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‘Amazing milestone’ as NASA fully deploys Webb telescope in space

The most powerful space telescope ever built completed a tricky two-week-long deployment phase Saturday, unfolding its final golden mirror panel, as it readies to...

Costa Rica to create Space Agency; bill passed by Congress

Appropriately, the news came on the day NASA landed the Perseverance rover on Mars.

Costa Rica chosen as site for ‘next-generation’ space radar

LeoLabs has chosen Costa Rica as the location of its next space radar, the United States-based company announced in a press release. 

Meet Costa Rica’s newest NASA figure: Luis Diego Fonseca Flores

Costa Rica may be small, but its people are achieving great things.

NASA honors Hispanic Heritage Month with Tico astronaut

Franklin Chang Díaz is a Costa Rican physicist who participated in seven Space Shuttle missions.

Space Ticos: Astronaut Franklin Chang with Barack Obama in 2015

A photo of Tico astronaut Franklin Chang with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office was chosen as one of 2015's best by White House photographers.

How Costa Rican students talked to an astronaut on the International Space Station

ARISS lets students from all over the world experience the excitement of talking directly with crew members of the International Space Station.

Costa Rican schools conference with International Space Station

Technology campuses in San Carlos and Cartago connected to the International Space Station.

Space Ticos: Two Costa Ricans make headlines at NASA

Three of NASA’s four science sections are led by women for the first time in the organization’s history.

Costa Rica discusses creation of national space agency

A law proposal to create a national space agency was presented before the Legislative Assembly.
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