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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.


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!

Categories: NASA News

NASA astronauts, from left, Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, assigned to fly on SpaceX's Demo-2 test flight of its Crew Dragon, are inside a mockup of the spacecraft at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston on Aug. 2, 2018, ahead of the agency's announcement of their commercial crew assignment.

After almost a decade, astronauts have launched from American soil again. This Astronaut’s Day, learn more about the two astronauts who will take part in this historic launch, Doug Hurley and Robert Behnken.


Buzz Aldrin saves the day with a felt tip pen

Hear how Buzz Aldrin used a felt tip pen to assist with the ascent off the lunar surface during Apollo 11.


NASA Awards Artemis Contract for Lunar Gateway Power, Propulsion

NASA’s Orion Ascent Abort-2 test signifies an exciting milestone in its plans to return to the Moon. Read more about NASA’s next steps. 

Categories: NASA News

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