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Boeing’s CST-100 on Schedule to #LaunchAmerica

The future of human spaceflight is looking bright as NASA and its industry partners progress towards the launch of America’s first crewed vehicle since the retirement of the Space Shuttle. Program leadership discussed development highlights and upcoming milestones at a NASA news briefing earlier this week.

 “We're making great progress on the program we initiated last September.  The first two milestones were completed on schedule,” said John Elbon, Boeing vice president and general manager, Space Exploration. 

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Destination dwarf planet: @NASA_Dawn slips into #Ceres orbit March 6. Watch & learn more: [video] http://t.co/poJ7hQlGj1 - @NASA

Pressure is on to find the cause for vision changes in space. More on our @ISS_Research: http://t.co/HE27KEUQEW http://t.co/98lhpEqI5x - @NASA

Astronaut twins will be separated March 27, 1 on @Space_Station, 1 on Earth: [video] http://t.co/5TWgTzNNq3 #ISS1Year http://t.co/b34GkIxfwq - @NASA

Look back at Project Gemini, which pioneered technology for today's exploration: http://t.co/0kqI1vTjLx @NASAHistory http://t.co/icUpYeI9ih - @NASA

Our @NASA_Dawn spacecraft nears historic March 6 arrival at dwarf planet #Ceres. Details: http://t.co/Q7HfOSKQ6s http://t.co/HM1t2hzsFO - @NASA

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NASA Spacecraft Arrives at Dwarf Planet Ceres This Week

NASA's Dawn spacecraft will begin orbiting the mysterious dwarf planet Ceres this week, ending a deep-space chase that lasted 2 1/2 years.

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Moon, Venus, Mars Meet in Friday Night Sky: How to See It

Mars, Venus and the moon will meet up in a particularly beautiful cosmic display Friday (Feb. 20).

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Next Stop, Europa: Q&A with NASA's 'Mohawk Guy' Bobak Ferdowsi

Plans to visit Europa, Jupiter's icy moon with a subsurface ocean, just became a bit more concrete. Scientists think the planet is one of the top places in the solar system that could support alien life.

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