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NASA JPL


NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory manages many of NASA's robotic missions exploring Earth, the solar system and our universe. Tweets from JPL's News Office.

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Taking #Mars2020  for a spin The rover underwent a spin table test to reveal its center of gravity, a key part of ensuring a safe journey to Mars:

There are no service stations in space. Join us live, Thursday, Sept 19 at 7PM PT (10PM ET, 0200 UTC) for the story of how we saved a mission millions of miles away:

Newly discovered comet could be a visitor from outside our solar system:

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🤔 DYK Jupiter's iconic Great Red Spot is a 10,000-mile-wide (16,000-kilometer-wide) storm that has been raging since at least the 1800s — and possibly for more than 350 years. 📸 @NASAJuno  #ThursdayThoughts 

🌕 Full Moon Friday... the 13th 🌕 Too spooky? Hunker down and learn more about @NASA’s current and future lunar plans at #Artemis  #FridayThe13th 

@_F1anatic  @NASAJunoThere  are multiple opinions on this. One is that a type of radiation that strikes Jupiter’s clouds, can chemically alter ammonium hydrosulfide to produce new compounds that could explain different colors. This article has good info:

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The most ambitious crossover announcement in space? @NASAInSight  just named @RollingStones  Rock" on Mars in honor of the band. Watch @RobertDowneyJr  announce the @NASA  news live on stage at the Rose Bowl ahead of tonight's concert. #MarsRocks 

Celebrating @NASAspitzer 's Sweet 16 To honor the infrared space telescope, here are 16 striking images from the mission:

NASA maps carbon monoxide from #AmazonRainforest  fires from orbit:

Humanity’s greatest explorers aren’t always human. Join us as we celebrate the achievements of Opportunity at the completion of a 15 year mission: #ThanksOppy 

The wise old Moon shows its age After billions of years of cooling, the Moon continues to shrink. This @NASA  study shows how wrinkle ridges, curved hills and shallow trenches are forming as the Moon loses heat:

Say farewell to 2016 in cosmic style by looking up to see the #NewYearsEve  #comet  on December 31 🎉

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This is it. This is happening. is landing on Join us l #Marsve  in Mission Control now as signals of Landing com #MarsLanding  back to Earth.

Earlier today in a galaxy right here at home: #BB8  met our real robots and learned about @NASA 's #JourneytoMars 

Our spacecraft is now one with the planet it studied for so long. The rest is science. #GoodbyeCassini  #GrandFinale 

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