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NASA TV to Provide Coverage as Astronauts Venture Out for Spacewalk

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The FINANCIAL -- Two NASA astronauts will conduct the fifth spacewalk of the year Saturday, March 13, to complete several systems upgrades to the International Space Station. Live coverage will begin at 6 a.m. EST on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website.…

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts headed to International Space Station

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The FINANCIAL — An international crew of astronauts is en route to the International Space Station following a successful launch on the first NASA-certified commercial human spacecraft system in history. NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission lifted off at 7:27 p.m. EST Sunday from Launch Complex 39A at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The SpaceX…

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx successfully touched down on asteroid

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The FINANCIAL — NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft unfurled its robotic arm Tuesday, and in a first for the agency, briefly touched an asteroid to collect dust and pebbles from the surface for delivery to Earth in 2023. This well-preserved, ancient asteroid, known as Bennu, is currently more than…

NASA is hiring new astronauts: here’s how you can apply

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The FINANCIAL — NASA is hiring new astronauts to explore the Moon and Mars! If you have what it takes to be an Artemis Generation astronaut apply March 2-31. The basic requirements to apply include United States citizenship and a master’s degree in a STEM field. After completing training, the new astronauts could launch on…