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Space settlements of the future will have to learn to grow their own food — and fungi could help us turn asteroids into rich soil. Learn more about the early-stage @NASA_Technology concepts we're exploring:
🌕🎵 Come a little bit closer. Tonight's full Moon is known to some as the Harvest Moon, but it takes on different names in other traditions around the world. Go outside, marvel, and tell us what it symbolizes for you: Image: @nasahqphoto
On Sept. 28, three @Space_Station crew members will board a Soyuz spacecraft and relocate it, freeing a parking space for the next Soyuz scheduled to launch Oct. 5. Live relocation coverage will begin at 8am ET:
🌎 It’s #Landsat 9 launch day! Live coverage starts at 1:30pm ET (17:30 UT), with liftoff at 2:12pm ET (18:12 UT): What is Landsat? Here are 9 things to know, from the science to the people who continue its legacy:
Touchdown confirmed. The #CountdownToMars is complete, but the mission is just beginning.
This is the first time in human history @NASA_Astronauts have entered the @Space_Station from a commercially-made spacecraft. @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug have finally arrived to the orbiting laboratory in @SpaceX 's Dragon Endeavour spacecraft.
We're saddened by the passing of celebrated #HiddenFigures mathematician Katherine Johnson. Today, we celebrate her 101 years of life and honor her legacy of excellence that broke down racial and social barriers: