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NASA Satellite To Measure Sea Level Rise

(CNN) - NASA is launching a new satellite into space, that will monitor global sea levels. Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich is designed to monitor earth's oceans. The joint U.S.-European mission is scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Air Force base in…

NASA Admin Will Step Down When Biden Takes Office

(CNN) - Jim Bridenstine says he won't stay on as NASA administrator under Joe Biden. Bridenstine; a former Republican congressman from Oklahoma took the top job at the space agency in 2018, after president Trump appointed him. He told…

NASA Seeks Help Finding New Planets

(CNN) - You don't have to be a NASA scientist to help discover new planets. NASA has launched a website called Planet Patrol, where members of the public can collaborate with astronomers to hunt for new worlds. They'll be…

NASA Seeks Companies To Mine Moon For Resources

(CNN) - NASA is looking for companies to mine the moon for resources. The companies would collect rocks and dirt from the moon, then sell them to NASA. The program will be available to both U.S. and international companies.…

Researchers Find Possibly 50 New Planets

(CNN) - British researchers have made a technological breakthrough in astronomy. Using Artificial Intelligence, they've identified possibly 50 new planets from old NASA data. University of Warwick Astronomers and Computer Scientists built a machine learning algorithm. With it, they…

NASA: Asteroid Close To Earth Day Before Election

(CNN) - As if 2020 wasn't wild enough; NASA is now monitoring an asteroid that will come close to earth the day before the U.S. election. The agency says the asteroid is named 2018VP1. It was first identified from…

NASA works to prevent contamination of solar system

(CNN) - NASA is working on a plan that when astronauts step on the moon and Mars in the future, they leave only footprints. The space agency is revamping planetary protection guidelines to make sure we don't contaminate the…

FDA Approves New NASA, Fitbit Ventilator

(CNN) - The FDA has approved designs from NASA and Fitbit for ventilators made to help COVID-19 patients. For NASA¬† it's the second design added to the list of FDA authorized ventilators. The NASA vital uses an internal compressor…

NASA Names Telescope In Honor Of Female Astronomer

(CNN) - NASA'S first chief astronomer gets honored with a telescope. The Nancy Grace Roman space telescope is in development and will likely be launched within the next few years. Roman was born in 1925 and became fascinated with…

NASA Don't Come To Florida To Watch Launch

(CNN) - NASA has a message for all space enthusiasts. Don't show up to Florida for SpaceX's historic astronaut launch next month. Space X's first human space flight launch from U.S. soil is scheduled for May 27th. Astronauts Douglas…