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Behold: Our Moon at the beginning of an orbital sunrise, cloaked in the calmness of space & just above the bluish hue of the atmosphere. The @Space_Station crew captured this image right before the dawn of a new Moon cycle. 🌒 Enjoy: https://go.nasa.gov/2QjdZRl
Our first asteroid-sampling spacecraft, @OSIRISREx, needs extra pairs of eyes to help choose its sample collection site on the asteroid – and to look for anything else that might be scientifically interesting. 👀 Find out how you can help: https://go.nasa.gov/2wfMCOM
You can go to Mars! Your name on a chip on the surface of the Red Planet. Cool! @NASA https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=7407
LIVE: Our experts take your questions about storms across our solar system 🌩️ on the latest episode of #NASAScience Live! We'll talk supersonic winds on Venus, dust storms on Mars and how NASA studies extreme weather on Earth. Watch: https://www.periscope.tv/NASA/1ynJORPrRNzGR Ask ?s using #askNASA
LIVE: Our experts take your questions about storms across our solar system 🌩️ on the latest episode of #NASAScience Live! We'll talk supersonic winds on Venus, dust storms on Mars and how NASA studies extreme weather on Earth. Watch: https://www.pscp.tv/NASA/1zqKVapkrbAxB Ask ?s using #askNASA
🔴 LIVE NOW @NASA takes a look at severe weather around the solar system and right here on planet Earth. Tag questions for our experts #askNASA. https://www.periscope.tv/NASA/1ynJORPrRNzGR
Did you know that I have a weather station? Watch now as @NASA talks about extreme weather all over the solar system, and how it helps our understanding of weather back on Earth. https://www.periscope.tv/NASA/1ynJORPrRNzGR
Magnetic tornadoes on Mercury. Dust storms on Mars. Jupiter’s Great Red Spot. Earth is not the only planet that has extreme weather. 🌩️Take a tour of storms across the solar system & prepare your #askNASA questions for #NASAScience Live at 3pm ET: https://go.nasa.gov/2QfM4ln
Want to go to Mars? Here’s the next best thing: an opportunity to send your name along for the ride to the Red Planet aboard our #Mars2020 rover. Be sure to get your boarding pass + find out more in this @Twitter moment: https://twitter.com/i/moments/1131024723058614273
From supersonic winds on Neptune, to hurricanes on Earth… join us tomorrow at 3pm ET on #NASAScience Live as we explore storms across the solar system. Send us your questions to have them answered live during the show by using #askNASA. Watch: https://www.periscope.tv/NASA
Want to join me on Mars? Send your name to the surface of the Red Planet with @NASA's next rover, #Mars2020. Click here to send your name to Mars: http://go.nasa.gov/Mars2020Pass
Want to join @NASA on an interplanetary adventure? Sign up now to have your name written on a chip that will travel to #Mars with the #Mars2020 rover: http://go.nasa.gov/Mars2020Pass
“Isn’t it great to see what kind of bridge is built to the public? @NASA works really hard to eliminate a lot of the confusion to really make sure this stuff goes back to you.” – Joby Harris, Visual Strategist at @NASAJPL http://ow.ly/jRpB50ulIKc
Come along and ride on a fantastic voyage! 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: https://go.nasa.gov/Mars2020pass
RT @JimBridenstine: Want to supply the lunar Gateway? @NASA will work w/ US industry to deliver cargo (food/water/experiments/etc), critica…
Good things come in mini-fridge-sized packages. The Green Propellant Infusion Mission will test a low toxicity propellant in space for the first time. This technology could lengthen mission durations by using less propellant. Go green — in space: https://go.nasa.gov/2QkEkP2
