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NASA Invites Media to Learn About New Tech Mission Powered by the Sun

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A new NASA mission is testing a new way to navigate our solar system by hoisting its sail into space…

Article4 weeks ago
This artist’s concept shows the BurstCube satellite in orbit against a background of stars.

NASA’s Tiny BurstCube Mission Launches to Study Cosmic Blasts

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Editor’s note, April 18, 2024: BurstCube deployed into orbit from the space station April 18, 2024. It will begin a…

Article2 months ago

NASA, DOD Seek Universities to Develop CubeSats for Launch 

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NASA is collaborating with the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force to offer a set of hands-on learning engagements…

Article4 months ago
The BurstCube satellite sits on a table with its solar panels extended.

NASA’s BurstCube Passes Milestones on Journey to Launch

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Scientists and engineers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, have completed testing for BurstCube, a shoebox-sized spacecraft…

Article5 months ago

2023 in Review: Highlights from NASA in Silicon Valley

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It’s been another great year at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley. Join us as we review some…

Article5 months ago

NASA Selects Universities to Support Small Spacecraft Technologies

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Eight U.S. university teams are partnering with NASA to advance technologies for small spacecraft, increasing their capability to support the…

Article5 months ago