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RT @NASA: Nobody: @NASAMoon: "I'm coming out I want the world to know Got to let it show! 🌕" Stepping out on the world stage tonight is t…
Usher in the springtime with a rare celestial coincidence: The full Moon will rise on the #FirstDayofSpring tonight, lighting the skies on the equinox. Celebrate the last supermoon of 2019 and learn about how the Moon will be our gateway to Mars & beyond: https://go.nasa.gov/2HGNH9c
Nobody: @NASAMoon: "I'm coming out I want the world to know Got to let it show! 🌕" Stepping out on the world stage tonight is the final & brightest #supermoon for 2019. Reply to this Tweet with your photos of our closest celestial neighbor!
Passionate about the world of astronomy? Apply to go behind the scenes of @SOFIAtelescope, the world’s largest flying telescope, during an April #NASASocial event in California where you'll meet researchers exploring the cosmos from 40,000 feet! Details: https://go.nasa.gov/2HJ7iFW
Sometimes, all the stars just line up. In this case, we’re talking about the Moon. Tonight is the final supermoon of 2019, and it also happens to coincide with the #FirstDayofSpring. Celebrate this celestial coincidence: https://go.nasa.gov/2HIYyPZ
Nearly 50 years ago, we conquered all odds by planting humankind's first steps on surface of the Moon. With tonight’s #supermoon, we celebrate #Apollo50th & look to the skies in awe once again. Watch the latest episode of @NASAScienceCast for more: https://go.nasa.gov/2HP9TOq
LIVE NOW: @NASA_Orion’s Launch Abort System Attitude Control Motor feels the heat during a hot fire test at @NorthropGrumman’s Elkton, Maryland facility. 🔥🔥 Curious about what this means? Ask your questions using #AskNASA and tune in here: https://go.nasa.gov/2HFgnQ9
Today at 1:50pm ET, we're cranking up the heat on @NASA_Orion’s Launch Abort System Attitude Control Motor. 🔥 Join us for a live broadcast of the spacecraft’s hot fire test at @NorthropGrumman’s Elkton, MD facility. Tune in at https://go.nasa.gov/2FqYcfq and ask ?s using #AskNASA
We’re opening our doors for social media users to come behind the scenes for the next @SpaceX cargo launch to the International @Space_Station, currently targeted for late April. Apply to attend this #NASASocial event at @NASAKennedy in Florida: https://go.nasa.gov/2FogkGD
Good thing there are no traffic cameras in space! Astronomers found a pulsar hurtling through space at nearly 2.5 million miles an hour — so fast it could travel the distance between Earth and the Moon in just 6 minutes. Learn more about this discovery: https://go.nasa.gov/2FonlHy.
#DidYouKnow: Our @NASAInSight lander is doing more than just taking beautiful photos of Mars. 📷 While you are reading this, our lander is currently delving beneath the surface of Mars on a mission to understand how planets form! Go deep: https://go.nasa.gov/2DTnpzC https://twitter.com/TwitterGov/status/1108067575798198273
Near-Earth asteroid Bennu has big surprises! Going against all our predictions, photos from our @OSIRISREx spacecraft show its surface to be more rugged than expected. Learn how this mission is set out to answer question about our solar system's origins: https://go.nasa.gov/2Fn5Rvk
Asteroids are way rougher than we thought, and this one is spewing bits into space - not your grandfather's meteor shower, And we're bring a sample back to Earth in 2023. Cool discoveries by @NASA @OSIRISREx! https://go.nasa.gov/2FcvH3M
Curious about what's happening 250 miles above our planet on humanity's orbiting laboratory? Tune in starting at 2pm ET to learn about upcoming spacewalks: https://go.nasa.gov/2HK3Omv Ask questions using #AskNASA
LIVE NOW: What is the surface of the asteroid Bennu like? How far along is @OSIRISREx in its mission to sample our first near-Earth asteroid? How will our data help us learn about the origins of the solar system? 🤔Watch to find out all this and more: https://go.nasa.gov/2HHUuzr
New science from Bennu! ☄️🔬Our first asteroid sampling spacecraft, @OSIRISREx, is on a mission to return to Earth with unaltered material originating from the birth of our solar system. Find out how you can tune in at 1:30pm ET to get the latest info: https://go.nasa.gov/2Fo7PLV
An unusually cold winter and intense spring storm came together to produce record-breaking floods on several rivers in Nebraska. Here's the view captured by our @NASAEarth satellites: https://go.nasa.gov/2UNMMI4