Like LEGO? A @Space_Station design is proposed as a new set for LEGO community fans to vote on. Check it out: https://ideas.lego.com/content/challenge_application/link/2ae74ed1-0c39-4e4b-8862-06409fb6c7a4
City life has challenges…from crowds to traffic & more. In the near future, drones will face these & other challenges in our cities as they start flying. To help, @NASAaero is testing tech as part of a system to safely manage urban drone traffic. More: https://go.nasa.gov/2QnlPtn
RT @NASA: We are going to the Moon — to stay. We will build sustainable infrastructure to support missions to Mars and beyond. This is wha…
Oceans have a complex "conveyer belt" system of currents that connects them. These belts transport stored heat from the tropics to the poles, releasing heat and moisture into the air. But what happens if part of this system jams? Find out from @NASAEarth: https://go.nasa.gov/2QepcCP
RT @NASA: #DidYouKnow that the @Space_Station is the third brightest object in the night sky? 🌃 Find out how you can #SpotTheStation as it…
The first profile of the most distant object ever explored has just been published. When our @NASANewHorizons spacecraft flew by Ultima Thule — four billion miles from Earth — it revealed secrets about the era of planet formation. Discover more: https://go.nasa.gov/2wcEM8w
Another #Apollo50th milestone! Today in 1969, while Apollo 10 was on its way to the Moon, the Saturn V rocket that would go on to carry Apollo 11 on its historic journey took the first steps to its ultimate destination as it rolled to the launch pad: https://go.nasa.gov/2QbR5v6
A @NASA flag representing our team supporting the Gateway—the agency’s “base camp” for the Moon 🌑—is on its way to the base camp for one of the most challenging exploration destinations on Earth: Mount Everest: https://go.nasa.gov/2YIT6Cb
Using an instrument capable of generating a detailed 3-D map of invisible-to-the-eye magnetic fields, @NASAJuno determined Jupiter's internal magnetic field changes over time. It's a phenomenon most likely driven by deep atmospheric winds. More: https://go.nasa.gov/2wby9DG
NASA’s full Artemis plan revealed—- thoughts? @NASA ⁦@SciGuySpace⁩ #Moon2024 https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/05/nasas-full-artemis-plan-revealed-37-launches-and-a-lunar-outpost/
Gene Cernan and Tom Stafford pause on their Apollo 10 journey to the Moon to record a home video (remastered by @steveslater1987). This mission provided the “dress rehearsal” for the Moon landing 2 months later. Celebrate #Apollo50th: https://go.nasa.gov/2w8PUn1
At the heart of future rocket engines lifting off to the Moon or Mars could be a 3D printed combustion chamber. A multitude of our centers partnered with @Virgin_Orbit to develop & test this uniquely manufactured rocket part. Take a peek at the future 😲: https://go.nasa.gov/2wa9yiE
It’s bee season on the @Space_Station! 🐝And our Astrobee robot, Bumble, underwent its initial hardware check. Robots like this will play a big part in our #Moon2024 missions by maintaining spacecraft while astronauts are down on the lunar surface. More: https://go.nasa.gov/2w6ogqz
We're joining forces with Peanuts Worldwide to share the excitement of space with the next generation of explorers! ✨Learn about our #Apollo50th collaboration to update #AstronautSnoopy, create new space-themed educational activities & much more: https://go.nasa.gov/2JW1D0t
Marvel at the beauty of our home planet! 😍 This view of the Earth from 36,000 nautical miles away was photographed from our Apollo 10 spacecraft on May 18, 1969 during our trans-lunar journey toward the Moon. Take a trip down memory lane: https://go.nasa.gov/2Qf0iTA
From @USNavy SEAL Special Warfare Operator to resident physician in emergency medicine, Jonny Kim has lived a life of service. 🇺🇸 Now, as a 2017 @NASA_Astronauts class member, he could be among the next humans to explore the #Moon2024. Celebrate #AAPIHM: https://go.nasa.gov/2w903Ac
