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International Space Station commander Kevin Ford and hisU. S., Russian and Canadian crewmates received praise from Apollo 17 commander Gene Cernan on Wednesday and encouragement to serve as an inspiration to the world’s young people.

“I’m envious,” Cernan, whose lunar mission unfolded in December 1972, told the station’s six man crew in a video conference from NASA’s Mission Control.

Apollo 17 commander Gene...


Sunny Florida skies graced NASA's Day of Remembrance. Photo Credit/NASA TV


Though separated by many miles, President Obama joined with the families of shuttle Columbia’s crew and the many from NASA who  fanned out across the country on Friday to pay tribute to the seven astronauts who perished a decade ago as they descended toward a landing at NASA’s Kennedy...

A 3-D image of an impact crater in the Nilosyrtis area on the Martian surface shows long pipe-like ridges, fossilized evidence of ancient subsurface water flow. Credit: NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter



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