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The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) seen from the Space Shuttle Discovery. Credit: NASA
VPMC Focuses on Lessons Learned from Hubble Missions

Scott “Scooter” Altman discusses five key takeaways from complex missions.

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OSIRIS-REx’s primary sample collection site on asteroid Bennu is Nightingale, shown here overlaid with a graphic of the spacecraft to illustrate the scale. Credit: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona
Mission Update: OSIRIS-REx in the Home Stretch

Spacecraft on pace to collect asteroid samples later in 2020.

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STS-49 crew poses for group portrait. Daniel C. Brandenstein, center, is mission commander; and Kevin P. Chilton, third from right, is pilot. Mission specialists are, left to right, Kathryn C. Thornton, Bruce E. Melnick, Pierre J. Thuot, Thomas D. Akers and Richard J. Hieb. Credit: NASA
This Month in NASA History: Space Shuttle Endeavour Makes First Flight

The Shuttle performed flawlessly in a difficult mission to capture and repair satellite. 

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In this artist’s concept, an Orion spacecraft approaches the Gateway, in orbit at the Moon. Credit: NASA
NASA Report Outlines Plan for Sustained Moon Presence

Gateway, Artemis Base Camp will test technology and capabilities for mission to Mars. 

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Scott Adams Credit: NASA APPEL
VPMC: Dilbert’s Scott Adams Discusses Success, Imagination, and Problem-Solving

Catch up with key sessions of learning series during stay-at-home orders.

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Apollo 16 Commander John W. Young salutes the United States flag during the mission’s first extravehicular activity, with the Lunar Module and the Lunar Roving Vehicle in the background. Lunar Module Pilot Charles M. Duke, Jr. took the photo. Credit: NASA
This Month in NASA History: NASA’s Fifth Moon Landing

Mattingly, bumped from Apollo 13, finally orbits the Moon as Apollo nears the end.

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On the first crewed Gemini flight, Gemini III, John W. Young, left, smuggled a corned beef on rye sandwich into the capsule and briefly shared it with Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom. NASA soon developed technology that improved the freeze-drying process to improve the quality of food on long spaceflights. Credit: NASA/MSFC archives
Publication Highlights NASA Technologies that Now Improve Daily Life

Agency advanced remote health monitoring, high-performance insulation and freeze-drying. 

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This artist’s illustration depicts the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope in space. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
Development of Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope Moves Ahead

WFIRST will have Hubble’s precision with 100 times the field of view.

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