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Another milestone for our plan to send the first woman & next man to the Moon by 2024: a successful water flow test on the launchpad. 💦 The sheets of water will suppress the sound of 176 decibels caused by the launch of our @NASA_SLS  rocket. More details:

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Got wanderlust? Now with our 'Send Your Name to Mars' program, you can ride along with our #Mars2020  rover on a trip to the Red Planet. Get your boarding pass:

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Cloud formations over the Pacific! ☁️☁️☁️ An astronaut took this photo on April 4, while the @Space_Station  was traveling near the southernmost reaches of its orbit. The striking colors within the cloud formation are a result of the local sunrise. Zoom in:

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Thanks for signing up for the trip to Mars! 🚀

In this 2002 image, Franklin Chang-Diaz performs work on the @Space_Station . Chang-Diaz, an astronaut of Costa Rican descent, is a veteran of 7 Space Shuttle missions, tying the record as of 2018 for the most spaceflights. Celebrate #HispanicHeritageMonth :

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Three space travelers, including @Astro_Jessica  , cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka & spaceflight participant Hazzaa Ali Almansoori , are set to leave Earth next week for a nearly six-hour ride to the @Space_Station . Here's a look at their launch prep:

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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

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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

Space is hard. We commend @isro ’s attempt to land their #Chandrayaan2  mission on the Moon’s South Pole. You have inspired us with your journey and look forward to future opportunities to explore our solar system together.

Smoke from wildfires in the #AmazonRainforest  spreads across several Brazilian states in this natural-color image taken by a @NASAEarth  instrument on the Suomi NPP satellite. Although it is fire season in Brazil, the number of fires may be record-setting:

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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:

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LIVE NOW: Watch views of the #SuperBlueBloodMoon  from multiple telescopes. Take a look:

Hey , 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:

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We are going to the Moon — to stay. We will build 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. #Moon2024 

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.

A purple nebula, in honor of Prince, who passed away today.

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