RT @NASA: “It’s like being a detective.” Dr. Sarah Wallace is the microbiologist behind the DNA sequencer used on the @Space_Station, which…
“It’s like being a detective.” Dr. Sarah Wallace is the microbiologist behind the DNA sequencer used on the @Space_Station, which can be used to monitor crewmembers’ health or even potentially detect extraterrestrial life. Get all the clues this #WomensHistoryMonth:
@NASA has revealed the secrets of Ultima Thule, the prehistoric space pancake https://cnet.co/2HskSyf
Bennu is ready for its close-up! New images obtained by our @OSIRISREx spacecraft reveals “ponds” of regolith — bedrock layered with loose dust or broken rocks. These images were taken 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the asteroid’s surface. Take a flyby: https://go.nasa.gov/2TWeogK
Has the International Space Station ever been completely unmanned? Answer by @Astro_Clay, former @NASA astronaut https://www.quora.com/Has-the-International-Space-Station-ever-been-unmanned-at-any-time-or-is-there-always-someone-on-board/answer/Clayton-C-Anderson
Join us as we explore going to the Moon and on to Mars. Get the latest updates on the work underway to send astronauts on this path, along with other news from us. Subscribe to get a bit of space right in your inbox: https://go.nasa.gov/2TSR3N6
Storms that stir sediment like watercolors. Chunks of ice that arrange like mosaic tiles. And swaths of desert sand that layer like oil paint. We have compiled a book of awe-inspiring @NASAEarth satellite images. Discover the beauty of our home planet: https://go.nasa.gov/2JjLwuX
RT @NASA: Is there a pot of gold at the end of a green aurora? We're not sure, but these green lights are perfect for the #StPatricksDay ho…
Like rockets and social media? Apply to attend a @NASASocial event in April for the next @SpaceX launch to the @Space_Station from @NASAKennedy. Details and application: https://go.nasa.gov/2JsP1PQ
With the first all-female spacewalk on the horizon, #WomensHistoryMonth is set for an out-of-this-world finale. @NASA @Space_Station http://cir.ca/2Hytm5T
Do you see the ☕ in this @chandraxray image? Nicknamed the "Teacup," this object is about 1.1 billion light years away. The "handle" is a ring of optical and X-ray light, while the "cup" is a black hole known as a quasar. Details: https://go.nasa.gov/2TTsmQu
RT @NASA: Is there a pot of gold at the end of a green aurora? We're not sure, but these green lights are perfect for the #StPatricksDay ho…
Is there a pot of gold at the end of a green aurora? We're not sure, but these green lights are perfect for the #StPatricksDay holiday: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/158511697469/is-there-a-pot-of-gold-at-the-end-of-a
Take a second look! See new images added from the launch of Expedition 59 @Astro_Christina, @AstroHague of @NASA, and Alexey Ovchinin of @roscosmos to the @Space_Station! Pix: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmzqkqga
RT @NASA: Stephanie Wilson has soared to some great heights — on Earth & in space. She's a veteran of 3 spaceflights, served as the Space S…
How are stars and planets born? What happens to its planets when a star dies? Come along on an epic interstellar journey, billions of years long, through the life and death of a planetary system: https://go.nasa.gov/2TMRdpf
Stephanie Wilson has soared to some great heights — on Earth & in space. She's a veteran of 3 spaceflights, served as the Space Station Integration Branch Chief & is currently the Mission Support Crew Branch Chief. Learn more for #WomensHistoryMonth: https://go.nasa.gov/2TQpPX9
The @NASAWebb Space Telescope will change how we think about the night sky & our place in the cosmos ✨🔭 Get inspired by artists around the world who are creating works based on this mission: https://go.nasa.gov/2TUINfm. Have your own masterpiece? Tweet it using #JWSTart.
What plans are you cooking up for your weekend? 🍳Well, we’re cooking up an alien atmosphere right here on Earth. In a @NASAJPL study, we are heating mixtures of hydrogen and carbon monoxide to simulate atmospheric conditions on exoplanets. Learn more: https://go.nasa.gov/2TS44Gu
Strong budget support for our Moon to Mars effort, a new crew launches to the @Space_Station and training for @NASA_Orion recovery … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Watch: https://go.nasa.gov/2TM8oHt.
