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Breaking news by NASA -NASA Missions Spy First Possible ‘Survivor’ Planet Hugging White Dwarf Star- September 15, 2020

An international team of astronomers using NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) and retired Spitzer Space Telescope has reported what may be the first intact planet found closely orbiting a white dwarf, the dense leftover of a Sun-like star, only 40% larger than Earth. from NASA http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-missions-spy-first-possible-survivor-planet-hugging-white-dwarf-star via IFTTT

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Breaking news by NASA -Solar Cycle 25 Is Here. NASA, NOAA Scientists Explain What That Means- September 15, 2020

Solar Cycle 25 has begun. During a media event on Tuesday, experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) discussed their analysis and predictions about the new solar cycle – and how the coming upswing in space weather will impact our lives and technology on Earth, as well as astronauts in space. from NASA http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/solar-cycle-25-is-here-nasa-noaa-scientists-explain-what-that-means via IFTTT

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Breaking news by NASA -NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins Available for Interviews Before Her Return to Space- September 11, 2020

NASA astronaut and biologist Kate Rubins is participating on Friday, Sept. 25, in a final round of media interviews before her October launch to the International Space Station, the second space mission of her NASA career. from NASA http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-astronaut-kate-rubins-available-for-interviews-before-her-return-to-space via IFTTT

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NASA -Hubble Stows a Pocketful of Stars- September 11, 2020

Globular cluster NGC 1805, a tight grouping of thousands of stars is, located near the edge of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of our own Milky Way. In the dense center of one of these clusters, stars are 100 to 1,000 times closer together than the nearest stars are to our Sun. via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/goddard/2020/hubble-stows-a-pocketful-of-stars September 11, 2020

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Breaking news by NASA -NASA, NOAA to Discuss Solar Cycle Prediction During Media Teleconference- September 10, 2020

NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will discuss predictions for the upcoming solar cycle during a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 15. Tracking the solar cycle is a key part of better understanding the Sun and mitigating its impacts on human technology and infrastructure. from NASA http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-noaa-to-discuss-solar-cycle-prediction-during-media-teleconference via IFTTT

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Breaking news by NASA -NASA Awards Administrative Support Contract- September 04, 2020

NASA has selected CBF Partners Joint Venture of Reston, Virginia, to provide secretarial and administrative support to all levels of offices and organizations at NASA’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, and NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. from NASA http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-awards-administrative-support-contract via IFTTT

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Breaking news by NASA -NASA Science to Host Public Town Hall Meeting- September 04, 2020

NASA’s Science Mission Directorate will hold a community town hall meeting with Associate Administrator for Science Thomas Zurbuchen and his leadership team at 12 p.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 10, to discuss updates to NASA’s science program and the current status of NASA activities. from NASA http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-science-to-host-public-town-hall-meeting via IFTTT