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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Our ‘First’ Space Flight Center

When NASA began operations on Oct. 1, 1958, we consisted mainly of the four laboratories of our predecessor, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). Hot on the heels of NASA’s first… NASA

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One Year of Leadership

It’s been one year since Jim Bridenstine was sworn in as our 13th administrator, starting the job on April 23, 2018. Since then, he has led the agency towards taking our nation farther than ever… NASA

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Far from Westeros, a Three-Eyed Raven Helps NASA Find Its Way

Perched on the outside of the International Space Station is Raven—a technology-filled module that helps NASA develop a relative navigation capability, which is essentially autopilot for spacecraft…. NASA

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Earth: Our Oasis in Space

Earth: It’s our oasis in space, the one place we know that harbors life. That makes it a weird place — so far, we haven’t found life anywhere else in the solar system…or beyond. We study our home… NASA

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High-Flying Spacecraft Finish 1000th Lap Around Earth!

The quadruplet spacecraft of the Magnetospheric Multiscale mission have just returned from their first adventure into the solar wind — sailing through the most intense winds of their journey so far…. NASA

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Where To Visit A Giant Face In The Jungle In ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’

Fortnite jungle face

Season 8 of Fortnite: Battle Royale has introduced one very exotic item to the free-to-play game: Palm trees. In fact, there’s a whole new verdant region added to the game now that Christmas has come and gone and Fortnite is in Season 8. This new jungle area surrounds a volcano that has sprung up in what was once Wailing Woods. One of Season 8, Week ...

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Israel launches spacecraft in an effort to become the fourth country to land on the moon

SpaceIL Beresheet Lander

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – An Israeli spacecraft rocketed toward the moon for the country’s first attempted lunar landing, following a launch Thursday night by SpaceX. Israel seeks to become only the fourth country to successfully land on the moon, after Russia, the U.S. and China. The spacecraft — called Beresheet, Hebrew for “in the beginning” — will take nearly two months ...

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Hasura snares $1.6 M seed for developer-focused Kubernetes solution

Kubernetes has gained in popularity quickly over the last 18 months, but like many highly technical solutions it requires a level of expertise many companies are lacking. A Bangalore/San Francisco startup called Hasura hopes to simplify all of that with a managed Kubernetes solution built with developers in mind. Today, the company announced a $ 1.6 million seed round led ...

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