NASA's record-breaking Lucy asteroid mission gearing up for October launch
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NASA's record-breaking Lucy asteroid mission gearing up for October launch

NASA's Lucy asteroid probe will begin its 12-year space journey next month. Lucy will launch on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, from
Mars on the Cheap: Scientists Are Working to Revolutionize Access to the Red Planet
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Mars on the Cheap: Scientists Are Working to Revolutionize Access to the Red Planet

NASA and the European Space Agency have plans for complex missions to return samples to Mars. However, many researchers are developing low-cost,
Landsat 9, NASA's most powerful Landsat satellite ever, is 'go' for launch on Monday
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Landsat 9, NASA's most powerful Landsat satellite ever, is 'go' for launch on Monday

NASA cleared its latest powerful Earth-observing satellite to launch into orbit on Monday (Sept. 27,) from California. Landsat 9 is currently on
SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will launch internet satellite to serve Alaska in 2022
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SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will launch internet satellite to serve Alaska in 2022

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket launched on its inaugural mission from Launch Pad 39A NASA's Kennedy Space Center, February 6, 2018. SpaceX's Falcon
NASA's Perseverance rover cameras capture 'mission-critical' views of Mars — and an epic selfie
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NASA's Perseverance rover cameras capture 'mission-critical' views of Mars — and an epic selfie

NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover took this selfie on Sept. 10, 2021, over a rock called "Rochette." (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS) NASA's
NASA’s InSight Experiences its Most Powerful Marsquake so far: Magnitude 4.2, Lasting 90 Minutes
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NASA’s InSight Experiences its Most Powerful Marsquake so far: Magnitude 4.2, Lasting 90 Minutes

NASA's InSight lander detected one of the strongest and longest-lasting quakes ever recorded on Mars. On Sept. 18, the big marsquake occurred on
NASA's Got A New, Big Telescope. It Could Find Hints Of Life On Far-Flung Planets
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NASA's Got A New, Big Telescope. It Could Find Hints Of Life On Far-Flung Planets

NASA has a new, large telescope. It could find clues to life on far-flung planets Click to enlarge the image and toggle caption Northrop Grumman
NASA's NIAC Program Gives a Sneak Peek at the Future of Space Travel
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NASA's NIAC Program Gives a Sneak Peek at the Future of Space Travel

Star Trek-like medical scanners have inspired NASA and other space agencies to explore concepts for off-planet agricultural. Researchers are
At pivotal points in human spaceflight, NASA undergoes major reorganization
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At pivotal points in human spaceflight, NASA undergoes major reorganization

NASA's main body responsible for managing human spaceflight will be split into two separate directorates. This is a major restructuring that previous
NASA selects Moon site for ice-hunting rover
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NASA selects Moon site for ice-hunting rover

NASA has provided this handout illustration that shows NASA's Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover, (VIPER), on the Moon's surface. NASA