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Earth is special. 🌎 It's the only place in the universe that we know contains life. Celebrate its beauty by taking a look at these breathtaking images of our home planet, as captured by crew members aboard the @Space_Station: https://go.nasa.gov/30ejiJX
And the winner is... 🏆 @NASAKennedy + @SpaceX for multimedia coverage of the 1st #CrewDragon test flight 🏆 @NASAJPL for interactive coverage of @NASAInSight's #MarsLanding Get more details about our #Emmys2019 awards for our work to bring space to you: https://go.nasa.gov/30ftpOQ
👩‍🚀 @Astro_Jessica is days away from launching to space for the first time, where she will support hundreds of research experiments not possible on Earth. Take a look at this video to see her answer a barrage of questions just before her launch on Sept. 25: https://go.nasa.gov/31K7Z90
We're just days away from a 🚀 launch! A @JAXA_en cargo spacecraft loaded with more than four tons of supplies, spare parts & experiment hardware is scheduled to launch to the @Space_Station at 12:05pm ET on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Here's how you can tune in: https://go.nasa.gov/31Ufeew
The #Mars2020 Rover is preparing to launch in 2020, but it doesn't have a name yet! We are recruiting help from students nationwide: One grand prize winner will name the rover and be invited to see the spacecraft launch in 2020 from @NASAKennedy! Details: https://go.nasa.gov/31Js3s3
RT @NASA: Look who is making a cameo in our new video series! 👀 Today, we launched our #AskNASA series where our experts answer your ?s. T…
Our work to bring space to you was recognized with two #Emmys! 🏆 🏆 @NASAKennedy + @SpaceX won for multimedia coverage of the 1st #CrewDragon test flight, and @NASAJPL won for interactive coverage of the #MarsLanding. More on these #CreativeArtsEmmys: https://go.nasa.gov/31GUsiD
#ICYMI: Earlier today, the Australian government announced its intention to support our #Artemis program for future deep space missions to explore the Moon and eventually, Mars. 🚀Take a look in this Twitter moment: https://twitter.com/i/moments/1175545064870895616
Our #SpaceApps Challenge is the world’s largest global hackathon — and anyone can participate! Have an idea 💡 that uses our data to solve real-world problems? Find a location and sign up: https://go.nasa.gov/30fRO6B Get more information about the event: https://go.nasa.gov/30gmLHO
It's not too late to send your name to Mars! 🤖 Our #Mars2020 Rover is gearing up for its seven-month journey to the Red Planet and you can send your name along for the ride. Get your boarding pass before Sept. 30: https://go.nasa.gov/Mars2020pass
During a ceremony today at @NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC, Deputy Administrator @JMorhard signed an agreement with @AusSpaceAgency for support of our #Artemis lunar program. More 📸: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmHboes5
7.7 billion people live on this white bright dot. We can agree to disagree, but after all is said, none of us can live anywhere else but on this dot. A picture of Earth from the rings of Saturn via @NASA.
Love sharing space? We're looking for Solar System Ambassadors to bring @NASA missions to their communities. Apply by Sept 30 at http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/ssa Applicants especially sought from DE, MS, NV, ND, RI, VT, WV, DC, US territories, military bases and overseas consulates.
