Experience the International Astronautical Congress — with us! On Oct. 25, 2019, go behind-the-scenes at a #NASASocial in Washington, DC with scientists, @NASA_Astronauts & experts in the development and exploration of outer space. Learn more & apply now: https://www.nasa.gov/social/experience-the-international-astronautical-congress-with-nasa?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=NASA&utm_campaign=NASASocial&linkId=73353448
Pops of green & blue scintillate from this image of the (appropriately named) Fireworks galaxy. Observed by our NuSTAR space observatory, these x-ray flashes were generated by some of the most energetic processes in the universe — including supernovas. https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/nasa-satellite-spots-a-mystery-thats-gone-in-a-flash?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=NASA&utm_campaign=NASASocial&linkId=73353398
Want more space in your inbox? Subscribe to our NASA Newsletter to get updates on #Artemis, the latest discoveries and more: https://www.nasa.gov/specials/newsletter-sign-up/?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=NASA&utm_campaign=NASASocial&linkId=73353383
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"We'll explore the universe because we're N-A-S-A!"
Inspired by our #Artemis missions to explore the Moon and Mars, @NASAInterns working at @NASAJohnson remixed @ArianaGrande’s song “NASA” to create a music video. Press play and turn this up: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4obGG_LeCM&feature=youtu.be
We know Mars once had more atmosphere and flowing water, but how much more and for how long? Results from missions like @MarsCuriosity and @MAVEN2Mars are revealing the answers: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2019/mars-lost-atmosphere?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=NASA&utm_campaign=NASASocial&linkId=73353252
#AppreciationPost: The Moon rocks On Oct. 5, celebrate our closest celestial friend & 50 years of human lunar exploration for International #ObserveTheMoon night! With 155 events currently available around the world, don’t miss 1 in your area: https://moon.nasa.gov/observe-the-moon/event-materials/?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=NASA&utm_campaign=NASASocial&linkId=73318499
Ten years ago today, our Cassini spacecraft captured these striking images of Saturn’s intricate rings. https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/resources/14713/resonance-moon-and-rings/
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://mars.nasa.gov/participate/send-your-name/mars2020/
Space is hard. We commend @ISRO’s attempt to land their #Chandrayaan2 mission on the Moon’s South Pole. You have inspired us with your journey and look forward to future opportunities to explore our solar system together. https://twitter.com/isro/status/1170331318132957184
Where does Earth's atmosphere end and space begin? This and other questions soon will be answered by our Ionospheric Connection Explorer, or ICON, spacecraft that will launch Oct. 11. Learn more about this @NASASun mission: https://blogs.nasa.gov/icon/2019/09/06/icon-launch-targeted-for-oct-10/?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=NASA&utm_campaign=NASASocial&linkId=73314615
I spent the last couple of weeks visiting members of Congress and the academic and commercial partners around the country that will make #Artemis possible. Read more about the progress we are making: /feature/nasa-administrator-connects-with-leaders-experts-making-artemis-possible/
Look! A cosmic block party @NASAHubble captured 50 spiral and dwarf galaxies hanging out in our cosmic neighborhood. What looks like a swarm or cloud of stars in the middle is actually a dwarf galaxy! Learn more about your celestial neighbors: https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/goddard/2019/hubble-spots-a-swarm-of-stars?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=NASA&utm_campaign=NASASocial&linkId=73285219
The Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft bearing Russian gear and supplies is safely back on Earth after parachuting to a landing in south-central Kazakhstan at 5:32 pm EDT. https://go.nasa.gov/2ZKsS6s
While flying about 260 miles above the border between northeastern China and southeastern Russia, an uncrewed Russian Soyuz spacecraft undocked and departed from the Space Station at 2:14 pm EDT. https://go.nasa.gov/2LuQIdg
This week, cameras in the hands of astronauts & mounted outside the @Space_Station captured clear views of #HurricaneDorian from 250 miles above the Earth. Here’s an update about what’s happening aboard our orbiting laboratory: https://youtu.be/K13uQoV3sb0?linkId=73269287 Ask ?s using #SpaceToGround
Oh what a feeling-Sciencing on the ceiling. Science is everywhere on @Space_Station, including a microscope on the ceiling next to an incubator where scientists are growing protein crystals. Why in space? MicroG could help us discover better cancer-fighting medications on Earth.
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