Splashdown! Over the next two weeks, astronauts @Thom_astro , @Astro_Feustel and @Astro_Kanai are going underwater to test tools and techniques for lunar exploration on a new @NASA_NEEMO adventure off the coast of California. #ForwardToTheMoon #NeemoNXT
📣Discovery Alert!📣 A new exoplanet has a sky that one-ups Star Wars' Tatooine – three stars instead of two. LTT 1445 A b swelters under three red suns. It's a hot, rocky world only 22 light-years💡⤳ away. Welcome to the family, LTT 1445 A b!
Today, unfortunately, we live in a world where the sharing of misinformation is rampant. In this special issue, we set out to explore how it is that we can all live in the same universe yet see reality so differently. Learn more in our September issue:
#OTD 42 years ago, NASA launched the Voyager 2 spacecraft. Last year, the probe left the solar system.
#ANationsStory begins before its founding. 400 years ago, kidnapped Africans arrived in the colony of Virginia. In the four centuries since, the nation has been shaped by the African American experience. #Jamestown400
Saturn's small moon Enceladus is just 1/50,000th the mass of Earth but thanks to an accessible underground water ocean, active chemistry, and loads of energy it may be one of the most valuable pieces of real estate in the entire solar system!
The Delta IV Launch Readiness Review is "go" to launch the #GPSIIISV02 spacecraft on Thursday at 9amEDT (1300 UTC). Weather forecast is 80% GO. Our live blog will cover the countdown beginning at 12 midnight EDT and the live webcast starts at 8:40amEDT:
Explore with us! We've worked to send @Snoopy on an educational mission to space. We're sending #AstronautSnoopy on missions to visit the @Space_Station , fly to the Moon & beyond in our @NASA_Orion capsule or take off with our @NASA_SLS rocket + more:
Featured is an eye-catching, #lenticularcloud pattern having a conspicuous iridescent (pink) fringe as observed over Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado on May 10, 2019. Credit: Peter Claussen | @EarthPic @USRAedu #earthscience
Hello! This is Chandrayaan 2 with a special update. I wanted to let everyone back home know that it has been an amazing journey for me so far and I am on course to land on the lunar south polar region on 7th September. To know where I am and what I'm doing, stay tuned!
We are going to the Moon — to stay. Our #Artemis program will lay the groundwork for a sustainable infrastructure to support missions to Mars and beyond. This is what we’re building. This is what we’re training for. We are going. Explore: