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“I think we all need to be able to dream in all colors." – @VicGlover offers his perspective on being the first Black astronaut to embark on a long-duration spaceflight aboard NASA's @spacex-1 '>Cre @SpaceX-1 mission.
🔊🔴 New sounds from Mars: Our @NasaPersevere rover caught the beats coming from our Ingenuity#MarsHelicopter ! This marks the first time a spacecraft on another planet has recorded the sounds of a separate spacecraft. 🎧🚁 Turn the volume up:
News: Steve Jurczyk, who served as our acting administrator from Jan. 20 to May 3, 2021, and associate administrator since May 2018, will retire on Fri., May 14, after more than three decades of service to the agency:
During #AsianAmericanPacificIslanderHeritageMonth , we take time to recognize the amazing contributions of past and present employees of #AAPI descent. Hear from some of the resilient spirits who help power our missions every day:
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
Touchdown confirmed. The #CountdownToMars is complete, but the mission is just beginning.
New record! We’ve found 7 Earth-sized planets around a single star outside our solar system; 3 in habitable zone:
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: