NASA is preparing to explore electric-powered flight with the X-57 Maxwell, a unique all-electric aircraft which features 14 propellers along its wing. nasa.gov/image-feature/nasa-gl

University and high school students from Florida will have an opportunity to talk with a NASA astronaut on the International Space Station next week. nasa.gov/press-release/florida

This preflight image from Feb. 6, 2019, shows NASA astronauts Mike Fincke and Nicole Mann and Boeing astronaut Chris Ferguson during spacewalk preparations and training inside the Space Station Airlock Mockup at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. nasa.gov/image-feature/astrona

NASA has selected a new space mission that will help astronomers understand both how our universe evolved and how common are the ingredients for life in our galaxy’s planetary systems. nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-se

One of the most successful and enduring feats of interplanetary exploration, NASA's Opportunity rover mission is at an end after almost 15 years exploring the surface of Mars and helping lay the groundwork for NASA’s return to the Red Planet. nasa.gov/press-release/nasas-r

NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch will be available for live satellite interviews Friday, Feb. 22, as they undergo final training before their launch to the International Space Station, scheduled for March 14. nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-as

During 2018, crew members of Expeditions 54-58 supported more than 100 new U.S. science investigations aboard the International Space Station. nasa.gov/mission_pages/station

NASA will discuss the status of its Mars Exploration Rover (MER) Opportunity in a media briefing at 2 p.m. EST (11 a.m. PST) Wednesday, Feb. 13, from the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California. The briefing will air live on NASA Television, the agency's website and YouTube. nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-to

Robert Curbeam currently holds the record for the most spacewalks during a single spaceflight. nasa.gov/image-feature/robert-

This week saw Expedition 58 crew members working on scientific investigations aboard the International Space Station and finishing preparations for Friday’s undocking of the NG-10 Cygnus resupply vehicle from the station. nasa.gov/mission_pages/station

Erosion of the surface reveals several shades of light toned layers, likely sedimentary deposits, as shown in this image taken by the HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. nasa.gov/image-feature/the-red

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will speak to, and take questions from, media about how technologies originally developed for space exploration now are used to cultivate farms, predict crop yields, manage water resources, and more, during his Tuesday, Feb. 12, visit to World Ag Expo in Tulare, California. nasa.gov/press-release/media-i

The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP), an advisory committee that reports to NASA and Congress, issued its 2018 annual report Friday examining the agency’s safety performance over the past year and highlighting accomplishments, issues and concerns. nasa.gov/press-release/nasas-a

Mary Jackson began her engineering career in an era in which female engineers of any background were a rarity. nasa.gov/image-feature/mary-ja

Launching satellites is a growing business. A new platform that could bolster satellite deployment opportunities in space seeks to service this burgeoning economy. nasa.gov/mission_pages/station

NASA has awarded contracts to three U.S. companies for the investigation, design and implementation of environmental remedial actions at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the adjacent Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, and other NASA center nationwide, as required. nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-aw

Elementary school students from California will have an opportunity to talk with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station next week. nasa.gov/press-release/califor

Suzanne Gillen has been named NASA’s associate administrator for the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs. nasa.gov/press-release/suzanne

On Jan. 22, 2003, the crew of Space Shuttle Columbia captured this sunrise from the crew cabin during Flight Day 7. nasa.gov/image-feature/sunrise

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