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NASA astronaut Nick Hauge on Soyuz emergency landing after failed launch - 9news.com.au

The NASA astronaut who survived last week's failed launch and emergency landing knew he needed to stay calm. Air Force Colonel Nick Hague described the closest call of his career - his space capsule violently ripped from his damaged rocket shortly ...

From the moon to Winona: WSU Senior University students check out NASA lunar samples - Winona Daily News

As part of the Retiree Center's Senior University program through WSU, 21 Winonans had the opportunity to see NASA samples of moon rocks taken during the Apollo 11 mission, along with samples from several other following Apollo missions. The samples ...

NASA set to make decision about new home on Mars for upcoming rover mission - NEWS.com.au

NASA will hear from astronomers, researchers and space enthusiasts about where they think the US space agency should focus the landing of its upcoming mission to the Red Planet in its mission to search for life. Around 300 scientists will make the trip ...

NASA's Chandra spacecraft snaps out of 'safe mode' funk, resumes operations - BGR

This is obviously very good news for the Chandra team and for NASA, but there's no denying that the spacecraft is entering its twilight years. The satellite is 19 years old, which might not sound like a long time, but it's getting up there in terms of ...

NASA seeks partners for urban air mobility challenge - GCN.com

NASA plans to create safe and efficient air transport in cities through a series of grand challenges to develop helping urban air mobility (UAM) capabilities, NASA said in an Oct. 15 request for information. The first challenge, expected to be released ...

Eileen Collins: First female to pilot, command NASA shuttle to talk space at UE Wednesday - Evansville Courier & Press

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Eileen Collins knew in fourth grade she wanted to be an astronaut. The internet and Google didn't exist yet, which made researching how to become one difficult. Regardless, Collins, 61, investigated the “old-fashioned way” and ...

How Josh Levin Went From NASA To “American Ninja Warrior” To Athlete Role Model At The Youth Olympics - TeamUSA.org

He has competed on the last three seasons of “American Ninja Warrior,” finishing on Stage 2 of 4 in the national finals each time. Outside of the sports world, Levin holds a mechanical engineering degree and has interned at both NASA and Apple ...

NASA astronaut still confident in Soyuz after launch abort - SpaceNews

WASHINGTON — The NASA astronaut who was on the aborted Soyuz mission to the International Space Station says he has “complete confidence” in the Russians despite this launch failure and other problems, and looks forward to flying again on the ...

NASA astronaut on failed Soyuz launch: 'The first two minutes were great' - BGR

When pressed for a window into his mind and what he was thinking in the moments following the rocket failure, Hague credits his training for keeping him focused on what needed to be done to make it back to land in one piece. Hague also heaped praise ...

Wilson to host discussion by NASA volunteer Wednesday - Herald-Mail Media

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Chad T. Lower will discuss some of the latest developments at NASA on Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the John Stewart Memorial Library at Wilson College. The talk is free and open to the public. Lower, who is an adjunct ...

NASA Designed a Special Claw For the Mars Insight Lander - Nextgov

NASA's InSight lander will arrive on Mars on Nov. 26, 2018, along with its robotic arm. At the end of this arm is five-fingered grapple or claw, which is designed to grasp and maneuver instruments and then place them on the surface of the red planet ...

You've Got to Watch this Stunning NASA Video of Arctic Sea Ice. Now at its Lowest Levels - Universe Today

NASA's been keeping track of the minimum coverage of arctic sea ice for 40 years. Over that time, it's been shrinking due to climate change. The loss of perennial ice, or ice that builds up and lasts year over year, is speeding up. The thinner seasonal ...

NASA astronaut recalls 'wild ride' after aborted Russian rocket launch - Florida Today

As his Soyuz capsule crested to its highest point last Thursday, NASA astronaut Nick Hague could see the darkness of space and the curve of Earth out his window. He and cosmonaut crewmate Alexey Ovchinin, the Soyuz commander, briefly felt weightless ...

Here's What Astronauts See When a Rocket Aborts Mid-Flight - WIRED

Russian officials are also investigating a strange drill hole in a different Soyuz capsule, this one docked at the ISS, though NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said that he expects the Soyuz mission to resume after a joint US-Russian investigation is ...

NASA photo shows where Hurricane Michael turned out the lights - The Verge

When Hurricane Michael crashed into the Florida Panhandle on October 10th, the storm cut power to parts of Florida and Georgia in its path, new NASA images show. The pictures are a stark reminder of our energy infrastructure's vulnerability to natural ...

NASA astronaut unfazed by frightening Soyuz launch abort - CBS News

Two minutes after launch aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket last week, NASA astronaut Nick Hague knew something had gone badly wrong. At the moment four strap-on boosters separated from the rocket's core stage, he and Soyuz MS-10 commander Alexey ...

NASA Astronaut Nick Hague 'Rolls with Punches' After Harrowing Soyuz Launch Failure - Space.com

On Oct. 11, NASA astronaut Nick Hague was supposed to make the longest journey of his life to that point, traveling up to the International Space Station for a six-month stint. Instead, he and his colleague came abruptly tumbling back to Earth after ...

Soyuz Accident Highlights NASA's Need For More Launch Options - WMFE

A NASA astronaut who had to make an emergency landing last week said he's confident Russia can fix the problem that caused the launch failure. The incident highlights NASA's need for more options to get astronauts into orbit. Astronaut Nick Hague was ...

NASA eyes stunning 'cloud city' airship concept to explore Venus - Fox News

A similar size to Earth, Venus is our closest planetary neighbor. However, exploring Venus poses a unique set of challenges, according to NASA. “Though its internal geology is similar to Earth's, its surface is hot enough to melt lead and is covered ...

Ont. researchers discover new planet 1200 light years away - CTV News

Researchers at Western University in London, Ont. have discovered a new planet orbiting within an area that could support life. In an article published last week in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, researchers with Western's ...

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Motto: For the Benefit of All
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Agency overview
Formed July 29, 1958; 58 years ago (1958-07-29)
Preceding agency
  • NACA (1915–1958)
Jurisdiction United States government
Headquarters Washington, D.C.
38°52′59″N 77°0′59″W / 38.88306°N 77.01639°W / 38.88306; -77.01639
Employees 17,345+
Annual budget Increase US$ 19.3 billion (2016), also see NASA Budget
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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.

President Dwight D. Eisenhower established NASA in 1958 with a distinctly civilian (rather than military) orientation encouraging peaceful applications in space science. The National Aeronautics and Space Act was passed on July 29, 1958, disestablishing NASA's predecessor, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). The new agency became operational on October 1, 1958.

Since that time, most US space exploration efforts have been led by NASA, including the Apollo moon-landing missions, the Skylab space station, and later the Space Shuttle. Currently, NASA is supporting the International Space Station and is overseeing the development of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, the Space Launch System and Commercial Crew vehicles. The agency is also responsible for the Launch Services Program (LSP) which provides oversight of launch operations and countdown management for unmanned NASA launches.

NASA science is focused on better understanding Earth through the Earth Observing System, advancing heliophysics through the efforts of the Science Mission Directorate's Heliophysics Research Program, exploring bodies throughout the Solar System with advanced robotic spacecraft missions such as New Horizons, and researching astrophysics topics, such as the Big Bang, through the Great Observatories and associated programs. NASA shares data with various national and international organizations such as from the Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite.


BREAKING NEWS NASA announces! RED ALERT!!! NIBIRU PLANET X to pass Earth On Nov 2018

BREAKING NEWS NASA announces! RED ALERT!!! NIBIRU PLANET X to pass Earth On Nov 2018 On my channel you will find a lot of great news! Don't forget ...

Crew Safe After Soyuz Launch Abort

NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin are in good condition following an aborted launch of their Soyuz spacecraft. The Soyuz ...

NASA Presents: The Invisible Network, A New Podcast

You may think you know NASA: astronauts, launches, Mars rovers and so on. This new podcast brings you a side of NASA you may have never seen or heard of ...

SILIPIN ang tila hindi kayang GAWIN ni Maine Mendoza habang nasa KASIKATAN sa industriya ng showbiz

SILIPIN ang tila hindi kayang GAWIN ni Maine Mendoza habang nasa KASIKATAN sa industriya ng showbiz.

25 DRAMÁTICOS CAMBIOS REVELADOS POR LA NASA

Sin duda el ser humano es la especie que más impacto ha causado en el medio ambiente de nuestro querido hogar, gracias a la contaminación que ...

Ambitious NASA Rocket Project to Cost $9 Billion

A new rocket system from NASA is in the works but it's burning through a lot of cash before it will burn any fuel. RT America's Sara Montes De Oca reports.