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July 21, 2021, 5:30 AM

NASA astronaut on Blue Origin flight participants: ‘They will never be the same’

ABC News' Linsey Davis speaks with former NASA astronaut Cady Coleman on what the crew of the Blue Origin may have experienced on their historic journey, and the future for civil space travel.
July 21, 2021, 5:30 AM
NASA astronaut on Blue Origin flight participants: ‘They will never be the same’
July 8, 2021, 8:29 PM

First African American director at NASA’s Johnson Space Center

Vanessa Wyche joins us to talk about her history-making position and her plans as the new director of the Houston Space Center.
July 8, 2021, 8:29 PM
First African American director at NASA’s Johnson Space Center
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Dirty laundry in space? NASA, Tide tackle cleaning challenge

NASA is teaming up with the maker of Tide to figure out how to do laundry in space
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NASA sends squid from Hawaii into space for research

Dozens of baby squid from Hawaii are in space for study
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Rocket Lab to design and build Mars spacecraft for NASA mission

A slew of private sector players have entered a new deep space race.
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This private company is building Mars spacecraft for NASA
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Virginia school renamed after NASA's Katherine Johnson

The former Sidney Lanier Middle School, which was named after a Confederate soldier, has been renamed after African American NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson.
2 months ago
Virginia school renamed after NASA's Katherine Johnson
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New Zealand latest nation to sign space agreement with NASA

New Zealand has become the latest country to sign a space agreement with U.S. space agency NASA, just as New Zealand’s nascent space industry begins to take off
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Navigation glitch leads Mars helicopter on wild ride

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter took to the air for its sixth test flight last Saturday when an anomaly occurred.
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Navigation glitch leads Mars helicopter on wild ride
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NASA's Mars helicopter safe after navigation glitch leads it on a 'stressful' joyride

Engineers say they "did not intentionally plan such a stressful flight."
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NASA's Mars helicopter safe after glitch leads it on a 'stressful' joyride
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Lunar vehicle in works for NASA’s upcoming mission to the moon

Lockheed Martin and General Motors teamed up to create a moon buggy.
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Lunar vehicle in works for NASA’s upcoming mission to the moon
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NASA shares sound of Mars helicopter

NASA released the first-ever audio of the Mars helicopter Ingenuity while flying.
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NASA shares sound of Mars helicopter
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NASA Mars helicopter heard humming through planet's thin air

NASA is sharing sounds of its little helicopter humming through the thin Martian air
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NASA-SpaceX mission crew splash down in Gulf of Mexico, return home from International Space Station

SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft, dubbed Resilience, undocked from the International Space Station at 8:35 p.m. ET Saturday.
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NASA-SpaceX crew splash down in Gulf of Mexico, return home from ISS
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Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins dies at 90

Tributes poured in for Collins, who was part of the three-man crew that flew the first lunar landing mission in 1969, which saw Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon.
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Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins dies at 90
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Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins dies of cancer

Michael Collins, who orbited the moon alone while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made their historic first steps on the surface, died Wednesday of cancer. He was 90.
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Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins dies of cancer
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Astronaut Michael Collins, Apollo 11 pilot, dead of cancer

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins has died at age 90
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Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins dies of cancer
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NASA helicopter makes 2nd flight on Mars

Ingenuity flew for 52 seconds about 16 feet above the surface on its second flight on Mars, meanwhile the Perseverance rover converted carbon dioxide to breathable oxygen.
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NASA helicopter makes 2nd flight on Mars
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NASA's Perseverance rover successfully makes oxygen on Mars

NASA says it has successfully made oxygen on Mars, a major development that could aid future human missions to the red planet.
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NASA's Perseverance rover makes oxygen on Mars
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NASA's Mars helicopter makes 1st flight on another planet

All systems were a go for NASA's historical first flight of its Ingenuity helicopter on Mars.
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NASA's Mars helicopter makes 1st flight on another planet
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Learn from two NASA engineers about how they sent both a rover and helicopter to Mars

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter took its first historic flight. Engineers Swati Mohan and Vandi Verma discuss the helicopter, the Mars Perseverance Rover, and why representation in STEM matters.
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Learn from two NASA engineers about how they sent both a rover and helicopter to Mars
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NASA is making history with "Ingenuity," the space agency's helicopter on Mars.

The flight won't be long, but it will be the first aircraft to ever fly on another planet. ABC News' Faith Abubey reports.
3 months ago
NASA is making history with "Ingenuity," the space agency's helicopter on Mars.
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NASA Ingenuity makes historic first helicopter flight on Mars

The small chopper has become the first powered and controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet, offering new data and photos of the Red Planet.
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NASA Ingenuity makes historic first helicopter flight on Mars
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NASA reschedules the flight of Ingenuity Mars Helicopter

Ingenuity will be the first experimental flight ever on another planet and is expected to grab out of this world images of the Red Planet.
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NASA reschedules the flight of Ingenuity Mars Helicopter
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NASA 2 days away from historic Mars flight

“Ingenuity” is set to become the first helicopter to fly on another planet.
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NASA 2 days away from historic Mars flight
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NASA's Mars helicopter survives 1st night on its own, gets set for 1st flight on another planet

