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NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with the Orion spacecraft aboard is seen atop a mobile launcher as it rolls out of High Bay 3 of the Vehicle Assembly Building for the first time to Launch Complex 39B, Thursday, March 17, 2022, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani
Podcast Focuses on Engineering Best Practices

Small Steps, Giant Leaps series features engineering leaders.

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Spotlight on Lessons Learned: Button Battery Power Supply Issue

An issue with a button battery holder appears to be the cause of an unplanned reset of the Real-Time Clock on the International Space Station Urine Processing Assembly.

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NASA researched vertical farming in the Biomass Production Chamber, a repurposed Project Mercury-era hypobaric test chamber at Kennedy Space Center. Credit: NASA/KSC
Radiant Barriers, Vertical Gardens, Robotic Gloves and More

Publication highlights NASA technology improving life on Earth.

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Shown here is a bird's-eye-view of brightly colored group of yellow fields in the Kursk region of Russia, not far north of the Ukrainian border. Kursk lies at the heart of Russia’s “Black Belt” agricultural region, so-named for its rich black soils. The bright fields result from the flowers of a ripening crop of rapeseed (also known as oilseed rape), a crop cultivated for its oil-rich seeds. Credit: NASA
Podcast Episode 82: NASA’s Role in Agriculture

NASA Water Resources and Agriculture Program Manager Brad Doorn discusses how NASA tools and data help solve big problems on Earth.

Screenshot of Christina Moats-Xavier speaking. Credit: NASA
Critical Knowledge inSight: Recognizing Personal Limitations

An important leadership skill is to be able to recognize your strengths and limitations and obtain guidance from the right experts.

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The satellite rescue attempt during STS-51-D included an unscheduled rendezvous maneuver, an unscheduled spacewalk, and a highly unusual request: Build a fly swatter. Credit: NASA
This Month in NASA History: Build a Fly Swatter

Well-trained shuttle crew works to activate malfunctioning satellite.

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Podcast Episode 81: Engineering Best Practices – Part 4

NASA Johnson Space Center Engineering Director Julie Kramer White discusses the skills required to be a top-notch engineer.

Illustration of stars and clouds of gas. Credit: NASA
Featured Video: Hubble: Not Yet Imagined

Hubble’s launch and deployment in April 1990 marked the most significant advance in astronomy since Galileo’s telescope.

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