#DidYouKnow that the @Space_Station is the third brightest object in the night sky? 🌃 Find out how you can #SpotTheStation as it crosses over the United States tonight from the Gulf Coast to the North Atlantic: https://go.nasa.gov/2w5ZaZd
Oh, don’t worry about the Moon, it’s just going through a phase 🌕🌖🌗🌘🌚 Today, you can witness a Blue Moon! These rare sites happen about once every 2 1/2 years. Planning to take pictures? Here are 10 tips for shooting the Moon: https://go.nasa.gov/2w35Yqq
Celebrating #LSP20th, #OTD 2017, @NASA shared surprising results from its @NASA_MMS (Magnetospheric Multiscale) mission launched in 2015 by @NASA_LSP to study magnetic reconnection. Learn more - https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/nasa-mission-uncovers-dance-of-electrons-in-space
RT @SETIInstitute: Jezero Crater on #Mars, the landing site for @NASA #Mars2020 mission. This image was taken by instruments on the MRO. On…
Before Apollo 11, Apollo 10 helped "sort out all the unknowns" to make a Moon landing possible. 50 years ago, @NASA_Astronauts Tom Stafford, John Young and Gene Cernan traveled to lunar orbit, sending home the first color TV images from space: https://go.nasa.gov/2Q7b9yC #Apollo50
On US East Coast? Go outside soon & #SpotTheStation as @Space_Station flies over: (all times ET) 10:15pm Atlanta Tampa 10:16pm Cincinnati 10:17pm Columbus, OH Pittsburgh DC 10:18pm Baltimore Philly NYC 10:19pm Boston Portland, ME Find yours: https://go.nasa.gov/2w7bLv4
🌎 Scientists now have the first opportunity to watch the Earth breathe from space. Discover the science and @ISS_Research that’s happening 250 miles above our home planet: https://go.nasa.gov/2w4GuJ5. Ask questions using #SpaceToGround
“You can tell the world that we have arrived!” 👨‍🚀 Fifty years ago, Apollo 10 launched as a dress rehearsal for the first piloted landing on the Moon. Blast back to the past: https://go.nasa.gov/2Q8wcB7
The #BigBangTheory show may be at its end, but the universe is still growing. Using models & mission observations, our scientists keep exploring how the universe came to be — starting with the big bang theory, which the show is named after. Learn more: https://go.nasa.gov/2Q90YK2
We’ve found evidence of a galactic hit-and-run! 👀 An irregular galaxy spotted by our @NASAHubble Space Telescope is an example of the kind of cosmic bumper-car activity that was common billions of years ago. Take a closer look: https://go.nasa.gov/2w4eIMZ
Introducing the 11 companies that will conduct #Moon2024 studies and produce human lander prototypes that will help us put @NASA_Astronauts on the Moon in five years: https://go.nasa.gov/2w4P8Y0
📸 Greater Los Angeles, imaged by a CubeSat! See any landmarks? Click for a labeled map showing where they are: https://go.nasa.gov/2QcCYG0 This photo was taken by @NASAJPL's ASTERIA satellite. It was built to search for exoplanets but pointed its camera at Earth to test hardware.
LIVE NOW: Join our experts for a @Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ about our plans to send the first woman and next man to the Moon in five years. Ask your #Moon2024 questions: https://go.nasa.gov/2Q9dRUd
America is going back to the Moon — to stay! As we focus our lunar exploration efforts, discover more about our #Moon2024 plans during a @Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ starting at 11:30am ET. Get ready to ask your questions ➡️: https://www.reddit.com/r/space
🚨 Last call for applications! 🚨 We're opening our doors in June for you to see @SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket launch from @NASAKennedy in Florida. Apply to go behind the scenes, meet experts from @AFspace & much more during our #NASASocial event: https://go.nasa.gov/2Q2LE1B.
