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Today NASA Astronaut Mike Good had the opportunity to do a virtual appearance with high school students. He had a blast answering questions about life as an astronaut! His best advice for becoming an astronaut? Study STEM & shoot for the stars💫
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NASA Astronauts Oct 17
How did Shannon Walker get the "wild idea" to become a NASA Astronaut? Tune into this podcast to find out when the idea sparked and how she stayed focused on achieving her goal:
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Jessica Meir Oct 16
Can’t think of a better way to fill the 3 seats in the than with a truly diverse international crew like this one. It’s an honor to train with my Russian and United Arab Emirates crewmates , not to forget our fearless instructor of course.
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NASA STEM Engagement Oct 15
. tells students she can see some of the 3,700 miles of the from space! Serena & her fellow crewmates love to take pictures of the Earth. You can take pictures of Earth from space too! details at .
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Alexander Gerst Oct 16
"The difference between an ordeal and an adventure is attitude." – Bob Bitchin. Despite being temporarily understaffed, Expedition 57 is on its way. Many new experiments are rollin', from medication research to water regeneration to robotics.
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Intl. Space Station Oct 16
Live now: speaks with media for the first time since his trip to the station was aborted last Thursday. Shortly after launch, there was an anomaly with the booster, and the launch ascent was aborted, resulting in a ballistic landing. Watch:
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Intl. Space Station Oct 16
Today at 11:00 am ET, tune in to Facebook Live as media speak with for the first time since his trip to the space station was aborted shortly after launch last week. Ask your questions below or on Facebook and watch as some are answered live.
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NASA STEM Engagement Oct 15
TODAY at 1:15pm (ET): Tune into NASA TV to see students hosted at in Missouri speak to ! Students will ask Serena several questions about how exploring space compares to Lewis & Clark exploring the United States.
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Sesame Street Oct 13
Today’s advice is coming all the way from outer space with our friend, !
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Nick Hague Oct 12
Thank you all for your support & heartfelt prayers. Operational teams were outstanding in ensuring our safety & returning us to family & friends. Working with our international partners, I’m confident that we will find a path forward & continue the achievements of .
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NASA Oct 11
At 3:40 pm ET, we fire up an RS-25 engine for the rocket, built for missions to the Moon & Mars. The test features a flight controller set for use on a mission, components made with innovative manufacturing, & plenty of 🔥🔥🔥 and 💨💨💨! Watch:
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Jasmin Moghbeli Oct 11
Taking a look at the engine test stands from above with fellow Turtles and . Excited to watch the RS-25 engine test this afternoon from the ground! Four RS-25 engines will be used on ’s Space Launch System.
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NASA History Office Oct 11
America's first female spacewalker, Kathy Sullivan, made that first step outside of the space shuttle (Challenger) in 1984.
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Johnson Space Center Oct 11
50 years ago today, the Apollo 7 mission blasted into orbit! The success of this first manned Apollo flight was critical for future lunar exploration. Astronaut Wally Schirra enjoyed the ascent, reporting "She is riding like a dream."
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Intl. Space Station Oct 11
Earlier today, astronaut Nick Hague and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin landed safely on Earth after a booster on their Soyuz rocket failed. They are in good condition.
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NASA Oct 11
. and Alexey Ovchinin are on helicopters, making their way back to Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Search & rescue teams report that they remain in good condition after a safe landing following an issue with their launch on a Soyuz earlier. Live updates:
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NASA Oct 11
The Soyuz capsule has landed back on Earth carrying two crew members. Search and rescue teams are in contact with the crew and are en route to the landing location. Live updates:
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NASA Oct 11
The Soyuz capsule is returning to Earth via a ballistic descent, which is a sharper angle of landing compared to normal. Search and rescue teams are heading towards the expected touchdown location of the spacecraft and crew. Live updates:
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NASA Oct 11
LIFTOFF! Shooting into the sky at 4:40am ET, the Soyuz rocket carrying and Alexey Ovchinin leaves Earth on a four-orbit, six-hour journey to the . Watch:
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Nick Hague Oct 10
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