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Asteroid Bennu ejecting particles from its surface on January 19, as captured by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft. Credit: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona/Lockheed Martin
Smallest Object Ever Orbited Holds Big Surprises

Three months into mission of firsts, NASA already knows near-Earth asteroid Bennu is a rare specimen.

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This high-resolution Earthrise image was captured by the LRO and released by NASA in 2015. Credit: NASA
As key Apollo anniversaries near, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter expands NASA’s knowledge of the Moon

Mission that began in 2009 recently published research that adds to the understanding of water on the Moon.

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Apollo 9 crew, from left, James A. McDivitt, David R. Scott, and Russell L. Schweickart, posing in front of their Saturn V rocket at Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Pad 39A. Credit: NASA
This Month in NASA History: Apollo 9 Tests the Lunar Module in Space

Mission validates the critical link to landing humans on the Moon and bringing them home safely.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Enabling Effective Collaboration

NASA individuals and teams must collaborate effectively to make their missions a success due to the complex nature of their work.

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Spotlight on Lessons Learned: F-18 High Alpha Research Vehicle
Spotlight on Lessons Learned: F-18 High Alpha Research Vehicle

NASA’s High Alpha Technology Program used a highly modified F-18 airframe as its focal point and captured important lessons on improving high angle-of-attack capabilities.

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A Falcon 9 rocket with Dragon cargo spacecraft are vertical at Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in 2017. Credit: SpaceX
NASA, SpaceX Working Toward March Demonstration of Crew Dragon

New capsule will be capable of carrying U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station.

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14321 following an initial saw cut, showing the west face. Credit: NASA
Moon Rock Collected During Apollo 14 Might Have Origins on Earth

Research team finds clast in Big Bertha that appears to have taken a fantastic journey to the Moon and back. 

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John H. Glenn Jr. during his historic flight in the tight Mercury spacecraft on February 20, 1962. Credit: NASA
This Month in NASA History: John Glenn Triumphs in MA-6

Astronaut demonstrated capability of humans in space, guiding the capsule manually for multiple orbits and an eventful reentry. 

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Lessons & Legacies: Apollo 1

The Apollo Program and the Apollo 1 fire led to several lessons that NASA should never forget.

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