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NASA: US government agency responsible for civilian space programs, and aeronautical and aerospace research
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.

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Australia's bushfire smoke will do a full lap of the earth: NASA

Smoke from Australia's fires has reached more than 17km above sea level and is expected to complete a circuit of the earth.
The Age - Published

Bushfire smoke will circle around the globe and return to Australia, NASA says

A thick layer of smoke has also settled over Victoria, leading to warnings for poor to hazardous air quality issued across the state.
SBS - Published

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SpaceX astronaut capsule splashes down after rocket failure test [Video]SpaceX astronaut capsule splashes down after rocket failure test

Elon Musk's SpaceX simulated a successful emergency landing on Sunday in a dramatic test of a crucial abort system on an unmanned astronaut capsule, a major milestone for the company in its quest to..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:41Published

SpaceX Executes Rocket Failure Test [Video]SpaceX Executes Rocket Failure Test

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Elon Musk’s SpaceX simulated a successful emergency landing on Sunday in a dramatic test of a crucial abort system on an unmanned astronaut capsule, laying the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Ask our Astronaut | What do astronauts living at the International Space Station fear most? [Video]Ask our Astronaut | What do astronauts living at the International Space Station fear most?

Astronauts are trained for emergencies that can occur in outer space but the European Space Agency's Luca Parmitano and NASA's Drew Morgan say they know their job is dangerous.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:47Published

NASA's Moon to Mars exploration program [Video]NASA's Moon to Mars exploration program

NASA's Moon to Mars exploration program first proposed in 2015 consists of three phases.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:55Published

EU, Russia to launch joint ExoMars mission in July 2020 [Video]EU, Russia to launch joint ExoMars mission in July 2020

The EU and Russia are collaborating on a mission to Mars to try and answer the question of whether life has ever existed on the Red Planet.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:19Published

NASA rolls out space launch system booster for testing [Video]NASA rolls out space launch system booster for testing

NASA rolled out the core stage of the Space Launch System "mega-rocket" from a New Orleans factory on Wednesday.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:09Published

Teenager discovers planet during summer internship [Video]Teenager discovers planet during summer internship

NASA recently announced the discovery of a new planet by a teenage summer intern only on the job for three days. Conway G. Gittens has a look at his discovery.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:55Published

NASA's TESS finds its first Earth-sized planet [Video]NASA's TESS finds its first Earth-sized planet

NASA's 'TESS' mission has found a possible Earth-sized habitable planet.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:21Published

Neutron star's halo could help explain antimatter near Earth [Video]Neutron star's halo could help explain antimatter near Earth

NASA's Fermi telescope discovered a vast halo around a neutron star that could explain why there is so much antimatter near Earth.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:15Published

Betelgeuse being dimmer does not mean supernova likely [Video]Betelgeuse being dimmer does not mean supernova likely

Astronomers from Villanova University recently published an article noting that Betelgeuse in the constellation Orion has been significantly dimmer in recent months, leading some to speculate it could..

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:10Published

Boeing marks 'bull's-eye' landing after timer glitch [Video]Boeing marks 'bull's-eye' landing after timer glitch

Boeing celebrated a successful ending to a crewless test mission that two days earlier failed to reach the orbit needed to dock with the International Space Station. Chris Dignam has more.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:37Published

Timer malfunction leaves Boeing spaceship adrift [Video]Timer malfunction leaves Boeing spaceship adrift

Boeing's Starliner space capsule won't make it to the International Space Station after a timer malfunction made it burn too much fuel. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published

NASA's Mars 2020 rover successfully completes its first test drive [Video]NASA's Mars 2020 rover successfully completes its first test drive

As part of NASA's preparation for next year's Mars mission, the Mars 2020 rover took its first driving test at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California on December 17.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 00:48Published

NASA greenlights final assembly of Lockheed Martin's quiet supersonic jet prototype [Video]NASA greenlights final assembly of Lockheed Martin's quiet supersonic jet prototype

