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STS-49 crew poses for group portrait. Daniel C. Brandenstein, center, is mission commander; and Kevin P. Chilton, third from right, is pilot. Mission specialists are, left to right, Kathryn C. Thornton, Bruce E. Melnick, Pierre J. Thuot, Thomas D. Akers and Richard J. Hieb. Credit: NASA
This Month in NASA History: Space Shuttle Endeavour Makes First Flight

The Shuttle performed flawlessly in a difficult mission to capture and repair satellite. 

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Podcast Episode 34: Science in the 2020s
New Podcast Episode: Science in the 2020s

NASA Scientist Michelle Thaller discusses anticipated discoveries and exciting missions planned during this decade.

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In this artist’s concept, an Orion spacecraft approaches the Gateway, in orbit at the Moon. Credit: NASA
NASA Report Outlines Plan for Sustained Moon Presence

Gateway, Artemis Base Camp will test technology and capabilities for mission to Mars. 

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Scott Adams Credit: NASA APPEL
VPMC: Dilbert’s Scott Adams Discusses Success, Imagination, and Problem-Solving

Catch up with key sessions of learning series during stay-at-home orders.

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Lessons Learned from the Missions to Save Hubble
Virtual Project Management Challenge: Lessons Learned from the Missions to Save Hubble

In this VPMC session, former astronaut Scott “Scooter” Altman will share lessons learned during his command of the final two Hubble servicing missions.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Gallaudet Eleven - The Deaf Right Stuff
Critical Knowledge inSight: Gallaudet Eleven-The Deaf Right Stuff

NASA’s understanding of the effects of prolonged weightlessness on the human body has been greatly influenced by the Gallaudet Eleven, a group of deaf men from Gallaudet College who volunteered to be part of a research study.

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Kenny Harris in Young Innovators
New Podcast Episode: Young Innovators

Kenny Harris, a NASA engineer named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Class of 2020, discusses his experiences as a young professional.

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Apollo 16 Commander John W. Young salutes the United States flag during the mission’s first extravehicular activity, with the Lunar Module and the Lunar Roving Vehicle in the background. Lunar Module Pilot Charles M. Duke, Jr. took the photo. Credit: NASA
This Month in NASA History: NASA’s Fifth Moon Landing

Mattingly, bumped from Apollo 13, finally orbits the Moon as Apollo nears the end.

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