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Watch Live: The Future of U.S. Leadership in Human Space Flight

President Obama heads to Kennedy Space Center to discuss the new course the Administration is chartering for NASA.

This afternoon, President Obama will head to Cape Caneveral, Florida to deliver remarks about the Administration’s bold new course for NASA and the future of U.S. leadership in human spaceflight at the Kennedy Space Center. Space leaders and academic experts will be among those in attendance of the conference, and will participate in four breakout sessions. The sessions will focus on increasing access to and utilization of the International Space Station, new technologies, expanding our reach into the solar system, and harnessing space to expand economic opportunity.

The President's speech will be streamed here at All four sessions and the opening and closing sessions will also be streamed on NASA’s website.

As one might expect, NASA generally has some of the best new media around. Check out some of their interactive features, and the Image of the Day on

During the STS-131 mission's first spacewalk, astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Clayton Anderson (out of frame) moved a new 1,700-pound ammonia tank from space shuttle Discovery's cargo bay to a temporary parking place on the station, retrieved an experiment from the Japanese Kibo Laboratory exposed facility and replaced a Rate Gyro Assembly on one of the truss segments.(Image Credit: NASA)

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