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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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Mars Science Treasure Dead Ahead

Magnificent science treasures lie dead ahead for NASA’s world-famous Opportunity Mars Exploration Rover, as she celebrates an astonishing 11th year alive on the Red Planet atop a Martian mountain named Cape Tribulation on Jan. 24, 2015.

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Apollo, Challenger, Columbia: NASA remembers fallen astronauts

Today is NASA's annual Day of Remembrance to honor the astronauts who died in the Apollo 1 fire and the Challenger and Columbia shuttle disasters, all of which occurred around this time of year, and others.

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Cassini Catches Titan Naked in the Solar Wind

Titan spends about 95 percent of the time within Saturn's magnetosphere. But during a Cassini flyby on Dec. 1, 2013, the giant moon happened to be on the sunward side of Saturn when a powerful outburst of solar activity reached the planet.

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