed a "Wet Dress Rehearsal" on its Falcon 9 rocket for NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) demonstration flight to the International Space Station on Space Launch Complex-40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The rocket was hoisted into position on the launch pad on Feb 29, and the test began in the morning of March 1 with loading of propellants aboard the launch vehicle. A complete set of tests also was performed. The exercise was...
Topics: NASA, SpaceX, Test, Wet
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Expedition 25 Commander Doug "Wheels" Wheelock was joined by Expedition 23/24 Flight Engineer Tracy Caldwell-Dyson for a special post-flight presentation to employees at NASA Headquarters on Mar. 16. Each spent more than five months aboard the International Space Station.
Topic: Where -- NASA Headquarters
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The International Space Station continues an uninterrupted human presence in space as a test-bed for future exploration beyond low-Earth orbit and the only science lab in microgravity. This music video featuring the space station and its crews is set to the song "World" by recording artists Five for Fighting.
Plus, open house, crew visit, command performance, loss in space, and Tour de Ames.
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Flight Day 6 was kick-started for the STS-135 astronauts with a special wake-up message from Elton John and one of the legendary performer's greatest hits. "Rocket Man" debuted around the time of the Apollo 16 mission, which sent men to the moon for the fifth time. The 4-½ minute song, which describes a long-term space bound astronaut's mixed feelings at leaving his family to do his job, has been played to awaken four shuttle crews aboard Discovery and Atlantis. "Rocket...
Topics: What -- Apollo 16, What -- Moon
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The four astronauts of the final space shuttle mission are greeted by R.E.M. front man Michael Stipe and the group's hit, "Man on the Moon" to begin Flight Day 7. If you have difficulty viewing this video, it can be viewed at http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/videogallery/index.html?media_id=101261101 On recording this song for the Atlantis' last crew Stipe said, "I recorded 'Man on The Moon' for NASA in Venice, Italy, where Galileo first presented to the Venetian government his...
Topics: What -- Galileo, What -- MESSENGER, Where -- Italy, What -- Moon
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Paul McCartney and Beatles favorite "Good Day Sunshine" greet the Atlantis crew of Chris Ferguson, Doug Hurley, Sandy Magnus and Rex Walheim first thing on Flight Day 8. Sir Paul and the Beatles' music have awakened a dozen past shuttle crews. "Good Day Sunshine" was played for two Discovery crews of STS-121 and STS-128. On learning the popular Beatles song was used to rouse the shuttle crew of STS-121, McCartney treated the Expedition 12 crew aboard the International Space...
Topics: What -- Earth, What -- STS-121, Where -- California, Who -- Rex Walheim
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This new, composite image from the Chandra X-ray Observatory, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the Spitzer Space Telescope shows two colliding galaxies more than a 100 million years after they first impacted each other. The continuing collision of the Antennae galaxies, located about 62 million light years from Earth, has triggered the formation of millions of stars in clouds of dusts and gas in the galaxies. The X-ray image from Chandra shows huge clouds of hot, interstellar gas that have been...
Topics: What -- Earth, What -- Spitzer Space Telescope, Where -- Antennae Galaxies
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On Saturday May 5, the 2012 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame ceremony was held at the Kennedy Space Center. Franklin R. Chang Díaz, Kevin P. Chilton and Charles J. Precourt joined an elite group of American space heroes as they were inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. This is the eleventh group of space shuttle astronauts named to the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame. Earlier inductees represent the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab and Apollo-Soyuz...
Topics: Where -- Mercury, What -- Skylab, What -- Gemini, What -- STS-76, Astronaut, Hall, of, Fame,...
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The event concludes with a wrap-up from NASA Headquarters.
Topics: Where -- Venus, Venus, Transit, Coverage, Part, desktop
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Discussions about the astronomical event that won't happen again for 105 years.
Topics: Where -- Venus, Venus, Transit, Coverage, Part
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Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 28 Flight Engineers Ron Garan and Mike Fossum reflect on the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, paying homage to victims, survivors and their families. The two NASA astronauts also thank the men and women of the U.S. armed forces who've served their country in the intervening ten years.
