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@AnnQld1 Fast forward to today and now the seeds from the flowers grown aboard the @Space_Station have germinated into more than 40 space zinnias that are now growing at @NASAKennedy. Here's how the story unfolded:
Relentless rainfall pounded Queensland for weeks, causing destructive flooding in the region. When the clouds dispersed, our @NASAEarth satellites got a clear look at the damage caused across the Australian state.

See the full report 📋:
Mary Jackson — our first black female engineer — was just as committed to community service as she was to our missions. She spent her free time helping kids at the community center conduct their own experiments. Learn & reflect for #BlackHistoryMonth:
Calling all social media users! Want to see a rocket launch, but haven't had the chance? 🚀Apply to #NASASocial’s April event to experience the #Cygnus spacecraft leaving @NASA_Wallops in Virginia headed for the @Space_Station! Info:
“Are we alone?” Thanks to a new coordination effort by @NASAAmes, the answer to this ? may soon be in the grasp of science! Detecting life in the unique conditions of other worlds is not a one-size-fits all approach. See how we'll tackle these challenges:
.@NASASunEarth spacecraft produce some pretty breathtaking images of our star ☀️ But sometimes, the acrobatics of light can produce some odd photographic effects. Explore how the light bends, bleeds and blo
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Almost 30 years ago, our Voyager 1 spacecraft snapped the first-ever family portrait of our solar system — including the image of Earth as just a tiny point of light, known as the “Pale Blue Dot.” Take a moment to cherish the only home we’ve ever known:
At the size of a cell phone 📱, a unique 3D Printed sensor technology may revolutionize the ability for us to detect minute concentrations of gases, vapors, atmospheric pressure and more! Meet the @NASAGoddard technologist behind the project:
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Experience a rocket launch in person as the next @northropgrumman cargo mission to @Space_Station lifts off! Apply to attend our April 16-17 #NASASocial at @NASA_Wallops in Virginia for a behind-the-scenes tour and an up-close view of the launch. Details:
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Over the years, African Americans have paved the way for space exploration. 🚀 In honor of #BlackHistoryMonth, join us as we celebrate their contributions to our mission of reaching new heights and revealing the unknown for the benefit of humankind. Watch:
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Hey , we heard about Tony Stark. As we know, the first thing you should do is listen in mission control for “, we have a problem.” But if he can’t communicate, then we recommend ground teams use all resources to scan the skies for your missing man
Remembering Stephen Hawking, a renowned physicist and ambassador of science. His theories unlocked a universe of possibilities that we & the world are exploring. May you keep flying like superman in microgravity, as you said to astronauts on in 2014
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New record! We’ve found 7 Earth-sized planets around a single star outside our solar system; 3 in habitable zone:
LIVE NOW: Watch views of the #SuperBlueBloodMoon from multiple telescopes. Take a look:
Hey @ArianaGrande, we saw 'NASA' trending this morning and thought it was about one of our new discoveries. But we realized that you might need some space.

🎶 It’s like you’re the universe and we’re N-A-S-A 🎶

Check out the universe:
Around a nearby, cold, small star we found 7 rocky Earth-size planets, all of which could have liquid water - key to life as we know it.
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We're returning to the Moon, preparing to go beyond to Mars. We are going. We are NASA.
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A purple nebula, in honor of Prince, who passed away today.
We are saddened by the loss of Sen. John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth. A true American hero. Godspeed, John Glenn. Ad astra.
📸 Wish you were here! sent home its first photo after :

InSight’s#MarsLanding view is a flat, smooth expanse called Elysium Planitia, but its workspace is below the surface, where it will study Mars’ deep interior.
Total(1) => 0.10752701759338 f_f_QM(2) => 0.10320401191711 indS(2) => 0.062119960784912 indM(2) => 0.037739038467407 indM_1(2) => 0.0026097297668457 indM_2(2) => 0.0013833045959473 indM_4(2) => 0.0033941268920898 indM_5(2) => 0.0047669410705566 indM_6(2) => 0.0017752647399902 indM_7(2) => 0.0028071403503418 indM_8(2) => 0.0011799335479736 indM_9(2) => 0.0098960399627686 indM_10(2) => 0.0093510150909424 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.0025629997253418 f_f_dT(20) => 0.0024065971374512