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This 2006 image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope shows bands and a new dark spot in Uranus' atmosphere.

Test your knowledge of the first planet to be discovered since ancient times in this fun, educational quiz!

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The first class of female astronaut included Shannon Lucid, Margaret Rhea Seddon, Kathryn Sullivan, Judith Resnik, Anna Fisher and Sally Ride.

In honor of Women's History Month, hear an untold inspiring story about NASA's first class of female astronauts.

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Hangar C on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

Go behind the Cape Canaveral’s gates and get up close to the dawn of the U.S. space program in this new special interest bus tour. Get an exclusive first look at this tour perfect for space and history enthusiasts!


A combined photo of the crew of the Apollo 12 and of Nancy Conrad, wife of the late Apollo 12 astronaut Charles "Pete" Conrad.

Nancy Conrad shares stories about her late husband, Apollo 12 astronaut Pete Conrad in honor of the 50th anniversary of the encore Moon landing. Hear about the adventures of the crew of Apollo 12!


Space shuttle Discovery launches from Launch Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center for its maiden voyage on August 30, 1984.

Thirty-five years ago, space shuttle Discovery launched, starting a legacy of accomplishments. Learn more about NASA’s busy orbiter. 

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