Actor Brad Pitt speaks with NASA astronaut Nick Hague who is onboard the International Space Station, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. nasa.gov/image-feature/space-s

"What's a spacewalk like? What do you feel?" As NASA prepares to send the first woman and next man to the Moon by 2024 under the program, Brad Pitt is playing an astronaut in his latest film, Ad Astra. On Sept. 16 from NASA Headquarters in Washington, the actor spoke to astronaut Nick Hague about what it’s truly like to live and work in space. youtube.com/watch?v=_oVYSwmIrZ

NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory has captured many spectacular images of cosmic phenomena over its two decades of operations, but perhaps its most iconic is the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A. nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra

In a galaxy hosting a structure nicknamed the "Teacup," a galactic storm is raging. nasa.gov/image-feature/storm-r

Scientific studies continued aboard the International Space Station last week, including experiments on acoustics, crystal growth, the effects of microgravity on stem cells, and more. nasa.gov/mission_pages/station

NASA recently doubled the rate at which data from the International Space Station returns to Earth, paving the way for similar future upgrades on Gateway, NASA’s upcoming outpost in lunar orbit, and other exploration missions. This new data rate will enable the space station to send back more science data faster than ever before. nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2019/

Robotic Refueling Mission 3’s Multi-Function Tool 2, operated by Dextre, demonstrates robotic refueling operations on the outside of space station. nasa.gov/feature/robotic-tool-

actor Brad Pitt is playing the role of an astronaut in his latest film, ? 👨‍🚀 Starting at 11:35 a.m. EDT, astronaut Nick Hague will make an space-to-Earth call to chat with the actor about what it’s like to live and work aboard the International Space Station. Tune in: youtube.com/watch?v=Q8LYn1KtfO

Some of the recent scientific studies conducted on the International Space Station looked at how humans adapt to life in space and the use of DNA and RNA sequencing of microbes. Here are details on some of the science conducted by the Expedition 60 crew on the orbiting laboratory during the week of Sept. 9: nasa.gov/mission_pages/station

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station conducted new and ongoing scientific experiments this week, including studies of time perception and microgravity’s effects on brain proteins associated with neurodegenerative diseases and testing a 3D biological printer. nasa.gov/mission_pages/station

In this mage from June 2002, astronaut Franklin R. Chang-Diaz works with a grapple fixture during a spacewalk to perform work on the International Space Station. nasa.gov/image-feature/frankli

NASA has opened media accreditation for the launch of its Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) mission, targeted to be air-launched over the Atlantic Ocean on a Northrop Grumman Pegasus XL rocket Wednesday, Oct. 9. nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-op

As NASA prepares to send the first woman and next man to the Moon by 2024 under the Artemis program, Brad Pitt is playing an astronaut in his latest film, and now the actor will have the opportunity to discuss what it’s truly like to live and work in space with a NASA crew member living aboard the International Space Station. nasa.gov/press-release/brad-pi

Experts from NASA will preview an upcoming spacewalk with two American astronauts outside the International Space Station to complete the outfitting of docking ports during a briefing at 2 p.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 16, at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-tv

More than three months after delivering several tons of supplies and scientific experiments to the International Space Station, Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft, the SS Roger Chaffee, will depart the orbiting laboratory Tuesday, Aug. 6. nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-te

The High Definition Earth-Viewing (HDEV) experiment on the International Space Station has experienced a loss of data, and ground computers are no longer receiving communications from the payload. A team of engineers are reviewing the available health and status information from HDEV to identify what may have occurred. Additional updates will be published as they become available. youtube.com/watch?v=Rwm0wWsmOE

Fifty years to the day that astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped on the Moon in a giant leap for humanity, NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan and two fellow crew members arrived Saturday for their mission aboard the International Space Station, where humans have lived and worked continuously for more than 18 years. nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-as

NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX now is targeting 6:24 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 24, for the launch of its 18th resupply mission to the International Space Station. Live coverage will begin on NASA Television and the agency’s website with prelaunch events Tuesday, July 23. nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-up

One of the first steps in understanding the geology of Psyche is for the Psyche science team to find out more about collisions and crater formation on metallic asteroids. Join Psyche Mission Science Team Co-Investigator Simone Marchi of the Southwest Research Institute as he explains how impact experiments are conducted at NASA's Ames Vertical Gun Range and what we can learn about the cratering process to further understand and interpret the geology of Psyche.

Learn more about the mission: jpl.nasa.gov/missions/psyche/ youtube.com/watch?v=nSR2Yvlki7

Hubble makes an exoplanet discovery, the next space station crew gets ready to launch, and back to work in Florida after weathering the storm … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA!

This video is available for download from NASA's Image and Video Library: images.nasa.gov/details-NHQ_20 youtube.com/watch?v=1bJDPqd8V8

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