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What are you waiting for? Apply #today for the Spring internship @NASAhistory. Deadline is Nov. 1. go.nasa.gov/qF2lVW
TONIGHT! 8pm EDT Live webcast w/former NASA astronaut & USN test pilot Capt. Jim Lovell (Ret.): ow.ly/CWyOo
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#Today in 2009, Operation IceBridge completed the 1st flight of the Antarctic campaign go.nasa.gov/101OZTy pic.twitter.com/kz90a5xHrr
#FBF in honor of the spacewalk on Wednesday and Jim Newman’s birthday yesterday, Newman in space! pic.twitter.com/z6XxgXU3hw
What’s the future of our planet & our species? @NOAA’s Kathryn Sullivan weighs in: ow.ly/CSGRt @NASAhistory #PewBluePlanet
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#FBF to this Orange moon shining down on “missile row” at Cape Canaveral’s launch facilities pic.twitter.com/2LCr2E77jE
.@kennethmjohnson thanks for the #FF (great pic this week!)
National Geographic Magazine turns 126 years old #today! pic.twitter.com/JoC01LZaV5
We have tested lots of things in our labs/tunnels, including a submarine! #tbt, #throwbackthursday to 1958 pic.twitter.com/b5N33lAzxP
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#Today in 1975, GOES 1 launched on a mission to monitor cataclysmic weather events like hurricanes & typhoons pic.twitter.com/TuEvcglpak
#OTD in 2005, China returned its second human mission safely to Earth when the Shenzou 6 landed in Mongolia go.nasa.gov/RxPrOE
#OTD in 1987, Venera 16 entered orbit around Venus to map its surface go.nasa.gov/lx0mdt pic.twitter.com/lQYqYnCqtm
Don't miss Anthony Pitch at the Hewlett Lecture next week! Call for Entries for the Pendleton and Adams Book Awards eepurl.com/5R079
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#Happybirthday to astronaut & physicist Jim Newman, a veteran of 3 spaceflights go.nasa.gov/OEE2is pic.twitter.com/Bg2g9DFpg5
FRIDAY! Live webcast w/former NASA astronaut & USN test pilot Capt. Jim Lovell (Ret.): ow.ly/CPbjQ
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TDIH 1997: Cassini-Huygens spacecraft launched to Saturn. More about the mission and @CassiniSaturn: ow.ly/COZNJ
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#Today in 1985, Vandenberg AFB Space Launch Complex 6 was declared operational for Shuttle launches go.nasa.gov/11nZcKf
#Today in 2003, Shenzhou 5 launched-1st crewed Chinese mission- w/taikonaut Lt. Col. Yang Liwei go.nasa.gov/Ru7Iw1
#OTD in 1962, 5 Ranger probes were added to the program to take close picture of the moon’s surface pic.twitter.com/HkYj4Vftdz
#Today in 2009, NASA released 1st comprehensive map of the solar system with data from @IBEX_NASA pic.twitter.com/bAlEBLiYB6
Artist’s concept showing @esa Huygens probe being released from @CassiniSaturn – on its way to study Saturn’s moons pic.twitter.com/9UsQ5aXf6R
#WildLifeWednesday Alligators and Rocket Ships: Do you know KSC is also a wildlife refuge go.nasa.gov/1nlV5rR pic.twitter.com/IucAXRHu1w
The X-15 research aircraft rolled out #OTD in 1958, capable of speeds reaching 4,520 mph or Mach 6.7 pic.twitter.com/wpe7aEFqWe
#OTD in 1965, Orbiting Geophysical Observatory (OGO) 2 was launched to study Earth’s magnetic field go.nasa.gov/Rsp7W4
For years, women played critical roles in spaceflight. #Tonight PBS tells their stories on "Makers: Women in Space" go.nasa.gov/1ChzGlm
#Remembering @WestPoint_USMA grad, Allied Supreme Commander & 34th Pres. Dwight Eisenhower (r) on his #birthday, pic.twitter.com/UQsDiAndd0
#OTD in 1947, Chuck Yeager, flying the XS-1, is 1st to fly faster than the speed of sound! go.nasa.gov/1qnEVu1 pic.twitter.com/P2nBU1cA1W
See Bell X-1 "Glamorous Glennis," 1st aircraft to break sound barrier this day in 1947, on display at Museum in DC. pic.twitter.com/JysYnY3HYK
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#OTD 14 Oct 1969 #Apollo11 crew Mike Collins, Neil Armstrong & @TheRealBuzz meet HM Queen Elizabeth 2 in London pic.twitter.com/SXEvXtIf2U
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#OTDH 1984: Landing of Space Shuttle Challenger. The 7-mber crew includes Marc Garneau, 1st Canadian in Space pic.twitter.com/FH5x4k4zhu
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#Today in 1959, Explorer 7 was launched to collect data on solar x-ray flux & heavy primary cosmic rays pic.twitter.com/TQO3DOqR8A
#Now in 1984 – STS-41G the 1st flight to include two women – lands pic.twitter.com/CEYUh5hDDg
#HappyBirthday to astronaut Michael Good, a veteran of STS-125 & 132, & 4 space walks go.nasa.gov/1r9lT02 pic.twitter.com/jL6kCtWRIj
#Happybirthday to @BIS_spaceflight, founded in 1933 w/ the purpose of gathering those interested in space travel go.nasa.gov/1snlSFK
#SolarSunday Light and Shadow in the Carina Nebula--the Hubble Telescope took this amazing image in 1999 pic.twitter.com/ajLOHNxu5O
#Today in 1977, Space Shuttle Enterprise successfully completed its 4th free flight test go.nasa.gov/1tigOUm pic.twitter.com/Ovp4ulftmX
#Today in 2005 Shenzhou 6 launches, carrying taikonauts Fei Junlong & Nie Haisheng.
#Today in 1964, Voskhod 1 launched – 1st time more than one crew member was carried into orbit go.nasa.gov/OtC8Be
#HappyBirthday to Jake Garn, a veteran of STS-51D & the 1st sitting member of Congress to fly in space go.nasa.gov/Rlll0J
#Remembering Elmer Sperry -- co-inventor of the gyrocompass and winner of the Collier award in 1915 and 1916 -- on his #birthday
#SolarSunday Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Check out this beautiful image of planetary nebula NGC 6751) pic.twitter.com/VH2uOtHljJ
#Now in 2008, Soyuz TMA-13 launches, carrying new crew members to #ISS go.nasa.gov/1tigBRd pic.twitter.com/KeWKCTe3Vw
#Now in 2000, STS-92 launches on 100th Shuttle mission; also has100th EVA of US space program go.nasa.gov/1lBVK1c pic.twitter.com/rrECqEZDKo
Apollo 7 was the first mission where the A7-L pressure suit was worn in flight. Donn Eisele's A7-L suit: ow.ly/CBBPr
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