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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of June 11, 2018

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of June 11, 2018

Scientific work continued aboard the International Space Station this week, as crew members collected biological samples, observed crystal growth, tested grip force, and more.

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Deep Space Navigation: Tool Tested as Emergency Navigation Device

Deep Space Navigation: Tool Tested as Emergency Navigation Device

A tool that has helped guide sailors across oceans for centuries is now being tested aboard the International Space Station as a potential emergency navigation tool for guiding future spacecraft across the cosmos.

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Investigation Tests BEST Method of DNA and RNA Sequencing

Investigation Tests BEST Method of DNA and RNA Sequencing

A primary tool of present-day science is DNA sequencing, performed for the first time on the International Space Station in August 2016.

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A Refreshing Increase in Access to the Orbiting Lab

A Refreshing Increase in Access to the Orbiting Lab

A new, simple and cost-effective way to conduct experiments and test technology aboard the International Space Station offers another option to make space more accessible for out-of-this-world research.

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NASA Flies Large Unmanned Aircraft in Public Airspace Without Chase Plane for First Time

NASA Flies Large Unmanned Aircraft in Public Airspace Without Chase Plane for First Time

NASA’s remotely-piloted Ikhana aircraft, based at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, successfully flew its first mission in the National Airspace System without a safety chase aircraft on Tuesday. This historic ...

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First Astronaut of 2013 Class to Fly to Space Available for Media Interviews

First Astronaut of 2013 Class to Fly to Space Available for Media Interviews

NASA astronaut Nick Hague, along with his crewmate Alexey Ovchinin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, will discuss their upcoming mission to the International Space Station in a news conference at 2 p.m. EDT Monday, June 18, at NASA’s Johnson ...

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Artificial Intelligence, Cancer Therapy and Chemical Gardens Aboard SpaceX Dragon for Station Resupply Mission

Artificial Intelligence, Cancer Therapy and Chemical Gardens Aboard SpaceX Dragon for Station Resupply Mission

A new batch of science is headed to the International Space Station aboard the SpaceX Dragon on the company’s 15th mission for commercial resupply services.

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of June 4, 2018

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of June 4, 2018

Three crew members returned to Earth just before three more launched to the International Space Station to continue work on the hundreds of experiments happening aboard the orbiting laboratory.

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NASA TV to Air US Spacewalk at International Space Station

NASA TV to Air US Spacewalk at International Space Station

NASA astronauts will embark on a six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk Thursday, June 14, during which they will install new high-definition cameras to capture spacecraft docking with the International Space Station, including new American-made ...

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Researchers to Discuss Science Launching on Next Resupply Mission to Space Station

Researchers to Discuss Science Launching on Next Resupply Mission to Space Station

NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Monday, June 11, to discuss a number of science investigations launching to the International Space Station on the next SpaceX commercial resupply mission.

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