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Explore the universe and discover our home planet with @NASA. We usually post in EDT (UTC-4)

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She helped us propel the dawn of the Space Age through her work as a ‘human computer’. Now, our headquarters building will be named in her honor. Get to know Mary W. Jackson, our first African American female engineer:

Not your typical tune up 👩‍🚀 TOMORROW, 4:30am ET — @NASA_Astronauts  Kate Rubins & @VicGlover  will begin a 6.5-hour spacewalk to continue upgrades on the . @space_stationtch '>W @Space_Stationtch  the mission in action at:

✨ Take off to the planet... Venus. Our @NASASun  mission #ParkerSolarProbe  snapped this image of Venus' nightside during a July 2020 flyby, revealing stunning views:

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Need a mid-day pick-me-up? How about some Mars rover? Interact with a 3D model of @NasaPersevere  created in collaboration with @googlearts :

Mary W. Jackson, one of our Hidden Figures who helped us succeed in getting @NASA_Astronauts  into space, will be honored during a ceremony featuring poet Nikki Giovanni, journalist @abbydphillip , historian @HenryLouisGates  & many others. Watch at 1pm ET:

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Touchdown confirmed. The #CountdownToMars  is complete, but the mission is just beginning.

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

We have liftoff. History is made as @NASA_Astronauts  launch from @NASAKennedy  for the first time in nine years on the @SpaceX  Crew Dragon:

The Moon already belongs to everybody, even Seokjin.

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.

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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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:

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

We don't know who needs to hear this, but you are made of star stuff.

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