NASA confirmed Monday that its Ingenuity helicopter had survived its first night alone on the frigid surface of Mars.
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NASA's Mars helicopter one step closer to historic flight
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NASA lands 1st space helicopter on Mars

A rechargeable battery will keep the spacecraft warm in temperatures as low as -130 degrees.
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NASA lands 1st space helicopter on Mars
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NASA’s trailblazing female spacewalk duo

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir about their careers and the mission to return Americans to the moon.
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NASA’s trailblazing female spacewalk duo
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NASA astronauts Christina Koch, Jessica Meir talk about 2024 voyage to the moon

Just two years after they made history conducting the first all-woman spacewalk, Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are hoping to be the first women on the moon.
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NASA astronauts Christina Koch, Jessica Meir talk about 2024 voyage to the moon
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NASA to attempt history-making helicopter flight on Mars

In a historic first, NASA will attempt to launch a helicopter into flight on Mars next month.
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NASA to attempt flying a helicopter on Mars next month
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NASA leaves piece of fabric from Wright brothers on Mars

After traveling 300 miles through space, NASA’s experimental Martian helicopter, “Ingenuity,” left a small swatch from the 1903 Wright Flyer.
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NASA leaves piece of fabric from Wright brothers on Mars
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NASA to attempt helicopter flight on Mars

In a historic first, NASA will attempt to launch a helicopter into flight on Mars next month.
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NASA to attempt helicopter flight on Mars
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By the Numbers: NASA’s likely next boss

A look at the career of former Florida Sen. Bill Nelson, who President Joe Biden plans to nominate as the next administrator of NASA.
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By the Numbers: NASA’s likely next boss
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Biden picks former senator who flew in space to lead NASA

President Joe Biden has chosen a former senator from Florida who flew on the space shuttle to lead NASA
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US considers using NASA facility in California to house migrant children

To house the growing number of migrants coming across the border, the U.S. is potentially considering a NASA site in California, according to sources briefed on the plans.
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US considers using NASA facility in California to house migrant children
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Listen to new sounds from Mars recorded by NASA's Perseverance rover

Perseverance touched down on the red planet late last month.
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Listen to new sounds from Mars recorded by NASA's Perseverance rover
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'A hidden figure no longer': NASA officially names DC headquarters after Mary W. Jackson

NASA officially named its headquarters after its first black woman engineer, Mary W. Jackson, in a ceremony on Friday.
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'A hidden figure no longer': NASA names HQ after Mary W. Jackson
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NASA names DC headquarters after Mary W. Jackson

NASA held a ceremony on Friday to rename its headquarters in Washington, D.C., after Mary W. Jackson, the agency's first Black woman engineer.
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NASA names DC headquarters after Mary W. Jackson
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New images of Mars and a secret message from rover

Nasa’s “Perseverance” rover captured a 360-degree panorama view of the red planet. The rover’s colorful parachute actually contained a secret message that the internet was quick to decode.
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New images of Mars and a secret message from rover
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See 360-degree views of Mars in latest photo from NASA's Perseverance rover

NASA released an immersive new panoramic image with 360-degree views of of Mars on Wednesday that was taken by its Perseverance rover.
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NASA's Perseverance rover snaps new panoramic photo of Mars
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See Mars like never before in 1st full-color image from NASA's Perseverance rover

See the Martian landscape come to life in the first high-resolution, color image released by NASA from the hazard cameras on the underside of its Perseverance rover.
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See Mars like never before in 1st full-color image from NASA's Perseverance rover
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NASA releases new video of Perseverance rover landing on Mars

The stunning footage shows the rover's audacious landing on Mars.
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NASA releases new video of Perseverance rover landing on Mars
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NASA reveals video of dramatic Mars landing

The space agency shared footage of the Perseverance rover’s historic 7-minute descent to the Red Planet, giving the world its first sights and sounds from the surface.
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NASA reveals video of dramatic Mars landing
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Stunning new images of Mars

NASA released the first video of the “perseverance” rover landing on the red planet.
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Stunning new images of Mars
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NASA releases stunning new video of Perseverance rover landing on Mars

NASA released stunning new video for the first time Monday from its Perseverance rover's daring landing on Mars last week.
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NASA releases new video of Perseverance rover landing on Mars
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NASA unveils stunning new video of Mars landing

New footage shows the Perseverance rover's entry, descent and landing on the red planet.
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NASA unveils stunning new video of Mars landing
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Space station launch honors 'Hidden Figures' mathematician

Supply ship blasted into orbit on the 59th anniversary of John Glenn's flight.
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Spectacular images sent from Perseverance rover on Mars

The team at NASA shares the crafts' first pictures of the red planet and explains how it "stuck" the landing.
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Spectacular images sent from Perseverance rover on Mars
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‘Perseverance’ returns first images from Mars in HD

Images include moments before the rover touched down on the planet’s surface.
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‘Perseverance’ returns first images from Mars in HD
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NASA releases new images from Mars

Scientists presented new pictures and data from Mars on Friday, including an image taken during the Perseverance rover's landing.
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NASA releases new images from Mars
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NASA releases new image of Perseverance rover in the midst of its descent to Mars

NASA released new images Friday of its Perseverance rover's daring descent and landing on the surface of Mars.
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NASA releases new images of Mars taken from Perseverance rover