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This artist’s illustration depicts the Lucy spacecraft passing one of the Jupiter Trojan Asteroids. Lucy will travel 4 billion miles in 12 years, passing by seven of these asteroids, believed to be remnants from the formation of the planets. Credit: Southwest Research Institute
Pioneering Spacecraft Bound for Jupiter Trojan Asteroids

Lucy will travel ambitious trajectory to examine remnants from the early solar system. 

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Langley Research Center CKO Kevin Rivers. Credit: NASA
Knowledge Community Corner: NASA Langley’s Kevin Rivers

Kevin Rivers discusses knowledge sharing at NASA’s Langley Research Center. 

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Podcast Episode 71: Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment
New Podcast Episode 71: Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment

Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment Principal Investigator Mike Hecht discusses the MOXIE technology demonstration that’s generating oxygen on the Red Planet.

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European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano took this "space-selfie" during an extravehicular activity (EVA) at the International Space Station (ISS) in 2019. Six years earlier, Parmitano’s helmet dangerously filled with water during an EVA at the ISS. Credit: NASA
Investigation of EVA 23 Resonates at PK Expo

High-visibility close call yields timeless lessons learned.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Collaborating Across Cultures
Critical Knowledge inSight: Collaborating Across Cultures

Working on international programs and projects makes good collaboration essential.

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An NB-52 mothership carries an X-15 aloft for a research flight on April 13, 1960, Maj. Gen. Robert M. White's first flight in the hypersonic rocket plane. The X-15s reached speeds well beyond 4,000 mph and altitudes that qualified eight pilots for astronaut wings. Credit: NASA
This Month in NASA History: The X-15 Lands

Rocket plane pushed the boundaries of aeronautics at dawn of the space race.

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Podcast Episode 70: Lucy Mission
Podcast Episode 70: Lucy Mission

Lucy Deputy Project Systems Engineer Mike Sekerak discusses the first space mission to study Jupiter’s Trojan asteroid swarms.

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In the fall of 2022, the DART spacecraft will collide head-on with the smaller asteroid in the Didymos system in the first space test of the kinetic impactor method for deflecting an asteroid. Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins APL
DART Takes Aim at Asteroid Moonlet

Mission will be first space test of kinetic impactor method.

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