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Nasa/SpaceX Crew Dragon Demo-1 Mission

This never gets old. Also, SCIENCE!!!

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NASA Renames Facility in Honor of ‘Hidden Figure’ Katherine Johnson | NASA

NASA has redesignated its Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Facility in Fairmont, West Virginia, as the Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility, in honor of the West Virginia native and NASA “hidden figure.”

“I am thrilled we are honoring Katherine Johnson in this way as she is a true American icon who overcame incredible obstacles and inspired so many,” said NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine. “It’s a fitting tribute to name the facility that carries on her legacy of mission-critical computations in her honor.”
— Read on www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-renames-facility-in-honor-of-hidden-figure-katherine-johnson

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The Washington Post: NASA spacecraft sends back signal from most distant object humans have ever explored

I can’t wait until tomorrow to see the high resolution images!

“I don’t know about you, but I’m really liking 2019 so far,” the mission’s principal investigator, Alan Stern, joked at a press briefing after the signal was acquired.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2018/12/31/most-distant-space-encounter-history-is-happening-now/

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The Science Continues

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Voyager 2 Has Left Our Solar System