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NASA Planet Hunter on its way to orbit

Posted April 20, 2018 by

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite launched on the first-of-its-kind mission to find worlds beyond our solar system, including some that could support life.

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Teachers learn about rocks from outer space

Posted November 6, 2015 by Leslie Williams

A Lunar and Meteorite Disk Certification educator workshop was recently held at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center's Office of Education’s Resource Center located at the AERO Institute in Palmdale, Calif.

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NASA invites public to send artwork to an asteroid

Posted February 19, 2016 by

NASA is calling all space enthusiasts to send their artistic endeavors on a journey aboard NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft. This will be the first U.S. mission to collect a sample of an asteroid and return it to Earth for study. OSIRIS-REx is scheduled to launch in September and travel…

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45th SW supports successful launch

Posted June 13, 2016 by

ULA photograph A United Launch Alliance Delta IV-Heavy rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 37B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., June 11, 2016. The ULA Delta IV rocket carried a classified national security payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. The 45th Space Wing at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., supported…

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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx speeds toward asteroid rendezvous

Posted September 9, 2016 by

NASA's first asteroid sampling mission launched into space at 7:05 p.m., EDT, Sept. 8 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., beginning a journey that could revolutionize our understanding of the early solar system.

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Kennedy Space Center’s NASA Day of Remembrance honors fallen astronauts

Posted January 27, 2017 by Bob Granath

On Jan. 26, 2017, Kennedy Space Center employees and guests paid their respects to astronauts who have perished in the conquest of space.

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Boeing satellite for ViaSat to significantly enhance satellite broadband communications

Posted June 2, 2017 by

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–Leveraging the recently launched Boeing [NYSE: BA] 702 high-power satellite, ViaSat’s second-generation satellite, ViaSat-2, will realize a seven-fold increase in broadband internet service coverage from its previous generation satellite and offer twice as much capacity on orbit. ViaSat-2 will also offer flexibility to move satellite capacity to where broadband demand exists and is…

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Boeing to design, build seven medium earth orbit satellites for SES

Posted September 11, 2017 by

Boeing will design and build seven super-powered medium earth orbit satellites for SES, delivering efficient high-performance data communications services to users around the world.

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NASA’s Webb Telescope Emerges from Chamber A

Posted December 8, 2017 by

NASA photograph by Chris Gunn NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope emerged from Chamber A at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston on Dec. 1, 2017, to prepare for its upcoming move to California. NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, or Webb, emerged from Chamber A at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston on Dec. 1, 2017,…

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Next mission to Mars gears up: Lockheed Martin delivers NASA’s InSight spacecraft to launch site

Posted March 5, 2018 by

NASA's latest mission to Mars took its first trip on its long journey to the Red Planet. On Feb. 28, Lockheed Martin delivered NASA's InSight Mars lander to Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

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