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NASA - NASA'S Webb Telescope Team Completes Optical Milestone

The performance testing for the aft-optics subsystem (AOS) was recently completed by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

Hey, K-12 students, NASA wants your help! The goal of the Exploration Design Challenge is for students to research and design ways to protect astronauts from space radiation. NASA and Lockheed Martin are developing the Orion spacecraft that will carry astronauts beyond low Earth orbit and on to an asteroid or Mars. Protecting astronauts from radiation on these distant travels is an important -- and very real -- problem that needs solving. Click to learn how to help!

Exploration Design Challenge

NASA and Lockheed Martin experts answer questions about Orion, radiation, and deep space travel.

NASA VR: On the Surface of Planet TRAPPIST-1d (360 view)

This panorama depicts the surface of a newly detected planet, part of a seven planet system some 40 light years away.

Soyuz Rolls Out to Launch Pad The Soyuz rocket is rolled out to the launch pad by train on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Launch of the Soyuz rocket is scheduled for Sept. 26 and will send Expedition 37 Soyuz Commander Oleg Kotov, NASA Flight Engineer Michael Hopkins and Russian Flight Engineer Sergei Ryazansky on a five-and-a-half month mission aboard the International Space Station.

Soyuz Rolls Out to Launch Pad

The Soyuz rocket is rolled out to the launch pad by train on Monday, Sept. at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

NASA - Fermi Improves its Vision for Thunderstorm Gamma-Ray Flashes

Fermi Improves its Vision for Thunderstorm Gamma-Ray Flashes

This video talks about terrestrial gamma-ray flashes phenomenon (TGFs) observed by scientists using Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope. Thanks to improved data analysis techniques and a new operating mode, the Gamma-ray Burst Monitor (GBM) aboard the te.

Canadarm2 makes some moves towards Japan’s robotic H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-3) during Expedition 32. Credit: NASA

10 Awesome Images of the Space Station's Cupola - Universe Today

NASA BEGINS USING ROBOTIC EXOSKELETONS

Nasa begins using Robotic Exoskeletons - 27 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts in 2012

La cara oculta del Universo

The Universe is a dark place which we know very little about. What wonders await us in the next decade? Bite-sized, mind blowing space facts about the Universe and the cosmos. Whether you're new to astronomy / astrophysics or not, check us out @

NASA is not out of business - they are just focused on future endeavors!

NASA Is Not Out of Business

Since the end of the Space Shuttle program the questions have grown louder and louder.

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NASA - Kennedy Engineers Designing Plant Habitat For Space Station

Nasa History & Science

A celebration of the history of the manned space program, space exploration, and science. ***Disclaimer***This page is not associated with NASA. I'm just a fan of the space program.

One of the most challenging parts of NASA’s huge new space telescope, the building of its ultrasophisticated mirror system, is now finished, and the mirrors are ready for delivery.

Mirrors finished for NASA's new James Webb Space Telescope

The powerful primary mirrors of the James Webb Space Telescope will be able to detect the light from distant galaxies. The Webb telescope has 21 mirrors, with 18 primary mirror segments working together as one large primary mirror

Repairing the Station in Orbit | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Expedition 35 Flight Engineers Chris Cassidy (pictured) and Tom Marshburn (out of frame) completed a spacewalk at p. EDT May 11 to inspect and replace a pump controller box on the International Space Station’s far port truss leaking ammonia coolant.

A technician prepares a model of Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser vehicle for testing at the Transonic Dynamics Tunnel. Credit: NASA EDGE/Ron Beard

A technician prepares a model of Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser vehicle for testing at the Transonic Dynamics Tunnel.

Orion Parachute Drop Test on May 1, 2013  A model of NASA’s Orion spacecraft glides to a successful touchdown during a test of its parachute system on Wednesday, May 1. Orion’s three main parachutes, which slow it gradually down for landing, weigh 300 pounds each and can cover almost an entire football field.

Orion Parachute Drop Test on May 1, 2013

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