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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.


Mars is kept company by two cratered moons -- an inner moon named Phobos and an outer moon named Deimos.

NASA is preparing to launch the rover Perseverance to the Mars. Are you an expert on the future home of Perseverance? Take this short quiz to find out!

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Image of Planet Earth from space.

Earth is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in 2020. Test your knowledge about our home planet!

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Astronaut Alfred M. Worden

The visitor complex remembers the life of astronaut Al Worden. Al was the command module pilot on Apollo 15 astronaut and he passed away March 18, 2020.


Saturn 1B rocket, NASA's Last Remaining Flight-Configured Saturn IB Rocket

The restoration of the Saturn 1B rocket is complete! Hear about the steps taken to ensure the historic vehicle is preserved for future generations.


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