🌟Shine bright like a cluster 🌟@NASAHubble has done it again. This image reveals a globular cluster of stars in the constellation of Sagittarius, 18,000 light-years away from Earth. Learn more and shine bright: https://go.nasa.gov/2TRgEpw
We’re opening our doors for social media users to come behind the scenes for the next @SpaceX cargo launch to the International @Space_Station, currently targeted for late April. Apply to attend this #NASASocial event at @NASAKennedy in Florida: https://go.nasa.gov/2TRVAPQ
Get your questions ready! Join us NOW for a @Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ with some of our #WomenatNASA who are scientists, pilots, engineers and project managers contributing to our mission of exploration → https://go.nasa.gov/2W5XWbj
In a space agency filled with trailblazers, women play a vital role shaping how we explore our home planet & the universe. In honor of #WomensHistoryMonth, join #WomenatNASA on @Reddit at 2pm ET to ask anything about careers & our mission of exploration: https://go.nasa.gov/2W5XWbj
This week, 3 human space travelers successfully launched & docked to the @Space_Station, now doubling the capacity to do work and science on the orbital lab. 🛰️⚗️Curious about their mission? Watch to learn more: https://go.nasa.gov/2JhPQL3 Ask questions using #SpaceToGround
For us, #Pi is the real MVP! 🤓 Did you know that we use it to explore space, search for quakes on Mars and even calculate the rotation of asteroids? Discover how by taking a look at #PiDay in this @Twitter moment: https://twitter.com/i/moments/1106212352326815745
With today's liftoff, three more humans are now in space! Stay updated on all six of the space travelers who are living and working aboard the @Space_Station by following this @Twitter list: https://go.nasa.gov/2TOWkVO
Greetings Earthlings! 👋 Three space travelers opened the hatch to their new home on the @Space_Station at 11:07pm ET. Read how @AstroHague, @Astro_Christina & cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin were welcomed by their space-faring crew mates & what’s next for them: https://go.nasa.gov/2TCjS0N
You’re not seeing double! 👀 The crew aboard the @Space_Station has, in fact, doubled in size! With today’s arrival of @AstroHague, @Astro_Christina & cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin, there are now 6 crew members aboard our orbiting laboratory. Watch: https://www.nasa.gov/live
Five months after being forced to abort his first launch to space, @AstroHague is now where he’s destined to be: aboard the @Space_Station. During his 6.5 month mission, he will perform the first spacewalk of his career, conduct experiments & more. Watch: https://www.nasa.gov/live
After a four-orbit, six-hour journey to the @Space_Station, @Astro_Christina is the first crew member to enter the hatch. This marks her first spaceflight. Watch the crew being welcomed aboard our orbiting laboratory: https://www.nasa.gov/live Ask ?s using #AskNASA
The hatch is open! At 11:07pm ET, crew members aboard our orbiting laboratory opened the hatch between the Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft and the @Space_Station. Watch: https://www.nasa.gov/live Ask questions using #AskNASA
There’s no move like a move to… space! 👨‍🚀 @AstroHague, @Astro_Christina & cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin will open the hatches to move onboard the @Space_Station and begin their six-and-a-half-month mission. Watch live: https://go.nasa.gov/2TU3Wqg
After safely arriving at @Space_Station, @AstroHague and @Astro_Christina will begin a busy 6.5-month mission. They'll work on science investigations, support three spacewalks and are scheduled to see the arrival of cargo and @Commercial_Crew spacecraft: https://go.nasa.gov/2JsdAfN
Welcome to the @Space_Station! The Soyuz spacecraft carrying @AstroHague, @Astro_Christina & cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin docked to our orbiting laboratory at 9:01pm ET while flying about 250 miles over the Pacific Ocean just west of Peru. Watch: http://www.nasa.gov/live
LIVE NOW: A trio has been orbiting the planet in the Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft since they launched at 3:14pm ET. @AstroHague, @Astro_Christina & cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin will dock with the @Space_Station soon to begin their space exploration mission. Watch: https://go.nasa.gov/2TNtuoH
Three space travelers, @AstroHague, @Astro_Christina & cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin, are on their way to the @Space_Station. They are set to dock soon to begin a six-and-a-half-month mission. Starting at 8:45pm ET, watch live coverage of their arrival: https://go.nasa.gov/2TSnqv2
Here’s a look at #Pi in the sky for #PiDay! Today at 3:14pm ET, three humans left Earth on a journey to the @Space_Station. 🚀@AstroHague, @Astro_Christina & cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin are scheduled to dock to our orbiting laboratory at 9:07pm ET. More: https://go.nasa.gov/2JaOJwJ
Welcome to space! With a jolt, @AstroHague, @Astro_Christina and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin have entered microgravity. Watch their journey to @Space_Station continue: https://go.nasa.gov/2Cg8P2v. Ask questions using #AskNASA
The trio is now safely in orbit and solar arrays have successfully deployed on their Soyuz spacecraft. They will now embark on a six-hour chasedown of the @Space_Station and are expected to arrive later today. Watch their journey: https://go.nasa.gov/2Cg8P2v Ask ?s using #AskNASA
3-2-1… LIFTOFF! 🚀 At 3:14pm ET, @AstroHague, @Astro_Christina and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin launched on a journey to their new home aboard the @Space_Station for a six-and-a-half-month mission. Tune in: https://go.nasa.gov/2Cg8P2v Ask questions using #askNASA
From the outside looking in, mountain climbing doesn't seem to have much to do w/ being an astronaut. But @Astro_Christina says the concentration & control she learned in climbing helped her prepare to be an astronaut. See her launch to space at 3:14pm ET: https://go.nasa.gov/2TLel7v
After a launch abort in October 2018, @AstroHague is preparing for his first journey to space. Tune in to see him launch to the @Space_Station at 3:14pm ET with @Astro_Christina and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin: https://go.nasa.gov/2JcCy2v
 
 
 
 
 
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