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Honoring Our Fallen Heroes on This Week @NASA – January 27, 2023

Honoring our fallen heroes, working on a nuclear option for space travel, and the next crewed mission to the space station … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-NHQ_2023_0127_Honoring%20Our%20Fallen%20Heroes%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20%E2%80%93%20January%2027,%202023 Video...

NASA Remembers Fallen Heroes

NASA remembers the crews of Apollo 1, space shuttles Challenger and Columbia during the agency's Day of Remembrance on Jan. 26, 2023. Feb. 1 marks the 20th anniversary of the Columbia STS-107 accident. NASA's Day of Remembrance honors all members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery. https://www.nasa.gov/dor...

Has COVID Affected Climate Change? – We Asked a NASA Scientist

Greenhouse gas emissions decreased a little during the first year of COVID, but not enough to make a lasting impact. Less travel and cars on the road meant improved air quality. But greenhouse gases that cause climate change only decreased a little because we were still heating and cooling our homes, so these gases continued to build up in our atmosphere....

Safety Culture Town Hall for NASA Day of Remembrance

Lessons learned and the importance of a strong safety culture were discussed as part of NASA’s Day of Remembrance activities to honor our fallen heroes. The panel included Administrator Bill Nelson, Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy and Associate Administrator Bob Cabana. In 2023, NASA Day of Remembrance falls on Thursday, Jan. 26. We will never forget...

Preparing for a More Powerful Space Station on This Week @NASA – January 20, 2023

Preparing for a more powerful space station, building a more fuel-efficient aircraft, and a way to possibly predict solar flares … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-Preparing%20for%20a%20More%20Powerful%20Space%20Station%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20–%20January%2020,%202023

Spacewalk with Astronauts Nicole Mann and Koichi Wakata at the Space Station (Jan. 20)

Astronauts Nicole Mann of NASA and Koichi Wakata of JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) will step outside the International Space Station for their first spacewalk to finish work preparing for solar array additions planned for this summer. The spacewalk is scheduled to begin at 8:15 a.m. EST (1315 UTC) and will last up to seven hours. Follow...

Is There Weather on the Moon? We Asked a NASA Scientist

Is there weather on the Moon? Yes, but not the weather you’re used to. The Sun’s solar wind is a type of “space weather” that can have a big impact on the Moon due to its lack of atmosphere. It can also affect all sorts of things like satellites, electronics and communications. Better understanding how space weather interacts with the Moon will be critical...

Continuing a Collaboration in Space Exploration on This Week @NASA – January 13, 2023

Continuing a collaboration in space exploration, space station research heads back to Earth, and highlighting new science from NASA missions … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-Continuing%20a%20Collaboration%20in%20Space%20Exploration%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20–%20January%2013,%202023...

U.S. and Japan to Sign Agreement on Peaceful Exploration of Space

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and other leaders to NASA Headquarters in Washington on Friday, Jan. 13. Blinken and Hayashi Yoshimasa, Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, signed an agreement that will build on the two nations’...

Why is Sea Level Rising? We Asked a NASA Scientist

Why is sea level rising? Global sea levels are rising as a result of human-caused global warming, with recent rates being unprecedented over the past 2,500-plus years. NASA JPL’s sea level rise expert Ben Hamlington explains how our warming planet is causing sea levels to rise. Learn more about how NASA monitors sea level rise: http://sealevel.nasa.gov/understanding-sea-level...

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