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As Hurricane Sandy nears landfall NASA and NOAA satellites are tracking the storm to provide continuous updates. This is the latest track. As well NASA is using the International Space Station to take pictures of Sandy. These latest images were take at 11:16 a.m. ET.

Red Bull Stratos: Mission Accomplished

Austria's Felix Baumgartner earned his place in the history books on Sunday after overcoming concerns with the power for his visor heater that impaired his vision and nearly jeopardized the mission. Baumgartner reached an estimated speed of 1,342.8 km/h (Mach 1.24) jumping from the stratosphere, which when certified will make him the first man to break the speed of sound in freefall and set several other records* while delivering valuable data for future space exploration.

The historic launch of the first-ever contracted cargo resupply flight to the International Space Station by Space Exploration Technologies Corporationis ready. Also, cybersecurity; Antares rollout; hangin' out on Google; the Hubble constant; space orchestra, and more!

The pre-launch briefing of Commercial Resupply Mission 1 (CRS-1), the first of twelve missions by the SpaceX/Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract.

Why the Mars Curiosity Rover Matters

A former rock-n-roller turned NASA engineer explains why he thinks Curiosity--both the Mars rover and the human desire to learn new things--matters to ordinary people on Earth.

NASA's orbiter Endeavour and the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft took off this morning from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to begin the first leg of a mission to deliver the retired shuttle to Los Angeles where it will go on display.

This morning NASA honored Neil Armstrong with a memorial service at the Washington National Cathedral to honor his life and career. This is an archived copy of the service.

NASA Mars Curiosity Rover Update

NASA hosted a media teleconference on Wednesday, Sept. 12, to provide a status update on the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars' Gale Crater. The Mars Science Laboratory is one month into a two-year mission to investigate whether conditions may have been favorable for microbial life.

SpaceRef's Keith Cowing Interviews Flight Engineer Astronaut Suni Williams on the International Space Station.

The following article is a free sample from the current issue of Space Quarterly Magazine. It is our hope that if you enjoy this article you will consider subscribing to the magazine.

Critical Space Station Spacewalk a Success

International Space Station program managers provide analysis following the successful 6 hour, 28 minute follow-on EVA performed by Expedition 32 spacewalkers Suni Williams and Aki Hoshide today.

Arctic Sea Ice At Record Low

The extent of the sea ice covering the Arctic Ocean has shrunk. According to scientists from NASA and the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) in Boulder, Colo., the amount is the smallest size ever observed in the three decades since consistent satellite observations of the polar cap began.

Mulitple sources in and around NASA and the space community confirm to SpaceRef that Neil Armstrong, the first human to walk on another world, has died at the age of 82.
This is a hinge in history.

The first man on the moon discusses his career as a test pilot and NASA astronaut during his participation in the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's annual John Glenn Lecture Series on July 19, 2009.

A recap of the events this past week on the International Space Station.

Phoning from aboard Air Force One, President Obama congratulated the Mars Science Laboratory team at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory for its successful landing of the Curiosity rover on the Red Planet. Also, sun's decadal survey, Orion testing, and more.

2012 Perseid Meteor Shower

The Perseid meteor shower is underway. There's more to see than meteors, however, when the shower peaks on August 11th through 13th. The brightest planets in the solar system are lining up in the middle of the display.

Stunning Video Of Earth at Night

From high above the Earth, the International Space Station (ISS) provides a unique vantage point to view our home planet. Stunning time-lapse photography of cities, aurora, lightning and other sights are seen from orbit.

At the final briefing of Monday, August 6th, the NASA team provides updates on the health of the rover after going through the engineering data sent back, discusses where Curiosity landed, shows a few more images and discusses what comes next.

In the first post landing mission briefing on Sol 1 we get a better idea as to where MSL landed and a peak at the spacecraft during descent from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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