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Technicians preparing for removal of Viking Lander 1's aeroshell cover in KSC's Spacecraft Assembly and Encapsulation Facility 2 (SAEF-2). Credit: NASA
This Month in NASA History: Viking 1 Heads to Mars

Ambitious mission required extensive technical innovation.

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Researchers are learning more about the surprisingly rugged surface of the asteroid Bennu, which is covered with boulders and has defied expectations. Credit: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona
New Research Examines Asteroid’s Surface

New surprises from smallest object NASA has ever orbited. 

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Issaouane Dune Sea, Eastern Algeria is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 13 crewmember on the International Space Station on August 8, 2006. Credit: NASA
NASA Mission to Examine Earth’s Arid Regions

EMIT will quantify mineral composition of desert dust. 

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The Space Shuttle Challenger, with its seven member crew and battery of scientific experiments aboard, eases its rear landing gear onto the dry lake bed at Edwards Air Force Base in California, completing STS-51-F. Credit: NASA
This Month in NASA History: STS-51-F

Crew recovers from engine shutdown to complete ambitious science objectives.

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The twin 7 ft diameter solar panels that power NASA’s InSight Mars lander, shown here during final testing, are now a dull orange after years on the dusty surface of Mars. Energy production has dropped 90 percent. Credit: NASA
As InSight Winds Down, Discoveries Continue

Examination of data from the first seismometer on the surface of Mars just beginning.

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(From left) Andria Mosie, Charis Krysher and Juliane Gross, lunar sample curators, positioning the Apollo 17 drive tube prior to removing from its teflon bag and extruding sample 73002 at NASA's Johnson Space Center. Credit: NASA/James Blair
Taking a New Look at Pristine Apollo Samples

Researchers are examining lunar soil and rocks with new tools.

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Close-up view of astronauts James A. McDivitt (foreground) and Edward H. White II inside their Gemini-4 spacecraft. Credit: NASA
This Month in NASA History: Engineering the First American Spacewalk

Gemini IV astronauts solve hatch problems, test human endurance.

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Systems and Engineering Leadership Program (SELP) graduates. Credit: NASA
APPEL KS SELP Class of 2022 Graduates

Cohort completed systems engineering and leadership development program during pandemic.

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Program Management (PgM) Series Overview graphic. Credit: NASA
APPEL KS Presents Unique Learning Opportunity

PgM Series features facilitated seminars on program management.

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