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NASA to Commence Bennu Asteroid Study Mission With Lockheed Spacecraft; Kevin Walsh Comments

NASA will launch a space mission that will travel to the asteroid called Bennu on September 8 to study and return samples from the rock formation. The space agency said Wednesday its Goddard Space Flight Center leads the OSIRIS-REx mission that will use Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification and Security-Regolith Explorer instruments to …

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Report: U.S., Russia Continue to Cooperate on Space Programs

NASA officials have said the collaboration between U.S. and Russia for space initiatives have yet to be affected by existing political tensions between the two countries, Politico reported Wednesday. Leigh Munsil writes Meredith McKay, deputy director for human exploration and operations of the international and interagency relations office at NASA, …

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NASA, CASIS Open ISS Lab for Microgravity Stem Cell Research

NASA and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space have opened the International Space Station to stem cell research in a move aimed at addressing medical conditions both in space and on Earth. Scientists can study non-embryonic stem cell properties using the ISS U.S. National Laboratory’s microgravity environment, …

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