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"Sims are like your scrimmage game, and they’re an important part of developing a high-performing team,” says #Artemis I Launch Director Charlie Blackwell-Thompson. How @NASAKennedy practices both planned operations and unexpected situations for liftoff: https://go.nasa.gov/2V6ZCUE
What to #BeAnAstronaut? You might be more qualified than you think. We've fact-checked 5 myths that could help you be on your way to joining the ranks of @NASA_Astronauts. ✨Shoot for the stars: https://go.nasa.gov/2V9eoKH
Even star systems have identity crises. According to data from observatories like @chandraxray, a double star system has been rapidly flipping between two alter egos: a low-mass X-ray binary and a millisecond pulsar. https://go.nasa.gov/2SNTcbz
Our @NASASolarSystem Psyche mission, led by @ASU, will journey to a metallic asteroid orbiting the Sun between Mars and Jupiter. Dr. Tim McCoy from the mission science team explains what this "metal world" may reveal about our solar system's formation: https://youtu.be/aa28FejUW8s
Meet our @NASA News Center’s newest resident. 🐢 If you have a name suggestion for this baby tortoise, let us know below ⬇️ #DYK we’re situated on a 144,000 acre wildlife refuge that is home to over 1,200 plant and wildlife species: http://go.nasa.gov/39UiwlV
LIVE: In a teleconference, scientists & researchers discuss investigations launching aboard @SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft on the next cargo mission to @Space_Station. Launch is targeted for 1:45am ET, March 2 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. 🔈 Listen: https://www.nasa.gov/live
The next @SpaceX cargo mission to @Space_Station is prepping for launch. What's on board? Research includes high-tech materials, conserving water, 3D printing and @ESA's Bartolomeo platform for science: https://go.nasa.gov/3bPWa6V More in a telecon at 1pm ET: https://go.nasa.gov/2SZKq9c
Well-deserved recognition for Dr. Christine Darden by @VP Pence for her tremendous contributions to @NASA & America’s continued leadership in space. 👏🏻 https://twitter.com/NASA/status/1230191534311649291
John Glenn asked for mathematician Katherine Johnson to hand-check the computer-calculated equations of the trajectory of his orbital mission. “If she says they’re good,’” Johnson remembers the astronaut saying, “then I’m ready to go.” https://go.nasa.gov/2NkAaV5 #BlackHistoryMonth
On this day in 1962, astronaut John Glenn rocketed into space aboard the Mercury capsule Friendship 7 and made history, becoming the third American in space and the first to orbit the Earth: https://go.nasa.gov/32gHkBN
From Apollo to #Artemis, @NASA_Langley has been at the forefront of exploration. Today, @VP Pence & Administrator @JimBridenstine celebrated the center's role in breaking barriers & pushing the boundaries of what's possible. 🎥 https://go.nasa.gov/39M3gY6 📰 https://go.nasa.gov/2SZTzyr
How much water does Jupiter really have? Our @NASAJuno spacecraft published its first findings on the amount of water in the gas giant planet’s atmosphere. Here’s what the mission found out: https://go.nasa.gov/39MA6Io
The first satellite built by students in Mexico for launch from the @Space_Station has been deployed! AzTechSat-1 demonstrates communication within a satellite network in low-Earth orbit. Learn more about the CubeSat here: http://go.nasa.gov/39xrWDy https://twitter.com/NASA_es/status/1230236664678797315
The latest episode of our #NASAExplorers series travels to @NASAKennedy to get ready for launch! A team of scientists prepares their experiments for loading onto the @SpaceX Dragon carrying the latest delivery of @ISS_Research to space. Watch: https://youtu.be/wVFm-ueQDnw
Today, @VP Mike Pence visited @NASA_Langley to speak on the legacy of the #HiddenFigures, the importance of our international & commercial partners and our #Artemis mission to return humanity to the Moon and go beyond to Mars. Take a look: https://twitter.com/i/events/1230202210753171456
Today, @VP Mike Pence visited @NASA_Langley to speak on the on the legacy of the #HiddenFigures, the importance of our international & commercial partners and our #Artemis mission to return humanity to the Moon and go beyond to Mars. Take a look: https://twitter.com/i/events/1230202210753171456
"Once we get back to the Moon, as the President said, we're going to establish the foundation for an eventual mission to Mars. We are going Moon to Mars," says @VP today at @NASA_Langley about our #Artemis program: https://www.nasa.gov/specials/artemis/
"We're not going back to the Moon by ourselves." @VP Mike Pence speaks on the importance of our international and commercial partners on our #Artemis missions to return humanity to the Moon and go beyond to Mars: https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1OyJAYXgXXrJb
“The United States will return American astronauts to space on American rockets from American soil. We're going back and we're going back from the U.S.A.” says @VP. Learn about our @Commercial_Crew astronauts taking flight in 2020: https://www.nasa.gov/exploration/commercial/crew/index.html #LaunchAmerica
"During her 40-year career, she became, frankly, one of the world’s leading experts on supersonic flight, which she continues to offer her insights today." @VP Mike Pence recognizes one of our #HiddenFigures, Christine Darden. Learn more: https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/christine-darden-from-human-computer-to-engineer
