Cassini’s Journey Ends but its Legacy Lives On

Cassini’s Journey Ends but its Legacy Lives On

On September 15, Cassini’s 13-year odyssey through the Saturn system—which transformed views on the possibility of life beyond Earth—came to a grand finale. 

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New Horizons Sets Trajectory for Unprecedented Flyby

New Horizons Sets Trajectory for Unprecedented Flyby

Thanks to a novel occultation campaign, the New Horizons mission has set its trajectory for the first-ever flyby of a remote Kuiper Belt Object (KBO). 

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Solar Probe Prepares to Explore the Sun’s Corona

Solar Probe Prepares to Explore the Sun’s Corona

Roughly one year from now, the Parker Solar Probe will become the first spacecraft to travel directly into the sun’s corona and fly within four million miles of our star. 

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This Month in NASA History: Shannon Lucid Set Spaceflight Records

This Month in NASA History: Shannon Lucid Set Spaceflight Records

The story of the Space Shuttle Program is one of overcoming obstacles through hard work and innovation. During STS-79, astronaut Shannon Lucid’s efforts set new records for the program.

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August 2017 <em>APPEL News Digest</em> Now Available

August 2017 APPEL News Digest Now Available

A new edition of the APPEL News Digest has been released. We invite you to read it today on our website.

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Eclipse Offers a Window into the Sun’s Secrets

Eclipse Offers a Window into the Sun’s Secrets

On August 21, 2017, the U.S. experienced the first total solar eclipse to span the nation in 99 years. Scientists, from astrophysicists to students, collected novel data during the event. 

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At NASA, Mistakes Can Support Mission Success

At NASA, Mistakes Can Support Mission Success

How does a learning organization like NASA leverage real-world experiences to drive mission success? A recent Virtual Project Management (PM) Challenge offered answers. 

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In-House Projects: Investing in the Agency, Today and Tomorrow

In-House Projects: Investing in the Agency, Today and Tomorrow

During a recent Virtual Project Management (PM) Challenge, project manager Michael Cisewski offered sage advice on the unique benefits of in-house projects at NASA. 

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