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Back dropped by the blackness of space and Earth's horizon is the International Space Station (ISS) as seen from Space Shuttle Discovery as the two spacecraft begin their relative separation.

This November, humankind will celebrate the 20th anniversary of humans living continuously in space aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Learn more about the ISS and human life in space by reading the answers to the 20 most frequently asked questions about the ISS.


Neptune

Over 170 years ago, the coldest and farthest away planet in our solar system was discovered. Want to learn more about our distant neighbor? Take the quiz!

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Educator Dee demonstrating a scientific principle.

To allow students to bring the fun and learning of Camp KSC home, the education team created the Virtual Camp KSC program. Hear as Educator Dee reflects on the overwhelmingly positive response from students around the world.

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Five books every space enthusiast needs including Falling to Earth by Al Worden.

Make some space in your library! This National Book Lovers day, check out these books that are sure to interest any space enthusiast.


A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket soars upward after lifting off from historic Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 30, 2020, carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley to the International Space Station in a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule for the agency’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission.

From “one small step” to “we’ve had a problem”, read and reflect on quotes from astronauts who have played an integral part in NASA’s exploration of space.


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