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The launch of CAPSTONE has been postponed until March 20, 2022

The deployment of a NASA cubesat project that will assess the orbit that will be utilized by lunar Gateway has been pushed back to March as a result of the pandemic-related launch delays that Rocket Lab has experienced.

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NASA advocates argue extending life of International Space Station

NASA working to book more astronaut missions to station beyond SpaceX, Boeing contracts

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SENATE COMMITTEE TOLD U.S. SPACE LEADERSHIP REQUIRES CONTINUED PRESENCE IN LOW EARTH ORBIT

Witnesses at a Senate hearing on international collaboration and competition in space stressed that a continued human U.S. presence in low Earth orbit is key to international leadership in space.

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Explosive star death witnessed by Hubble could help develop an early warning system

Astronomers had an unprecedented front-row seat to the explosive death of a star 60 million light-years away. They witnessed the event thanks to telescopes on the ground and in space, including the Hubble Space Telescope.

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Orion: Nasa’s Moon-ship is attached to SLS megarocket

Nasa’s next-generation spaceship has been lifted onto the rocket that will launch it to the Moon this year or in early 2022.

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NASA puts out new spacecraft and space suit call for ISS and beyond

NASA is putting out a call for more astronaut shuttles, expanding the Commercial Crew program with additional missions beyond those already agreed with SpaceX and Boeing.

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NASA Tests Landing Pad Materials For Future Lunar Missions

NASA’s Large Vehicle Landing Surface Interaction project team is working to develop a landing pad concept for the Moon that could one day be constructed directly on the lunar surface.

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NASA Mission Helps Solve a Mystery: Why Are Some Asteroid Surfaces Rocky?

New research, published in Nature and led by Saverio Cambioni, of the University of Arizona, found that Bennu’s highly porous rocks are responsible for the surface’s surprising lack of fine regolith.

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NASA Gets a Third Proposal for a New Private Space Station

The commercial real estate market in low-Earth orbit is heating up as Voyager Space Holdings Inc.’s Nanoracks plans a new private space station to help replace NASA’s existing orbital laboratory.

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Becoming a Leader at NASA Marcellus Proctor oversees major space projects

“GROWING UP IN the Bowie, Md., area, whenever we drove by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, I told my parents that I would work there someday,” recounts Proctor, who is now an associate chief at Goddard for NASA’s Electrical Engineering Division (EED).

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NASA unpacks its successor to Hubble: $10 BILLION James Webb Space Telescope will launch 930,000 miles into space this December where it will peer deeper into the cosmos than ever before

JWST has been plagued by delays and cost overruns, including many with the readiness of the European Space Agency’s Ariane-5 rocket, which will send it up into space.

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Innovation lab in Newport News celebrating launch of NASA telescope into space

The Brooks Crossing Innovation Lab in Southeast Newport News was selected as one of more than 500 sites across the country to host a NASA-supported event in honor of the James Webb Space Telescope launch slated for December.