Highlighting our #Artemis program with help from Hollywood, preparing to launch to the only laboratory in microgravity and testing new lunar landing technology… a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Watch: https://go.nasa.gov/30e0o6a
Located on the U.S. Eastern Seaboard? Plan to go outside tonight to #SpotTheStation as @Space_Station flies overhead at 17,500 mph! 7:58pm ET Washington, DC 7:59pm ET Philadelphia New York 8pm ET Boston Sign up for alerts about your location: https://spotthestation.nasa.gov
Feeling the Halloween spirit? 💀This galaxy might be rising from the dead. This elliptical galaxy is considered “dead” because it contains mostly old stars. But here, astronomers have spotted young, blue stars—hinting that it may not be "dead" after all: https://go.nasa.gov/31FZegn
RT @coindeskMovers: .@NASA's jet propulsion laboratory is seeking a data scientist to develop innovative applications, and "experience with…
Look who is making a cameo in our new video series! 👀 Today, we launched our #AskNASA series where our experts answer your ?s. Tune in NOW for our full episode with #AdAstra actor Brad Pitt & see more episodes with our experts starting Monday, Sept. 23: https://go.nasa.gov/31AbrDb
This week: 👨‍🚀 A trio of space travelers prepare for their launch 📹 A space-to-Earth video call between @AstroHague & actor Brad Pitt 🚀 A series of dress rehearsals for upcoming @BoeingSpace #Starliner missions Watch #SpaceToGround for more: https://go.nasa.gov/31G5fJI
This week: 👨‍🚀 A trio of space travelers prepare for their launch 📹 A space-to-Earth video call between @AstroHague & actor Brad Pitt 🚀 A series of dress rehearsals for upcoming @BoeingSpace #Starliner missions Watch #SpaceToGround more: https://go.nasa.gov/30bu5o8
RT @AstroBehnken: Flight test of Dragon's escape system will be the culmination of a huge effort by the @SpaceX & @NASA @Commercial_Crew te…
RT @NASA: ❌marks th' spot. The Moon be a treasure trove o' science, water 'n resources. Startin' wit Arrrtemis I, we'll return astronauts t…
RT @NASA: 3...2...1...action! 🎬 Actor Brad Pitt, who plays an astronaut in #AdAstra, is helping us kick off a new video series where our e…
Eons of erosion on Mars have formed the sweeping layers seen in this sedimentary rock located in an impact crater. Discover how this image taken by our Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter helps us gain insight into the Red Planet's climate history: https://go.nasa.gov/30db5pl
LIVE NOW: Join us for a new episode of NASA in Silicon Valley Live to hear our @NASAAmes experts talk about how we’re developing new tools to search for life on Mars. Ask us questions on Twitch: http://twitch.tv/nasa https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1nAKEZlllbkGL
Is there life on Mars? Join us starting at 7pm ET for a new episode of NASA in Silicon Valley Live and hear how we’re developing new tools 🧪🛠️🔬 to search for life on the Red Planet. Tune in & ask our @NASAAmes experts questions: https://www.twitch.tv/nasa
3...2...1...action! 🎬 Actor Brad Pitt, who plays an astronaut in #AdAstra, is helping us kick off a new video series where our experts answer your questions. Subscribe to our @YouTube channel so you won't miss our full #AskNASA episode w/ Brad tomorrow: https://www.youtube.com/nasa
❌marks th' spot. The Moon be a treasure trove o' science, water 'n resources. Startin' wit Arrrtemis I, we'll return astronauts to the lunar surface by 2024. So, fire ye pyros & ye main engine 'n get excited as we prepare for Marrrs!🚀#TalkLikeAPirateDay: https://go.nasa.gov/30856lP
❌marks th' spot! The Moon be a treasure trove o' science, water 'n resources. Our Arrrtemis I mission will return astronauts to the lunar surface by 2024. So, fire ye pyros and ye main engine 'n get excited as we prepare for Marrrs!🚀#TalkLikeAPirateDay: https://go.nasa.gov/2Ol8oev
RT @NASA: Ahoy, me space lubbers! @AstroTerry spotted the Caribbean, no pirates, from @Space_Station. #TalkLikeAPirateDay http://t.co/XUru…
🔥It’s getting hot in here🔥 Our @NASA_Orion spacecraft for #Artemis will have to survive the extreme temperatures of space. Can it handle the heat? Engineers will soon find out. Learn more: https://go.nasa.gov/2O9vpkn
