Oh, would it not be absurd if there was no objective state?
What if the unobserved always waits, insubstantial,
till our eyes give it shape?

— Peter Hammill

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Students to Ask Questions to NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

6 hours 35 min ago
Students from across the nation will have an opportunity this week to hear from NASA astronaut Victor Glover aboard the International Space Station.
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NASA Highlights New Findings, Upcoming Missions at Virtual AGU Meeting

6 hours 53 min ago
NASA and researchers from around the world will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), Dec. 1-17, held virtually this year.
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NASA Will Name Companies Selected to Collect Lunar Resources Under Artemis Program

8 hours 25 min ago
NASA will hold a media teleconference Thursday, Dec. 3, at 1 p.m. EST to announce the companies it has selected to collect lunar resources as part of the Artemis program.
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NASA Awards Contract for Flight and Integration Services

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 3:16pm
NASA has selected Virgin Galactic LLC of Las Cruces, New Mexico, and Masten Space Systems Inc. of Mojave, California, to provide flight and integration services for payloads chosen by the agency’s Flight Opportunities program, which is managed at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California.
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NASA TV Coverage Set for Next Space Station Resupply Mission with SpaceX

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 4:34pm
NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting 11:39 a.m. EST Saturday, Dec. 5, for the launch of its 21st commercial resupply services (CRS-21) mission to the International Space Station from Launch Complex 39A at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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NASA, US and European Partners Launch Mission to Monitor Global Ocean

Sat, 11/21/2020 - 12:55pm
A joint U.S.-European satellite built to monitor global sea levels lifted off on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Saturday at 9:17 a.m. PST (12:17 p.m. EST).
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NASA Hosts Virtual Event to Leverage STEM, Small Business Opportunities with Minority Colleges

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 5:19pm
Media are invited to NASA’s 15th annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)/Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) Technology Infusion Road Tour, a virtual event Nov. 18 and 19.
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NASA Highlights Science, New Airlock on Next Space Station Resupply Mission

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 10:36am
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Friday, Nov. 20, to discuss science investigations and a new privately funded airlock launching on SpaceX’s 21st commercial cargo resupply mission for the agency to the International Space Station.
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NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts Arrive at Space Station, NASA Leaders and Crew to Discuss Mission

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 10:44pm
The SpaceX Crew Dragon Resilience successfully docked to the International Space Station at 11 p.m. EST Monday, transporting NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi.
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NASA Receives 10th Consecutive Clean Financial Audit Opinion

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 10:20pm
NASA has received an unmodified audit opinion on its Fiscal Year 2020 financial statements, marking the 10th consecutive "clean" opinion from an external auditor – the highest opinion that may be received.
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NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts Headed to International Space Station

Sun, 11/15/2020 - 8:56pm
An international crew of astronauts is en route to the International Space Station following a successful launch on the first NASA-certified commercial human spacecraft system in history.
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NASA Updates TV Coverage for First Crew Rotation Flight on US Commercial Spacecraft

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 7:22pm
NASA and SpaceX are now targeting 7:27 p.m. EST Sunday, Nov. 15, for liftoff of the agency’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida with astronauts to the International Space Station.
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NASA TV to Air Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Launch, Prelaunch Activities

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 10:49am
NASA is targeting 12:17 p.m. EST (9:17 a.m. PST) Saturday, Nov. 21, for the launch of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite, the first of two identical satellites to head into Earth orbit five years apart to continue sea level observations for at least the next decade.
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NASA TV Coverage Set for Russian Spacewalk

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 5:51pm
Two Russian cosmonauts are scheduled to go outside the International Space Station Wednesday, Nov. 18, to conduct a spacewalk that will initiate preparations for the arrival of a new Russian research module.
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NASA Science to Host Community Town Hall Meeting

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 5:05pm
NASA’s Science Mission Directorate will hold a community town hall meeting with Associate Administrator for Science Thomas Zurbuchen and his leadership team at 3 p.m. EST Tuesday, Nov. 17, to discuss updates to NASA’s science programs, share the current status of activities, and roll out the agency’s 2021 NASA Science Planning Guide.
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Independent Review Indicates NASA Prepared for Mars Sample Return Campaign

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 10:03am
NASA released an independent review report Tuesday indicating the agency is now ready to undertake its Mars Sample Return (MSR) campaign to bring pristine samples from Mars to Earth for scientific study.
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NASA Invites Media to Briefing on Mars Sample Return Independent Review Board Report

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 1:47pm
NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EST Tuesday, Nov. 10, to discuss the findings and recommendations of the report by an agency-commissioned independent board about NASA’s plans with ESA (European Space Agency) for a Mars Sample Return mission.
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New NASA Partnerships to Mature Commercial Space Technologies, Capabilities

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 9:47am
NASA has selected 17 U.S. companies for 20 partnerships to mature industry-developed space technologies for the Moon and beyond. The NASA and industry teams will design a 3D printing system for NASA’s Artemis lunar exploration program, test a simple method for removing dust from planetary solar arrays, mature a first-stage rocket recovery system fo
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NASA Seeks New Partners to Help Put All Eyes on Artemis Moon Missions

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 10:18am
NASA is seeking new partners to help the agency tell the story of human exploration at the Moon with the Artemis program in ways that engage, excite, and inspire a worldwide audience.
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