“According to Trump’s executive order, the US will object to any attempt to use international law to hinder its efforts to remove chunks of the moon or, should the opportunity arise, additional mining of Mars and “other celestial bodies”.
I just poured Pepsi Max into my coffee. How’s your morning going?
Trump Judge Kyle Duncan, the author of today's abortion decision, is also famous for denying a trans woman's request to be addressed as a woman. Only read his cruel and snide decision if you have a strong stomach.
These baboons squirmed in fear as their heads were cemented into devices 💔 The experimenters made fun of them after smashing their brains. Learn more about how PETA exposes and helps end experiments like these.
No matter where you are on Earth, we all look up at the same Moon. Tonight the Moon appears bigger and brighter, a chance to reflect on our shared human experience. Share your favorite lunar photo, book, movie, song or painting using #ObserveTheMoon #NASAatHome . #supermoon
Ever look up at night and feel small? Don't. Instead feel large. Atoms in our body trace to remnants of exploded stars. We are Stardust. We are alive in the universe, and the universe is alive within us. RIP Margaret Burbidge (1919-2020) Co-discoverer of Stellar Nucleosynthesis.
Moon dust. It’s coarse and rough and irritating and it gets everywhere. To ensure our VIPER #MoonRover wheel components are dust-proof, we put the hardware through a series of tests inside chambers that simulate conditions on the Moon's surface:
On April 3, @NASA and @SpaceX conducted an emergency egress exercise at Launch Complex 39A at @NASAKennedyKennedy . This demonstration was completed to ensure the crew & support teams can quickly evacuate from the launch pad in the unlikely event of an emergency:
It’s easy to forget that right before Trump bungled America’s response to the pandemic he was systematically punishing civil servants who refused to break the law to protect him
Researchers have published the crystal structure of an antibody previously obtained from a SARS patient bound to a region of the novel #coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) spike protein. The results may inform design of a #vaccine against SARS-CoV-2. #COVID19
A tiger at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for the novel coronavirus—and six other big cats are exhibiting symptoms consistent with the illness
NASA astronauts Doug Hurley & Bob Behnken put on their SpaceX spacesuits & rode a Tesla Model X to pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in January for a launch day dress rehearsal. The practice run occurred before launch of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon abort test.
If you can, tomorrow night is the perfect time to look outside and #ObserveThe Moon. The April 7 full Moon will appear larger than brighter than usual — it's a supermoon! 🌕 But what's so special about it? 🤔 Lunar scientist Sarah Noble explains:
Here's a link. And here's the conclusion of Justice Ginsburg's dissent.