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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of April 16, 2018

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of April 16, 2018

The crew members aboard the International Space Station conducted science at a slightly higher altitude last week as the space station was boosted into a higher orbit in preparation for this summer’s launching and landing activities.

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NASA Astronauts on Space Station to Speak with Students from Florida, Texas

NASA Astronauts on Space Station to Speak with Students from Florida, Texas

Students from Coral Gables, Florida, and the Texas Gulf Coast will talk with astronauts aboard the International Space Station next week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station.

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Students Help NASA Researchers Decide What Plants to Grow in Space

Students Help NASA Researchers Decide What Plants to Grow in Space

Students help NASA researchers decide what plants to grow in space.

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NASA Takes First 3-D Microscopic Image on the Space Station

NASA Takes First 3-D Microscopic Image on the Space Station

Standard flat imagery of space science is a thing of the past for researchers at NASA’s Glenn Research Center and Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G). Using the International Space Station’s newly upgraded microscope, the Light Microscopy Module (LMM), ...

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Maryland, Michigan, Texas Students to Link Up with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Maryland, Michigan, Texas Students to Link Up with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Students from Maryland, Michigan and Texas will talk with astronauts on the International Space Station this week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station.

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New NASA E-Book Offers Inside Look at Space Station Flight Controllers

New NASA E-Book Offers Inside Look at Space Station Flight Controllers

“I wanted to tell the story of the women and men who quietly work around the clock making human spaceflight a spectacular success from behind the scenes,” said Flight Director Robert Dempsey, lead author and executive editor of the book.

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of April 9, 2018

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of April 9, 2018

With the dust settling from the recent arrival of SpaceX CRS-14, the Expedition 55 crew members aboard the International Space Station had a week chock full of new and old science investigations to be commenced, continued and completed.

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Astronaut Drew Feustel Honors Holocaust Remembrance Day with a Replica of Drawing First Flown in Space by the Late Ilan Ramon

Astronaut Drew Feustel Honors Holocaust Remembrance Day with a Replica of Drawing First Flown in Space by the Late Ilan Ramon

Astronaut Drew Feustel took with him to space a copy of a special drawing entitled “Moon Landscape” which was created by a Jewish Czech boy named Petr Ginz while incarcerated in during World War II.

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NASA to Announce Quiet Supersonic Research Flights in Galveston

NASA to Announce Quiet Supersonic Research Flights in Galveston

NASA will hold a news conference at 9 a.m. CDT Tuesday, April 17, to unveil plans to conduct a series of supersonic technology research flights over the Galveston, Texas, area, in support of the agency’s Commercial Supersonic Technology Project.

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Giving Roots and Shoots Their Space: The Advanced Plant Habitat

Giving Roots and Shoots Their Space: The Advanced Plant Habitat

The Advanced Plant Habitat (APH), a recent addition to the International Space Station, is is designed to test which growth conditions plants prefer in space and provides specimens a larger root and shoot area.

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