RT @GeorgiaTech: Three Georgia Tech grads. Three Helluva Engineers. Three @NASA Astronauts. Thursday at 12:30 p.m. they'll be taking yo…
RT @gitlab: We learned that @NASA will be flying Kubernetes clusters to the moon 🚀 #GitLabCommit https://bit.ly/32MUfKX
This @NASA visualization shows a rapid decline in Arctic Sea ice over the last 35 years. In January 1988, over 1.2 million sq. miles were covered by sea ice 4 years of age or older, compared with just over 44,000 sq. miles in the same week in 2019
Our #Artemis program will return astronauts to the Moon by 2024. 👩‍🚀 What is Artemis? 🌙 Why go to the Moon? 🚀 How do we get there? 🗓️ When will we get there? 🔍 What will we do there? Answers to these frequently asked questions: https://go.nasa.gov/30adLny
Acting @NASA associate administrator for Human Exploration and Operations, Ken Bowersox, testified today at a @HouseScience Space Subcommittee hearing on deep space exploration. Check out photos here: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmH3CjqT
Want to go to space with Brad Pitt? Here’s the next best thing. Join the #AdAstra actor & more than 9 million other people who are sending their names to the Red Planet aboard our next rover, #Mars2020. Submit your name by Sept. 30 to get a boarding pass: https://go.nasa.gov/30bHNHR
Every member of the @NASA team is critical to our success, even if they're still finishing school. In this episode of the Rocket Ranch podcast, we hear from two of our summer @NASAInterns during their first week here and their first impressions: https://go.nasa.gov/2LFdQXP
Happy birthday, @usairforce! We're proud of our decades of collaboration with you in aeronautics and human spaceflight. We salute the many @NASA_Astronauts and NASA employees who have served. #HBDUSAF
🔥 We’re turning up the heat on our #Artemis I spacecraft, testing @NASA_Orion under extreme simulated in-space conditions. With a job like returning humans to the Moon by 2024, this craft must be ready for anything. Check out its training regime 💪 : https://go.nasa.gov/2ObP6b9
Who is more believable playing an astronaut in a movie — George Clooney or Brad Pitt? 🤔 Find out @AstroHague's response when being asked this question during a space-to-Earth call with... Brad Pitt: https://go.nasa.gov/3070QD1
Three space travelers, including @Astro_Jessica 🇺🇸, cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka 🇷🇺 & spaceflight participant Hazzaa Ali Almansoori 🇦🇪, are set to leave Earth next week for a nearly six-hour ride to the @Space_Station. Here's a look at their launch prep: https://go.nasa.gov/2O501mT
The 🌙 on 🌎: 50 years ago today, the 1st Moon rock went on display at the @Smithsonian. When we go back to the lunar surface with our #Artemis program, we will collect new samples from unexplored regions of the Moon. Where can you see a Moon rock? https://go.nasa.gov/2O70QLX
"When I started at NASA, I had to move every 6 months to Puerto Rico and back. It was very difficult, but it was worth it," says Yari Collado-Vega, a space weather researcher. In honor of #HispanicHeritageMonth, click the YouTube link below to hear her story (English subtitles). https://twitter.com/NASA_es/status/1173642369796837376
Another milestone for our plan to send the first woman & next man to the Moon by 2024: a successful water flow test on the launchpad. 💦 The sheets of water will suppress the sound of 176 decibels caused by the launch of our @NASA_SLS rocket. More details: https://go.nasa.gov/2O6Wnc9
In this 2002 image, Franklin Chang-Diaz performs work on the @Space_Station. Chang-Diaz, an astronaut of Costa Rican descent, is a veteran of 7 Space Shuttle missions, tying the record as of 2018 for the most spaceflights. Celebrate #HispanicHeritageMonth: https://go.nasa.gov/2O9xXyP
Cloud formations over the Pacific! ☁️☁️☁️ An astronaut took this photo on April 4, while the @Space_Station was traveling near the southernmost reaches of its orbit. The striking colors within the cloud formation are a result of the local sunrise. Zoom in: https://go.nasa.gov/2O59tXn
Got wanderlust? Now with our 'Send Your Name to Mars' program, you can ride along with our #Mars2020 rover on a trip to the Red Planet. Get your boarding pass: https://go.nasa.gov/306JDtx
