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    NASA Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    NASA Administrator Charles Bolden testified on his agency’s fiscal year 2015 budget proposal. The request is $17.5 billion with the goal sending humans to an asteroid by 2025,…

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    NASA Now

    Ben Wolman’s NASA Now was one of the high school West Division second prize-winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. He was a ninth grader at…

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    Book Discussion on The Astronaut Wives Club

    Lily Koppel talked about her book, The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story, in which she tells the story of the wives of the Mercury 7 astronauts, who became media sensations in the 1960s.…

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    International Space Station

    Michael Suffredini talked about the International Space Station. Topics included the cost, purpose and future of the station. NASA announced that the International Space Station…

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    Ammonia Pump Transport Space Walk

    Two NASA astronauts, Mike Hopkins and Rick Mastracchio, conducted the second of a series of spacewalks to make repairs to the coolant system on the International Space Station. On…

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    Space Walk to Install Ammonia Pump

    Two NASA astronauts, Mike Hopkins and Rick Mastracchio, conducted the second of a series of spacewalks to make repairs to the coolant system on the International Space Station. On…

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    NASA Spacewalk

    A scene was shown of a spacewalk to make repairs to the International Space Station.

    Courtesy of NASA TV.

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    NASA Infrastructure

    NASA Inspector General Paul Martin and NASA Associate Deputy Administrator Richard Keegan testified at a House Science Subcommittee hearing on NASA’s efforts to manage its facilities…

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    Book Discussion on The Pioneer Detectives

    Konstantin Kakaes talked about his book, The Pioneer Detectives: Did a Distant Spacecraft Prove Einstein and Newton Wrong?, in which he discusses the implications of findings from…

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    Civilian Space Exploration

    Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD), ranking member on the House Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Space, explained the value of federal investment in civilian space projects…

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    Q&A with Charles Bolden

    Charles Bolden talked about his experiences as an astronaut and his current duties as NASA administrator. He discussed some of the more than 100 missions he flew over North Vietnam,…

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    Human/Robotic Mars Precursor Missions

    NASA officials spoke about the future of the space program and efforts to send a manned mission to Mars. They focused on NASA’s planned asteroid retrieval mission along with…

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    Mars Science Mission Update

    Panelists talked about the major technical, scientific and policy-related challenges that needed to be overcome in order to send humans to Mars by 2030. They responded to questions from the…

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    Charles Bolden Remarks

    Charles Bolden spoke at a Mars exploration summit. He talked about how a manned mission to Mars would be a significant step forward in human space exploration, and what Congress and…

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    Human Space Exploration

    Officials from NASA and the commercial space sector testified on current and future human space exploration plans. Topics included the SLS heavy lift launch vehicle, the Orion program,…

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    Robert Ariail Collection of Historical Astronomy

    Elizabeth Sudduth talked about the Robert B. Ariail Collection of Historical Astronomy, a collection of historic astronomy books, documents and telescopes donated to the South Carolina…

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    U.S. Non-Proliferation Strategy

    Deputy Assistant Secretary Frank Rose talked about the role of missile technology control and the U.S. non-proliferation strategy. He focused on the need for and benefits of an…

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    Space Debris and Asteroid Threats

    NASA and science and technology experts testified on ways to mitigate threats from near earth objects (NEOs) such as satellites, and tracking methods used to reduce odds that asteroids and…

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    Threats from Asteroids and Meteors

    Top NASA, military, and White House scientists testified on threats from asteroids and other near-earth objects, and U.S. capability to deflect their potential damage. The group talked…

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    Technical Lessons Learned from Space Shuttle Columbia

    Former NASA Astronauts talked about changes made to testing and safety procedures on future shuttle missions as a result of the Space Shuttle Columbia accident. Pamela Melroy, former…

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