"This is the home of the legendary #HiddenFigures... who lent our nation their incredible talents and helped us not only win the space race but also to form a more perfect union." — @VP Mike Pence Learn about their legacy: https://www.nasa.gov/modernfigures
"I'm told that it was in the docking simulator in this very hangar that Neil Armstrong learned how to land on the Moon," says @VP. About Armstrong's training at @NASA_Langley and the space race: https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/nasa-langley-and-the-space-race
"I know the men and women in this room are going to play a decisive role when in four years’ time, we return American astronauts to the Moon." @VP Mike Pence speaks on the #Artemis mission to return humanity to the Moon and go beyond to Mars. Watch live: https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1OyJAYXgXXrJb
LIVE NOW: @VP Pence & Administrator @JimBridenstine celebrate @NASA_Langley's role in breaking barriers and pushing the nation forward. Tune in to learn how we're sending astronauts to the Moon by 2024 with our #Artemis program: https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1OyJAYXgXXrJb
What's happening in 2020 with our #Artemis program? Tune in at 12:45pm ET live from @NASA_Langley to hear @VP Pence & @JimBridenstine celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth and talk about our plans to return astronauts to the Moon 🌘 by 2024. Details: https://go.nasa.gov/39O4MsC
We're building a new antenna for @NASASCaN's Deep Space Network, which communicates with spacecraft exploring our solar system and beyond. 📡〰〰🛰️ The upgrade will support advanced communications technologies for future missions, including #Artemis: https://go.nasa.gov/38GsQxs
🌽 Crop yields 💧 Irrigation 🚜 Land change and more! Data from our @NASAEarth satellites help farmers learn about the planet that sustains us — and make better decisions about how to cultivate it. Check out #NASAinYourLife: https://go.nasa.gov/2SGKCeG
A year from now, our #Mars2020 rover will touch down on the surface: https://twitter.com/NASAJPL/status/1229855247104970759
Our #Mars2020 rover is at @NASAKennedy being processed for launch to the Red Planet! Liftoff aboard a @ulalaunch Atlas V🚀 is targeted for mid-July: https://twitter.com/NASAKennedy/status/1229813604519641089
🚨LAST DAY TO APPLY!🚨Want to join us for a major milestone before we launch our first #Artemis Moon mission? Apply today by 11:59pm to view our @NASA_Orion spacecraft, tour space simulation facilities @NASAglenn and more: https://go.nasa.gov/2P2bQdu
Am leafing through @sbstatesman, the @stonybrooku student newspaper. Fascinating stories on the front page, including #BHM, @NASA partnership to study snowstorms and what I’ve been told is a good local Indian restaurant, The Curry Club. http://sbstatesman.com
Super thrilled to announce @NASA Administrator @JimBridenstine will be joining us at TC Sessions: Space in June! Lots to talk about, including plenty happening between now and then! https://twitter.com/techcrunch/status/1229827554615361542
90 years ago today, astronomer Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto! Take a closer look at its highlands, plains and craters in this flyover view, created using data from @NASANewHorizons: https://youtu.be/g1fPhhTT2Oo
Success! The #Cygnus cargo vehicle fully attached to the @Space_Station at 6:16 am ET. That concludes its journey to the orbiting laboratory, beginning with its launch from @NASA_Wallops on Saturday. Watch live: https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1rmGPAlnagdJN
LIVE NOW: The #Cygnus cargo vehicle has successfully ferried ~7,500 pounds of cargo and science into space. Now it just needs to be installed to the @Space_Station. Watch live: https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1rmGPAlnagdJN https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1rmGPAlnagdJN
Captured! One of our @NASA_Astronauts @AstroDrewMorgan successfully used the @Space_Station’s robotic arm to capture #Cygnus at 4:05 am ET, while @Astro_Jessica monitored telemetry. Watch: https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1RDGlQBYXoMJL
LIVE NOW: After a successful launch from @NASA_Wallops, supplies and experiments are now arriving to the @Space_Station via the @NorthropGrumman #Cygnus cargo vehicle. Watch live: https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1RDGlQBYXoMJL https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1RDGlQBYXoMJL
After launching Saturday, @northropgrumman's #Cygnus cargo spacecraft is set to arrive at @Space_Station, carrying over 7,500 pounds of supplies & @ISS_Research experiments. 🕝 2:30am ET: Rendezvous and capture 🕕 6am: Installation Watch live on NASA TV: https://www.nasa.gov/live
As an image processing specialists for our @NASA_Landsat satellite, Dr. Valerie L. Thomas was an integral part of making the vision of Earth observation from space a reality: https://go.nasa.gov/2UWa2X7 #BlackHistoryMonth
It’s not every day that the reading room of the @librarycongress is open to the public. We discovered lovely @NASA photos of the Moon, Mars, & Mercury. We also enjoyed the rare weekend day when the children’s collection was open, too, after explaining & exploring “card catalogs.”
