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How to Safely Watch a Solar Eclipse

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It is never safe to look directly at the sun's rays - even if the sun is partly obscured. When watching a partial eclipse you must wear eclipse glasses at all times if you want to face the sun, or use an alternate indirect method. This also applies during a total eclipse up until the time when the sun is completely and totally blocked.

NASA Looks to Solar Eclipse to Help Understand Earth’s Energy System

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During the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse, scientists will use the Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) on the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite (DSCOVR), along with measurements taken from within the moon's shadow on the ground, to test a new model of Earth's energy budget.

Inside the International Space Station with Google Street View

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The International Space Station is a marvel of modern science and engineering. Astronauts have occupied the pressurized modules for over 16 years, and now you can explore their work and living spaces in Google Street View. From the research, to the "orbital outhouse" to the inspirational views back down to Earth from the cupola, take a look at the images here: google.com/streetview

Soyuz Rocket Deploys 73 Satellites

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On July 14, 2017, a Russian Soyuz booster lifted off from Kazakhstan on a complex mission to deploy 73 satellites into three different orbits, including a Russian spacecraft to locate forest fires, 48 CubeSats for Planet’s global Earth observation fleet, and eight nanosatellites for Spire Global’s commercial weather network.

NASA Langley Celebrates 100 Years

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Something happened 100 years ago that changed forever the way we fly, the way we explore space and how we study our home planet. That something was the establishment of what is now NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, which commemorated its 100th anniversary on July 17, 2017.

NASA Earth Observatory Goes to the Beach

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This video from NASA Earth Observatory shows the satellite and space-station view of various shorelines across the United States.

Get Ready for the 2017 Solar Eclipse

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On Monday, August 21, 2017, our nation will be treated to a total eclipse of the sun.

ROSA Deploys on International Space Station

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The Roll-Out Solar Array (ROSA) was deployed from the end of the Canadarm2 robotic arm Sunday, June 18 outside the International Space Station.

Year in Infrastructure 2017

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See presentations that inspire, including what’s next in Bentley software, thought-provoking guest keynotes, and this year’s industry advancements.

SpaceX CRS-11 Liftoff for International Space Station

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The SpaceX CRS-11 Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center sending a Dragon spacecraft on the company's 11th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station. Liftoff was at 5:07 p.m. EDT on June 3, 2017.

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