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Researchers to Discuss Science Launching on Next Resupply Mission to Space Station

NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Monday, June 11, to discuss a number of science investigations launching to the International Space Station on the next SpaceX commercial resupply mission.

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http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/researchers-to-discuss-science-launching-on-next-resupply-mission-to-space-station
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NASA Finds Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover has found new evidence preserved in rocks on Mars that suggests the planet could have supported ancient life, as well as new evidence in the Martian atmosphere that relates to the search for current life on the Red Planet.

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http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-finds-ancient-organic-material-mysterious-methane-on-mars
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NASA TV to Air US Spacewalk at International Space Station

NASA astronauts will embark on a six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk Thursday, June 14, during which they will install new high-definition cameras to capture spacecraft docking with the International Space Station, including new American-made spacecraft with scheduled test flights later this year.

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http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-tv-to-air-us-spacewalk-at-international-space-station
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NASA Selects Three Informal Learning Institutions to Inspire Next Generation

NASA’s Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions (TEAM II) has selected three informal education organizations to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning to inspire the next generation of explorers.

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http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-selects-three-informal-learning-institutions-to-inspire-next-generation
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