We're thrilled that our work bringing space to you was recognized with two #Emmys! 🏆🏆 @NASAKennedy + @SpaceX won for multimedia coverage of the first #CrewDragon test flight, and @NASAJPL for interactive coverage of the @NASAInSight #MarsLanding. More: https://go.nasa.gov/2O6vAgm
LIVE NOW: What does it take to go from science fiction to science reality? As we prepare for a new era of lunar exploration w/ #Artemis, actor Brad Pitt plays an astronaut in #AdAstra. Watch #PostLive for a convo with talent from the movie & our experts: https://go.nasa.gov/303Ckmq
LIVE NOW: There's an incoming call … from space! 👨‍🚀 @AstroHague is talking to #AdAstra actor Brad Pitt about what it’s like to live and work aboard the @Space_Station. Watch: https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1mnxezbWOQnKX
#DidYouKnow actor Brad Pitt is playing the role of an astronaut in his latest film, #AdAstra? 👨‍🚀 Starting at 11:35am ET, @AstroHague will make a space-to-Earth call to chat with the actor about what it’s like to live & work in microgravity. Tune in: http://www.nasa.gov/live
Airplanes fly about 600mph, but the @Space_Station orbits Earth at 17,500mph and looks like a very bright star moving across the sky. Did you know that you can track when the station will pass overhead? Find out when and where to look up: https://go.nasa.gov/2NY9c8O
Early in its history, the Moon had “fire fountains” erupting from its surface. But how did our celestial neighbor cool down and become the quiet, cratered world we know today? Find out by listening to the latest episode of our #GravityAssist podcast: https://go.nasa.gov/300WU6W
Incoming call … from space! 👨‍🚀 Tomorrow, @AstroHague will call #AdAstra actor Brad Pitt to talk about what it’s like to live and work aboard the @Space_Station. Discover how we work with Hollywood to portray fictionalized accounts of space: https://go.nasa.gov/2O2pwp6
Our dynamic workforce takes us to great heights! Starting tomorrow, @NASA_es will share weekly stories for #HispanicHeritageMonth about @NASAPeople who embody the spirit of discovery and innovation Get to know some of them: https://go.nasa.gov/300x2Il
We are going to the Moon — to stay. Our #Artemis program will lay the groundwork for a sustainable infrastructure to support missions to Mars and beyond. This is what we’re building. This is what we’re training for. We are going. Explore: https://go.nasa.gov/2ObSEuf
Time to take our new rover for a spin! Engineers at @NASAJPL rotated #Mars2020 on a table to find the rover's center of gravity and ensure weight is evenly dispersed — much like balancing a new tire. More: https://go.nasa.gov/2ZZKr3k
A galaxy so faint you can barely see it ✨ @NASAHubble Space Telescope recently caught a glimpse of a galaxy 30 million light-years away. UGC 695 has relatively few stars, making it difficult to observe. Thankfully, Hubble managed to take a peek for us: https://go.nasa.gov/306x0yJ
When #Apollo11 landed on the Moon in 1969, the “sensors” ensured it was in a safe spot before touching down — the “sensors” being Neil Armstrong’s eyes. Discover how we will test a navigation system that could become the ‘eyes’ for the next lunar lander: https://go.nasa.gov/2ZWOE7P
Our @NASAHubble Space Telescope makes an exoplanet discovery, the next @Space_Station crew gets ready to launch & getting back to work at @NASAKennedy after weathering the storm … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Watch: https://go.nasa.gov/2NZDAQ1
A newly-discovered comet appears to be visiting from outside our solar system! According to @NASAJPL researchers, the comet is traveling at about 93,000 mph — so fast that it's likely interstellar. More on the latest observations: https://go.nasa.gov/2ZVgYYh
🌴 Researchers study tree growth in space 🚀 Crew members prepare to launch to the @Space_Station ⚠️ Efforts to protect our orbiting laboratory against radiation and debris Watch #SpaceToGround for an update about what’s happening 250 miles above Earth: https://go.nasa.gov/2ZVOfT7
Saturn is so beautiful that astronomers cannot resist using @NASAHubble to take yearly snapshots when it's at its closest distance to Earth. 😍 But these images are more than just beauty shots: they reveal exquisite details of the ring system & atmosphere: https://go.nasa.gov/2NVryHw
 
 
 
 
 
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