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This image made available by NASA shows the planet Venus made with data from the Magellan spacecraft and Pioneer Venus Orbiter. On Wednesday, June 2, 2021, NASA’s new administrator, Bill Nelson, announced two new robotic missions to the solar systems hottest planet, during his first major address to employees. (NASA/JPL-Caltech via AP)

AP: NASA picks Venus as hot spot for two new robotic missions

June 3, 2021

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is returning to sizzling Venus, our closest yet perhaps most overlooked neighbor, after decades of exploring other worlds. The space agency's new administrator, Bill...

This May 22, 2021 photo made available by NASA shows the surface of Mars from a height of 33 feet (10 meters), captured by the Ingenuity Mars helicopter during its sixth flight. (NASA/JPL-Caltech via AP)

AP: Navigation error sends NASA’s Mars helicopter on wild ride

May 28, 2021

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A navigation timing error sent NASA's little Mars helicopter on a wild, lurching ride, its first major problem since it took to the Martian skies last month. The experimental...

AP: SpaceXs astronaut-riding Dragon arrives at space station

AP: SpaceX’s astronaut-riding Dragon arrives at space station

May 31, 2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX delivered two astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA on Sunday, following up a historic liftoff with an equally smooth docking in yet another first...

AP: Historic SpaceX launch postponed because of stormy weather

AP: Historic SpaceX launch postponed because of stormy weather

May 27, 2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on a history-making flight into orbit has been called off with 16 minutes to go in the countdown because of the...

Jack Heely, 5, of Alexandria, Va., wears a toy space helmet as he arrives as one of the first visitors to view Neil Armstrongs Apollo 11 spacesuit, background, after it is unveiled at the Smithsonians National Air and Space Museum on the National Mall in Washington, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad 50 years later

July 19, 2019

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Collins had the spotlight...

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