Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Moon Phase / Lunar Phase

1New Moon
2Waxing Crescent Moon
3First Quarter Moon
4Waxing Gibbous Moon
5Full Moon
6Waning Gibbous Moon
7Third Quarter Moon
8Waning Crescent Moon

NASA Breaking News


NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Available for Interviews before One-Year Space Station Mission
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who is making final preparations for his launch this month to spend a year living and working on the International Space Station, will be available for live satellite interviews from 5:30 to 7 a.m. EDT Monday, March 9.
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NASA Hosts Events to Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of NACA
NASA is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its antecedent, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), with several events highlighting the historic committee’s contribution to the nation’s space program and aeronautics research.
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NASA, Honeywell Bring Hip-Hop Education Show to Northeast U.S. Schools
NASA and Honeywell kicks off the spring 2015 tour of "FMA Live! Forces in Motion" Monday with shows at Talley Middle School in Wilmington, Delaware, marking the 11th year of this innovative collaboration designed to ignite students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
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Media Invited to See Bigelow Expandable Space Station Module Ahead of Shipment to NASA
NASA and Bigelow Aerospace invite media to a photo and interview opportunity at 10 a.m. PST on Thursday, March 12, at Bigelow Aerospace’s North Las Vegas facility to mark the completion of all major milestones on the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM).
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NASA Astronaut Steve Swanson Visits Washington with Open Media Events
NASA astronaut Steve Swanson, who returned in September 2014 from 169 days of living and working aboard the International Space Station, is visiting the Washington area today through Thursday, March 5, to discuss with students and local innovators research being done on the station.
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NASA Spacecraft Nears Historic Dwarf Planet Arrival
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has returned new images captured on approach to its historic orbit insertion at the dwarf planet Ceres. Dawn will be the first mission to successfully visit a dwarf planet when it enters orbit around Ceres on Friday, March 6.
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NASA Astronauts on Space Station to Speak Live with Dallas Students
NASA astronauts on the International Space Station will speak with students and faculty from the School for the Talented and Gifted (TAG Magnet) at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center in Dallas at 12:15 p.m. EST (11:15 a.m. CST) Thursday, March 5.
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NASA Administrator Lauds Senator Mikulski for Championing America’s Space Program
Statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on Monday’s announcement by Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski of her plan to retire from Congress in 2016.
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NASA Administrator Remembers Leonard Nimoy
Leonard Nimoy was an inspiration to multiple generations of engineers, scientists, astronauts, and other space explorers. As Mr. Spock, he made science and technology important to the story, while never failing to show, by example, that it is the people around us who matter most.
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NASA Sets Coverage for Launch of Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission
NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission is set to lift off at 10:44 p.m. EDT Thursday, March 12 from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. There is a 30-minute window for the launch.
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