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🔴 LIVE NOW: Join us for the first spacewalk of the year as@roscosmoss' Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov work outside
Russian cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov will conduct a spacewalk outside the @Space_Station on Wednesday, Jan. 19. Watch live starting at 6am ET (11:00 UTC):
Progress continues for the upcoming Starliner Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) mission. Teams with @BoeingSpace recently completed offloading fuel from the OFT-2 vehicle in preparation for separating and replacing the spacecraft's current service module:
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Members of the media: Apply today to attend launch and pre-launch activities for our first, uncrewed @NASAArtemis mission around the Moon! 🚀 Don't miss this chance to see our@NASA_SLSS rocket &@NASA_Orionn spacecraft in
After analyzing powdered rock samples collected by @MarsCuriosity, scientists found that some are rich in a type of carbon that on Earth is associated with biological processes. It's not proof of life on Mars, but it's "tantalizingly interesting." Details:
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Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose legacy continues to inspire. Here, a 2016 supermoon is seen behind his namesake memorial in Washington. Credit: @nasahqphoto
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Will you look at clouds with us? ☁️ 🤳 Your observations will help us in our study of Earth’s climate. Become a citizen scientist by downloading The@GLOBEProgramm's Observer app and get
We’re saddened by the loss of Brig. Gen. Charles McGee, a trailblazer who served as a Tuskegee Airman and flew 409 combat missions. Seen here in 2020, he encouraged the Artemis Generation to fly to new heights by applying to become an astronaut:
This spiral galaxy may look calm from 150 million light-years away—but it's hiding an explosive past. Learn more from our @NASAHubble team:
This week: 🔭 Completed a major milestone for@NASAWebbb 🔍 Big clues from a “mini” monster black hole 🌡️ Earth gets a temperature check Watch to get the details on these updates and more space
GAME: Where's Nancy? 🎯 Can you spot our namesake in this simulated Roman ultra deep field image? While this isn't rocket science, the search for Nancy Grace Roman will be out of this world! If you can find Dr. Roman ⬇️ let us know in the
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Did you know that you can help NASA spot planets around distant stars? Volunteer citizen scientists are uncovering exoplanets like this Jupiter-sized gas giant—here's how you can sign up to @DoNASAScience:
🔴 Going live! Head over to our Facebook for a Q&A with the experts behind@NASAA's#CubeSatt mission with@Astraa. Submit your questions…Y
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💥 Don't miss the first spacewalk of 2022! On Wed, Jan. 19, two@roscosmoss cosmonauts will work in the vacuum of space to ready the@Space_Stationn's new Prichal module for future visiting spacecraft. 📺 Watch NASA TV live starting at 6am ET (11:00 UT)
This year marks Kennedy Space Center's 60th anniversary! 🚀🎉 As we set our sights on the Moon and Mars, we also take time to reflect on six decades of our many contributions to science, technology, and
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We're partnering with @usedgov on a new entrepreneurial initiative, hosting a virtual "Space Tank" competition for HBCU students to pitch commercial applications for @NASA_Technology. Learn more:
FACT: There is no known threat from any asteroid for at least the next 100 years. Our Planetary Defense Coordination Office constantly monitors potential threats from asteroids and other Near-Earth Objects. Follow @AsteroidWatch for updates.…
What does diplomacy look like in space? Our friends at @airandspace will be presenting a live chat on that very topic with our very own Acting Chief Historian, Brian Odom, as a panelist! Tune in today at 1 pm and ask some questions of your own!…
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2021 was tied for Earth's 6th-warmest year on record, according to independent analyses by NASA and @NOAA. Read more:
LIVE NOW: Climate researchers from NASA and @NOAA discuss the newest report on Earth's temperatures and major climate trends of 2021:
MEDIA: Apply to cover the launch of @northropgrumman’s 17th cargo resupply mission to deliver @ISS_Research investigations, supplies, and equipment. Launch is targeted for Feb.19 from @NASA_Wallops. Details:
"One thing is certain: we can expect the unexpected." After launching into orbit last month, our #IXPE observatory is taking its first look at the polarized X-rays of our universe—starting with the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A:
Media: You are invited to capture images of @NASA_SLS & @NASA_Orion as the combined rocket and spacecraft rollout to the launchpad for testing in preparation of the @NASAArtemis I mission. Deadlines: 🌎 International media = Jan. 18 🇺🇸 U.S. media = Feb.RhP
Our @NASAInSight Mars lander is stable and has entered safe mode to conserve energy, as a regional dust storm has reduced the sunlight reaching its solar panels. Engineers aim to return the lander to normal operations next week:
It's a lab for life-saving science, an orbiting Earth observatory, a testbed for humanity's exploration of the Moon and Mars. The @Space_Station is a meeting ground in space for countries and explorers from around the world—and we're extending its operations through 2030.
