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The crew of STS-30 deploys the Magellan probe to Venus, the first planetary spacecraft to be launched from the space shuttle. Credit: NASA
This Month in NASA History: Atlantis Deploys Magellan

Crew of STS-30 sends probe to map volcanic surface of Venus.

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Podcast Episode 59, Spacecraft Window Design
New Podcast Episode 59: Spacecraft Window Design

NASA Spacecraft Window Design Expert Lynda Estes discusses the evolution of windows that give humans a unique view into space.

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APPEL KS Creates New Webinar Series on Leadership

Quick LIfTTS concentrates on the essential skills leaders need to take on today’s challenges. 

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Mitigation of Micrometeoroids and Orbital Debris Risk
Critical Knowledge inSight: Mitigation of Micrometeoroids and Orbital Debris Risk

Micrometeoroids and orbital debris (MMOD) produce an impact threat that could cause damage to or even the loss of a spacecraft.

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Episode 58, SOFIA Airborne Observatory
Podcast Episode 58: SOFIA Airborne Observatory

SOFIA Project Scientist Naseem Rangwala discusses the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy.

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This timed exposure taken on March 5, 1981, shows the preparation work at Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Pad A, Complex 39, to prepare Columbia for the first launch of the space shuttle program, STS-1. Credit: NASA
This Month in NASA History: STS-1 Begins New Era

A veteran astronaut and a rookie team up on a test pilot’s dream. 

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This illustration depicts the upcoming Wright Brothers moment for the team of the Mars Helicopter Ingenuity. NASA is targeting April for the first powered flight by an aircraft on another planet. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Team Readies Trailblazing Helicopter for Flight on Mars

Ingenuity will demonstrate transformative technology for planetary exploration.

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Podcast Episode 57: Shuttle Program Closeout Complexities
Podcast Episode 57: Shuttle Program Closeout Complexities

NASA’s Johnny Nguyen discusses insight gained through closeout of the Space Shuttle Program.

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