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The 2020 Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts – Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) Competition is soliciting undergraduate and graduate teams to develop new concepts that leverage innovations for NASA’s Artemis program and future human missions to Mars. Credit: NIA
Competition Asks Student Teams to Solve Moon to Mars Challenge

NASA sponsored contest focuses on breaking through frozen soil to harvest water ice.

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This global view of Jupiter's moon, Io, was obtained during the tenth orbit of Jupiter by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
This Month in NASA History: Galileo Begins Journey to Jupiter

Spacecraft made many important discoveries in 2.8-billion-mile mission.

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The Battle of Gettysburg began on the rolling hills to the west of town on July 1, 1863. Credits: Insight Staff
Gettysburg Battlefield holds Surprising Lessons Learned

SELP group tours key battle sites with military historian.

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A statue of Major General Oliver O. Howard, who convinced retreating Union soldiers to occupy Cemetery Hill, securing key high ground on Day 1.
Lessons for Today’s Leaders from the Battle of Gettysburg

Great leaders miscalculated and unlikely leaders emerged in July 1863.

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The SEAL instrument, which stands for Surface and Exosphere Alterations by Landers, was built in 1998 as an engineering model for Japan's first interplanetary spacecraft, Nozomi.
Instrument Once Meant to Support Mars Mission Now Bound for the Moon

SEAL experiment will examine how lunar regolith absorbs and releases volatiles.

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Earthrise viewed from lunar orbit during the Apollo 11. The Space Task Group suggested a Moon base as one goal of a post-Apollo space program. Credit: NASA
This Month in NASA History: Space Task Group’s Ambitious Plan

Independent panel suggests national goals of crewed mission to Mars, Moon base, massive space station.

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Illustration of the Parker Solar Probe spacecraft approaching the sun. Credits: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Amazing Updates on Key NASA Missions

Parker Solar Probe approaches third perihelion, OSIRIS-REx team zeros in on a collection point, and InSight team tries to free ‘mole.’ 

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An S-IC is lifted into the B-2 stand from a barge on the East Pearl River, circa 1967. Credit: NASA
Historic Test Stand at Stennis Points Way to the Moon

Once again, NASA’s route to the Moon goes through Hancock County, Mississippi.

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