Ever wanted to hike mountain trails on Mars? 🔴 Since 2014, @MarsCuriosity has been climbing the rocky terrain of Mount Sharp — for science! Follow the rover's path and see where scientists hope to learn more about the history of water on the mountain: https://go.nasa.gov/2w1sfFa
Unlocking the potential science of the Moon allows us to explore like never before. Watch @Dr_ThomasZ of #NASAScience discuss how the @WhiteHouse budget amendment supports robotic exploration ahead of our 2024 mission to land humans on the lunar surface: https://go.nasa.gov/2w2oI9m
We’re sending the 1st woman & next man to the Moon in 2024, but do you know about technology that will help us get there? Watch James Reuter of @NASA_Technology explain how a budget amendment enables us to do things quicker & more broadly than before: https://go.nasa.gov/2w3j8DD
@WhiteHouse’s budget amendment supports several elements that are needed to get us to the Moon in five years: 🚀@NASA_SLS rocket 👩‍🚀@NASA_Orion space capsule 🌑Gateway lunar orbiter & a human lunar lander system Discover more from Bill Gerstenmaier: https://go.nasa.gov/2vXHrTF
🛰️  \ \ \ 🌑 New image! 📸 Our @NASAMoon orbiter captured this visual of the lunar impact site from @TeamSpaceIL's Beresheet spacecraft. If you look close, there are also clues about a possible man-made crater on the Moon: https://go.nasa.gov/2w0Z0SU
We awarded $106 million to U.S. small businesses for their proposals that will help us land the 1st woman & next man on the Moon in five years. From managing pilotless aircraft to solar panels that deploy like blinds, learn more about their #Moon2024 tech: https://go.nasa.gov/2w0I6Uk
@CBSThisMorning spoke with Administrator @JimBridenstine about our #Moon2024 mission to send the first woman and next man to land on the surface of the Moon within five years. Take a look: https://twitter.com/CBSThisMorning/status/1128370742360453121
Exploration is in our DNA & our closest celestial friend, the Moon, is a treasure chest of science! As we look forward to #Moon2024 mission, we're sharing these highlights of our favorite neighbor taken from the @Space_Station & Earth: https://go.nasa.gov/2vYqcBv
✓ Get a behind-the-scenes tour of @NASAKennedy ✓ See a @SpaceX rocket launch ✓ Meet @AFspace, @NOAA & @NASA experts Why wouldn't you want to apply for our #NASASocial event in June? 🤔 Here's how you can submit an application to go behind the scenes: https://go.nasa.gov/2Q5oyHA
"We're going to be sending humans to the Moon," said Administrator @JimBridenstine. He and other senior leaders spoke during an employee town hall about our #Moon2024 mission to return astronauts to the Moon by 2024. Learn more about the mission: https://go.nasa.gov/2w0tGmZ
We are going to the Moon — to stay. We will build 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. #Moon2024
LIVE NOW: Join Administrator @JimBridenstine and other senior leaders as they answer questions from our employees about the @WhiteHouse budget amendment that supports our work on the #Moon2024 mission. Watch: https://www.periscope.tv/JimBridenstine/1YqxojBEMvBJv
Today at 12:30pm ET, Administrator @JimBridenstine answers questions from employees about the @WhiteHouse budget amendment proposal that supports our plan to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024. Watch a televised town hall live at 12:30pm ET: https://go.nasa.gov/2vWJpn9 #Moon2024
ARTEMIS: Twin sister of Apollo and goddess of the Moon. Now, the name for our #Moon2024 mission to return @NASA_Astronauts to the surface of the Moon by 2024, including the first woman and next man.
LISTEN NOW: Our leaders join the news media to discuss today’s @WhiteHouse budget amendment that supports our work on the #Moon2024 mission to return humans to the lunar surface by 2024. Tune in: https://go.nasa.gov/2vXR5p8
Dive into the budget amendment that supports our work on the #Moon2024 mission. This invests in development of @NASA_technology, a human lunar landing system, the @NASA_SLS rocket + @NASA_Orion capsule, increased robotic Moon science & more. Details: https://go.nasa.gov/2Q1JoaD
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