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The Places We Call Home

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In this image that astronaut Scott Kelly posted to Twitter on Aug. 9, 2015 during his #YearInSpace captures all the the places humans dwell. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Space Launch System Core Stage Arrives at the Kennedy Space Center

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After its journey from NASA’s Stennis Space Center aboard the Pegasus barge, the core stage of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket arrived at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center on April 27, 2021. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Perseverance Mars Rover Mission Guidance, Navigation, and Controls Operations Lead Swati Mohan

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Swati Mohan is currently the Mars 2020 Guidance, Navigation, and Controls Operations Lead, at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Alan Shepard Completes His Mission

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On May 5, 1961, NASA astronaut Alan Shepard piloted his Freedom 7 Mercury capsule in a 15-minute suborbital flight, becoming America's first astronaut. In this image, he is shown being hoisted aboard a U.S. Marine helicopter after splashdown. The flight carried him to an altitude of 116 statute miles. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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President Kennedy Awards Alan Shepard NASA's Distinguished Service Medal

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A U.S. Marine helicopter recovery team hoists astronaut Alan Shepard from his Mercury spacecraft after a successful flight and splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 
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