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Last feed update: Monday October 15th, 2018 07:13:38 AM

After Two Long Careers, QuikSCAT Rings Down the Curtain

Friday October 12th, 2018 07:10:00 PM
After a decade of measuring ocean winds and another decade of calibrating newer instruments, the venerable QuikSCAT scatterometer has been turned off.

With Thick Ice Gone, Arctic Sea Ice Changes More Slowly

Thursday October 11th, 2018 07:10:00 PM
The Arctic Ocean's sea ice blanket has already lost most of its old ice and two-thirds of its thickness. The younger ice is thinning more slowly and variably.

All Eyes on Hurricane Michael

Wednesday October 10th, 2018 07:10:00 PM
Many NASA instruments are keeping tabs on Hurricane Michael from space, including AIRS and MISR. Here's what they've seen.

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Last feed update: Monday October 15th, 2018 07:13:40 AM

NASA Administrator Statement on Deputy Administrator Confirmation

Friday October 12th, 2018 05:03:00 PM
Statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine about the Senate confirmation of James Morhard as the agency’s deputy administrator

Missouri, Colorado Students to Speak with Astronaut on Space Station

Friday October 12th, 2018 03:49:00 PM
Elementary school students from Missouri and Colorado will talk live with an astronaut on the International Space Station next week.

NASA to Air International Space Station Update Briefing Today

Thursday October 11th, 2018 03:23:00 PM
NASA will hold a news conference at noon EDT today, to provide a status update on the International Space Station following this morning’s Soyuz spacecraft abort during launch that ended with the safe landing of two Expedition 57 crew members.

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Last feed update: Monday October 15th, 2018 07:13:41 AM

Ellen Ochoa at Work on the Shuttle

Monday October 15th, 2018 03:27:00 PM
During National Hispanic Heritage Month, we're celebrating the achievements of astronaut Ellen Ochoa and other Hispanic astronauts and professionals at NASA. Floating upside down and reading a checklist may not be how most of us perform the day's work, but it was for Ochoa on Space Shuttle Discovery's STS-96 mission.

Southern California as Seen From Apollo 7

Friday October 12th, 2018 03:12:00 PM
This view of southern California was taken by the Apollo 7 crew during their 18th revolution of the Earth on Oct. 12, 1968.

Expedition 57 Crew Returns to Baikonur

Thursday October 11th, 2018 02:57:00 PM
Cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of Roscosmos, left, and astronaut Nick Hague of NASA, right. embrace their families after landing at the Krayniy Airport.

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