Q: Where can you find 54 @NASA_Astronauts, an orbiting @Space_Station and a close-up view of our home planet?

A: Our 2020 Astronaut poster! Put some space in your place with this latest edition and check out more here:


A @NASAEarth satellite captured images of widespread surface melt in Antarctica's George VI ice shelf. These jewel-toned ponds of meltwater spanned a vast area on the shelf—a huge slab of floating glacier ice on the western side of the Antarctic Peninsula: earthobservatory.nasa.gov/imag 

We are changing the face of aircraft communications!

With more aircraft taking to the skies, it’s never been more important for safe, reliable laser communication. About this @NASAaero project: nasa.gov/glenn/feature/2020/qu 

Smoke from the Australian bushfires is making its way around the , interacting with global weather & distributing aerosols—UV-absorbing particles in the air—along the way.

Aerosols by color:
orange: dust
blue: sea salt
pink: nitrates
red: carbonaceous


“The countdown to this nation’s next great era of space exploration is moving ahead” at @NASAStennis! The @NASA_SLS core stage for I is being installed for a Green Run test series, which will culminate in an 8-minute hot fire of the engines: nasa.gov/feature/nasa-artemis- 

RT @JimBridenstine
The @NASA_SLS core stage for I has been successfully installed in the B-2 Test Stand @NASAStennis! We’re preparing for a Green Run test series that will culminate with an eight-minute, full-duration hot fire of the stage’s 4 RS-25 engines. More: nasa.gov/feature/nasa-artemis-

RT @nasahqphoto
Check out pictures from last night's performance of Gustav Holst's "The Planets" by @NSOtweets at @TheAnthemDC. - flickr.com/short_urls.gne?phot 

RT @NASA_Orion
The first woman and next man will land on the surface of the Moon on III. The @esa service module for this mission is now being assembled at @Thales_Alenia_S in Turin, Italy. Take a look at how we are going to the Moon: youtube.com/watch?v=_T8cn2J13-

Burn scars left by wildfires in southeastern Australia range from 46-105 miles long in this Jan. 22 image by the @NOAA/@NASAEarth Suomi NPP satellite. Enhanced colors in the image help distinguish the burn scars from naturally low vegetation or bare soil: nasa.gov/image-feature/goddard 

The search is on! Are you:

Curious about space?
Social media savvy?
Ready to create some iconic content?

Apply today to our to get a front row seat to a rocket launch from @NASA_Wallops on Feb. 9: nasa.gov/feature/get-a-front-r 

RT @JimBridenstine
The team has successfully lowered the @NASA_SLS core stage in the B-2 Test Stand @NASAStennis and is beginning final installation and hard mate, which will consist of 4-6 hours of detailed alignment. Should be done this evening!

To help return astronauts to the Moon, our program is sending 16 science experiments & technology demos to the lunar surface. They'll fly along with the first two lander deliveries for our Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) initiative: nasa.gov/feature/first-commerc 

The legacy of @NASASpitzer will live on! After more than 16 years of studying the universe in infrared, the space telescope will retire on Jan. 30. One of our greatest observatories will be remembered for its discoveries in and out of our solar system: nasa.gov/feature/jpl/nasa-cele 

Live now! Join us to celebrate @NASASpitzer before the 16+ year mission comes to a close. It's your chance to ask mission scientists about their discoveries, and engineers how they kept it running so long. Tag Qs pscp.tv/NASA/1yoKMzPNZLzGQ

LIVE NOW: Celebrate the legacy of @NASAspitzer, our space telescope that introduced us to baby stars, Earth-sized exoplanets and distant galaxies once invisible to us. Watch and ask ?s using : twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1yoKM

LAST CALL for applications to attend the ! Flex those fingers and get them in by 1:30pm ET: t.co/CC4kt3lrpR?amp=1 twitter.com/NASA/status/121938

RT @nasahqphoto
We are honored to be named the Best Place to Work in the Federal Government for the 8th year in a row! Today, NASA Deputy Administrator @jmorhard accepted the award from @RPublicService! flickr.com/short_urls.gne?phot 

This week:

Graduating become eligible for spaceflights
Intriguing discoveries in our solar system – and beyond
Previewing airborne campaigns to study our home planet

Take a look at these stories and more: google.com/sorry/index?continu 

Have you spotted the Wolf Moon tonight?

Algonquin tribes of the northern and eastern U.S. named the first full Moon of winter the Wolf Moon, from the packs of wolves that howled amid the deep snows of winter: solarsystem.nasa.gov/news/1144 

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