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NASA Television helped observe the last transit of Venus we'll see here on Earth until 2117 by showcasing live-streaming Websites the world over, including observations made by scientists in central Australia, by the NASA Edge team, stationed atop the Mauna Kea Observatory in Hawaii, by scientists at NASA Headquarters and other NASA Centers around the country. Also, development of technologies to enable exploration of extreme environments such as those found on Venus, The Voyage of Space...
Topics: Where -- Australia, Where -- Hawaii, Where -- New York, Where -- NASA Headquarters, What -- Earth,...
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A team of NASA-funded researchers find there may be different criteria by which we search for life elsewhere in the universe. Also, shuttle Discovery gets a new target launch date; SOFIA flies its first science mission; NASA's Small Business Awards, and an alternative fuels pilot program. Plus, Scott Kelly's geography trivia from space, and the anniversary of Gemini 7.
Topics: What -- Gemini 7, Where -- Sofia
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The partnership between NASA, Orbital and Aerojet is off to an impressive start with two successful tests of an AJ26 engine that will power the first stage of Orbital's Taurus II rocket. With this test series complete, the first flight engine is now installed on the test stand at NASA Stennis Space Center to begin regularly planned "acceptance testing."
Topic: What -- Taurus
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The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, a particle physics detector that could unlock mysteries about dark matter and other cosmic radiation, is installed outside the International Space Station.
Topic: What -- Spectrometer
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The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, a particle physics detector that could unlock mysteries about dark matter and other cosmic radiation, is installed outside the International Space Station.
Topic: What -- Spectrometer
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NASA successfully launched five suborbital sounding rockets on March 27 from its Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia as part of a study of the upper level jet stream. The first rocket was launched at 4:58 a.m. EDT and each subsequent rocket was launched 80 seconds apart. Each of the rockets released a chemical tracer that created milky, white clouds at the edge of space. The launches and clouds were reported to be seen from as far south as Wilmington, N.C.; west to Charlestown, W. Va.; and...
Topics: What -- Earth, Where -- Wallops Flight Facility, Where -- Virginia, ATRIX, Lauanch, 032712
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From undocking to landing, the journey of Expedition 26 Commander Scott Kelly and Flight Engineers Alexander Kaleri and Oleg Skripochka in their Soyuz spacecraft is highlighted by additional video captured of their successful return to Earth.
Topics: What -- Earth, Who -- Scott Kelly, Who -- Alexander Kaleri
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Mike Fossum, Satoshi Furukawa and Sergei Volkov share farewells with the three members of the Expedition 30 crew remaining on the ISS as they prepare to return to Earth aboard take their Soyuz spacecraft.
Topic: What -- Earth
In a holiday message to NASA employees, Administrator Charlie Bolden highlighted the achievements of NASA Employees and partners in 2010. Bolden praised and thanked the NASA family for its expertise and hard work, while pointing out the challenges of the year ahead.
Events were held around the glove commemorating the golden anniversary of the first human spaceflight, and the beginning of the space shuttle era 20 years later. Among the celebrations was a Kennedy Space Center event at which NASA Administrator Charles Bolden honor the space shuttle's work force for its invaluable contributions to space exploration over the past 30 years. Bolden also announced where each shuttle orbiter would reside in retirement. Also, the first space-Earth duet; Kraft...
Topic: Who -- Charles Bolden
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Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 29 Commander Mike Fossum discussed life and work aboard the orbital laboratory with Birmingham, Ala. middle school students gathered at the city's Carver High School during an in-flight educational event October 21, 2011 attended by Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL), whose district includes Birmingham.
Topic: Where -- Alabama
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50 years after his historic flight as the first American in space, family, colleagues and friends of Alan Shepard recall the man and his mission.
Topic: Where -- Mercury
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Participants in a "Tweetup" held at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla. look forward to watching Monday's launch of space shuttle Atlantis on its STS-132 mission to the International Space Station. NASA hosted 150 "Tweeps" - people who use "Twitter" - from around the world and provided them with a behind-the-scenes perspective to share with their followers via the social networking service. They met with shuttle technicians, managers, engineers and astronauts, and...
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Users of the social medium, Twitter, hold a "Tweet-Up" at the Kennedy Space Center to hear and share details from scientists and engineers about the Mars Science Laboratory mission scheduled to liftoff Nov. 26.
Topics: What -- MSL, What -- USERS, Where -- Mars
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Mike Moses, Mission Management Team chair & Space Shuttle Launch Integration manager, is joined by Mike Leinbach, shuttle launch director, and Kathy Winters, shuttle weather officer, at the STS-135 Prelaunch News Conference.
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Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 25 Flight Engineer Shannon Walker discussed life and work on the orbiting laboratory with students from the Johnston Middle School in Houston, Texas, during an in-flight educational event on Sept. 29, 2010. Walker, who attended the school and is the first native-born Houstonian astronaut to fly in space, was joined for the event by Expedition 25 Commander Doug Wheelock.
Topic: Where -- Texas
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NASA awards CAFE Green Flight Challenge winners, team Pipistrel-USA.com of State College, Pa. the largest prize in aviation history, $1.35 million. The contest was created to inspire the development of more fuel-efficient aircraft and spark the start of a new electric airplane industry. Fourteen teams originally registered for the competition which took place over the Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa, Calif. The second place prize of $120,000 went to team eGenius, of...
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Expedition 30 Flight Engineer Andre Kuipers of the European Space Agency discusses with European students involved in the "Spaceship Earth" educational initiative life and work aboard the International Space Station during an in-flight question and answer session on April 24.
Topics: What -- Earth, NASA, ESA, ISS, Kuipers
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In cooperation with NASA, Finland-based Rovio Entertainment, creator of the Angry Birds franchise, has announced its newest game, "Angry Birds Space." Game developers have incorporated concepts of human space exploration into the new game. From the weightlessness of space to the gravity wells of nearby planets, players use physics as they explore the various levels of the game set both on planets and in microgravity. Aboard the International Space Station, Flight Engineer Don Pettit...
Topics: AngryBirds, Space, NASA, ISS, 10Mbps
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The newly-proposed Exploration Test Flight, or EFT-1, of NASA's uncrewed Orion spacecraft planned for an orbital flight in 2014 is shown in this animation produced at the Johnson Space Center.
Topic: What -- Orion
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NASA celebrates the 40th anniversary of Apollo 14. The mission objectives were to explore the Fra Mauro.  This area contains some of the most clearly exposed geological formations that are characteristic of the Fra Mauro Formation. The formation is an extensive geological unit that is distributed -- in an approximately radially symmetric fashion around the Mare Imbrium -- over much of the nearside of the Moon. Crew 
Alan B. Shepard Jr. - Commander 

Edgar D. Mitchell - Pilot 
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Topics: What -- Apollo 14, Who -- Edgar Mitchell, Who -- Stuart Roosa, What -- ANTARES, What -- Moon
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Apollo 15 astronauts Dave Scott and Al Worden remember fellow crew member Jim Irwin in this 40th anniversary celebration of NASA's fourth successful manned mission to the moon. The live event was held at the Apollo Saturn V Center inside the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida. Apollo 15 launched from Kennedy on July 26, 1971.
Topics: What -- Apollo 15, Where -- Saturn, Where -- Florida, What -- Moon
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NASA space shuttle managers have officially selected April 29 as the launch date of Endeavour on STS-134. That announcement came at the conclusion of the mission's Flight Readiness Review, where program officials expressed satisfaction with the preparations for the shuttle's next-to-last flight. During the 14-day mission, the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer and spare parts will be delivered to the International Space Station by Endeavour and its crew of Commander Mark Kelly, Pilot Greg Johnson,...
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Scientists from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, France and Italy were at NASA Headquarters in Washington to discuss their upcoming international spacecraft mission, Aquarius/SAC-D. Scheduled to launch June 9th, the spacecraft's primary instrument will scan the world's oceans to measure surface salinity, important to ocean circulation and climate. Also, Atlantis' final rollover; Bolden checks out Juno; lowering the booms; astronauts as aquanauts; Houston's hero; a new STORRM on station; Goddard open...
Topics: Where -- Brazil, Where -- Canada, Where -- Italy, Where -- Washington, Where -- France, Where --...