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NASA Television will provide live coverage when two members of the Expedition 36 crew venture outside the International Space Station on Monday, June 24. The pair will conduct a six-hour spacewalk in preparation for the addition of a new Russian module later this year.
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Image Caption: On June 18, 1983, Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly in space when the space shuttle Challenger launched on mission STS-7.
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft, now exploring Saturn, will take a picture of our home planet from a distance of hundreds of millions of miles on July 19. NASA is inviting the public to help acknowledge the historic interplanetary portrait as it is being taken.
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NASA's James Webb Space Telescope - the notoriously over-budget new space observatory slated to launch in 2018 - is on time and still within its new budget, the project's chief said Wednesday.
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Astronauts aboard the International Space Station analyzed the behavior of flames in space, including how and why they form little "spheres."
Ride was the third woman to go into space following two cosmonauts, Valentina Tereshkova in 1963 and Svetlana Savitskaya in 1982.
Take the flame of a candle, the kind you might find on a birthday cake. The flame takes the familiar shape -- as, basically, a gaseous teardrop -- because of gravity.
On March 27, 1968, the first man in space, Yuri Gagarin, died. He was in a MiG-15 on a routine training flight with his instructor when his plane crashed.
NASA Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations William Gerstenmaier and other agency officials will debut a new machine for manufacturing NASA's Space Launch System and check on development progress with the heavy-lift rocket at the agency's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans Friday, June 21. NASA is inviting media ... (more)
Among the lucky candidates: the first female fighter pilot to become an astronaut in nearly two decades.
The space agency announced its newest astronaut class Monday. Among the lucky candidates: the first female fighter pilot to become an astronaut in nearly two decades.
Nerdy bird lovers will swoon over the Death Star Birdhouse. This fantastic Star Wars garden accessory is designed to look like the villain-filled space station from the sci-fi series.
Six years after the Winter Park, Fla., couple was among the early buyers of $200,000 tickets to fly on Virgin Galactic, their opportunity to become astronauts feels closer than ever.
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