Climate researchers from NASA and @NOAA will discuss their assessments of 2021 global temperatures and major climate trends during a media telecon at 11am ET (16:00 UTC) on Thursday, Jan. 13:
The launch of #Artemis I is just the beginning! As teams prepare Artemis I for its debut flight, @NASA and its partners are building the rocket for Artemis II, the first crewed Artemis mission, as well as manufacturing major parts for Artemis III, IV & V:
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What's it like to live on another world... without leaving the Earth? Our Human Exploration Research Analog team is helping gain insight into how humans might handle isolation in deep-space travel—and they're answering your questions NOW on @Reddit:
NOW: Dr. Katherine Calvin talks about her dual role as NASA's new chief scientist and senior climate advisor to Administrator @SenBillNelson.
Big clues may be found in "mini" black holes. 👀 Researchers using@chandraxrayy discovered a heavily buried supermassive black hole in a dwarf galaxy. Find out how they are unraveling this
Today we officially welcomed 10 new explorers to the @NASA family! Our 2021 astronaut candidates have reported for duty at @NASA_Johnson and were sworn in this morning, kicking off their two-year training. This new astronaut candidate class is NASA’s 23rd since 1959.
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Meet Dr. Katherine Calvin, @NASA’s chief scientist and senior climate advisor, effective today. Welcome to the NASA family! The #NASAScience team and I are looking forward to working with you as we advance our understanding of our home planet and beyond:
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Dr. Calvin and Administrator @SenBillNelson will participate in a media Q&A on Tues., Jan. 11, at 11am ET to discuss her role:
News: Effective today, Dr. Katherine Calvin will be our new chief scientist and senior climate advisor. She'll act as principal advisor to agency leadership on #NASAScience and represent the agency to the national and international science communities:
💫 Start your week with big news from the American Astronomical Society! Today, our scientists unveil new discoveries & provide updates LIVE (all ET): 12:15pm –@chandraxrayy &@SOFIAtelescopee science results 4:15pm – #IXPEE mission update
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When midnight strikes, we launch! 🚀 A Black Brant IX sounding rocket launched Jan. 9 at 12 am ET from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility carrying the DXL mission to study the origin of soft x-rays in our galaxy that impact technology in Earth’s atmosphere. 📸: NASA/Brian BonsteeMz
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LIFTOFF❗A Black Brant IX sounding rocket carrying the DXL mission launched at 12 a.m. ET. The mission will study the origin of soft x-rays in our galaxy that impact technology in Earth’s atmosphere. Did you see the rocket? Share your pictures below!
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Coming up: At 11pm ET, the launch window opens for a sounding rocket mission studying low-energy X-rays. Live in the U.S. mid-Atlantic? Weather permitting, you may be able see the rocket in the sky. Follow @NASA_Wallops for updates:
Mirror, mirror…is deployed. @NASAWebb has taken on its final form. For the next ~6 months, the space telescope will cool down, calibrate its instruments, and prepare to #UnfoldTheUniverse. What cosmic mysteries will it unveil? Stay tuned:
#NASAWebb is fully deployed! 🎉 With the successful deployment & latching of our last mirror wing, that's: 50 major deployments, complete. 178 pins, released. 20+ years of work, realized. Next to#UnfoldTheUniversee: traveling out to our orbital destination of Lagrange point 2!V
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LIVE: @NASAWebb has completed the final stage of spacecraft deployment to #UnfoldTheUniverse. Mission experts discuss today's major milestone.…
Congratulations, @NASAWebb! You are fully deployed! 🥳 Stay tuned over the coming months as the space telescope reaches its destination of Lagrange point 2 and prepares to#UnfoldTheUniversee:H
Final wing is now deployed! Short celebration, but we’ve still got work to do. Engineers are working to latch the wing into place, a multi-hour process. When the final latch is secure, #NASAWebb will be fully unfolded in space. #UnfoldTheUniverse More 📷
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Two weeks after launch, @NASAWebb has hit its next biggest milestone: the mirrors have completed deployment and the next-generation telescope has taken its final form. Next up for Webb? Five months of alignment and calibration before we start getting images:
🔴 LIVE from mission control:@NASAWebbb experts give real-time updates as the telescope's golden honeycomb-like mirror takes its final shape in space. This marks the end of an unprecedented 14-day deployment process! Use#UnfoldTheUniversee for…G
We are GO for #NASAWebb’s final mirror wing deployment this morning! Here’s what you should expect: 🔲 Fire pins to release mirror wing 🔲 Unfold mirror 🔲 Latch the wing (2+ hours) ⏱ 🔲 🥳�#UnfoldTheUniverseeUniverse! (5+ months)
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The honeycomb is almost complete! Tune in at around ~9am ET (14:00 UTC) as our @NASAWebb team unfolds the final wing of Webb's massive primary mirror: #UnfoldTheUniverse
🌌 New milestones for our@NASAWebbb telescope as it prepares to#UnfoldTheUniversee, and@NASAHubblee passes the one-billion-second mark in its remarkable mission in space. These stories and more in the latest episode of This Week at
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