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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:
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:
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
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
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:
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: