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Project Gemini – Springboard to the Moon

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  Spaceflight is an accepted part of today’s world. The International Space Station has been occupied continuously for the past 15 years, Astronaut Scott Kelly and Cosmonaut Gennady Padalka recently began a year-long stay in orbit, and there are commercial …Read More

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NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Kicks Off Geography Trivia from Space

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  Where over the world is NASA astronaut Scott Kelly? Kelly, who is working and living aboard the International Space Station on a one-year mission, wants to test your knowledge of the world with a geography trivia game on Twitter. …Read More

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MAVEN Educator Ambassador Program

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  In September 2014, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, or MAVEN, mission began exploring Mars’ upper atmosphere, ionosphere and interactions with the sun and solar wind. The MAVEN Educator Ambassador, or MEA, program will focus on in-depth learning experiences …Read More

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Fifty Years Ago – the First Space Walks

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  Fifty years ago Soviet Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov and American Astronaut Edward H. White II performed the first extravehicular activities (EVAs), which are more popularly known as space walks. Leonov’s EVA, on March 18, 1965, lasted 12 minutes; White spent …Read More

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Jeannette Piccard – First Woman to Reach the Stratosphere

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  This short article on Jeannette Piccard is being sent in honor of Women’s History Month.   On October 23, 1934, Jeannette Piccard became the first woman to reach the stratosphere. Accompanied by her husband, Dr. Jean Piccard, as scientific …Read More

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