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NASA: US government agency responsible for civilian space programs, and aeronautical and aerospace research
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.

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'Beam us up': Morrison shoots for stars with $150m US deal

Australians will work closely with US businesses, researchers and NASA in their efforts to send humans back to the moon under a deal signed by Scott Morrison.
SBS - Published

How Australia shared the moon landing with the world

There was a lively debate within NASA about whether it was desirable to attempt a live broadcast of the historic moment.
The Age - Published

Videos for NASA

NASA, SpaceX hope for crewed missions by 2020 [Video]NASA, SpaceX hope for crewed missions by 2020

SpaceX's new Crew Dragon astronaut capsule will be ready for its first manned flight into orbit in the first quarter of next year provided "everything goes according to plan" in upcoming tests, NASA..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published

NASA Aims For First Manned SpaceX Mission Soon [Video]NASA Aims For First Manned SpaceX Mission Soon

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon astronaut capsule will soon be ready for its first manned test flight into orbit. It should be ready in the first quarter of next year, if “everything goes according to plan”..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and NASA chief Jim Bridenstine address Twitter spat [Video]SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and NASA chief Jim Bridenstine address Twitter spat

SpaceX CEO and NASA administrator Jim Bridenstein addressed their public spat about keeping the commercial Crew Dragon program on schedule. Lisa Bernhard reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:02Published

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Makes Ancient Discovery On Mars [Video]NASA’s Curiosity Rover Makes Ancient Discovery On Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover may have just discovered an ancient oasis on Mars. Rocks enriched in mineral salts provide evidence that ponds may have once dotted the 100-mile-wide Gale Crater. Researchers..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Trio of astronauts leave ISS and return to Earth [Video]Trio of astronauts leave ISS and return to Earth

After leaving the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Nick Hague, Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and Roscosmos spaceflight participant Hazzaa Ali Almansoori landed safely in Kazakhstan on..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

Watch: Thirty-five years of Arctic thaw in two minutes [Video]Watch: Thirty-five years of Arctic thaw in two minutes

NASA's scientific visualisation study has updated its animation to show not only how Arctic sea ice has less surface; It is also getting thinner.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:10Published

NASA captures black hole destroying a star the size of the Sun [Video]NASA captures black hole destroying a star the size of the Sun

The event took place 375 million light years from Earth.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:46Published

The space station welcomes its first Arab astronaut [Video]The space station welcomes its first Arab astronaut

A Russian Soyuz spaceship blasted off towards the International Space Station on Wednesday carrying a crew of three, including Hazzaa AlMansoori, the first astronaut from the United Arab Emirates.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

The space station welcomes a trio of new astronauts [Video]The space station welcomes a trio of new astronauts

A Russian Soyuz spaceship blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan towards the International Space Station carrying a crew of three, including the first astronaut from the United Arab..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

Brad Pitt gets seal of approval on new space film from ISS astronaut [Video]Brad Pitt gets seal of approval on new space film from ISS astronaut

Hollywood star Brad Pitt has received high praise for his new space film Ad Astra from an astronaut on the International Space Station. The Fight Club actor spoke with Nasa's Nick Hague at Mission..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:45Published

European Space Agency teams up with NASA for mission to deflect dangerous Earth-bound asteroids [Video]European Space Agency teams up with NASA for mission to deflect dangerous Earth-bound asteroids

NASA and ESA team up for mission to deflect dangerous Earth-bound asteroids

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:46Published

Hurricane Dorian from space as it reaches the Bahamas [Video]Hurricane Dorian from space as it reaches the Bahamas

Nasa has released images of Hurricane Dorian as it approaches the Bahamas. The category 5 storm has brought 185mph winds, in what is believed to be the second-strongest Atlantic hurricane since 1950.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:53Published

NASA Administrator Says Pluto Is A Planet [Video]NASA Administrator Says Pluto Is A Planet

In 2006 the International Astronomical Union (IAU) caused distress when it declared that Pluto was no longer a planet. At the time the IAU created a definition that said a planet must “clear the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Dorian strengthens to Category 4 storm and shifts aim [Video]Dorian strengthens to Category 4 storm and shifts aim

Hurricane Dorian spun across the Atlantic on Saturday as a powerful Category 4 storm but the eye of the hurricane shifted northeast, which could mean less damage along the Florida coast. Conway G...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:20Published

Dorian Hurtles Toward Florida As Category 4 Storm [Video]Dorian Hurtles Toward Florida As Category 4 Storm

Hurricane Dorian spun west across the Atlantic ocean toward Florida on Saturday after growing into a dangerous Category 4 storm. According to Reuters, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center said..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:00Published

Students! Name The Next Mars Rover! [Video]Students! Name The Next Mars Rover!

Starting Tuesday, K-12 students in U.S. schools can enter the Mars 2020 Name the Rover essay contest. One grand prize winner will name the rover and be invited to see the spacecraft launch in July..

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Brazil's Amazon fires could cause disastrous climate change impact [Video]Brazil's Amazon fires could cause disastrous climate change impact

About 77,000 fires have been recorded across Brazil over the last 12 months. A map from NASA shows those fires across South America.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 07:36Published

SpaceX cargo craft detaches from ISS, returns to earth [Video]SpaceX cargo craft detaches from ISS, returns to earth

The SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft detached from the International Space Station on Tuesday carrying 2,700 pounds of scientific experiments and cargo, as seen in video broadcast by NASA. Rough Cut..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:54Published

Amazon fires: Scientists mythbust Bolsonaro claims with satellite images [Video]Amazon fires: Scientists mythbust Bolsonaro claims with satellite images

A NASA scientist has contradicted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over his defiance concerning fires raging in the Amazon rainforest using satellite images to back up his position.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:59Published

Robert Downey Jr. Has A Space-Themed Announcement To Make [Video]Robert Downey Jr. Has A Space-Themed Announcement To Make

NASA has teamed up with Robert Downey Jr. to drop a teaser clip of something big coming later In a short clip on twitter, RObery Downey Jr. says that he is “bubbling with anticipation” about..

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Boeing's space tourism: flying the 'friendly' skies [Video]Boeing's space tourism: flying the 'friendly' skies

Reuters was given rare access at the Johnson Space Center in Houston where NASA astronauts are training for the upcoming inaugural mission aboard Boeing’s new Starliner spacecraft, which may one day..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:57Published

Elon Musk Tweets About Asteroid Hitting Earth: NASA Says Calm Down [Video]Elon Musk Tweets About Asteroid Hitting Earth: NASA Says Calm Down

(CNN) Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, tweeted that a "big rock" is going to hit Earth, and that we "currently have no defense." Musk's tweet was a response to another by comedian and podcaster Joe..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Pence: U.S. Space Command to launch next week [Video]Pence: U.S. Space Command to launch next week

The official leadership of the U.S. Space Command, which is separate from the President Trump's goal of a "Space Force", will officially take their command posts next week, U.S. Vice President Mike..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:31Published

 

'We barely avoided a potential disaster': NASA called in ANU scientist to analyse moon rock

He was the world's best and happened to be in the US when the space agency learned he was in town.
The Age - Published

From the Archives, 1979: Skylab fever grips the world

In 1979, Skylab, the first space station launched by NASA fell back to Earth. With no predictions on where it would crash, Skylab fever gripped the world.
The Age - Published

Why NASA is looking to Australia's north in the search for life on Mars

Of particular interest are 3.5 billion-year-old fossils found near Marble Bar, believed to be among the oldest evidence of life on Earth.
The Age - Published

Australian space body needs love: NASA rep

A senior official with NASA's space communications program has called on the government and industry to rally behind Australia's space agency.
SBS - Published

NASA picks Northern Territory location for world-first rocket launch

A fledgeling Australian commercial spaceport has been chosen for NASA's first space launch from a foreign non-government-owned site, the start-up says.
SBS - Published

NASA picks Aust hub for world-first launch

A fledgeling Australian commercial spaceport has been chosen for NASA's first space launch from a foreign non-government-owned site, the start-up says.
SBS - Published

Freed from Turkish jail, former NASA scientist wants to go back to the U.S.

Turkish-American former NASA scientist Serkan Golge, newly released from jail in Turkey, said on Thursday he would like to go back to the United States and get his job back, but the terms of his..
Reuters - Published

Turkey frees former NASA scientist from prison: ruling

Turkey has released Turkish-American, former NASA scientist Serkan Golge from jail with conditions, according to a court ruling seen by Reuters on Wednesday, in a step that could lead to an easing of..
Reuters - Published

Turkey frees jailed U.S.-Turkish former NASA scientist: wife tells Reuters

Turkey has released from prison U.S.-Turkish former NASA scientist Serkan Golge, his wife told Reuters on Wednesday, in a step that could lead to an easing in relations with Washington.
Reuters - Published

NASA probe detects likely 'marsquake' - an interplanetary first

NASA's robotic probe InSight has detected and measured what scientists believe to be a "marsquake," marking the first time a likely seismological tremor has been recorded on another planet, the Jet..
Reuters - Published

NASA probe records first likely 'marsquake' detected on red planet

NASA's robotic probe InSight has detected and measured what scientists believe to be a "marsquake," marking the first time a likely seismological tremor has been recorded on another planet, the Jet..
Reuters - Published

Opportunity Bows Out - NASA Says Goodbye to Mars Rover

opportunity bows out - nasa says goodbye to mars rover
by Alice Monroe - Saying goodbye can be hard – and NASA are certainly finding that out this week, after it emerged that one of their trusty Mars rovers, Opportunity, will no longer be traversing..
One News Page Staff - Published

Mining of the Moon to Begin: ESA Signs Contract

mining of the moon to begin: esa signs contract
by Stephanie Boyd - 2019 will be a very important year for the Moon – not only has there already been footage sent back from the reported ‘dark side’ in recent weeks, but we will..
One News Page Staff - Published

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