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The story of how the space missions evolved from the X-15 fighter jet in 1959 to get people into space is explained. The programs began with the Mercury missions: 7 men were selected to carry the first astronaut into space "on top of a rocket capsule". Th
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NASA GoPro footage from EVA 30 (Extravehicular activity or space walk). This was released under Public Domain Mark 1.0 by NASA https://archive.org/details/EVAGoPro
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Since 1981, NASA space shuttles have been rocketing from the Florida coast into Earth orbit. The five orbiters - Columbia, Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis and Endeavour - have flown more than 130 times, carrying over 350 people into space and travelling m
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NASA tests the Orion space capsule in the first step in the eventual journey to Mars.
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The Space Technology and Exploration Directorate at NASA Langley Research Center presented a five-part lecture series on “The Future of America’s Space Exploration Program” on the campus of Christopher Newport University. Each 75-minute lecture took place
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Great video explaining the science of Jupiter and the exciting Juno mission. Features interviews with scientists and engineers working on the probe with interesting computer-generated imagery of the mission. Explains the science of the solar system, why t
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NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project will be flying a rocket-powered, saucer-shaped test vehicle into near-space from the Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility this June from Kauai, Hawaii. To prepare for the flight, a "spin" test was
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NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive satellite gives Texas water agencies critical information for managing the lone star state's limited water.
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NASA sends spacecrafts to planets all the time. Why do they spend the money to do so if they're just going to crash them into the planet? Read More: Spacecraft Set for Death Plunge Into Mercury http://news.discovery.com/space/spacecraft-set-for-death-plun
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http://www.nasa.gov/press/2015/march/nasa-research-suggests-mars-once-had-more-water-than-earth-s-arctic-ocean/ For decades, planetary scientists have suspected that ancient Mars was a much warmer, wetter environment than it is today, but estimates of jus