Official Tweets from NASA's Kennedy Space Center
RT @NASAGroundSys: Up and over! Inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at @NASAKennedy, a technician watches as a crane is used to lift the 2…
RT @NASAGroundSys: More footage of the team practicing maneuvers in the Vehicle Assembly Building with the @NASA_SLS core stage pathfinder…
#ICYMI, @NASASun's ionosphere explorer, #NASAICON, launched on Oct. 10 aboard a @northropgrumman Pegasus XL rocket. You can learn more about the science and spacecraft in the latest episode of our Rocket Ranch podcast 🚀 🤠 : https://go.nasa.gov/2nZzH30
@Commercial_Crew is looking for some creative kiddos to participate in an artwork contest that will be used to create a 2020 calendar with a space-related theme for each month. Themes include the @Space_Station, astronauts, growing food in space & more: https://go.nasa.gov/2MYX6dz
RT @esascience: More images of @ESASolarOrbiter at today's "Farewell #SolarOrbiter" event in Germany, before the spacecraft is transported…
We would like to congratulate our senior management team on being awarded the 2019 Management Excellence Award at the Sammie's. The award recognizes their work in transforming Kennedy Space Center into the multi-user spaceport it is today 🚀
@NASAGroundSys continues to make sure the mobile launcher is ready for Artemis I. The Umbilical Arm Simultaneous Retract Test includes retraction of the connections that will provide fuel, coolant and communications to @NASA_SLS up until launch 🚀: https://go.nasa.gov/2mCAcK7
RT @NASA: The 1st woman and next man will go to the Moon in 2024 👩‍🚀👨‍🚀 Today, we previewed the next-generation #Artemis spacesuits that o…
At 2 p.m. ET get a look at the spacesuits the first woman and next man to explore the Moon will wear as part of the #Artemis program. @NASA will showcase two spacesuit prototypes — one for launch and re-entry, and one for exploring the Moon’s South Pole: https://go.nasa.gov/2IHnG9r
Want to go behind the scenes of the @Commercial_Crew program? We've created a series of 360-degree videos that can play on any device that can download and use virtual reality to take you on a virtual field trip of several unique facilities: https://go.nasa.gov/35vRxM1
Learn more about the Lunar Gateway from our Gateway Logistics manager. Gateway will be a temporary home and office for astronauts, just about a five-day, 250,000-mile commute from Earth 🌎 https://twitter.com/UPSLongitudes/status/1181932331558244353
We have the drop ignition of the #PegasusXL rocket carrying #NASAICON 🛰! Stay tuned for live coverage: http://nasa.gov/live
RT @northropgrumman: The first launch attempt of #PegasusXL carrying #NASAICON was aborted due to loss of communications to the L-1011 Star…
RT @NASASun: 📱 6:15pm PT/9:15pm ET: @NASA coverage of the ICON launch begins shortly. Tune in! http://nasa.gov/live https://t.co/CxVM4Lb…
RT @NASA_LSP: The L-1011 Stargazer ✈, #PegasusXL 🚀 & #NASAICON 🛰 will now fly for about 1 hour to an altitude of ~41,300 ft, ~50 miles offs…
RT @northropgrumman: And we’re rolling! Our Stargazer aircraft is taxiing to the end of the runway in preparation for tonight’s launch of o…
When @northropgrumman's L-1011 Stargazer aircraft takes off, it will fly off the coast of the Atlantic Ocean where the Pegasus XL rocket will be released for launch. The 90-minute launch window opens at 9:25 p.m. EDT: http://nasa.gov/live
We’ll be live on Instagram around 8 p.m. ET answering your questions about the mission! 🛰 Use #NASAICON if you have q’s about @NASASun’s mission to explore the ionosphere. https://twitter.com/nasa_lsp/status/1182425810801758210
🛰️Tonight, #NASAICON will launch on a @northropgrumman Pegasus XL rocket from the Stargazer L-1011 aircraft. 🌎ICON will study the frontier of space, the zone in our atmosphere where Earth weather meets space weather. 💻Coverage begins at 9:15 p.m. ET: http://nasa.gov/live
RT @NASASun: Our Ionospheric Connection Explorer heads to space tonight! Here's why scientists are so excited about this mission to study E…
Launch Reminder 🛰️ @NASA and @northropgrumman are targeting tonight at 9:30 p.m. ET for the Pegasus XL and ICON launch. 💻 NASA’s live broadcast will begin at 9:15 p.m. on http://nasa.gov/live.
🚨 LAUNCH UPDATE 🚨 Due to weather in the area, @NASA and @northropgrumman have decided to move the Pegasus XL and ICON launch to October 10 at 9:30 p.m. ET. NASA’s live broadcast will begin tomorrow at 9:15 p.m. ET on http://www.nasa.gov/live
It's launch day! Join us at 9:15 p.m. ET for live launch coverage of #NASAICON. 🛰️ @NASASun's ionosphere explorer will be air-launched aboard a @northropgrumman Pegasus XL rocket carried by the company's L-1011 Stargazer aircraft: http://nasa.gov/live
We are L-1 days away from the launch of #NASAICON onboard a @northropgrumman Pegasus XL rocket. Weather is currently at 30% go for launch. ICON will study the ionosphere- the place where earth and space weather meet 🛰: http://nasa.gov/icon
RT @NASASun: ICON heads to space on Wednesday evening! Mark your calendar for live ICON coverage on http://nasa.gov/live. #NASAICON 🛰 T…