NASA says it has cleared the final assembly of Lockheed Martin's quiet supersonic jet prototype.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:02Published

NASA selects asteroid target site for spacecraft to sample [Video]NASA selects asteroid target site for spacecraft to sample

NASA has selected a target site for the spacecraft OSIRIS[a]-REx[b] to gather samples on the asteroid Bennu.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:02Published

NASA reveals plans for antennas on far side of moon [Video]NASA reveals plans for antennas on far side of moon

Space researchers have proposed building a network of radio antennas on the far side of the moon.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 00:58Published

Stunning New Collection Shows Earth at Night... As Seen From Space [Video]Stunning New Collection Shows Earth at Night... As Seen From Space

These jaw-dropping images of our planet show the world after dark. They form part of a stunning new book by NASA entitled 'earth at night'.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:59Published

The NASA probe flying closer to the sun than ever before [Video]The NASA probe flying closer to the sun than ever before

Scientists have released the first data from a space probe flying so close to the sun that it's inside the star's upper atmosphere. The findings are reshaping our understanding of the violent solar..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:28Published

Do astronauts get any privacy in space or are they constantly being watched? [Video]Do astronauts get any privacy in space or are they constantly being watched?

In this episode, Luca's NASA astronaut colleague Andrew Morgan tells us more about intimacy in the International Space Station.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:20Published

NASA to attach 'robot hotel' to International Space Station [Video]NASA to attach 'robot hotel' to International Space Station

NASA plans to launch a storage space for robotic tools called the Robotic Tool Stowage, or RiTS, to the International Space Station.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:11Published

NASA's dummies to fly around Moon to test anti-radiation vests [Video]NASA's dummies to fly around Moon to test anti-radiation vests

NASA will send astronaut dummies around the moon in the Orion spacecraft for the uncrewed Artemis I mission scheduled for next year, Space.com reports.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:32Published

 

Four photos of Australia from space, before and after the bushfires

We pulled four before-and-after NASA satellite images and asked a bushfire researcher to reflect on the story they tell.
SBS - Published

NASA, Australia in Antarctic ice project

A world-leading NASA mission to survey ice levels in east Antarctica will for the first time leave from Australia.
SBS - Published

'Beam us up': Morrison shoots for stars with $150m US deal

Australians will work closely with US businesses, researchers and NASA in their efforts to send humans back to the moon under a deal signed by Scott Morrison.
SBS - Published

How Australia shared the moon landing with the world

There was a lively debate within NASA about whether it was desirable to attempt a live broadcast of the historic moment.
The Age - Published

'We barely avoided a potential disaster': NASA called in ANU scientist to analyse moon rock

He was the world's best and happened to be in the US when the space agency learned he was in town.
The Age - Published

From the Archives, 1979: Skylab fever grips the world

In 1979, Skylab, the first space station launched by NASA fell back to Earth. With no predictions on where it would crash, Skylab fever gripped the world.
The Age - Published

Why NASA is looking to Australia's north in the search for life on Mars

Of particular interest are 3.5 billion-year-old fossils found near Marble Bar, believed to be among the oldest evidence of life on Earth.
The Age - Published

Australian space body needs love: NASA rep

A senior official with NASA's space communications program has called on the government and industry to rally behind Australia's space agency.
SBS - Published

Opportunity Bows Out - NASA Says Goodbye to Mars Rover

opportunity bows out - nasa says goodbye to mars rover
by Alice Monroe - Saying goodbye can be hard – and NASA are certainly finding that out this week, after it emerged that one of their trusty Mars rovers, Opportunity, will no longer be traversing..
One News Page Staff - Published

Mining of the Moon to Begin: ESA Signs Contract

mining of the moon to begin: esa signs contract
by Stephanie Boyd - 2019 will be a very important year for the Moon – not only has there already been footage sent back from the reported ‘dark side’ in recent weeks, but we will..
One News Page Staff - Published

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