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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA was established in 1958, succeeding the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics.show more…
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ScienceCasts: Space Coffee

Advances in the understanding of how fluids behave in low gravity is key to spacecraft operations. A long-awaited spin-off is an excellent cup of coffee in space. For updates from the International Space Station go to http://www.nasa.gov/station Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. Click here

ScienceCasts: In Search of Earth... 2.0

Astronomers have long hoped to find another planet in the cosmos similar to Earth--a blue dot in the distance that could harbor life akin to our own. NASA's Kepler spacecraft may have found the next best thing. Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.

ScienceCasts: Predicting Floods

Satellite Based Flood Monitoring Central to Relief Agencies Disaster Response: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/satellite-based-flood-monitoring-central-to-relief-agencies-disaster-response Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. To download this episode, go to http://sciencecasts.nasa.gov/ Pr

ScienceCasts: Taking the Wild out of Wildfire

A new NASA-funded tool is taking some of the ‘wild’ out of wildfires by making it possible for U.S. fire managers to better spot dangerous blazes. Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. Active fire maps of the United States: http://activefiremaps.fs.fed.us Click here to see more videos: https:/

ScienceCasts: Earth Day Meteor Shower

At the end of a day devoted to Earth, people can look to the heavens for a beautiful shower of Lyrid meteors. Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. http://www.nasa.gov/content/earth-right-now/ Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/NASA

ScienceCasts: Roundworms Have the Right Stuff

The common roundworm shares a surprising amount of genetic material with humans - enough, in fact, to make them the good substitutes for astronauts in low-gravity medical studies. Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. More on Space Aging! http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/news/

ScienceCasts: Using a Tablet Computer in Space

The Fine Motor Skills experiment on the station is looking at how long-duration microgravity effects fine motor task performance. Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. www.nasa.gov/station http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/experiments/1767.html Click here to see more videos: h

ScienceCasts: Earth Observation from the Station

NASA has launched an ozone sensor to help monitor long-term change in the ozone layer. This sensor, called SAGE III, will be installed on the International Space Station in 2017. Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/NASA Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. http://www.nasa.gov/st