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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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Super Pink Moon will be the biggest full moon of 2020 [Video]

Super Pink Moon will be the biggest full moon of 2020

According to NASA, the moon will reach its closest point to our planet in 2020 on April 7, getting as close as 356,907 kilometers from Earth.

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Tournament Earth 2020: Best Picture Of NASA Earth Observatory Contest [Video]

Tournament Earth 2020: Best Picture Of NASA Earth Observatory Contest

NASA's Earth Observatory is holding a visually arresting picture contest they have called Tournament Earth 2020. Since 1999, Earth Observatory has published over 16,000 images so to celebrate their..

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An astronaut's survival guide to social-distancing [Video]

An astronaut's survival guide to social-distancing

Stick to routines, stay connected with family and sneak away to recharge every day - those are some of the tips NASA astronaut Nick Hague gave for surviving the coronavirus crisis, which he said was..

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NASA Has Mandated That Nearly All 17,000 Employees Work From Home [Video]

NASA Has Mandated That Nearly All 17,000 Employees Work From Home

NASA has announced that all staff are now under a mandatory order to work from home. Jim Bridenstine, the space agency's administrator, made the announcement on Tuesday. The mandate is in effect "until..

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NASA finds possible clue for life on early Mars [Video]

NASA finds possible clue for life on early Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover found organic compounds called thiophenes in soil samples that may have been produced by bacteria.

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NASA to be unable to contact Voyager 2 for almost a year [Video]

NASA to be unable to contact Voyager 2 for almost a year

Starting early this month, Voyager 2 will stop receiving commands from NASA, the space agency announced in a news release on March 5.

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NASA names new Mars rover 'Perseverance' [Video]

NASA names new Mars rover 'Perseverance'

The next NASA rover headed to Mars has been named 'Perseverance.' The winning name came from seventh grader Alexander Mather from Virginia who won NASA’s “Name the Rover” essay contest.

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NASA X-ray telescope detects biggest ever space explosion: study [Video]

NASA X-ray telescope detects biggest ever space explosion: study

Astronomers say they caught a glimpse of the biggest explosion in the cosmos ever observed by X-ray and radio telescopes.

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NASA Is Accepting Applications for Astronauts [Video]

NASA Is Accepting Applications for Astronauts

Applicants have until March 31, 11:59 p.m. E.S.T. to submit their completed applications.

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Astronomers say they might have found a new 'minimoon' orbiting Earth [Video]

Astronomers say they might have found a new 'minimoon' orbiting Earth

The Earth's busy orbit is occupied by space junk, nearly 5,000 artificial satellites, the Moon and now a possible temporary resident 'minimoon' called 2020 CD3.

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Japan plans 2024 space mission to visit Mars' moons: report [Video]

Japan plans 2024 space mission to visit Mars' moons: report

Japan is set to launch a robotic mission to the Martian system in 2024.

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Pioneering black NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson dies at 101 [Video]

Pioneering black NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson dies at 101

Katherine Johnson was eventually portrayed in the 2016 hit film “Hidden Figures,” about pioneering black female aerospace workers. View on euronews

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Taraji P. Henson pays tribute to late NASA pioneer Katherine Johnson [Video]

Taraji P. Henson pays tribute to late NASA pioneer Katherine Johnson

Taraji P. Henson has penned a heartfelt tribute to National Aeronautics and Space Administration mathematician Katherine Johnson, who she portrayed in the movie Hidden Figures, after NASA bosses..

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NASA pioneer Katherine Johnson dies at 101 [Video]

NASA pioneer Katherine Johnson dies at 101

Katherine Johnson, the black NASA mathematician portrayed in the film "Hidden Figures" for her key role in sending humans to the moon, died on Monday (February 24) at the age of 101. Tamara Lindstrom..

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Space time ripples may have clues to universe creation [Video]

Space time ripples may have clues to universe creation

Scientists may have figured out why matter outnumbers antimatter in our universe.

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NASA to use lasers space communication [Video]

NASA to use lasers space communication

NASA has announced that it is building a new satellite dish as part of the Deep Space Network that would be able to communicate with far away robotic spacecrafts.

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New Horizons flyby of Arrokoth reveals how planets are formed [Video]

New Horizons flyby of Arrokoth reveals how planets are formed

New Horizons' flyby of the most distant object ever visited has revealed the secrets to how planets are formed.

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NASA's next Mars rover will sport laser to vaporize rocks [Video]

NASA's next Mars rover will sport laser to vaporize rocks

NASA's Mars 2020 rover will sport a rock-vaporizing laser gun.

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Record-setting female astronaut talks life on earth [Video]

Record-setting female astronaut talks life on earth

NASA astronaut Christina Koch, who led the first all-female spacewalk in 2019 and now holds the record for the longest stay in space by a woman, told reporters on Wednesday that she believes any record..

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Arctic ice loss could lead to cold climate in Western Europe: study [Video]

Arctic ice loss could lead to cold climate in Western Europe: study

Human caused climate change is rapidly melting arctic ice and disrupting ocean currents, which could make Western Europe cooler.

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White House Asks For Bigger NASA Budget [Video]

White House Asks For Bigger NASA Budget

The White House asked Congress for $25.2 billion for NASA in 2021, the biggest budget in decades. The request would raise the budget for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s by 12..

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Moon Landing Will Happen in 2024, NASA Says [Video]

Moon Landing Will Happen in 2024, NASA Says

The 2024 deadline for American astronauts to return to the moon was set by the Trump administration in 2019.

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NASA-ESA probe blasts off for the sun's poles [Video]

NASA-ESA probe blasts off for the sun's poles

The Solar Orbiter, built by NASA and the European Space Agency set off on an unprecedented mission to the sun, expected to yield insight into how solar radiant energy affects Earth. Soraya Ali reports.

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Joint NASA-ESA probe blasts off for the sun's poles [Video]

Joint NASA-ESA probe blasts off for the sun's poles

A new probe built by NASA and the European Space Agency set off on a blazing hot journey to the sun on Sunday to take the first close-up look at the star's polar regions, a mission expected to yield..

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