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NASA EDGE Extreme Analogs (part 2 of 4)

NASA EDGE follows the Desert RATS around Black Point Lava Flow, AZ during the 14 day analog field test of the Lunar Electric Rover (LER), part 2 of 4.

NASA EDGE Extreme Analogs (part 1 of 4)

NASA EDGE follows the Desert RATS around Black Point Lava Flow, AZ during the 14 day analog field test of the Lunar Electric Rover (LER).

Chandra's Extraordinary Universe

In ten years of operation, the Chandra X-ray Observatory has transformed our view of the high-energy universe with its ability to make exquisite X-ray images of star clusters, supernova remnants, galactic eruptions, and collisions between clusters of galaxies.

Best of The Beautiful Universe

In its first decade of exploration, Chandra has expanded our view of the universe with its unrivaled ability to create high-resolution X-ray images of cosmic phenomena.

Space Rocks

Space Center Houston was the scene Jan. 6 of a special presentation by former NASA astronaut Scott Parazynski to Space Shuttle Endeavour Commander George Zamka. Parazynski gave a moon rock and a rock from Mt. Everest to Zamka, commander of the upcoming shuttle mission STS-130. Zamka and his crew will carry the rocks with them on their Feburary mission to the International Space Station as they deliver the stations Tranquility module. The rocks will be displayed aboard the station. Parazynski carried the Apollo 11 lunar sample on a climb to the summit of Mt. Everest last May during which he also gathered the Everest rock

An introduction on how astronauts sleep in space.

The End of Exploration on Mars?

Built to rove for 90 days, Spirit has lasted six years on Mars. But now it's stuck and may lose power by May. Even standing still, though, Spirit can do a surprising amount of science, NASA says.

Rethinking Space Weather

The Sun causes space weather - but Earth's weather could be responsible too.

President Says, Educate and Innovate!

President Obama spoke at a special White House ceremony to honor educators from across the country for their excellence in mathematics, science teaching and mentoring. The event was part of the Presidents Educate to Innovate campaign to boost student achievement in STEM subjects: science, technology, engineering and math.

Among other related initiatives, NASA will partner with companies, non-profits, and states, to launch the Summer of Innovation. The pilot enrichment program will substantially enhance STEM learning opportunities for students during the summer, with an emphasis on broadening participation of underrepresented groups.

Space shuttle Endeavour was moved Jan. 6 from the Vehicle Assembly Building to Launch Pad 39A at NASAs Kennedy Space Center in Florida for its STS-130 mission to the International Space Station. The move is referred to as a "rollout."

Endeavour is targeted to launch Feb. 7. During its 13-day mission, the shuttles six astronauts will deliver a third connecting module, the Tranquility node, to the space station.

NASA Administrator Keynotes Astronomers

NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden gave the keynote address at the 215th American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting held in Washington, DC. With some 3,500 in attendance and more than 2,200 scientific presentations this is the largest astronomy meeting in history. Some of the topics discussed at this year's event include black holes, exoplanets, exploding stars and pulsars.

Our World: Gravity in Space

What is gravity? Find out about the balance between gravity and inertia that keeps the International Space Station in orbit. Learn why astronauts "float" in space and how the space shuttle has to slow down in order to come back to Earth.

NASA - Holiday Dance of the Moons

Like sugar plum fairies in The Nutcracker, the moons of Saturn performed a celestial ballet before the eyes of NASAs Cassini spacecraft. The new movies frame the moons silent dance against the majestic sweep of the planets rings and show as many as four moons gliding around one another.

Students learn the basics of graphing with a little help from NASA's BEST (Beginning Engineering, Science, and Technology).

About ninety minutes after docking with the Zarya module, astronauts aboard the Soyuz capsule opened the hatch into the International Space Station. Soyuz Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineers T.J. Creamer of NASA and Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency were greeted by Expedition 22 Commander Jeff Williams of NASA and Russian Flight Engineer Maxim Suraev.

NASA - Expedition 22 Soyuz Docking

Expedition 22 Soyuz Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineers T.J. Creamer of NASA and Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency arrived at the International Space Station Dec. 23, 2009. They docked to the Zarya module to begin six months on the complex.

RW Lunar Power Plant REV 1

NASA eClips presents Real World Mathematics. In this episode NASA's future power needs for space exploration. Mike Houts, Nuclear Research Manager at the Marshall Space Flight Center talks about NASA's nuclear power program.

Constellation Year in Review 2009

A recap of the major events in the NASA Constellation program for 2009.

This Week In Space with Miles O'Brien

Welcome to the premier of "This Week In Space With Miles O'Brien," a new show dedicated to keeping space lovers up to speed on the stories and issues making news off the planet . This week: an in-depth look at the future of human space flight as the Obama Administration prepares new marching orders for NASA...an interview with astronaut Nicole Stott, recently home from at three month tour of duty on the International Space Station...and a news roundup from around the space beat.

Celebrating Ariane's 30th Birthday

On 24 December 1979 Ariane made its first flight from French Guyane marking the beginning of 30 years of success and giving Europe a guaranteed independant access to Space. With Ariane ESA could develop its own programmes in many different domains: Telecommunications, Earth Observation, Science and Exploration. With Ariane Europe was the pionneer in the civil launch space market, with the creation of Arianespace, which is now the world leading space transportation company.

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