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A new exoplanet has a sky that one-ups Star Wars' Tatooine – three stars instead of two.
LTT 1445 A b swelters under three red suns. It's a hot, rocky world only 22 light-years⤳ away.
Welcome to the family, LTT 1445 A b!
Smoke from wildfires in the #AmazonRainforest spreads across several Brazilian states in this natural-color image taken by a @NASAEarth instrument on the Suomi NPP satellite. Although it is fire season in Brazil, the number of fires may be record-setting: https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/goddard/2019/wildfires-in-the-brazilian-rainforest-creating-cross-country-smoke?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=NASA&utm_campaign=NASASocial&linkId=72415641
Spacewalkers @AstroHague and @AstroDrewMorgan are on top of the station's Harmony module continuing to install the International Docking Adapter (IDA-3) where future @Commercial_Crew vehicles will dock. #AskNASA | /live/
This morning, two astronauts venture outside the @Space_Station for a six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk. The duo will assist in the installation of International Docking Adapter-3 on the space-facing side of the station.
Coverage begins at 6:30am ET. Details: https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-tv-to-air-us-spacewalk-briefing-on-space-station-docking-port-install?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=NASA&utm_campaign=NASASocial&linkId=72364956
Before calling it a night, set an alarm to watch tomorrow’s spacewalk! Starting at 6:30am ET, you can tune in to NASA TV to see @NASA_Astronauts install a port that will allow @BoeingSpace and @spacex spacecraft to dock to the @Space_Station. More: https://blogs.nasa.gov/spacestation/2019/08/20/spacewalkers-installing-new-commercial-docking-port-wednesday/?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=NASA&utm_campaign=NASASocial&linkId=72353975
Tomorrow my crewmate @AstroDrewMorgan will be going out on his first spacewalk! The main task at hand? He and @AstroHague will install the IDA-3 in order to provide additional docking ports to station for future arrivals of @Commercial_Crew. Watch live: https://www.nasa.gov/live .
Ready, set, launch! Tomorrow, an uncrewed Soyuz spacecraft will lift off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to test a new booster rocket that will be used to transport crews to the @Space_Station. Here’s how you can tune in: https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-television-coverage-set-for-uncrewed-soyuz-mission-to-space-station/?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=NASA&utm_campaign=NASASocial&linkId=72349436
Explore with us! We've worked to send @Snoopy on an educational mission to space. We're sending #AstronautSnoopy on missions to visit the @Space_Station, fly to the Moon & beyond in our @NASA_Orion capsule or take off with our @NASA_SLS rocket + more: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/peanuts-toys-and-books-commemorate-50th-anniversary-of-apollo/?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=NASA&utm_campaign=NASASocial&linkId=72338327
We're going back to the Moon — to stay! During today's #NationalSpaceCouncil meeting, Administrator @JimBridenstine & @VP Pence discussed our plans to return the lunar surface during our #Artemis missions.
Tune in to NASA TV tomorrow at 9:30am ET to hear from the National Space Council, chaired by @VP Pence. Watch as Administrator @JimBridenstine and the council discuss deep space exploration, cooperation with international partners and more. Details: https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-television-to-broadcast-sixth-meeting-of-the-national-space-council
The @Space_Station relies on quick & effective communications to relay critical mission data to control centers & scientists on Earth. Now flowing at 600Mbps, this increased data rate doubles the amount that can be transmitted & received at a time. More: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2019/data-rate-increase-on-the-international-space-station-supports-future-exploration?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=NASA&utm_campaign=NASASocial&linkId=72293554
For the first time, data from our @NASASpitzer Space Telescope shows the surface conditions of a planet orbiting another star. The hot, rocky planet is 1.3 times the size of Earth, but has no atmosphere. Discover more: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/nasa-gets-a-rare-look-at-a-rocky-exoplanets-surface?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=NASA&utm_campaign=NASASocial&linkId=72289789
Today is #NationalAviationDay! Follow along with us ALL DAY as we reveal the surprising ways our aviation research shows up in your daily life
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