Got questions about #NASAICON? Our experts are taking your questions live on Reddit until 4:30 p.m. ET: https://go.nasa.gov/2pVBhUp ICON will launch on a @northropgrumman Pegasus XL rocket, dropped from 40,000 feet by the L-1011 Stargazer airplane.🚀✈️
We are only two days away from the launch of #NASAICON, which will explorer the ionosphere. Weather is currently at 40% go for launch aboard a @northropgrumman Pegasus XL rocket 🚀: https://go.nasa.gov/2pEAUx3
We are only two days away from the launch of#NASAICON, which will explorer the ionosphere. Weather is currently at 40% go for launch aboard a @northropgrumman Pegasus XL rocket 🚀: https://go.nasa.gov/2pEAUx3
The #NASAICON spacecraft will study the frontier of space — the dynamic zone in our atmosphere where terrestrial weather from below meets space weather above. Join our @NASASun experts on @Reddit today to ask ?s about the mission: 🕖 4pm ET 🔗 http://reddit.com/r/space/
RT @NASASTEM: "An idea can become an invention, and an invention can help change the world." - @NASAKennedy engineer Jaime Gomez Learn ho…
It's International #ObserveTheMoon Night 🌙! While gazing in awe at our beautiful Moon, imagine @NASA’s #Artemis program adding the Gateway spaceship to its orbit and putting astronauts on the lunar surface. Learn more about our exploration plans: https://go.nasa.gov/30P0EEq
RT @NASA: Our #NASAICON spacecraft will study the frontier of space — the dynamic zone in our atmosphere where terrestrial weather from bel…
RT @NASA_SLS: Experience is the best teacher, and the SLS rocket pathfinders, like the core stage pathfinder currently at @NASAKennedy, hel…
"...we have to be smart about how we pack things, & once there, we have to do as much of the storage and tracking autonomously because a crew won’t always be there.” You can read more from our Gateway Logistics manager in Supply Chain Management Review: https://www.scmr.com/article/space_the_next_supply_chain_frontier
#ICYMI @northropgrumman's L-1011 aircraft arrived at @45thSpaceWing carrying the Pegasus XL rocket with @NASA's ionosphere explorer, ICON, on board. ICON will study the frontier of space and is scheduled to launch on Oct. 9: https://go.nasa.gov/2pEAUx3
RT @NASAGroundSys: Time lapse of the first moves of the @NASA_SLS core stage pathfinder today down the transfer aisle of the Vehicle Assemb…
The @NASA_SLS core stage Pathfinder has made its way down the Vehicle Assembly Building transfer aisle. This month, the @NASAGroundSys team will practice maneuvering and stacking the mock up in preparation for the first #Artemis core stage arrival 🚀
After a cross-country journey beginning at @30thSpaceWing, @northropgrumman's L-1011 Stargazer landed at @45thSpaceWing with the the Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) spacecraft on board🛰️ ICON is targeted for launch on Oct. 9 on a Pegasus XL rocket: https://go.nasa.gov/2nDHgfB
RT @NASAGroundSys: The @NASA_SLS core stage pathfinder entering the Vehicle Assembly Building at @NASAKennedy, 4:00 today. NEXT UP: The tea…
RT @AstroHague: From only a few hundred miles up, you can see an entire state. The human footprint fades and the blue, and turquoise waters…
Large and on a barge ⚓ #ICYMI the @NASA_SLS core stage Pathfinder arrived! The Pathfinder will help our @NASAGroundSys team practice maneuvering & stacking inside the Vehicle Assembly Building before the core stage for the first #Artemis mission arrives: https://go.nasa.gov/2ndOkPL
🎉 It’s @NASA_LSP's birthday! They “launched” 2️⃣ 1️⃣ years ago and haven’t stopped since! 🚀 Celebrate with us and share your favorite Launch Services Program launch photos and memories in this thread https://go.nasa.gov/2Fbc8Lj
RT @NASA_SLS: The SLS rocket core stage pathfinder is now at @NASAKennedy, where it'll be used for transporting and lifting maneuvers. This…
RT @NASA_SLS: NASA’s Pegasus barge made its first delivery to @NASAKennedy in support of the agency’s #Artemis missions Friday. @NASAGround…
RT @NASASun: We're 10 days away from the launch of the Ionospheric Connection Explorer on Oct. 9! 🛫🚀🛰 Until then, we'll be counting down wi…
Celebrating #LSP20th #OTD 2009, NASA’s MESSENGER completed its third flyby of Mercury. @NASA_LSP launched MESSENGER in 2004. Learn more - https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/messenger/main/index.html
The Vehicle Assembly Building is one of the largest buildings in the world by volume. How do we clean the floors in a building this size? With a street sweeper! 🧹 We’re cleaning in preparation of the @NASA_SLS core stage Pathfinder arrival this week 🚀: http://nasa.gov/exploration/systems/sls/pathfinders-prepare-teams-for-one-of-a-kind-hardware.html
RT @NASA_SLS: NASA’s Pegasus barge arrived at the @NASAKennedy with the core stage pathfinder for #NASASLS rocket Friday. MORE ABOUT ITS CA…
The barge with Pathfinder has arrived! Next week our @NASAGroundSys team will unload the core stage test article and take it to the Vehicle Assembly Building. There, our team will practice maneuvering and stacking before the first @NASA_SLS rocket arrives 🚀
The barge has almost arrived! We’ll be giving you an inside look at the barge and Pathfinder in the coming weeks 🚀 https://twitter.com/nasagroundsys/status/1177651431240880128
 
 
 
 
 
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