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.@Astro_Jeanette tests taking a core sample during @NASA_NEEMO during the 9 day mission
Satellite data show major loss of Colorado River Basin water. #drought #EarthRightNow
Following #Apollo11 was a Space Age of science, technology & human achievement. We're ready for the #NextGiantLeap:
45 Years Ago Now: #Apollo11 splashes down bringing Neil Armstrong, @TheRealBuzz & Michael Collins home to Earth
The Sunshield on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is the largest part of the observatory—five layers of thin membrane that must unfurl reliably in space to precise tolerances. Last week, for the first time, engineers stacked and unfurled a full-sized test unit of the Sunshield and it worked perfect
Comet Chameleon: @WISE_Mission NEOWISE spots a comet that looked like an asteroid
.@NASA_Hubble looked for water vapor in the atmospheres of 3 exoplanets & came up nearly dry:
There is never a moment when you look outside and don’t immediately reach for a camera.
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It's easy to #SpotTheStation as it flies over your home (at 7+ kilometers/second!). Sign up for alerts:
Progress 56 with ~5,700 lbs of supplies arrived to #ISS at 11:31pm ET while flying 259 miles above the Pacific Ocean off South America.
The Progress cargo ship is on final approach to #ISS. Watch docking live now:
Progress watchers may want to check the #ISS HDEV cameras to catch possible HD glimpse of the cargo ship.
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Progress brings to #ISS 1,764 lbs propellant 48 lbs oxygen 57 lbs air 926 lbs water 2,910 lbs parts, supplies & experiment hardware
Busy at 11pmET? Why not watch the delicate dance of spacecraft docking while traveling 17,500mph? Tune in at
It's the most precise measurement of a planet outside our solar system. How'd they do that?
We're @Comic_Con! Our panel tomorrow is at 6pm ET. Follow along with #NextGiantLeap. #SDCC
Russian cargo ship Progress 56 safely in space as it heads to #ISS. Watch docking coverage from 11pm ET:
Russian cargo ship Progress 56 launched to #ISS at 5:44pm ET. After four orbits of Earth, it will arrive at 11:30pm
Launch of Progress ship with ~3 tons of food, fuel, & supplies for #ISS set for 5:44pm ET. Watch LIVE now at
Watch MT @astro_reid Open parking spot. First come first served! Progress launches at 5:44pET
#JWST's test backplane is lifted by crane from its travel container in the cleanroom @nasagoddard. #nasa #space #tech #astronomy #science #spacegram #nasagram #engineering