NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine discusses the fiscal year 2021 budget proposal during a State of NASA address, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, at Aerojet Rocketdyne?s facility at NASA?s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. Photo Credit: (NASA/Joel Kowsky)

NASA Administrator Statement on Moon to Mars Initiative, FY 2021 Budget

News Release NASA The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine: “President Donald Trump’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget

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NASA astronaut Christina Koch is helped out of the Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft just minutes after she, Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov, and ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano, landed their Soyuz MS-13 capsule in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. Koch returned to Earth after logging 328 days in space --- the longest spaceflight in history by a woman --- as a member of Expeditions 59-60-61 on the International Space Station. Skvortsov and Parmitano returned after 201 days in space where they served as Expedition 60-61 crew members onboard the station. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Record-Setting NASA Astronaut, Crewmates Return from Space Station

News Release, NASA After setting a record for the longest single spaceflight in history by a woman, NASA astronaut Christina Koch returned

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The Soyuz MS-13 crew spacecraft is seen as it approached the International Space Station for docking on the 50th anniversary of NASA landing humans on the Moon for the first time. The Soyuz will return Expedition 61 crew members NASA astronaut Christina Koch, station Commander Luca Parmitano of ESA (European Space Agency), and Soyuz commander Alexander Skvortsov of Roscosmos to Earth Feb. 6. Credits: NASA

NASA TV to Air Landing of Record-Setting Astronaut Christina Koch, Crewmates

News Release, NASA NASA astronaut Christina Koch, who has spent more time in space on a single mission than any other

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NASA astronaut Jessica Meir takes an out-of-this-world "space-selfie" with her spacesuit helmet visor down reflecting her camera and International Space Station hardware. She and fellow NASA astronaut Christina Koch (out of frame) ventured into the vacuum of space for seven hours and 17 minutes to swap a failed battery charge-discharge unit (BCDU) with a spare during the first all-woman spacewalk. Credits: NASA

NASA TV Coverage Set for Three Spacewalks in January

News Release, NASA Four astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station for three spacewalks in January to complete battery upgrades and

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NASA’s Operation IceBridge, a ten-year mission to collect polar data between ICESat and ICESat-2, may be coming to a close, but its hundreds of terabytes of data and the expertise of its team will continue to fuel research and discovery for decades to come. Credit: NASA / Jim Yungel

NASA’s Operation IceBridge Completes Eleven Years of Polar Surveys

For eleven years from 2009 through 2019, the planes of NASA’s Operation IceBridge flew above the Arctic, Antarctic and Alaska, gathering data

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“Earth at Night” shows how scientists use images such as this astronaut photo of the Gulf of Mexico taken from the International Space Station over the southern United States to study our changing planet. Credits: NASA

New NASA eBook Reveals Insights of Earth Seen at Night from Space

News Release, NASA Earth has many stories to tell, even in the dark of night. Earth at Night, NASA’s new

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The top panel shows a schematic of a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME), during which a burst of material with as much mass as Lake Michigan is ejected from the Sun. These can pose a threat to astronauts and space satellites, but IS?IS scientists discovered that tiny energetic particles rush ahead of the ejected mass, providing advance warning of the incoming threat.

First NASA Parker Solar Probe Results Reveal Surprising Details About Our Sun

News Release, NASA The Sun is revealing itself in dramatic detail and shedding light on how other stars may form

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