🌽 Crop yields 💧 Irrigation 🚜 Land change Data from our @NASAEarth satellites help farmers learn about the planet that sustains us — and make better decisions about how to cultivate it. Check out #NASAinYourLife: https://go.nasa.gov/2SAIxkg https://go.nasa.gov/321FHb6
@NASA is hiring new #astronauts to explore the Moon and Mars! If you have what it takes to be an #Artemis Generation astronaut, apply online from March 2-31 - Best of luck future explorers! 👩🏽‍🚀🚀🧑🏾‍🚀🌒👨🏼‍🚀 https://www.nasa.gov/content/astronaut-selection-program
RT @philliplarson: This included a $1 billion plus-up for @NASA — something we fought hard for to include. https://twitter.com/barackobama/status/1229432034650722304
#DYK We’ve spent a decade capturing the Sun? Since launching Feb. 11, 2010 to help us understand our closest star, our Solar Dynamic Observatory has taken over 200 million 📸 of @NASASun, one each day in a variety of wavelengths. Check them out: https://go.nasa.gov/2uSoSDm
Want a career that will launch you to higher heights than you can imagine? On March 2, we’re opening applications to #BeAnAstronaut! https://go.nasa.gov/39CSkfk
A Robot 🤖 ? With Lasers ⚡️? On Mars 🔴? This futuristic, rock-zapping instrument on our #Mars2020 rover isn’t sci-fi, it’s just SCIENCE: https://go.nasa.gov/2vCVAIS
RT @ValaAfshar: The legendary @NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who was critical to NASA's biggest missions celebrated her 101 birthda…
Want to join us for a major milestone before we launch #Artemis I?! 🚀🌕 In March, we're offering social media users a chance! Apply to view our @NASA_Orion spacecraft, tour space simulation facilities @NASAglenn + more: https://go.nasa.gov/31ZLU7n
RT @LoveChaosLife: Darn it - @NASA still not looking for astronaut lawyers. 🤨
Targeted for launch in 2021 from @NASA_Wallops: a 55-pound CubeSat on its way to the Moon! It'll be the second lunar mission to launch from Virginia. The satellite, known as CAPSTONE, will serve as a pathfinder for the #Artemis program's Gateway spaceship: https://go.nasa.gov/2vzbO5O
The S.S. Robert H. Lawrence spacecraft has its wings! After launch at 3:21pm ET from @NASA_Wallops, solar panels have deployed, another milestone in the @northropgrumman vehicle's journey to the @Space_Station. Watch live coverage of its arrival Feb. 18: https://go.nasa.gov/2tZLbGH
Spacecraft separation confirmed! 🛰️ @northropgrumman’s #Cygnus cargo spacecraft is now flying on its own in orbit on a mission to deliver thousands of pounds of @ISS_Research and cargo to the @Space_Station. Watch: https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1BRJjQDnbQRGw https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1BRJjQDnbQRGw
Main engine cutoff, stage 1 separation and fairing separation confirmed for @northropgrumman’s #Cygnus cargo spacecraft. 🛰️ Live coverage continues: https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1BRJjQDnbQRGw
Liftoff! 🚀 @northropgrumman’s #Antares rocket launched from @NASA_Wallops in Virginia at 3:21pm ET. Now heading to @Space_Station, the #Cygnus cargo vehicle will deliver thousands of pounds of @ISS_Research: https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1BRJjQDnbQRGw
LAUNCH ALERT! We are 'GO' for the 3:21pm ET launch of @northropgrumman’s #Cygnus cargo spacecraft delivering ~7,500 pounds of @ISS_Research & cargo to the crew aboard the @Space_Station. Watch liftoff live from @NASA_Wallops: https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1BRJjQDnbQRGw
@NorthropGrumman named the #Cygnus spacecraft that launches today in honor of Maj. Robert Lawrence Jr., the 1st African-American to be selected as an astronaut by any national space program: https://go.nasa.gov/2FjipC8 Live coverage: https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1BRJjQDnbQRGw
LIVE NOW: Watch a launch to @Space_Station! @northropgrumman's #Antares rocket and #Cygnus spacecraft are set for a 3:21pm ET liftoff from @NASA_Wallops, on a mission to deliver about 7,500 pounds of cargo: https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1BRJjQDnbQRGw
NASA Astronaut Winston E. Scott participated in three spacewalks totaling 19 hours and 26 minutes to support technical planning for the @Space_Station and to capture, by hand, the Spartan satellite: https://go.nasa.gov/3bCclV8 #blackhistorymonth
This week: 🌖 🚀 A budget for a new era of space exploration 👩‍🚀 👨‍🚀 Do you have what it takes to #BeAnAstronaut? 👩‍🚀 🌎 Now home on Earth, @Astro_Christina reflects on her record-setting mission These stories and more: https://go.nasa.gov/39yYEEE
🎼 @Andreaholbrook mentioning the “MASH” theme song reminds that it was the only song I learned to play on the flute as a 4th grader. Only years later did I learn the instrumental tune was actually a song called “Suicide is Painless.” cc @alanalda https://youtu.be/whhAg6bA3_o
 
 
 
 
 
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