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“Quite frankly, I don’t know how our mission could have gone any better.” - @AstroIllini  praises the teams across NASA, @SpaceX  and partner agencies who helped make Crew-1 a success.

NOW: To mark the 60th anniversary of Americans in space, @NASAhistory  and @airandspace  experts are answering your questions on @reddit  about the history of human spaceflight:

On Thurs., May 6 at 10:30am ET, students from New York will join a live Earth-to-space call with @Astro_Megan  & @Thom_astro  on the @Space_Station . How to watch:

“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:

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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:

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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

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

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.

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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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:

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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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