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"24.03.2017 19:28:20" Timeline Photos Maury Vander, chief of the Operations Division at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center, is ready to make the ground shake in preparation for the first crewed flight of SLS!
Meet Maury: https://go.nasa.gov/2nlcp4l
"23.03.2017 20:13:59" Live now! RS-25 engine test from NASA 's John C. Stennis Space... Live now! RS-25 engine test from NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center!
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration is testing the first RS-25 engine controller today that will be used on the first flight of #NASASLS. The new controller or “brain”
"23.03.2017 19:55:10" Live now! RS-25 engine test from NASA 's John C. Stennis Space... Live now! RS-25 engine test from NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center!
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration is testing the first RS-25 engine controller today that will be used on the first flight of #NASASLS. The new controller or “brain”
"23.03.2017 19:48:13" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Make sure to check out this afternoon's RS-25 engine test at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center! Target start time remains 3 pm CDT/4 pm EDT. There are three ways to watch live!
Facebook Live: NASA's Space Launch System
NASA TV: nasa.gov/nasatv
"23.03.2017 17:52:24" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Blasted with sound, shaken for hours and pyro detonated! Our Orion spacecraft is being tested to send humans deeper into space than ever before! Check it out: https://nasa.tumblr.com/post/158708441044/put-to-the-test-orion-service-module
"23.03.2017 14:14:09" media.giphy.com giphy.com Get ready for today's RS-25 test at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center with the flight controller that will be used for the first flight of NASA's Space Launch System and NASA's Orion Spacecraft. The target test time is 3 p.m. CDT, but we will keep you
"22.03.2017 20:01:35" media.giphy.com giphy.com Get ready for a RS-25 test March 23 at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center! It's the first test with the new engine controller. Viewing details to come. #NASASLS
"21.03.2017 21:04:30" nasa.gov Mars Volcano, Earth's Dinosaurs Went Extinct About the Same Time Martian shield volcano Arsia Mons produced one new lava flow at its summit every 1 to 3 million years during its final peak of activity. New NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration research reveals last activity of a giant Mars volcano was around the same time Earth's dinosaurs went extinct: https://go.nasa.gov/2naRGAr
"21.03.2017 18:29:11" media.giphy.com giphy.com Inside the United Launch Alliance Horizontal Integration Facility at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the Interim Cryogenic Propulsion Stage (ICPS) for the NASA SLS rocket is secured on a movable transport stand. The ICPS is the first
"20.03.2017 21:31:42" Timeline Photos Move over, Saturn! New research suggests Mars had rings at one point and may have them again someday: https://go.nasa.gov/2nfgCqI
"20.03.2017 16:14:01" www.youtube.com Study Confirms Biofuels Reduce Jet Engine Pollution on This Week @NASA - March 17, 2017 Findings published March 15 in the journal Nature from a series of flight tests in 2013 and 2014 near NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in California i... Our time at South By Southwest is featured on the latest This Week @NASA: https://youtu.be/MLR4P21s59o #SXSW #NASA
"17.03.2017 13:54:49" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post Feeling lucky? Have some fun on this St. Patrick's Day finding the green in our NASA's Space Launch System photos!
"16.03.2017 20:15:03" Timeline Photos Holden Crater on Mars displays a series of finely layered deposits on its floor (white and light purple in an enhanced color image). The layered deposits are especially well exposed in the southwestern section of the crater, where erosion by water flowing
"16.03.2017 14:52:12" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We continue to do amazing work to develop and launch our missions and increase this nation's technical capabilities across the board. The fiscal year 2018 budget proposal enables us to continue our work with industry to enhance government capabilities,
"14.03.2017 18:40:21" NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge Ready to race! Nearly 100 high school and college teams from across the globe will put their skills to the test March 30 to April 1 during NASA's Human Exploration Rover Challenge at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.
Get all the details here: Rover Challenge highlights NASA's goals for future exploration to Mars and beyond. Best of luck to all the teams!
"14.03.2017 15:50:33" Timeline Photos Happy Pi Day!
Pi - the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter - is very important to exploring space especially on the #JourneytoMars!
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory has decorations & activities covered for #PiDay! Also check out the
"13.03.2017 21:00:04" Timeline Photos Did you know today is "National Napping Day?" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration is working to make improvements that promote astronaut crew health during spaceflight. One way is by studying the patterns of sleeping and waking, which is
"13.03.2017 18:55:45" youtube.com Orion Spacecraft Parachute Test on This Week @NASA – March 10, 2017 NASA conducted the latest successful test of the Orion spacecraft's parachute system on March 8 in the skies above the U.S. Army's Yuma Proving Ground in Ari... NASA's Orion Spacecraft had a successful parachute system test March 8 in the skies above the U.S. Army's Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona. Take a look at the latest edition of "This Week @NASA" for more on the test: https://youtu.be/bZ9D5Iz_o10
"13.03.2017 15:55:03" Timeline Photos We're at South by Southwest talking to festival goers about SLS and NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration's mission of sending humans to Mars! Find out more about the journey to the Red Planet: http://go.nasa.gov/2azexht
If you are at the
"10.03.2017 21:15:16" RS-25_360V2.mp4 See the power of 512,000 pounds of thrust as we take you inside a NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration RS-25 engine hot-fire test at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center . This 360 video offers a unique perspective of an engine that will
"10.03.2017 17:16:30" NASA Langley Research Center Click the link below and move the slider to the right to see engineer Thomas Byrdsong working on the Apollo/Saturn 1B model. Move it to the left to see current Langley engineers working on a model of NASA's Space Launch System designed to send payloads
"10.03.2017 16:12:00" media.giphy.com gph.is NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter recently captured back-to-back dust storms on the Red Planet. This movie clip shows a global map of Mars with atmospheric changes from Feb. 18 to March 6 - a period when two regional-scale dust storms appeared. It
"09.03.2017 21:43:13" media.giphy.com gph.is Smoke and fire! Get a 360 view of the recent RS-25 engine test at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center: https://youtu.be/RI_s-_lvz9A
"09.03.2017 17:51:08" NASA's Orion Spacecraft Successful parachute test today at U.S. Army Yuma Proving ground in Arizona. This is the second test in a series of eight that will certify Orion's parachutes for human space flight. Congratulations, NASA's Orion Spacecraft!
"09.03.2017 15:18:28" blogs.nasa.gov First Integrated Flight Hardware for NASA's Space Launch System Arrives in Florida The first integrated piece of flight hardware for NASA's Space Launch System rocket, the Interim Cryogenic Propulsion Stage, or ICPS, arrived March 8 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The ICPS was shipped from the United Launch Alliance Ready for testing! The interim cryogenic propulsion stage (ICPS) for the first flight of NASA's Space Launch System rocket arrived March 8 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The ICPS is a liquid oxygen/liquid hydrogen-based system that will
"08.03.2017 21:00:40" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post In honor of International Women's Day, get to know some of the women -- like Ratana and Renee -- who are using their technical careers to help build the world's most powerful rocket: http://go.nasa.gov/1O5mDIt
"08.03.2017 15:56:07" NASA GO for Launch As most of you are aware, the VAB recently reached a huge milestone – all 20 platform halves are installed. Here is a top-down view of Platforms D and E in the extended position and F in the background thru the hole. What a view!
"07.03.2017 23:00:03" nasa.tumblr.com Solar System: Things to Know This Week Our social media accounts will help you explore our world, the solar system and beyond. NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration's social media accounts help explore our world, the solar system and beyond, including on our #JourneytoMars
"07.03.2017 18:49:13" Timeline Photos Mars has such interesting terrain - including this mass of viscous flow features: http://go.nasa.gov/2lANZ82
"06.03.2017 22:48:00" www.vogue.com What the Women at NASA Have Planned for the 2030s Jonas Bendiksen photographs the women helping to make the next big leaps for mankind. The first female launch director for the world's most powerful rocket is featured in Vogue Magazine: http://www.vogue.com/projects/13528185/american-women-nasa-kennedy-space-center-female-nasa-programmers-employees/
"06.03.2017 20:56:16" Timeline Photos Check out the latest progress on our rocket in SLS Highlights: http://go.nasa.gov/2lxf0sJ
"06.03.2017 19:40:05" OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission Today marks 200 days until OSIRIS-REx performs its Earth Gravity Assist! As OSIRIS-REx makes a close pass of Earth on Sept. 22, 2017, it will "borrow" a small amount of the planet's orbital energy to increase the spacecraft's inclination and sling it into
"06.03.2017 16:45:13" youtube.com NASA Advancing Aviation Technology on This Week @NASA – March 3, 2017 On March 2, NASA's acting Administrator, Robert Lightfoot spoke at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Aviation Summit in Washington, about how the agency's techn... NASA's Orion Spacecraft is featured in the latest edition of "This Week @NASA." Watch: https://youtu.be/3FYW37_Oypo
"04.03.2017 22:28:32" Timeline Photos Measuring characteristics of these scroll-bars and meanders may help to estimate the amount of water that once flowed in this channel, aiding our understanding of the history of water on Mars. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2lnO92q
"03.03.2017 20:10:53" Timeline Photos Think a trip around Mars is tricky? Find out how @MAVEN2Mars steered clear of Mars moon Phobos this week: http://go.nasa.gov/2m3E8G4
"02.03.2017 18:35:45" Timeline Photos This United Launch Alliance engineer loves to design and build, and now he's doing just that for the world's most powerful rocket. Meet Anton Kolomiets: http://go.nasa.gov/2lyK33o
"02.03.2017 17:34:23" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post We're at "NASA Day in Montgomery," which recognizes Alabama's key role in the Journey to Mars. NASA also will be honored by the Alabama Legislature with resolutions and proclamations recognizing the agency's achievements. And we've had the opportunity to
"01.03.2017 17:35:11" The pressure is on! Testing is under way at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center on the upper part of the SLS rocket. The tests will ensure each structure can withstand the incredible stresses of launch. A 65-foot-tall test stand at Marshall is being used
"01.03.2017 15:51:51" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration From a drone's viewpoint, watch this test of one of the engines that will power our Space Launch System rocket to deep space. This engine ran the scheduled 380 seconds, allowing engineers to monitor various operating conditions it will encounter during
"27.02.2017 21:43:48" Timeline Photos The interim cryogenic propulsion stage (ICPS) for the first flight of SLS and NASA's Orion Spacecraft is on its way by barge to United Launch Alliance's Delta IV Operation Center at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The ICPS is a liquid
"27.02.2017 19:37:08" NASA's Space Launch System's cover photo
"25.02.2017 18:45:02" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center What a great week!
7 new planets discovered; an engine test; and an astronaut visit.
Catch up with all this and more in our weekly #ICYMI newsletter.
"24.02.2017 15:54:34" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We're holding a media call at 1 p.m. EST today on a plan to study the feasibility of adding a crew to Exploration Mission-1, the first integrated flight of our Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft,
Details and how to listen in:
"23.02.2017 00:05:37" Rainbows and rocket engines Rainbows and rocket engines – doesn't get much better than that! Check out this gorgeous aerial view from today's Space Launch System RS-25 engine test @NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center.
"22.02.2017 22:04:17" SLS RS-25 engine test NASA engineers conducted their first RS-25 test of 2017 on the A-1 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, on Feb. 22, continuing to collect data on the performance of the rocket engine that will help power the new Space Launch
"22.02.2017 21:36:20" Timeline Photos We are about 15 minutes away from today's RS-25 engine test! We'll be coming to you live from NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center soon! #SLSFiredUp
"22.02.2017 16:17:43" media.giphy.com gph.is Get #SLSFiredUp with us today for a RS-25 engine test on Facebook Live! The test window opens today at 3:40 p.m. CT. That means the test can start anytime after 3:40 p.m. We will keep you updated with an exact time so you can see the test happening live
"21.02.2017 19:55:21" Timeline Photos A cabbage patch in space! The leafy vegetable has been harvested on the International Space Station and may provide valuable information on food production for long-duration missions. More here: go.nasa.gov/2lrhgkA
"17.02.2017 19:23:29" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post We are at United Launch Alliance in Decatur, Alabama, where the interim cryogenic propulsion stage, or ICPS, for the first flight of SLS is ready to be loaded and shipped to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The ICPS is the system that will
"16.02.2017 18:43:22" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Dare to dream! We're working to send humans on a #JourneyToMars. The testing is real, the journey is underway. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2krgDYx
"15.02.2017 21:27:16" NASA's Orion Spacecraft We're going to study the possibility of flying crew on the first flight of the Space Launch System rocket with the Orion spacecraft on top: http://go.nasa.gov/2lkL01W
"15.02.2017 18:06:37" OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission OSIRIS-REx used PolyCam, its longest range camera, to capture this shot of Jupiter showing the planet's characteristic bands and three of its moons (Callisto, Io and Ganymede). The spacecraft was 673 million kilometers (418 million miles) from Jupiter at Wowza! Check out this image from OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission of Jupiter and three of the planet's moons.
"14.02.2017 22:23:54" NASA's Orion Spacecraft Happy #Valentines day to our friends at NASA's Space Launch System, NASA GO for Launch, ESA - European Space Agency, Airbus Defence and Space, and Lockheed Martin And a Happy Valentine's Day to you, NASA's Orion Spacecraft! #JourneytoMars
"14.02.2017 16:00:05" Timeline Photos Love is in the air (in 2018). http://go.nasa.gov/1Q8TRfi #HappyValentinesDay
"13.02.2017 17:00:05" Timeline Photos Three locations on the Red Planet have been recommended as potential landing sites for NASA's next Mars rover. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2khAZmS
"13.02.2017 15:49:12" Timeline Photos NASA Michoud Assembly Facility has reopened to designated employees, with teams continuing tornado damage assessments: http://go.nasa.gov/2kCtIKC
"10.02.2017 22:12:01" Timeline Photos Onsite teams at NASA Michoud Assembly Facility are making steady progress as they continue with recovery efforts from the Feb. 7 tornado strike: http://go.nasa.gov/2kvfJGz
"10.02.2017 20:47:12" Timeline Photos NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter will aid in choosing future landing sites for the Mars 2020 rover mission. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2kv3cCL
"09.02.2017 22:03:23" Timeline Photos Here's a status update on tornado recovery efforts at NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, where the SLS core stage is being built: http://go.nasa.gov/2k8cetz
"09.02.2017 22:01:04" NASA's Space Launch System's cover photo
"09.02.2017 20:06:17" Timeline Photos A "step" up to being ready for flight! The final work platform has been installed in the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. The installation of the final, topmost level completes the 10 levels of work platforms, 20 platforms halves
"09.02.2017 00:30:01" Timeline Photos The forward skirt for one of the SLS solid rocket boosters arrived earlier this month to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida from booster prime contractor Orbital ATK's facilities in Promontory, Utah.
Refurbishments will continue on the hardware
"08.02.2017 23:00:00" Timeline Photos Teams at NASA Michoud Assembly Facility worked overnight and are continuing today with assessment and recovery efforts following a tornado strike at the facility Feb. 7: http://go.nasa.gov/2k48Lfc
"08.02.2017 21:59:47" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post Go, Lions! SLS was proud to be a part of "NASA Day" Feb. 7 at the University of North Alabama in Florence. The event was focused around the signing of a Space Act Agreement between NASA and the university, which will engage students in developing new
"07.02.2017 20:33:11" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration At 11:25am CT, a tornado impacted NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. At this time, only minor injuries have been reported and NASA employees and other tenants are being accounted for. There is still a threat of severe weather in the area and
"07.02.2017 18:44:45" Timeline Photos What's with that blue hue on Mars? Gullies are relatively common features in the steep slopes of crater walls, possibly formed by dry debris flows, movement of carbon dioxide frost, or perhaps the melting of ground ice.
This picture shows a section of
"06.02.2017 21:56:26" NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover How ancient Mars kept liquid water on its surface is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. The same rocks that indicate a lake was present don't show enough carbon dioxide in the air to have kept the lake unfrozen. More on the mystery:
"06.02.2017 18:10:46" Timeline Photos Get the latest progress update on our rocket in Highlights: http://go.nasa.gov/2jUKyIm #NASASLS #JourneytoMars
"06.02.2017 01:00:03" Timeline Photos SLS will have the power and capabilities to "go long" in deep space, including NASA's Journey to Mars: http://go.nasa.gov/2kR0zLp #SB51 #SpaceBowl
"05.02.2017 23:40:38" media.giphy.com gph.is It takes a strong team to make it to the Super Bowl. It also takes a strong team to build the world's most powerful rocket! #SpaceBowl #SB51
"05.02.2017 20:00:02" Timeline Photos Every game has a MVP, and in the rocket world, that's SLS for NASA's Journey to Mars! Get to know the world's most powerful launch vehicle for deep-space exploration: http://go.nasa.gov/2kR0zLp #SB51 #SpaceBowl
"05.02.2017 16:00:02" Timeline Photos What do space and football have in common? Check out these five things: http://go.nasa.gov/2knTaGM #SB51
"04.02.2017 21:00:02" www.youtube.com Astronaut Tailgating Houston is home not only to Super Bowl LI, but also NASA's astronauts at Johnson Space Center. It's scientifically proven you can't survive in space without ... Planning some good snacks for the Super Bowl? Check out these space food versions of classic tailgating dishes! http://go.nasa.gov/2l1nFyP #SpaceBowl #SB51
"04.02.2017 17:00:03" Timeline Photos Playing pro football has a big impact on the human body. So does a trip to Mars. That's why NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration formulated a Twins Study on identical twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly. The study focuses on four
"03.02.2017 19:00:03" Timeline Photos The next configuration of SLS will go to the proving ground, which will be a touchdown for gaining experience and developing capabilities for NASA's journey to Mars. More on that mission: http://go.nasa.gov/2gPMgIH #SpaceBowl #SB51
"03.02.2017 16:13:32" Timeline Photos We're making a big play with NASA's Orion Spacecraft in 2018 for our first mission! During this flight, currently designated Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1), Orion will travel thousands of miles beyond the moon over the course of about a three-week mission.
"02.02.2017 21:35:52" OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission One week from today, OSIRIS-REx will begin a bonus science mission: searching for rare Earth-Trojan asteroids. http://bit.ly/2hlZBWD OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission is going on a bonus science mission!
"02.02.2017 21:16:21" NASA at Super Bowl Live Vistors at Super Bowl Live watch an animation of the SLS lift off for space in the "Build a Rocket" exhibit.
"02.02.2017 20:36:26" Timeline Photos Measurable changes in Mars dunes adds to growing evidence of active processes happening all over the planet's surface. More here: http://go.nasa.gov/2l1CcLf
"02.02.2017 01:40:39" NASA's Johnson Space Center Media and social media influencers are gathered in Houston today for the #SpaceBowl #NASASocial ahead of #SB51, but the spaceflight team is made up of NASA centers and industry partners all across the country! You play an important role too. Are you ready So exciting to be a part of this!
"01.02.2017 21:46:17" SLS is proud to be a part of Super Bowl Live, where we are talking to thousands of visitors about our rocket and the future of human spaceflight. Check back here for new photos from the event!
#SuperBowl #SBLive #SB51 #NASA NASA at Super Bowl Live SLS is proud to be a part of Super Bowl Live, where we are talking to thousands of visitors about our rocket and the future of human spaceflight. Check back here for new photos from the event!
#SuperBowl #SBLive #SB51 #NASA
"01.02.2017 19:23:14" NASA's Johnson Space Center Media and social media influencers are gathered in Houston today for the #SpaceBowl #NASASocial ahead of #SB51, but the spaceflight team is made up of NASA centers and industry partners all across the country! You play an important role too. Are you ready This new video features lots of work happening across NASA centers for the world's most powerful rocket -- and relating it to some cool football facts ahead of the Super Bowl. Be sure to watch, and "pass" it on!
"31.01.2017 16:06:35" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Today, #NASARemembers all those who gave their lives to further the cause of exploration and discovery: https://www.nasa.gov/dor2017
"27.01.2017 23:31:16" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post Success! Get more details on the completion of a major milestone review for the SLS exploration upper stage: http://go.nasa.gov/2jytNRz
"27.01.2017 22:21:19" media.giphy.com gph.is Future configurations of our rocket will include a powerful exploration upper stage that will continue to operate after launch and ascent. NASA recently successfully completed a preliminary design review for the EUS. Now, the SLS team will start
"27.01.2017 18:51:10" Timeline Photos Today is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 1 tragedy. We remember NASA's heroes -- Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee -- who gave their lives that day in pursuit of exploration: http://go.nasa.gov/2jcdNG2
"26.01.2017 16:59:43" Timeline Photos Intersecting ridges on the Red Planet are not only impressive, but they also may reveal more about the history of early Mars.
Get the details: http://go.nasa.gov/2jtVgnr
"25.01.2017 15:51:42" Wind Tunnel Testing If you missed it yesterday, check out how we're testing the next-generation of SLS at NASA Langley Research Center and NASA Ames Research Center!
"24.01.2017 21:51:46" Timeline Photos Want to know what's happening at NASA Michoud Assembly Facility, where major work is under way on the SLS core stage and NASA's Orion Spacecraft? Check out their latest newsletter: http://go.nasa.gov/2jui1oO
"24.01.2017 19:46:47" youtube.com Wind Tunnel Testing Underway for Next, More Powerful Version of NASA SLS Rocket Engineers at NASA's Langley Research Center and Ames Research Center are running tests in supersonic wind tunnels to develop the next, more powerful version ... Powerful winds..supersonic speeds..that's how we're testing the next-generation of SLS at NASA Langley Research Center and NASA Ames Research Center! Watch: http://go.nasa.gov/2jtKafG
"24.01.2017 18:08:27" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We simulated conditions that astronauts would experience aboard the Orion spacecraft during launch atop our powerful Space Launch System rocket. This was the first time key hardware was brought together to evaluate how launch vibrations may impact the
"23.01.2017 20:03:20" Timeline Photos This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows the beauty of layered bedrock in the volcanic plains of Lunae Planum.
Details here: http://go.nasa.gov/2jUKS9c
"19.01.2017 19:19:33" NASA's Orion Spacecraft OHB in Sweden is assembling, integrating and doing initial testing of the European Service Module Propulsion Qualification Model (PQM) that represents the propulsion system for testing purposes.
It is much heavier than the final module as it will not be
"18.01.2017 22:15:27" Timeline Photos This NASA engineer is "making history every day" building the rocket for the journey to Mars! Her inspiring story: http://go.nasa.gov/2ja2pql #ModernFigures
"18.01.2017 18:18:03" youtube.com Rover Ride-Along in the Mars Yard (360 Video) Get a robot's-eye-view of the “Mars Yard,” a terrain simulation area at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory where rover hardware and software is tested before b... Get a 360-view of the "Mars Yard" at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where rover hardware and software is tested before being sent to the Red Planet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3-CmT9rL4Y
"18.01.2017 16:03:52" Timeline Photos Mud on Mars? NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover is being used to examine slabs of rock cross-hatched with shallow ridges that likely originated as cracks in drying mud. If this interpretation holds up, these would be the first mud cracks -- technically called
"17.01.2017 21:47:20" Timeline Photos This truck is carrying some important hardware for the #NASASLS mobile launcher! Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2gV0Vy3 #JourneytoMars
"17.01.2017 15:34:51" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, passed away today. We reflect on his life and legacy: https://youtu.be/PPgc0MbMB84
"12.01.2017 22:19:12" Timeline Photos NASA's Image of the Day: This image of a well-preserved unnamed elliptical crater in Terra Sabaea, is illustrative of the complexity of ejecta deposits forming as a by-product of the impact process that shapes much of the surface of Mars.
"12.01.2017 19:08:53" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Today we celebrate the career of NASA Administrator Charles Bolden with a retrospective narrated by LeVar Burton: https://youtu.be/Uw8E26uS6Xs #NASAPast8Years Thank you for your leadership, Mr. Bolden.
"11.01.2017 20:27:11" NASA's Space Launch System's cover photo Major construction is complete on the test stand for the SLS liquid hydrogen tank. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2i9rGje
"11.01.2017 20:25:28" Timeline Photos The NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Star "Year in Review" issue is out, including lots of progress in 2016 on SLS! Take a look: http://go.nasa.gov/2jkf1vw
"11.01.2017 18:21:01" youtube.com Up, Up Up in 60 Seconds: Watch Rocket Test Stand Soar to 221-Feet Tall In this 60-second time-lapse video, watch structural Test Stand 4693 at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center rise 221 feet, from the start of construction in ... Watch the test stand for the #NASASLS liquid hydrogen tank go up, up, up in this 60-second time-lapse video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLVtS34qyzs
"10.01.2017 22:59:46" Timeline Photos Check out the latest edition of our program newsletter, SLS Highlights! http://go.nasa.gov/2iglpFG
"10.01.2017 17:23:35" NASA Centennial Challenges Recycling what our astronauts carry with them on the journey into deep space may hold a key to building habitats on other planets.
“Shelter is an obvious necessity as we prepare to explore worlds beyond our home planet, but space and weight aboard our Check out this cool new challenge!
"09.01.2017 20:48:26" youtube.com Hidden Figures To Modern Figures: Students See SLS Rocket at Michoud New Orleans teacher Katherine Michelle Sanders of St. Peter Claver School, takes her 7th grade science on a tour of nearby NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility t... History in the making: New Orleans teacher Katherine Michelle Sanders -- granddaughter of famed NASA scientist Katherine Johnson -- recently took her class on a tour of nearby NASA Michoud Assembly Facility, where the core stage of the SLS rocket is being
"09.01.2017 18:26:53" Hundreds of people got to learn more about the world's most powerful rocket and take part in some really cool NASA interactive exhibits at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. While there, NASA astronaut Don Thomas also visited area schools Consumer Electronics Show and Vegas School Visits Hundreds of people got to learn more about the world's most powerful rocket and take part in some really cool NASA interactive exhibits at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. While there, NASA astronaut Don Thomas also visited area schools
"09.01.2017 17:35:17" Timeline Photos Major construction is complete on the 221-foot-tall stand that will be used to test SLS's largest fuel tank! Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2i9rGje #JourneytoMars
"04.01.2017 22:10:38" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We're going where no other spacecraft has gone before! Learn about our 2 new asteroid science missions and how they'll help us explore the earliest eras of our solar system. Get the details: http://go.nasa.gov/2hTQIG1
"03.01.2017 22:18:36" NASA's Space Launch System's cover photo
"03.01.2017 22:17:08" Timeline Photos Can you imagine experiencing gusts like this? A model of SLS is undergoing tests in a wind tunnel at NASA Langley Research Center that is capable of generating wind speeds of up to 900 miles per hour!
Engineers are testing the model to understand how the
"03.01.2017 20:14:01" OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission Travel update: OSIRIS-REx is now more than 95 million kilometers (59 million miles) from home. http://bit.ly/WhereIsOREX Are you following OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission?
"03.01.2017 15:50:49" Timeline Photos Check out NASA's favorite Flickr photos from 2016 -- like this one from our booster ground test: http://go.nasa.gov/2hO8Ilc
"01.01.2017 06:00:02" Timeline Photos Happy New Year! Here's to more progress on the world's most powerful rocket in 2017! #NASASLS
"01.01.2017 02:00:03" Timeline Photos Key pieces of SLS hardware were loaded into a test stand this year at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Two simulators and four qualification articles of the upper part of the SLS will make up the stack and tested in 2017 using forces similar to those
"01.01.2017 00:00:04" www.youtube.com NASA's Space Launch System Booster Passes Major Milestone on Journey to Mars (QM-2) A booster for the most powerful rocket in the world, NASA's Space Launch System (SLS), was fired up Tuesday, June 28 at 11:05 a.m. EDT for a second qualifica... Smoke and fire! A booster for SLS successfully fired up earlier this year for its second qualification ground test at Orbital ATK. This was the last full-scale test for the booster before SLS's first, uncrewed test flight with NASA's Orion Spacecraft in
"31.12.2016 22:00:02" Timeline Photos We completed welding in 2016 on one giant fuel tank for our first flight with NASA's Orion Spacecraft: http://go.nasa.gov/2hpscJs #JourneytoMars
"31.12.2016 20:00:03" www.youtube.com First SLS Flight Engine Test NASA engineers at Stennis Space Center tested RS-25 engine No. 2059 on the A-1 Test Stand this week. This was the first flight engine for NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), to be tested at Stennis. RS-25 engine No. 2059 arrived at the A-1 500 seconds of power! In 2016, NASA engineers conducted a successful test firing of the RS-25 engine March 10 on the A-1 Test Stand at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center. The hot fire marked the first test of an RS-25 flight engine for SLS. Watch:
"31.12.2016 16:00:00" Timeline Photos Happy New Year's Eve! Today, we're highlighting some of the progress we've made in 2016 on the world's most powerful rocket. This year, 13 CubeSats were chosen to hitch a ride on our first flight with NASA's Orion Spacecraft in 2018. These small
"30.12.2016 20:16:37" Timeline Photos Cool! Researchers at NASA Langley Research Center say ice just may be the best material to build safe shelters when astronauts get to Mars.
Find out more: http://go.nasa.gov/2hxEO0Z
"29.12.2016 20:54:43" OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft executed its first Deep Space Maneuver today, putting it on course for an Earth flyby in September 2017. The team will continue to examine telemetry and tracking data as it becomes available at the current low data rate and Update from OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission...
"28.12.2016 19:01:05" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We're ready! Work platforms inside NASA Kennedy Space Center's Vehicle Assembly Building are nearing completion for use with NASA's Space Launch System rocket. Learn more: In case you missed it...the work platforms in the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center are nearing completion for SLS!
"27.12.2016 17:31:52" NASA's Kennedy Space Center This soaring view depicts the work platforms that have recently been installed inside the Vehicle Assembly Building in order to stack the Space Launch System rocket (SLS). The 9th level out of 10 has just been installed...we're almost finished! Those
"27.12.2016 16:51:36" Timeline Photos 2017 is going to be big year as major testing begins on the top part of our rocket. Find out the function of each piece: http://go.nasa.gov/2hq1OlT #JourneytoMars
"25.12.2016 15:00:02" media.giphy.com gph.is Happy Holidays! Wishing you a season that's merry and bright! http://gph.is/2ijKRau
"22.12.2016 17:06:12" Timeline Photos While we prepare for our first flight with NASA's Orion Spacecraft in 2018, wind tunnel testing is already underway on the next, more powerful version of SLS. It will deliver a 105-metric-ton (115-ton) lift capacity and will be 364 feet tall in the crew
"21.12.2016 20:34:11" NASA's Kennedy Space Center The solid rocket boosters for the Space Launch System rocket (#SLS) are getting in some spa time as they are painted in preparation for their first mission, EM-1 in 2018!
"21.12.2016 19:32:26" Timeline Photos Plugging into one large fuel tank! A team prepares a robot – the yellow machine attached to the liquid hydrogen tank for the SLS rocket -- for friction plug welding at NASA Michoud Assembly Facility. Friction plug welding is a technique developed by
"20.12.2016 20:14:56" media.giphy.com gph.is It may look like scary sci-fi, but these real troughs on the Red Planet could become Martian "spiders." Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2icnLCD
"20.12.2016 17:28:00" Timeline Photos Steve Creech recently was named manager of the Spacecraft Payload Integration and Evolution (SPIE) Office for the SLS Program. He spends his days overseeing the work happening on hardware for the top portion of the SLS rocket at NASA's Marshall Space
"19.12.2016 18:37:09" NASA's Space Launch System's cover photo
"19.12.2016 16:00:04" youtube.com What Happened This Year @NASA – December 15, 2016 2016 marked record-breaking progress in NASA's exploration objectives. The agency advanced the capabilities needed to travel farther into the solar system wh... "This Year@NASA” highlights some of the agency's top stories and achievements for 2016. Watch: https://youtu.be/0at7Dq3mtFo
"16.12.2016 22:03:28" NASA's Orion Spacecraft Solar arrays, space food, international partners, and more in our November 2016 monthly highlights: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/orion_monthly_newsletter_11-2016.pdf All the latest from NASA's Orion Spacecraft -
"16.12.2016 19:52:07" Timeline Photos Installing 5,000 miles of cable to test avionics for the world's most powerful rocket? Not a problem for Ratana Meekham! Check out her story: http://go.nasa.gov/2hXiO0m #NASASLS
"16.12.2016 18:14:42" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post Welding is complete on the SLS forward skirt, which will house the flight computers, cameras and avionics – or "brains" of the rocket on our first integrated mission with NASA's Orion Spacecraft in 2018.
The top photo shows the hardware inside the
"15.12.2016 20:36:11" youtube.com Join Us on the Jobsite of Testing NASA's Deep-Space Rocket – in 360! Feel like a part of the team getting ready to test the world's most powerful rocket, NASA's Space Launch System! This 360-degree timelapse video gives an ins... Feel like a part of the team getting ready to test major SLS hardware with this new 360 timelapse video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzg2eCxCG54&feature=youtu.be
"15.12.2016 18:11:10" Timeline Photos NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been named the “Best Place to Work” in the federal government for the fifth straight year by the Partnership of Public Service. Our teams are proud to be a part of NASA and building the world's most
"14.12.2016 17:14:32" Timeline Photos It takes years of work to get to the surface of Mars. So when choosing a landing spot on the Red Planet, it's critical to get it right. Here's how NASA is deciding on which X marks the spot: http://go.nasa.gov/2hO1URs
"13.12.2016 20:17:46" Timeline Photos NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover has been busy finding evidence going WAY back in time (think billions of years!) of how ancient lakes and wet underground environments changed on Mars, creating more diverse chemical environments that affected their
"09.12.2016 21:01:16" NASA's Space Launch System's cover photo
"09.12.2016 20:58:38" Timeline Photos Flight hardware! Major assembly is complete on the interim cryogenic propulsion stage (ICPS), which will give NASA's Orion Spacecraft one powerful push on our first integrated exploration mission in 2018. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2hdZgI5
"08.12.2016 21:32:53" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We are saddened by the loss of Sen. John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth. He also became a U.S. senator and later, at the age of 77 when he flew on the space shuttle, he became the oldest person to fly in space. Our deepest condolences go out to
"07.12.2016 18:43:45" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover is studying its surroundings and monitoring the environment, rather than driving or using its arm for science, while the rover team diagnoses an issue with the motor that moves the rover's drill. Details:
"06.12.2016 21:46:43" Timeline Photos We're getting ready to test major NASA SLS hardware! This - and more rocket progress - in the latest edition of Highlights: http://go.nasa.gov/2h40vty #JourneytoMars
"06.12.2016 18:08:59" More than 100 companies across Texas are helping build SLS and Orion. This week, representatives from NASA, Lockheed Martin, Orbital ATK and Aerojet Rocketdyne are visiting some of those companies and thanking the employees for their hard work on the next Texas Industry Partners Visit More than 100 companies across Texas are helping build SLS and Orion. This week, representatives from NASA, Lockheed Martin, Orbital ATK and Aerojet Rocketdyne are visiting some of those companies and thanking the employees for their hard work on the next
"06.12.2016 15:54:51" Timeline Photos A 3D weaving technique advancing the Journey to Mars is a NASA Spinoff that also builds stronger Formula 1 race cars. Details: spinoff.nasa.gov/Spinoff2017/ip_1.html
"05.12.2016 21:53:47" NASA Spinoff It's here! Spinoff 2017 is full of @NASA innovations, from camera sensors to earthquake dampers, making life better on Earth.
http://go.nasa.gov/2g1vzKN Check out Spinoff 2017, and see cool NASA innovations you may just use in everyday life.
"05.12.2016 17:52:46" NASA's Orion Spacecraft On this day in 2014, Orion launched on its first flight, reaching an altitude of 3600 miles before returning to Earth at 20,000 miles per hour. Orion will travel 40,000 miles beyond the moon on its next flight atop the Space Launch System. Relive NASA's Orion Spacecraft's first flight on this day in 2014. We can't wait to fly with Orion in 2018!
"02.12.2016 22:35:17" Timeline Photos Have you heard of the proving ground? It's the ideal cislunar space to mature the systems and capabilities needed for NASA's Journey to Mars. More here: http://go.nasa.gov/2gPMgIH
"02.12.2016 21:00:04" Timeline Photos Our first crewed flight with NASA's Orion Spacecraft as early as August 2021 will be to the proving ground, an area of space around the moon where astronauts can build and test systems needed to prepare for the challenge of missions to Mars.
"02.12.2016 18:57:12" Timeline Photos Happy Friday, friends! Check out this week's "In Case You Missed It" to see how we will safely put humans on Mars, and go along on The Planetary Society's "Rocket Road Trip": go.nasa.gov/2gPcLhy #ICYMI
"30.11.2016 22:20:56" youtube.com No Small Steps Episode 4: Working with Gravity The fourth installment of this video series discusses how working with gravity, instead of against it, is the easiest way to get something where we want it t... How does working with gravity, instead of against it, help SLS get off the ground and into orbit? Find out in the fourth installment of our No Small Steps video series! Host Stephen Granade explains how rockets deliver spacecraft into Earth orbit, and how
"30.11.2016 19:26:38" The Planetary Society NASA's human spaceflight centers are in the midst of a once-in-a-generation transformation. This called for a behind-the-scenes look at NASA's deep space human exploration program.
Next stop on our Rocket Road Trip, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center! Thanks to The Planetary Society for visiting us at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center and helping tell the SLS story!
"29.11.2016 19:52:06" NASA's Kennedy Space Center 53 years ago today, Kennedy Space Center was named in honor of the visionary young president who set us on a course for the moon. Today, we continue that legacy as we prepare to advance humanity into deep space.
"28.11.2016 19:23:32" nasa.tumblr.com How Will We Safely Send the First Humans to the Red Planet? We've been exploring the Red Planet for over 50 years – Mariner 4 launched on this day (Nov. 28) in 1964 and took the first photos of Mars from space the following summer. We first explored the... How will we safely send the first humans to the Red Planet?
Today's #NASA Tumblr post highlights #JourneyToMars progress with #SLS, as well as NASA's Orion Spacecraft, NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover, the International Space Station and more, each helping
"28.11.2016 18:14:27" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center #OTD in 1964, Mariner 4 launched toward #Mars and history, becoming of the great successes of the early American space program.
After a 229-days in space, on July 14, 1965, it became the 1st spacecraft to fly by and photograph the red planet - up close. The #JourneyToMars is in full swing, thanks to those that came before us.
Today, we celebrate a red planet anniversary, as Mariner 4 became the 1st spacecraft to fly by and photograph our red neighbor - up close.
"24.11.2016 16:00:00" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post Happy Thanksgiving, and special greetings to our friends on the International Space Station!
To give you an idea of payload capacity, the initial SLS configuration could take around 154,000 of those Turkey Day meals NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins is
"23.11.2016 20:28:28" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration As we prepare to travel to deep space, astronauts will have to grow their own food. Our newest plant habitat will launch to the International Space Station in 2017 and we're testing it on the ground now. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2gBuJEv
"23.11.2016 00:00:01" Timeline Photos Researchers have discovered an ice deposit found on Mars holds as much water as the largest of the Great Lakes. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2gHYNyT
"22.11.2016 21:55:20" nasa.gov Space Food Bars Will Keep Orion Weight Off and Crew Weight On When astronauts in the Orion spacecraft travel beyond the moon to explore deep space destinations, they'll need a robust diet to keep them healthy and sharp. Take a bite out of this: Scientists are developing food bars for crews on NASA's Orion Spacecraft to eat during long-duration missions. The bars not only will provide sustenance on the journey to deep space, but also will help reduce the amount of
"21.11.2016 22:42:44" NASA's Orion Spacecraft The crew module adapter, which connects Orion's crew module with European Space Agency service module is lifted at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. http://blogs.nasa.gov/kennedy/?linkId=17242668
"18.11.2016 16:19:19" Timeline Photos In honor of Mickey's 88th birthday, check out these craters on Mercury that hold a striking resemblance to the famous mouse: http://go.nasa.gov/2g5suXg #HappyBirthdayMickey
"17.11.2016 22:37:11" Timeline Photos A test version of the interim cryogenic propulsion stage (ICPS) for NASA's Space Launch System rocket was loaded into the test stand today at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Two simulators and four qualification articles of the upper part of the SLS
"16.11.2016 20:19:51" Timeline Photos This NASA engineer will be part of putting SLS rocket hardware under pressure! Meet Keith Higginbotham: http://go.nasa.gov/2fZD8il #SLSInspires
"16.11.2016 16:17:06" Timeline Photos Layering up for the first flight of SLS and Orion! Technicians from Janicki Industries in Hamilton, Washington, position the layers of the diaphragm for the Orion stage adapter. The adapter will join NASA's Orion Spacecraft to the interim cryogenic
"15.11.2016 21:54:44" The ICPS structural test article was moved to the west test area at @[374623305761:274:NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center] on Nov. 16, 2016 to be integrated with other SLS structures for testing to occur early in 2017. Interim Cryogenic Propulsion Stage Test Article The ICPS structural test article was moved to the west test area at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center on Nov. 16, 2016 to be integrated with other SLS structures for testing to occur early in 2017.
"15.11.2016 17:23:12" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post Today, a test version of the SLS interim cryogenic propulsion stage (ICPS) is on the move to a test stand NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center! This isn't the first big journey for the hardware, as it made a "splash" earlier this summer.
"15.11.2016 14:24:05" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post It's on the move!
The interim cryogenic propulsion stage (ICPS) test article was moved this morning to the west test stand area at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center where it will be stacked with other test articles and simulators that make up the
"14.11.2016 17:21:43" youtube.com New Earth-Observing Small Satellite Missions on This Week @NASA – November 11, 2016 NASA this month is scheduled to launch the first of six next-generation, Earth-observing small satellites. They'll demonstrate innovative new approaches for ... NASA's Orion Spacecraft's completed recovery test is featured on "This Week @NASA." Watch: https://youtu.be/NO6Go3tMQwU
"12.11.2016 16:16:57" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center It's a supermoon weekend!
The moon will be the closest moon to Earth in almost 70 years this Sunday, Nov. 13 and Monday, Nov. 14! We won't see a supermoon like this until 2034, so get outside and experience it. And, if you want to photograph it, here's
"11.11.2016 20:00:04" Timeline Photos Vito Neal, who served in the U.S. Army , is one of the many veterans helping build NASA SLS! His story: http://go.nasa.gov/2fViG5t #VeteransDay
"11.11.2016 15:30:01" Timeline Photos On #VeteransDay, and every day, we'd like to thank those who have given so much in pursuit of freedom for our great nation.
"10.11.2016 21:24:05" Timeline Photos "Flipping" for SLS's first flight! Engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center recently flipped the flight Orion stage adapter, which will be an important piece of connector hardware for SLS. The adapter will join the NASA's Orion Spacecraft to the
"10.11.2016 20:24:04" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post Rollin' on a river! On Nov. 1, NASA's Pegasus barge departed NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center and traveled on the Pearl River to NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans.
The barge returned to Michoud to ship parts for the core stage of SLS.
"10.11.2016 17:37:19" NASA Michoud Assembly Facility St. Peter Claver School's 7th grade science class visited NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility this week. This was a special visit with a special tie to NASA. A teacher at the school, Katherine "Michelle" Sanders, is the granddaughter of Katherine Johnson,
"09.11.2016 21:09:57" Timeline Photos Check out the latest edition of SLS Highlights! http://go.nasa.gov/2fDnB7u
"09.11.2016 19:30:15" Timeline Photos Wind erosion has created some interesting features on this Mars rock: http://go.nasa.gov/2fD6imX
"08.11.2016 18:01:48" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Good morning America! Today's #ElectionDay. Here's a look at our country on this Blue Marble. Remember to go vote today!
"07.11.2016 16:57:59" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Voting can be out of this world! Literally. See how our astronauts cast their vote from the International Space Station: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/152733055774/vote-while-you-float-an-astronaut-voting-story #Election2016
"04.11.2016 19:32:07" Timeline Photos We're using wind-tunnel technology to see how heat affects SLS as it ascends into space. Get the details in this week's #ICYMI: http://go.nasa.gov/2fnio3s
"03.11.2016 18:54:24" NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover I have frickin' laser on my head, but I'm not ill-tempered. Zapping this meteorite revealed its nickel-iron composition. Read more here: http://go.nasa.gov/2fgcMIa
"02.11.2016 19:39:29" NASA GO for Launch Check out the latest imagery from the Orion recovery testing taking place off the coast of California. NASA's GSDO team along with the U.S. Navy are practicing techniques and checking out the hardware they will use to recover the Orion capsule upon return
"02.11.2016 14:58:44" Timeline Photos What would you ask an astronaut? Don Thomas is getting lots of questions from students at Cowart Elementary School in Athens, Alabama, about living and working in space. #FutureExplorers
"01.11.2016 19:25:38" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center NASA Marshall celebrates innovation and those talented people who make it happen! "SLS is all about innovation and there's so much work being done right here at NASA Marshall." - Don Thomas
Take a look at Innovation Day 2016 at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center.
"01.11.2016 18:25:16" Timeline Photos NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration's "Image of the Day" features a prototype capture system with a mock asteroid in its clutches. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2fs2sAn
"31.10.2016 21:09:28" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Just in time for #HappyHalloween -- Test your knowledge with part 2 of our spooky space quiz! It's downright "ghostly" for #NASASLS! Test your knowledge with part 2 of the spooky space quiz! #HappyHalloween
"31.10.2016 15:25:48" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Enjoy this four-question quiz for #HappyHalloween! Happy Halloween! Take this spooky space quiz (if you dare) -- including a question about SLS!
"28.10.2016 19:33:39" Timeline Photos Happy 130th birthday to #LadyLiberty! See how she stacks up in height to SLS + more cool facts: http://go.nasa.gov/1BT3bjv
"28.10.2016 14:14:01" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post SLS will hit high temperatures as it reaches speeds of more than 17,000 mph in just 8.5 minutes. So, how does heat affect the world's most powerful rocket for human missions to deep space, including the journey to Mars? The answer just may be found in a
"27.10.2016 20:04:52" Timeline Photos SLS's Kimberly Robinson talks about the capabilities of the world's most powerful rocket for a new era of space exploration at the Reinventing Space 2016 conference.
Want to know more about those capabilities? Check this out: go.nasa.gov/1DNTB2g
"27.10.2016 16:29:07" NASA's Orion Spacecraft Tile blocks have been prefitted around the heat shield for the Orion crew module inside the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building high bay at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
The heat shield is one of the most critical elements of Orion
"26.10.2016 21:01:57" Timeline Photos Calling all students! NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration needs your help to design an object that could be used by an astronaut to maintain physical health on a three-year mission to Mars.
"26.10.2016 19:55:57" Timeline Photos We're talking about payloads for SLS exploration missions at the Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium in Huntsville, Alabama. The annual event features panel discussions and guest speakers reflecting government, industry, academia, business and
"26.10.2016 16:14:07" NASA's Orion Spacecraft Instagram Photo by Everyday Astronaut: "NASA finally gave me a job! It's entry level, but somebody's gotta vacuum the vacuum chamber! " Love it!
"26.10.2016 00:00:01" Timeline Photos A new study finds a planet orbiting the nearest star to our sun could be habitable: http://go.nasa.gov/2eJ20dt
"25.10.2016 21:07:08" NASA GO for Launch A heavy load transport truck arrives at the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, carrying the first half of the B-level work platforms, B South, for NASA's Space Launch System #rocket. The platform will be offloaded in the VAB More work happening in the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center for SLS and NASA's Orion Spacecraft!
"25.10.2016 21:04:24" NASA's Kennedy Space Center Early this morning, NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough initiated the Veg-03 experiment, one of his first science assignments as a new crew member aboard the orbiting laboratory. As Kimbrough worked, members of the Veggie team watched from their consoles in These veggie crops are providing insight into growing food for long-duration missions, like NASA's journey to Mars.
"24.10.2016 14:08:28" Timeline Photos Say cheese! Images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter picked up new markings on the surface of the Red Planet that are believed to be related to Europe's Schiaparelli test lander, which arrived at Mars on Oct. 19.
"23.10.2016 02:59:21" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post During halftime of tonight's #ARKvsAUB football game, Todd May, #NASAMarshall Center Director, was honored by Auburn University.
Celebrating space exploration and the work being done across the nation for our #JourneyToMars, the #Auburn marching band
"21.10.2016 21:05:03" Timeline Photos This proven upper stage engine packs a big, in-space punch for SLS and NASA's journey to Mars! Details: go.nasa.gov/2ePNuUz
"21.10.2016 14:54:24" youtube.com Launch Vehicle Stage Adapter from Start to Stack See how a test version of the launch vehicle stage adapter (LVSA) for NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System, is designed, built and stacked in a test st... From start to stack! Watch how a test version of the NASA SLS launch vehicle stage adapter (LVSA) comes together ahead of rigorous test series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2iG5SgLmzw
"20.10.2016 17:46:36" NASA GO for Launch What do you think it would be like to experience diving in the United States of America's largest indoor pool? A group of U.S. Navy divers, Air Force pararescuemen and Coast Guard rescue swimmers got to do just that while practicing NASA's Orion
"20.10.2016 17:08:40" Timeline Photos Arachnids on Mars? Maybe not, but a different kind of "spider" is being sought out on the Red Planet: http://go.nasa.gov/2exVJAX
"19.10.2016 20:42:13" Timeline Photos Major construction projects are closing out and all is on schedule for the B-2 test stand at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center to be ready for SLS green-run testing. During green run, the core stage will be assembled with its four RS-25 engines for the
"19.10.2016 19:20:10" Timeline Photos After investigating the upper atmosphere of the Red Planet for a full Martian year, NASA's MAVEN Mission to Mars has determined that the escaping water does not always go gently into space.
Full story: http://go.nasa.gov/2eGNkif
"18.10.2016 17:55:03" A test version of the launch vehicle stage adapter (LVSA) for NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System, was moved and installed in a test stand Oct. 12 at @[374623305761:274:NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center]. The test version LVSA will be stacked SLS Launch Vehicle Stage Adapter (LVSA) Move and Install A test version of the launch vehicle stage adapter (LVSA) for NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System, was moved and installed in a test stand Oct. 12 at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. The test version LVSA will be stacked with other test pieces
"18.10.2016 13:55:53" Timeline Photos New global images of the Red Planet from NASA's MAVEN Mission to Mars show the ultraviolet glow from the Martian atmosphere in unprecedented detail: http://go.nasa.gov/2ee7Qnz
"17.10.2016 18:01:49" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration It's launch day! Orbital ATK's Antares rocket is scheduled to lift off at 7:40 p.m. EDT today to the International Space Station. This cargo resupply mission will deliver over 5,100 pounds of science, research and supplies to the orbiting laboratory and
"14.10.2016 20:04:04" youtube.com Making Human Settlement of Space a Reality on This Week @NASA – October 14, 2016 An Oct. 11 opinion article written by President Barack Obama and published by CNN, outlined a vision for the future of space exploration. In it, the presiden... SLS and NASA's Orion Spacecraft are on "This Week @NASA." Watch: https://youtu.be/AZ6DSCAbLwA
"14.10.2016 18:16:45" Timeline Photos Lots of progress, including flight hardware, is featured in the latest edition of our monthly newsletter, SLS Highlights. Check it out: http://go.nasa.gov/2dZUuLw
"13.10.2016 18:49:34" youtube.com SLS Rocket Hardware Moved to NASA Marshall Stand for Upcoming Test Series (30-second timelapse) A test version of the launch vehicle stage adapter (LVSA) for NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System, is moved to a 65-foot-tall test stand at the agency... See the SLS launch vehicle stage adapter (LVSA) move and be installed into a test stand at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in this 30-second timelapse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=9XM0tLdOOkY
"13.10.2016 16:24:46" NASA's Orion Spacecraft Happy 241st Birthday to the U.S. Navy! Thank you for supporting Orion recovery efforts as we return crews from the #JourneyToMars!
"12.10.2016 18:14:51" Timeline Photos Push, pull and twist! That's what we will do to #NASASLS hardware in an upcoming test series at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Why? Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2dS8yXB
"12.10.2016 12:56:54" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post A test version of the launch vehicle stage adapter, or LVSA, is being readied to load into a 65-foot-tall test stand at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. The LVSA will connect two major sections of the upper part of SLS -- the core stage and the
"11.10.2016 21:54:19" We're getting ready to put the pressure on #NASASLS with a series of tests. More pieces to be stacked soon! #JourneyToMars
"10.10.2016 14:54:55" Raising the Crosshead on our #SLS Test Stand The #SLS liquid hydrogen tank test article, left, is over 130 feet long and holds over 500,000 gallons of fuel. The fuel tank was built at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans.
In preparation for testing, a 1.2 million pound crosshead was
"09.10.2016 21:01:06" youtube.com America's Next Space Exploration Vehicles NASA's Space Launch System will be the most powerful rocket ever constructed. NASA's Orion Spacecraft will take humans farther than we've ever travelled befo... NASA's Space Launch System will be the most powerful rocket ever constructed, taking NASA's Orion Spacecraft and humans farther than ever before.
Together, they will rocket us to new worlds and beyond.
NASA 360 joins Gavin Mendeck, Orion Mission &
"07.10.2016 19:38:23" NASA Michoud Assembly Facility Today is National Manufacturing Day. Manufacturing supports millions of jobs and career opportunities that include engineers, designers, machinists, computer programmers, managers, welders, researchers, and more. NASA Michoud is a world-class
"06.10.2016 17:12:00" theatlantic.com Shooting for Space, to Make Life Better on Earth Elaine Flowers Duncan, an engineer at NASA, talks about what drew her to rocket science. Meet Elaine Flowers Duncan, an engineer helping build SLS at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center!
"05.10.2016 20:26:41" NASA's Orion Spacecraft We're working to bring the astronauts home safely from the #JourneyToMars. Orion team starts final set of tests to qualify parachutes for crew. http://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-begins-tests-to-qualify-orion-parachutes-for-mission-with-crew-0
"05.10.2016 15:39:56" nasa.gov NASA Begins Tests to Qualify Orion Parachutes for Mission with Crew NASA successfully kicked off a series of tests Sept. 30 to qualify Orion's parachute system for flights with astronauts. #NASA successfully kicked off a series of tests Sept. 30 to qualify the parachute system of NASA's Orion Spacecraft for flights with astronauts, a milestone that will help the agency safely return crew to Earth from deep-space missions.
In the skies
"04.10.2016 14:41:56" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our MAVEN spacecraft celebrates one Martian year of science observations of the Red Planet: http://go.nasa.gov/2dnlkh7
"03.10.2016 17:29:23" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we honor the contributions Hispanics have made throughout our history.
In August of 1968, Franklin Chang-Díaz arrived in the United States unable to speak English. By 1977, he had earned a Ph.D. in
"30.09.2016 18:33:29" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post Do you remember this photo? Now meet Vito Neal, the Boeing Company welder working inside that massive fuel tank for SLS: http://go.nasa.gov/2dBLfTY
#NASA #NASASLS #JourneytoMars #SLSInspires
"30.09.2016 15:51:47" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post Welding is complete on the largest piece of the core stage that will provide the fuel for the first flight of NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System, with NASA's Orion Spacecraft in 2018.
The core stage liquid hydrogen tank has completed welding on
"29.09.2016 19:39:18" Timeline Photos The SLS core stage could hold enough coffee for everyone in Los Angeles to have a 20-ounce cup, with nearly a million left over. #NationalCoffeeDay
"29.09.2016 17:44:22" Timeline Photos "Phenomenal" is right! NASA SLS engineer Dawn Stanley is featured on Forbes: go.nasa.gov/2d8WjFA
#NASA #NASASLS #SLSInspires #WomeninSTEM
"28.09.2016 20:02:26" Timeline Photos Flight hardware! David Osborne, an Aerie Aerospace LLC machinist at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, takes measurements prior to the start of precision machining of the Orion stage adapter for NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System.
"28.09.2016 15:59:38" NASA's Orion Spacecraft Working to bring astronauts home safe from the #JourneyToMars. Orion team starts final set of parachute qualification tests at Army Yuma proving ground in Arizona.
"27.09.2016 21:11:34" youtube.com New Marshall Center Test Stand 4697 Construction Time-Lapse In less than two minutes watch structural Test Stand 4697 rise at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center from the start of construction in May 2014 to the end o... Watch the new SLS liquid oxygen tank test stand at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center go up in less than two minutes! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugBEZm-7lUg
"27.09.2016 17:56:57" Timeline Photos Major construction is now complete on the first of two new test stands for the SLS fuel tanks at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center: go.nasa.gov/2d1d858
#NASA #NASASLS #Marshall #JourneytoMars
"27.09.2016 17:16:31" Timeline Photos OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission has passed its initial instrument check with flying colors as it speeds toward a 2018 rendezvous with the asteroid Bennu. #ToBennuAndBack
"26.09.2016 20:38:42" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration From a one-year mission in the frontier of deep space to a sample return, take a look at our updated #JourneyToMars: http://go.nasa.gov/2d4zu5k
"26.09.2016 18:19:40" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We've spotted possible water plumes erupting on Jupiter's moon Europa using the Hubble Space Telescope: http://go.nasa.gov/2dwSD2f
"26.09.2016 16:02:05" Timeline Photos NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration will announce new findings today about Jupiter's icy moon, Europa: http://go.nasa.gov/2dlll75
"23.09.2016 15:40:20" Timeline Photos NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration is seeking innovative ideas for future exploration missions, including #JourneytoMars: http://go.nasa.gov/2da9TLl
"23.09.2016 14:44:34" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Not your normal swim session…a group of U.S. Navy divers, Air Force pararescuemen and Coast Guard rescue swimmers practice Orion spacecraft recover operations at our Johnson Space Center. The uncrewed Orion will splashdown in the Pacific Ocean at the end
"21.09.2016 20:56:58" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration On Monday, we'll announce some surprising new findings from Jupiter's moon Europa. Spoiler alert: NOT aliens! Astronomers will present results from a unique Europa observing campaign that resulted in evidence of activity that may be related to the
"21.09.2016 18:01:12" Stacking begins ahead of important structural test for upper part of SLS! Details to come. #JourneyToMars
"20.09.2016 19:19:18" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Have you heard that we changed the zodiac signs? Nope, we definitely didn't…we just did the math. Get the facts about what really happened to the astronomy behind the zodiac symbols: http://go.nasa.gov/zodiac
"20.09.2016 14:23:53" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center One of the reasons #NASA has been named a 'Best Place to Work' in the Federal Government for the last four years is because of the passion and dedication of its employees.
Over the next few weeks, we will share stories of real employees and their
"20.09.2016 01:26:01" NASA Michoud Assembly Facility Steve Gleason, former New Orleans Saints football player, visited NASA's Michoud Assembly Center today. Gleason is inspired by science and technology and how it can help people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS, and toured the facility to see the
"19.09.2016 21:56:11" Timeline Photos Piece by piece, the largest rocket stage in the world is coming together for SLS and NASA's Journey to Mars at NASA Michoud Assembly Facility: http://go.nasa.gov/2cZu1zV
#NASA #NASASLS #JourneytoMars #Michoud
"19.09.2016 20:27:27" NASA's Kennedy Space Center One of the aft skirts that will become part of the Exploration Mission 1 stack was moved to the Booster Fabrication Facility at Kennedy. Another vital element for the EM-1 mission, the processing bay of the Vehicle Assembly Building where the massive
"19.09.2016 17:55:59" Timeline Photos The last dome for the SLS liquid oxygen tank is complete and ready for the first flight of the world's most powerful rocket with NASA's Orion Spacecraft in 2018!
The liquid oxygen tank is part of the SLS core stage, which will stand at more than 200 feet
"16.09.2016 20:44:40" chron.com Cool NASA inventions may be in your closet Life-saving heart pumps, space-age work-out clothes and refrigerators in remote Africa that keep vaccines below the temperature of a cold beer are just some of the thousands of inventions from the Johnson Space Center that continue to shape the world. Cool NASA inventions may be in your closet -- from Houston Chronicle: http://go.nasa.gov/2ct15eE
You can find more NASA spinoffs here: https://spinoff.nasa.gov/
"16.09.2016 14:47:01" NASA SLS Booster Nozzle Plug Pieces Fly During Test On June 28, a test version of the booster that will help power NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System, fired up at nearly 6,000 degrees Fahrenheit for a successful, two-minute qualification test at Orbital ATK's test facilities in Promontory, Utah.
"15.09.2016 21:02:45" OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission On Monday, Sept. 12, OSIRIS-REx's star tracker took its first image. Similar to the way early sailors used the stars to navigate, the spacecraft's star tracker compares its images of the stars to an on-board catalogue, which tells the navigation systems
"15.09.2016 20:05:50" Timeline Photos New findings show lakes and snowmelt-fed streams on Mars formed much later than previously thought possible: http://go.nasa.gov/2cMm3d3
"14.09.2016 19:04:31" I Chart the Path: Eric Tepool
"14.09.2016 14:27:24" Timeline Photos NASA and the National Science Foundation are studying the effects of living in the polar environment of Antarctica for the journey to Mars. Why? Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2cHIAb6
"13.09.2016 20:36:02" Timeline Photos NASA's "Image of the Day" features a portion of Lethe Vallis, an outflow channel on Mars that also transported lava: http://go.nasa.gov/2clD35p
"13.09.2016 16:20:50" NASA's Orion Spacecraft Vibration test at 80% power of the European Structural Test Article conducted at NASA Glenn's Space Power Facility at Plum Brook Station, Sandusky, Ohio.
"12.09.2016 19:00:02" Timeline Photos Did you know? A small asteroid flew safely past Earth on Sept. 7 at a distance of about 25,000 miles. More here: http://go.nasa.gov/2cz6QvP
"12.09.2016 17:00:06" Timeline Photos New images from NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover reveal the layered geologic past of the Red Planet in stunning detail: http://go.nasa.gov/2cz4T2N
"12.09.2016 16:29:01" Timeline Photos On #NationalVideoGamesDay, drive a rover and search for water as you climb the hilly Mars terrain: http://mars.nasa.gov/gamee-rover/
"12.09.2016 15:20:43" Timeline Photos On Sept. 14, NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration and senior leadership from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) will discuss the agency's Asteroid Redirect Mission, including its importance to the journey to
"09.09.2016 17:31:33" Timeline Photos This is one of the solid rocket booster aft skirts that will fly on EM-1, the first test flight of SLS with NASA's Orion Spacecraft in late 2018 and a key milestone on the NASA's Journey to Mars. The aft skirt was recently moved to NASA's Booster
"08.09.2016 14:35:13" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration It's launch day! Our OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is at to lift off at 7:05 p.m. EDT today on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. The spacecraft will travel to a near-Earth asteroid Bennu and bring a small sample back to Earth for study. More:
"07.09.2016 19:37:18" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Watch our official trailer for our OSIRIS-REx mission to an asteroid!
OSIRIS-REx is on a mission to explore asteroid Bennu and return a sample to Earth. The spacecraft is set to launch at 7:05 p.m. EDT Thursday, when it begins its two-year journey to
"07.09.2016 17:38:58" OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission It's L-1! Just one more day until the launch window for OSIRIS-REx opens. Good luck tomorrow, OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission!
"07.09.2016 14:36:01" youtube.com Happy 50th Anniversary Star Trek In recognition of Star Trek's 50th anniversary NASA wishes the entire Star Trek family a happy anniversary. Thanks for the inspiration, Live long and prosper... Happy 50th anniversary to Star Trek, which has inspired many real-life explorers to boldly go where no one has gone before! http://go.nasa.gov/2c7dFQQ #StarTrek50
"06.09.2016 15:22:19" OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission Two days and counting until launch day for OSIRIS-REx! #ToBennuAndBack Just two days until the launch of OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission! Get all the info here: http://www.asteroidmission.org/
"05.09.2016 17:42:43" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Right now, the final 7 teams in our Sample Return Robot Challenge are competing for the prize of $1.36 million! Watch live as the teams maneuver their robots through the competition: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nasa-msfc
"02.09.2016 19:27:22" Timeline Photos You may not think about insulation much, but it's one of those unsung industry heroes that keeps our drinks cold and homes warm on those bone-chilling winter days. Insulation also is a key component to protecting NASA's Space Launch System and its
"01.09.2016 21:31:27" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our statement on today's SpaceX incident:
We remain confident in our commercial partners and firmly stand behind the successful 21st century launch complex that NASA, other federal agencies, and U.S. commercial companies are building on Florida's Space
"01.09.2016 20:41:45" Timeline Photos #NASAMarsDay, SLS tank progress and more are featured in the latest issue of SLS Highlights. Check it out: http://go.nasa.gov/2bUeJHt
"31.08.2016 19:23:59" NASA Centennial Challenges In just a few days, the final competition of the Sample Return Robot Challenge will begin! Seven teams will compete for $1.36 million in Level 2 at Worcester Polytechnic University.
This competition began in 2012, and more than 50 teams have attempted to
"31.08.2016 14:57:16" Timeline Photos Upgrade! Crews at NASA's Kennedy Space Center are working hard on modifications to launch pad 39B for the first, uncrewed flight of SLS and NASA's Orion Spacecraft in 2018.
Check out the progress: http://go.nasa.gov/2bR1uaG
#NASA #SLS #Orion
"30.08.2016 17:58:12" NASA GO for Launch Moving on up! The first half of E-Level Platforms was installed on Aug 26th in the #VAB. E platforms are the 6th of 10 levels that will be used to build and integrate the NASA's Space Launch System and NASA's Orion Spacecraft for
"29.08.2016 20:27:53" Timeline Photos Elpis, Novus, Pandora and Aegis: Meet NASA's newest transporters for the 212-foot SLS core stage! http://go.nasa.gov/2bMMgDF #JourneytoMars
"29.08.2016 20:11:49" NASA's Kennedy Space Center The heat shield that will protect NASA's Orion Spacecraft crew module during re-entry after the spacecraft's first uncrewed flight atop NASA's Space Launch System rocket in 2018 arrived at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Aug. 25. The heat Check out this special delivery to NASA's Kennedy Space Center --
"27.08.2016 14:30:00" www.youtube.com Dragon Cargo Spacecraft Departs the ISS on This Week @NASA - August 26, 2016 The SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft left the International Space Station on August 26. The Dragon departed the station five weeks after delivering almost 5,00... Our liquid hydrogen test tank is featured on the latest edition of This Week @NASA: https://youtu.be/1MfFCxVpR3k
"26.08.2016 21:15:51" Timeline Photos Happy #NationalDogDay! This cute pup may not really be heading for deep space, but we are with NASA's Orion Spacecraft and NASA GO for Launch.
Learn more about SLS: http://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/files/SLS-Fact-Sheet_aug2014-finalv3.pdf
"26.08.2016 18:36:04" NASA's Kennedy Space Center The heat shield for the Orion spacecraft is headed for processing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center today after being unloaded from the air transport plane known as the Guppy. The heat shield will be attached to Orion during Exploration Mission 1, an
"26.08.2016 16:58:18" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Legendary NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson turns 98 today! In this video, actress Taraji P. Henson, who plays Johnson in the film "Hidden Figures," describes some key numbers in Johnson's life. https://youtu.be/ECHTuvrgFRg Happy birthday to an extraordinary woman!
"25.08.2016 19:16:33" NASA's Orion Spacecraft We're coming to you live today from an Orion water drop test at the Hydro Impact Basin at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Join host Eric Gillard, of NASA Langley, and guest Mark Baldwin, of Lockheed Martin, for this exciting milestone NASA's Orion Spacecraft's drop test live now -- watch:
"25.08.2016 17:42:55" NASA's Orion Spacecraft Join us on Facebook today at 3:10 p.m. EDT to see a live broadcast of the Orion water drop test! Watch the NASA's Orion Spacecraft water drop test LIVE!
"25.08.2016 16:22:48" Timeline Photos "It's extremely rewarding to know that the product of your work plays such a critical part on the journey to putting humans on Mars."
Read more from -- and about -- SLS core stage propulsion lead Jonathan Looser: http://go.nasa.gov/2bE4uLJ
"24.08.2016 17:45:07" Timeline Photos Join us on the journey to Mars: http://go.nasa.gov/1HNRiHA
"24.08.2016 16:35:41" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Congratulations to astronaut Jeff Williams, who passed astronaut Scott Kelly for the most cumulative days living and working in space by a NASA astronaut (520 days and counting). Williams is scheduled to land on Sept. 6, for a record total of 534 days in Congratulations to NASA astronaut Jeff Williams! #BreakingRecords
"24.08.2016 16:11:06" Timeline Photos In case you missed it -- the SLS RS-25 engine completed a successful, 420-second test Aug. 18 at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center. The development tests at Stennis are providing key data on engine performance. Future tests are scheduled for this fall
"24.08.2016 15:08:26" Timeline Photos Seasonal dark streaks on Mars that have become one of the hottest topics in interplanetary research don't hold much water, according to the latest findings from a NASA spacecraft orbiting Mars.
"23.08.2016 13:44:41" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We need your help! SXSW Space-related panels are up for voting! Check out our proposed panels: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/148931518759/vote-for-space-at-sxsw-2017
"22.08.2016 18:52:20" NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Join me on Mars amid the Murray Buttes. Use your mouse or phone to explore this 360-degree panorama.
More info: http://go.nasa.gov/2bzBb9e Take a tour of the Red Planet with NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover!
"22.08.2016 15:23:24" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post We enjoyed talking SLS and NASA's Journey to Mars at this weekend's Chicago Air & Water Show. And hey, there's NASA Astronaut Tim Kopra! #ChiAirandWater
"19.08.2016 21:14:30" Timeline Photos This guy knows rocket engines! Meet Aerojet Rocketdyne's Bill Davis: http://www.nasa.gov/exploration/systems/sls/faces-of-sls-Davis.html
#NASA #NASASLS #SLSFiredUp #JourneytoMars
"19.08.2016 18:11:12" NASA's Orion Spacecraft Thanks to all the NASA Social participants for a great #NASAMarsDay at Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, Louisiana.
"18.08.2016 23:00:25" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration LIVE NOW: Smoke and fire! Watch a 7.5-minute hot fire test of an RS-25 engine, four of which will power the core stage of our new Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and carry our Orion spacecraft to deep space destinations, including sending humans on a It's test success for the RS-25 engine at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center. #SLSFiredUp #NASAMarsDay
"18.08.2016 21:30:50" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Want to see some fire and smoke? Watch live coverage of our hot-fire engine test at 6 p.m. EDT! One of the four engines that will power our Space Launch System rocket and carry the Orion spacecraft to deep space destinations will experience launch
"18.08.2016 19:01:48" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration LIVE NOW: It's #NASAMarsDay, and we're at our Michoud Assembly Facility, showcasing work being done on the Space Launch System, our new rocket that will power us to the Red Planet.
"18.08.2016 16:30:00" Timeline Photos Welding work on massive SLS fuel tank hardware is NASA's Image of the Day: https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/iotd.html
#NASA #NASASLS #JourneytoMars #NASAMarsDay
"18.08.2016 15:44:27" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our #JourneyToMars is already in progress! Check out 4 things we're already doing to get to the Red Planet: http://go.nasa.gov/2bEhlwC #NASAMarsDay
"18.08.2016 13:51:34" NASA's Space Launch System's cover photo
"18.08.2016 13:51:34" NASA's Space Launch System's cover photo
"18.08.2016 13:47:32" Timeline Photos For bolder missions to deep space, we need a big, powerful rocket like SLS to take astronauts in the NASA's Orion Spacecraft to places we've never gone before. The core stage is a major part of that story, as it will house the fuel and avionics systems
"18.08.2016 13:22:16" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Join us live at 9:30 am ET for #NASAMarsDay as we discuss our #JourneytoMars. Learn what we're doing to send humans to the Red Planet and use #askNASA to ask your questions. Watch: http://go.nasa.gov/2btMEqU Happening in just a few minutes! #NASAMarsDay
"18.08.2016 00:00:05" Timeline Photos Join us for a Facebook Live Aug. 18 to learn more about what NASA is doing to send humans to Mars! Have questions? Use #askNASA.
#NASA #JourneytoMars #NASAMarsDay
"17.08.2016 21:14:35" Timeline Photos We are excited to welcome all our NASA Social participants for #JourneytoMars events at NASA Michoud Assembly Facility and NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center! #NASAMarsDay
"17.08.2016 19:00:16" Timeline Photos Here's a closer look at the next steps on NASA's #JourneytoMars: http://go.nasa.gov/2b1GLTx
"17.08.2016 16:42:36" media.giphy.com gph.is The SLS RS-25 engine will fire up for testing and air live at 6 p.m. ET Aug. 18 on NASA TV. Here's how it's a superhero in the rocket engine world: go.nasa.gov/1e8EKDQ
#NASA #NASASLS #JourneytoMars #NASAMarsDay
"17.08.2016 15:04:09" Timeline Photos Get a behind-the-scenes look at NASA's Journey to Mars starting at 8:30 a.m. CT Aug. 18. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2b0NfPQ
#NASA #NASAMarsDay #JourneytoMars #NASASLS
"16.08.2016 19:41:24" NASA GO for Launch Weighing between 300K and 325K pounds each, the new NASA's Space Launch System access platforms are pretty big...but you need big platforms to build BIG ROCKETS! The SLS will have a liftoff weight of approximately 5.5 million pounds! #progress
"16.08.2016 16:04:37" youtu.be Done in 60 seconds: See a Massive Rocket Fuel Tank Built in A Minute It took a lot longer than 60 seconds to weld the massive 130-foot rocket fuel tank. This time-lapse video shows the construction and rotation of the liquid h... Got a minute? Watch a massive NASA SLS qualification fuel tank being built in this 60-second time lapse: youtu.be/-IcPrSIjxnc #JourneytoMars
"15.08.2016 20:12:35" Timeline Photos It takes a big facility to build massive hardware for the world's most powerful rocket, SLS, and NASA's Orion Spacecraft. NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans is one of the largest manufacturing facilities in the world -- with space large enough
"15.08.2016 16:25:25" Timeline Photos For bold missions to deep space, like NASA's Journey to Mars, we need the biggest rocket stage ever built. That is the SLS core stage, and work is happening right now at NASA Michoud Assembly Facility on the "backbone" of the world's most powerful rocket.
"12.08.2016 20:46:35" Timeline Photos Here's a fun fact in honor of #WorldElephantDay. More on #NASASLS: http://go.nasa.gov/1RrjeHx
"12.08.2016 15:44:56" media.giphy.com gph.is When the SLS booster fired up for testing June 28, another major test was happening at the same time for NASA's new High Dynamic Range Stereo X (HiDyRS-X) project. The HiDyRS-X is a revolutionary high-speed, high dynamic range camera that filmed the test,
"11.08.2016 18:32:22" Timeline Photos For two heart-pumping minutes, the NASA SLS booster demonstrated its power and operated as planned at nearly 6,000 degrees Fahrenheit during a successful qualification test June 28 at Orbital ATK.
The smoke has well cleared from that test, but critical
"10.08.2016 15:13:21" Timeline Photos NASA has selected six U.S. companies to help advance the #JourneytoMars by developing ground prototypes and concepts for deep space habitats: http://go.nasa.gov/2aMj685
"10.08.2016 14:33:56" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Astronauts Barry "Butch” Wilmore, Victor Glover, Don Pettit and Stephanie Wilson soar above Test Stand 4693 in #NASA T-38 jets on Aug. 9, 2016 before landing at the Huntsville International Airport for meetings at #NASAMarshall.
Wilmore serves as the
"08.08.2016 20:39:52" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Are you big on social media? Do you want to experience the launch of our first asteroid sample return mission? Register to attend our NASA Social on Sept. 7-8 for the OSIRIS-REx launch here: go.nasa.gov/2b8Xzt1
"06.08.2016 00:30:01" Timeline Photos Good luck to all the #Rio2016 #Olympians on the journey to gold! More on NASA's Journey to Mars: http://go.nasa.gov/2azexht
"05.08.2016 21:02:02" Timeline Photos Welding complete on SLS tank hardware, RS-25 engine testing and more in the latest edition of SLS Highlights: http://go.nasa.gov/2aXfL9V
"05.08.2016 19:06:07" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration It's been four years since our Curiosity rover landed on the Red Planet. Take a look at the discoveries so far and what's to come in the future: https://youtu.be/E6t1kxX-EpI Happy anniversary to NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover!
"05.08.2016 15:39:17" Timeline Photos A 100-pound liquid oxygen/liquid methane engine fires up after NASA's Glenn Research Center Altitude Combustion Stand (ACS) was reactivated recently. This facility is designed to test rocket engines and engine components at up to two thousand pounds of
"04.08.2016 18:19:18" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Drive across the Martian terrain in a new social media game, Mars Rover! In celebration of our Mars Curiosity Rover's fourth anniversary (in Earth years) since landing on Mars, we've released a free app that allows you to trek across Mars. Download and
"03.08.2016 18:08:39" NASA's Orion Spacecraft Astronauts Stephanie Wilson, Karen Nyberg and Rick Mastracchio check out Orion's docking hatch.
"02.08.2016 17:02:22" media.giphy.com gph.is From road to rail, work happening across the country for NASA SLS will lead to one destination -- the launch pad: http://go.nasa.gov/2apMJw0
"01.08.2016 20:29:50" NASA NEEMO When exploring Mars, astronauts will be collecting soil samples for scientific analysis. The NEEMO 21 aquanauts are evaluating sampling procedures, tools and techniques, contamination mitigation strategies, as well as storage and transport of science An underwater steppingstone on the journey to Mars ...
"01.08.2016 17:03:39" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We closely monitors astronaut health during missions and throughout their lifetime. These medical monitoring programs, as well as prospective studies and medical research, help understand potential health risks related to long duration spaceflight,
"31.07.2016 15:00:00" Timeline Photos New findings using data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show that gullies on modern Mars are likely not being formed by flowing liquid water. This new evidence will allow researchers to further narrow theories about how Martian gullies form, and
"30.07.2016 19:00:00" Timeline Photos A crucial part of preparing NASA's Orion Spacecraft for flight is now underway. Technicians recently began the process of bonding thermal protection system (TPS) tiles to panels that will be installed on Orion.
"30.07.2016 15:00:00" youtube.com Extreme Underwater Mission on This Week @NASA – July 29, 2016 The 21st NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations got underway July 21 in the Florida Keys. NASA astronauts Reid Wiseman and Megan McArthur are part of th... SLS work platforms reach the halfway point NASA's Kennedy Space Center, asteroid mission technology and more are featured in the latest edition of "This Week at NASA." Watch: https://youtu.be/NYod7EUKKss
"29.07.2016 22:13:31" youtube.com NASA Marches on with Test of RS-25 Engine for New Space Launch System NASA engineers conducted a successful developmental test of RS-25 rocket engine No. 0528 July 29, 2016, to collect critical performance data for the most pow... Feel the power! Watch today's successful RS-25 engine test at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center: http://go.nasa.gov/2aDmyoS #JourneytoMars
"29.07.2016 21:19:28" Timeline Photos SLS fired up! The RS-25 engine completed a successful, 650-second test today at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center. Four RS-25 engines, along with two, five-segment solid rocket boosters, will power the SLS on missions to deep space, including the
"29.07.2016 17:30:00" Timeline Photos Cheryl Harrell, newly appointed manager of the Program Planning and Control Office within the Space Launch System Program Office, was the first person in her family to graduate college. Today, she brings a passion for NASA and 28 years of experience to
"29.07.2016 16:30:00" Timeline Photos NASA's Space Launch System will be driven by RS-25 engines that combine proven performance with advanced engineering and technology. Four RS-25 engines will fire simultaneously to provide 2 million pounds of thrust and operate in conjunction with two,
"29.07.2016 15:53:14" NASA's Kennedy Space Center Meet Joy Mosdell with Millennium Engineering and Integration for NASA GO for Launch. http://go.nasa.gov/2aA0s5x We thank and appreciate all the talented people, like Joy, who are working towards the future of human spaceflight with SLS, NASA's Orion Spacecraft and NASA GO for Launch. #JourneytoMars
"28.07.2016 18:00:03" Timeline Photos Progress is "stacking" up on test hardware for the upper part of NASA's Space Launch System, including the completed launch vehicle stage adapter (LVSA). The LVSA will connect two major sections of the upper part of the SLS rocket -- the core stage and
"28.07.2016 14:00:02" Timeline Photos There's unmatched power behind the propulsion for NASA's Space Launch System. Twin, five-segment solid rocket boosters, along with four RS-25 engines, will power the SLS and Orion spacecraft on deep space missions. The solid rocket boosters operate in
"27.07.2016 22:51:25" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Build it. Test it. Then, Fly it. We're prepping hardware, testing systems & readying to send humans on a #JourneytoMars: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/148060285174/build-it-test-it-then-fly-it Yes! Big progress is being made across the board for the first flight of SLS with NASA's Orion Spacecraft, and the #JourneytoMars.
"27.07.2016 22:47:00" NASA GO for Launch #GSDO is GO for progress towards launch!! #EM1 NASA's Space Launch System NASA's Orion Spacecraft NASA's Kennedy Space Center
"27.07.2016 20:13:48" NASA's Orion Spacecraft As the world's first interplanetary spacecraft for human exploration of our solar system, our precious cargo IS the crew. That's why NASA scientists and engineers are conducting significant research and development studies on how to safely sustain
"27.07.2016 18:32:02" Timeline Photos At NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, massive welding tools and a talented crew are building the core stage of the world's most powerful rocket, NASA's Space Launch System.
The core stage is the structural backbone of SLS and will tower more
"27.07.2016 17:27:20" Timeline Photos Don't miss your chance to see the progress being made on sending humans to Mars! Registration closes at 5 p.m. EDT July 28 for the #JourneytoMars NASA Social at NASA Michoud Assembly Facility and NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center.
Here's how to apply:
"26.07.2016 22:16:52" NASA GO for Launch Inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, five levels of work platforms for NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket are in view in High Bay 3. The second half of the F-level work platforms, F north, is in view above
"25.07.2016 20:16:53" Timeline Photos OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission will launch September 2016 and travel to a near-Earth asteroid known as Bennu to harvest a sample of surface material and return it to Earth for study: http://go.nasa.gov/2a58VLJ
"22.07.2016 19:21:49" International Space Station It's in our evolutionary creed that we have a manifest destiny to go into space and to find new worlds to live in. Star Trek allowed us to imagine what could be, if we dared to boldly go where no one had gone before. The space station is helping us make
"22.07.2016 15:30:43" Timeline Photos See and feel the power of a RS-25 engine test, AND get a behind-the-scenes look at progress on SLS, NASA's Orion Spacecraft and ground systems at NASA's Kennedy Space Center! Apply now for our #JourneytoMars NASA Social: go.nasa.gov/29M1Q5w
"22.07.2016 01:24:58" NASA's Space Launch System A qualification test article for the SLS liquid hydrogen tank is lifted off the Vertical Assembly Center after final welding at NASA Michoud Assembly Facility. This giant tank isn't destined for space, but it will play a critical role in ensuring the
"21.07.2016 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Target practice...on Mars! NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is now selecting rock targets for its laser spectrometer -- the first time autonomous target selection is available for an instrument of this kind on any robotic planetary mission:
"21.07.2016 20:00:00" Timeline Photos How do you learn how to build stronger, lighter rockets and spacecraft structures? Sometimes, it requires making it then breaking it: http://go.nasa.gov/29OIBrQ
"21.07.2016 18:20:01" Timeline Photos A new, algorithm-based software tool designed to help NASA choose the most efficient systems for a manned journey to Mars may also have benefits to making homes more energy efficient.
Details: http://go.nasa.gov/29OHqbK #JourneytoMars
"21.07.2016 14:33:57" NASA's Kennedy Space Center Installation of new work platforms for NASA's Space Launch System rocket and the journey to Mars reached the halfway point this week inside the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at the agency's Kennedy Space Center. Learn more here: Halfway there! #JourneytoMars
"20.07.2016 21:30:00" Timeline Photos We're taking the next steps for NASA's next giant leap of putting humans on Mars: http://www.nasa.gov/specials/next-giant-leap/ #JourneytoMars
"20.07.2016 20:17:40" Timeline Photos NASA is joining with Baylor College of Medicine in Houston to operate a new institute charged with researching and developing innovative approaches to reduce risks to humans on long-duration exploration missions, including NASA's Journey to Mars.
"20.07.2016 19:14:40" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration On this day 40 years ago, our Viking 1 lander touched down on the surface of Mars - the first successful landing on the Red Planet, paving the way for future missions. The Viking 1 and 2 missions to Mars , each consisting of an orbiter and a lander,
"20.07.2016 16:12:29" Timeline Photos Get a behind-the-scenes look at progress being made on NASA's #JourneytoMars by applying now for a NASA Social at NASA Michoud Assembly Facility and NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center.
A maximum of 100 social media users will be selected to attend this
"19.07.2016 18:39:54" Timeline Photos A qualification test article for the SLS liquid hydrogen tank is lifted off the Vertical Assembly Center after final welding at NASA Michoud Assembly Facility. This giant tank isn't destined for space, but it will play a critical role in ensuring the
"18.07.2016 21:14:27" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Discovery: Planet hunters confirm 100+ new worlds around distant stars, including one system with four possible rocky planets. Learn more from our Kepler telescope: http://go.nasa.gov/29JVPBV
"18.07.2016 18:30:00" Timeline Photos NASA has selected five U.S. aerospace companies to conduct concept studies for a potential future Mars orbiter mission: go.nasa.gov/29H8iuo
"18.07.2016 15:54:32" NASA's Orion Spacecraft Orion's ROCKY exercise device is a real knockout! http://www.nasa.gov/feature/exercise-device-for-orion-to-pack-powerful-punch Here's something to put a "punch" in your Monday from NASA's Orion Spacecraft.
"15.07.2016 17:04:07" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Get to know our next Mars rover!
Mission experts are showing you around the test-ready Mars Yard and the Mars 2020 rover drilling test bed at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. For more details, visit: http://mars.nasa.gov/mars2020 Learn more about the Mars 2020 rover on Facebook Live!
"14.07.2016 22:18:46" NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center Rain or shine... we're preparing to test @AerojetRdyne's RS-25 for @NASA_SLS. #SLSFiredUp Another RS-25 engine test series is about to begin! #SLSFiredUp
"14.07.2016 21:30:00" Timeline Photos NASA will host a Facebook Live event at 1 p.m. EDT July 15 to talk about the science and technology aboard NASA's next Mars rover, Mars 2020, and the significant step the agency is taking on its Journey to Mars -- proceeding with final design and
"14.07.2016 19:59:34" Timeline Photos Space Camp trainees watched an awesome display of pure propulsive power when the SLS booster fired up for a successful test June 28. And with that experience came a few lessons for the next generation about human spaceflight.
"13.07.2016 15:12:53" NASA's Orion Spacecraft An Orbital Maneuvering System engine is being vibration tested at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, before shipment to the agency's White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico, where it will be fired to qualify the engine for use on Orion's service
"12.07.2016 21:34:00" Timeline Photos Get up-to-date on all the latest SLS progress -- like our successful booster qualification test -- with the new edition of Highlights: http://go.nasa.gov/29vxRLa
#NASA #SLS #SLSFiredUp
"12.07.2016 19:45:10" Timeline Photos NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will launch in September and travel to the near-Earth asteroid Bennu to harvest a sample of surface material and return it to Earth for study. But before the science team selects a sample site, they can find out a bit about
"12.07.2016 17:30:00" Timeline Photos NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover is back to work after a short stint in safe standby mode. Details: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=6559
"12.07.2016 14:59:26" NASA GO for Launch In this view looking up from the floor of the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, four levels of new work platforms are now installed on the north and south sides of High Bay 3. The G-level work platforms were most Check out the work at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in support of SLS and NASA's Orion Spacecraft!
"08.07.2016 20:26:13" Timeline Photos We're nearing completion on a qualification fuel tank for the SLS rocket. Take a look: http://go.nasa.gov/29n6bvE #JourneytoMars
"08.07.2016 16:24:56" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Earth and Mars both have big sand dunes and small sand ripples, but on Mars, there's something in between that we don't have on Earth. Some of the wind-sculpted sand ripples on Mars are a type not seen on Earth, and their relationship to the thin Martian
"07.07.2016 19:48:33" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration LIFTOFF! NASA astronaut Kate Rubins and her two crewmates successfully launched at 9:36 p.m. EDT to the International Space Station. They are now successfully in orbit. All three will spend approximately four months on the orbital complex, returning to Congratulations to the crew!
"06.07.2016 17:00:00" Timeline Photos In case you missed it -- a new set of work platforms have been installed in the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
The work platforms are the fourth of 10 levels of work platforms that will surround and provide access to SLS and
"06.07.2016 14:59:46" Timeline Photos Reflecting sunlight may be the key to multiple challenges in working on the moon and traveling to the Red Planet. Two scientists are developing an innovative technology -- with that concept in mind -- that could provide big benefits for NASA's Journey to
"05.07.2016 21:17:31" Timeline Photos Need more fireworks? Earth Independence will be a reason to celebrate! The latest from Rocketology: go.nasa.gov/29hkgai
#NASA #SLS #JourneytoMars
"04.07.2016 13:28:47" Timeline Photos Happy #FourthofJuly!
"01.07.2016 15:41:51" blogs.nasa.gov SLS Avionics: The Brain Without a Body | Rocketology: NASA's Space Launch System SLS Avionics: The Brain Without a Body Posted on July 1, 2016 at 10:55 am by mburkey. By Martin Burkey If you compared NASA's powerful Space Launch System (SLS) rocket to a human body, the avionics and software would be the nervous system and brain that Check out the big brain on... #SLS, from inside our Integrated Avionics Test Facility.
"30.06.2016 18:40:14" nasa.gov Faces of SLS: Janica Cheney This rocket scientist is the conductor of one big orchestra for testing the boosters that will help NASA's Space Launch System hit the "high note" of deep space. Meet Janica Cheney, director of test and research operations at Orbital ATK. This rocket scientist is the conductor of one big orchestra for testing the boosters to help #SLS hit the "high notes" of deep space exploration.
Meet Janica Cheney, director of test and research operations at Orbital ATK.
"29.06.2016 18:13:10" youtube.com SLS Booster Test 360 View The second qualification test for the Space Launch System solid rocket booster was completed June 28, 2016 in Promontory, Utah at the Orbital ATK facilities.... Enjoy this 360 video of our #SLSFiredUp booster test.
"28.06.2016 16:15:22" nasa.gov NASA's Space Launch System Booster Passes Major Milestone A booster for the most powerful rocket in the world, NASA's Space Launch System (SLS), successfully fired up Tuesday for its second qualification ground test at Orbital ATK's test facilities in Promontory, Utah. This was the last full-scale test for the Today's successful booster test is a major milestone on the #JourneyToMars: https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasas-space-launch-system-booster-passes-major-milestone-on-journey-to-mars … #SLSFiredUp
"28.06.2016 15:51:01" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Fired up! Did you miss today's booster test for our Space Launch System, the world's most powerful rocket? Watch it now!
During the SLS flight the boosters will provide more than 75 percent of the thrust needed to escape the gravitational pull of the
"28.06.2016 15:14:05" Timeline Photos We have smoke and fire! #SLSFiredUp
"28.06.2016 14:56:40" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration LIVE NOW: Fire and smoke! Watch the test firing of a Space Launch System rocket booster for its final test that will help us launch astronauts on a Journey to Mars
"28.06.2016 14:17:40" Timeline Photos UPDATE: The SLS booster test is now set to fire up at 11:05 a.m. ET. Watch live at 10:30 a.m.: http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv
"28.06.2016 13:48:52" Timeline Photos HOLD: SLS rocket booster test delayed due to computer issues. New test time TBD. Watch http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv
"28.06.2016 12:44:16" Timeline Photos It's test day! The SLS solid rocket booster will fire up at 9:05 a.m. CT/10:05 a.m. ET for the final qualification test before the first flight of SLS and NASA's Orion Spacecraft in 2018.
Live coverage begins at 8:30 a.m. CT/9:30 ET on NASA TV and NASA
"27.06.2016 23:00:00" Timeline Photos Join us for a Facebook Live June 28 before we test fire the world's most powerful booster for SLS! #SLSFiredUp
"27.06.2016 20:25:34" youtube.com NASA SLS Booster (360 Video) Check out the world's most powerful booster for NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System, in 360! The booster, seen in the test house at Orbital ATK's test... Here's an interactive 360 video of a booster for the world's most powerful rocket, NASA's Space Launch System.
This booster, seen in the test house at Orbital ATKs test facilities in Promontory, Utah, will fire up for a major ground test TOMORROW --
"27.06.2016 19:34:30" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Watch our NASA Social event at 3:30 p.m. EDT today to preview tomorrow's booster test for the world's most powerful rocket, our NASA's Space Launch System. SLS will power our astronauts on a journey to Mars: http://go.nasa.gov/295xAkB Have a question? Use Live now! Submit your questions using #AskNASA.
"27.06.2016 17:26:45" Timeline Photos Today at 2:30 p.m. CDT, join our live #NASASocial broadcast!
We'll answer questions, LIVE, plus have appearances by special guests, astronauts and rocket scientists -- all before tomorrow's test firing of a booster for #SLS.
Use Twitter to ask your
"27.06.2016 16:29:31" Timeline Photos Former NASA Astronaut Don Thomas talks SLS and deep-space exploration with kids at the Boys & Girls Club of northern Utah. #SLSInspires
"27.06.2016 15:30:07" nasa.gov What is QM-2? Our qualification motor-2 infographic explains everything you need to know about the 5-segment solid rocket motor designed for the Space Launch System. Before we test fire a booster for the world's most powerful rocket, see what tomorrow's QM-2 event is all about.
"27.06.2016 14:30:00" Timeline Photos We are just one day away from our super-hot SLS booster ground test! Ahead of the hot fire, the booster was cooled to approximately 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Testing at the thermal extremes experienced by the booster on the launch pad is important to
"27.06.2016 13:45:44" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post It's a beautiful day in Utah for a NASA Social. Welcome to all our participants! #SLSFiredUp
"26.06.2016 20:30:00" Timeline Photos For two monumental minutes on June 28, the SLS solid rocket boosters — the largest ever built for flight — will fire up in an amazing display of power as engineers verify their designs in the last full-scale test before SLS's first flight in late 2018.
"26.06.2016 18:22:38" youtube.com Get Ready for the Final, Full-Scale SLS Booster Test The largest, most powerful rocket booster built for flight will fire up for a major ground test June 28 at Orbital ATK's test facilities in Promontory, Utah.... Two days. Get ready. #SLSFiredUp go.nasa.gov/28NYONq
"26.06.2016 13:03:01" NASA's Space Launch System Watch the SLS booster test firing live June 28 on NASA TV and Ustream!
More details here: http://go.nasa.gov/28Q3McN
#NASA #SLS #SLSFiredUp Watch on Tuesday and see the biggest, baddest boom and the last booster test before launch!
"25.06.2016 19:00:00" Timeline Photos Watch the SLS booster test firing live June 28 on NASA TV and Ustream!
More details here: http://go.nasa.gov/28Q3McN
#NASA #SLS #SLSFiredUp
"25.06.2016 15:00:00" youtube.com Final Countdown Begins for NASA SLS Booster Test On June 28, NASA and Orbital ATK will conduct the second qualification ground test of the five-segment rocket motor that will be used for initial thrust for ... We're in the final few days before our booster qualification test! Get #SLSFiredUp: http://go.nasa.gov/28Q2Jcw
And here's what you really need to know about the SLS boosters: http://go.nasa.gov/28JnJlo
"24.06.2016 14:00:00" Timeline Photos Join us for a SLS booster Reddit AMA at 1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET today! #SLSFiredUp
"23.06.2016 20:21:57" Timeline Photos NASA Television will air a NASA Social event that provides the latest updates and background on SLS and Exploration Mission-1 at 3:30 p.m. EDT Monday, June 27, and will air live coverage of the booster test June 28 beginning at 9:30 a.m. EDT.
"23.06.2016 18:32:35" Timeline Photos Have questions about the Space Launch System boosters or upcoming ground test at Orbital ATK? Join us June 24 for a Reddit AMA! #SLSFiredUp
"22.06.2016 21:52:59" Timeline Photos Scientists have discovered an unexpected mineral in a rock sample at Gale Crater on Mars, a finding that may alter our understanding of how the planet evolved. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/28O9n2Y
"22.06.2016 20:15:11" youtube.com Get Ready for the Final, Full-Scale SLS Booster Test The largest, most powerful rocket booster built for flight will fire up for a major ground test June 28 at Orbital ATK's test facilities in Promontory, Utah.... We're getting ready to roll back the test house and feel the rumble as we test our SLS booster next week!
Are you ready? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1vGQDDjud8 #SLSFiredUp
"22.06.2016 18:50:35" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post We're "tanking up" on progress for the SLS core stage at NASA Michoud Assembly Facility!
In the first photo, a qualification article for the SLS liquid hydrogen tank undergoes welding in the Vertical Assembly Center at Michoud. At the same time, a crew
"22.06.2016 16:25:10" media.giphy.com gph.is We have four cool facts for you about our June 28 SLS booster test! Check them out on NASA Tumblr: http://go.nasa.gov/28MPpkT #SLSFiredUp
"22.06.2016 15:46:21" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Apple TV? There's a NASA app for that. Our NASA app is now available on the fourth-generation #AppleTV. Learn more about our app and all the available devices: http://go.nasa.gov/28LygHL The NASA App is now available on #AppleTV!
"21.06.2016 17:50:09" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post The word "qualification" has become quite synonymous with testing and building the world's most powerful rocket, NASA's Space Launch System, which will make missions possible to an asteroid and the journey to Mars.
So, what does it mean for rocket parts
"20.06.2016 21:46:24" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post A key piece of hardware for NASA's SLS rocket completed a five-hour journey by barge June 19 along North Alabama's Tennessee River from United Launch Alliance in Decatur to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville.The transported hardware is a
"20.06.2016 20:03:15" media.giphy.com gph.is We're "rolling back" three cool facts about our upcoming booster ground test: http://go.nasa.gov/28JufUy #SLSFiredUp
"20.06.2016 17:57:00" Timeline Photos It's the first day of summer, and it's about to get even HOTTER in Utah as we test fire the world's largest rocket booster for SLS in just eight days!
Here's what you need to know about our boosters: go.nasa.gov/28JnJlo
#SLS #SLSFiredUp #NASA
"20.06.2016 14:47:16" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center The Interim Cryogenic Propulsion Stage test article for NASA's Space Launch System is seen here being lifted onto a transporter this morning at NASA Marshall. ICPS test article will be tested here later this year with other structural test articles.
"20.06.2016 13:26:45" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post The Interim Cryogenic Propulsion Stage test article from United Launch Alliance and The Boeing Company arrived at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center yesterday, and is being moved today. The ICPS test article will be tested with test articles of the
"18.06.2016 16:26:05" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post We are at NASA in the Park in downtown Huntsville sharing all the wonderful things about NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, home to #SLS. Come out and see us at the SLS tent and participate in fun activities for the entire family! #NASARSA2016
"17.06.2016 22:00:25" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post Former NASA Astronaut Don Thomas visited students today from the Tech Trek program and at a local Boys & Girls Club. These kids loved learning about NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration's #JourneytoMars!
"17.06.2016 18:00:00" nasa.gov Small Asteroid Is Earth's Constant Companion A small asteroid has been discovered in an orbit around the sun that keeps it as a constant companion of Earth, and it will remain so for centuries to come. Newly discovered asteroid is best example to date of a near-Earth companion: http://go.nasa.gov/266lVXw
"17.06.2016 14:00:00" Timeline Photos "Marathon Valley," slicing through a large crater's rim on Mars, has provided fruitful research targets for NASA's Opportunity rover since July 2015, but the rover may soon move on.
"16.06.2016 19:25:02" NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Looking back, looking forward. Drilling complete, I'm leaving Mars' Naukluft Plateau, and heading higher up Mount Sharp. More: http://go.nasa.gov/1UPba3F NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover is movin' on up!
"16.06.2016 18:31:15" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post Representatives from NASA and prime contractors for SLS and NASA's Orion Spacecraft -- Orbital ATK, Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Aerojet Rocketdyne -- are visting four suppliers this week in the Huntsville/Madison area of Alabama. Supplier visits recognize
"15.06.2016 20:42:02" NASA's Orion Spacecraft Congratulations to NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Orion Program Commendation winners Melinda McCord and Terry Abel! Thank you, Melinda McCord and Terry Abel, for your dedication to a new and exciting phase of human spaceflight!
"14.06.2016 21:52:16" Timeline Photos Cool #Mars posters available for download! Tell us which one is your favorite: http://go.nasa.gov/1Ps9ewm
"14.06.2016 21:18:19" NASA's Orion Spacecraft Orion Dives Deep for the Sake of Safety
"13.06.2016 19:30:00" Timeline Photos Completion of test hardware, CubeSats and more are featured in the latest edition of SLS Highlights. Check it out: http://go.nasa.gov/1OlqHM5
"13.06.2016 17:30:00" Timeline Photos This NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center engineer and first-time dad is helping build test and flight hardware for SLS, including the completed structural test article of the launch vehicle stage adapter. Meet Justin Littell: http://go.nasa.gov/1tmh9GI
"13.06.2016 15:10:46" Timeline Photos Complete! A structural test article of the SLS launch vehicle stage adapter (LVSA) has finished final manufacturing at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. The LVSA will connect two major sections of the upper part of the world's most powerful rocket --
"12.06.2016 15:00:00" youtube.com Cygnus Packed for Space Station Mission on This Week @NASA – June 10, 2016 On June 7 at Wallops Flight Facility, in Virginia, NASA and Orbital ATK hosted members of the media to see the Cygnus cargo spacecraft scheduled to fly the c... What's going on around NASA? Be sure to catch up on this week's agency news: https://youtu.be/p_snvjghMJg
"11.06.2016 14:30:00" Timeline Photos After decades of research to discern seasonal patterns in Martian dust storms from images showing the dust, the clearest pattern appears to be captured by measuring the temperature of the Red Planet's atmosphere. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1YfGcHg
"10.06.2016 21:33:13" NASA's Kennedy Space Center The first half of the D-level work platforms, D south, for the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket arrived at Kennedy. The platform was delivered to the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) staging area in the west parking lot. The Ground Systems Development and More progress to flight!
"09.06.2016 22:30:37" NASA Centennial Challenges Day 2 updates -- we have 1 unofficial (until judges confirm) team that has completed Level 1. More to come as we close out the day. Several teams have been up on the competition field and have come so close to a win. Many more to run in the final
"09.06.2016 21:42:48" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post The Old Farmer's Almanac is predicting a hotter-than-normal summer for Utah, but at Orbital ATK in Promontory, crews are bundling up to chill down the SLS booster before it gets super hot (think hot enough to boil steel!) for testing June 28. Why cool the
"08.06.2016 21:01:38" NASA Centennial Challenges Sample Return Robot 2016 has begun! Watch live all week approximately 9am-6pm EST at www.ustream.tv/channel/nasa-msfc.
19 teams are attempting to complete Level 1 objectives. More details at www.nasa.gov/robot. Watch live as teams compete for $1.5 million!
"07.06.2016 21:53:16" Timeline Photos It may be getting steamy in your part of the world as summer gets under way, but it's still late winter in the southern hemisphere of Mars. These dunes are just getting enough sunlight to start defrosting their seasonal cover of carbon dioxide.
"06.06.2016 21:04:04" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration From the weather on Mars to the dark side of Pluto, here are a few things to know about our solar system this week: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/145519842389/solar-system-things-to-know-this-week What's the weather on Mars? Check out the Tumblr post at the link --
"02.06.2016 20:34:53" youtube.com Preparing America for Deep Space Exploration Episode 13: Some Assembly Required NASA's Orion, Space Launch System (SLS) and Ground Systems Development & Operations Programs, which together are developing and building the spacecraft, rock... We're preparing for human missions to deep space! See the latest progress on SLS, NASA's Orion Spacecraft and Ground Systems at NASA GO for Launch: http://go.nasa.gov/1O6Q3gJ #JourneyToMars
"02.06.2016 18:44:57" Timeline Photos A false color composite image produced by an electron beam microscope at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center shows the crystal orientation of a portion of the thickness of a metal panel for the launch vehicle stage adapter, which connects the SLS core
"02.06.2016 15:20:20" Orbital ATK On June 28, NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration and Orbital ATK will conduct the second qualification ground test of the world's largest rocket motor: NASA's Space Launch System's five-segment rocket booster. The SLS heavy-lift rocket is This video gets us so pumped up for our booster test in a few weeks! Be sure to watch! #SLSFiredUp
"02.06.2016 14:00:00" Timeline Photos It's a good day to see rocket avionics with NASA's Orion Spacecraft! Learn more about what partner L-3 Cincinnati Electronics of Mason, Ohio, does for #SLS: http://go.nasa.gov/1Y3caGV
"01.06.2016 18:40:56" Timeline Photos Hello from Blue Ash, Ohio! We are visiting supplier Metalex Manufacturing Inc. and thanking employees for their support in building SLS and NASA's Orion Spacecraft for a new era of human space exploration. #JourneyToMars
"31.05.2016 19:32:24" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Coming to a post office near you…new stamps honoring our planetary discoveries! “Views of Our Planets” Forever stamps featuring iconic images of the planets in our solar system, as well as New “Pluto Explored” Forever stamps commemorating the July 2015 This gets our "stamp" of approval. ;)
"31.05.2016 15:17:04" youtube.com Scott Kelly Reflects on One Year Mission on This Week @NASA – May 27, 2016 During a televised presentation to NASA employees, on May 25 from NASA Headquarters, Deputy Administrator Dava Newman and retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly ... Happy Tuesday, friends! Catch up on all the latest agency news on "This Week @NASA": https://youtu.be/nqXQeBqJo_0
"29.05.2016 15:00:00" Timeline Photos Keep your eyes to the skies May 30 to witness an interplanetary "high five." #Mars
"28.05.2016 16:00:00" youtube.com Recipe for Power The largest, most powerful solid rocket boosters ever built will give the "lift" necessary to send astronauts to an asteroid and to Mars on NASA's new rocket... We are a month away from our second SLS booster ground test! How is a booster made? Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0BgLPq6PkE
"26.05.2016 20:25:49" Timeline Photos How will the 13 CubeSat "hitchhikers" -- including three announced today from international partners -- ride through the galaxy on the first flight of SLS? Find out in the latest post on our blog, Rocketology: http://go.nasa.gov/1sB5Zh4
"26.05.2016 18:43:33" Timeline Photos In addition to the 10 CubeSats announced earlier this year to ride on the first flight of SLS, NASA will be sending three from international partners. The small satellites will conduct experiments beyond low-Earth orbit. Details:
"25.05.2016 14:55:47" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration TODAY, veteran astronaut Scott Kelly will be answering questions about his #YearInSpace mission. Use #AskAstro to join the conversation starting at 4:30 p.m. EDT on Twitter.
"24.05.2016 18:51:18" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration From space to sea to scientists: More than one thousand tubes of blood, urine, and saliva made their way back to Earth from the International Space Station aboard the SpaceX-8 Dragon capsule, signaling an exciting next step for the scientists leading This data is crucial in helping NASA learn how to send humans safely to Mars and return them safely to Earth. #JourneyToMars
"23.05.2016 15:53:54" Timeline Photos Deadline is 5 p.m. EDT today to apply for the SLS booster test NASA Social in Utah: http://www.nasa.gov/social/qm2_social/
#SLS #SLSFiredUp #NASA
"22.05.2016 15:00:00" Timeline Photos There's just one more day to apply to be a part of the NASA Social at the June 28 SLS booster ground test. Don't miss it: http://www.nasa.gov/social/qm2_social #SLSFiredUp
Get cool booster facts here: http://go.nasa.gov/1IiQUkC
"21.05.2016 18:00:00" Timeline Photos A new NASA study modeling conditions in the ocean of Jupiter's moon Europa suggests that the necessary balance of chemical energy for life could exist there, even if the moon lacks volcanic hydrothermal activity.
More here: http://go.nasa.gov/1rZLFpK
"21.05.2016 14:00:00" youtube.com Space Station's 100,000th Orbit on This Week @NASA – May 20, 2016 On May 16, the International Space Station completed its 100,000th orbit of Earth since the launch of the first component on Nov. 20, 1998. In that time, the... The Humans to Mars Summit, NASA's Orion Spacecraft drop test and more are featured on the latest "This Week @NASA": https://youtu.be/mtehu3BEJfM
"20.05.2016 19:41:23" Timeline Photos Experience the most powerful rocket booster ever built! Apply now for our NASA Social at Orbital ATK's Utah test site. If selected, you will have the opportunity to see the SLS booster fire up for its final qualification test before flight.
"20.05.2016 18:00:00" Timeline Photos For #WorldMetrologyDay, see how the science of measurement is crucial to building and testing giant rockets, like SLS: http://go.nasa.gov/1Tv6JP1
"20.05.2016 16:42:48" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The Hubble Space Telescope takes a close-up of Mars ahead of the planet's opposition. That means that the sun and Mars will be on exact opposite sides of Earth on May 22. In this image, Mars is revealed as a dynamic seasonal planet with bright, frosty
"18.05.2016 19:49:31" NASA's Orion Spacecraft NASA Crash-Test Dummies Suit Up for Action
"18.05.2016 18:47:25" Timeline Photos Get fired up with us! Media and social media followers are invited to watch as NASA tests the largest, most powerful booster in the world for SLS on June 28 at Orbital ATK's test facility in Promontory, Utah. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1R92SBs
"16.05.2016 14:54:06" Timeline Photos Have you been to Huntsville, Alabama? Big things are happening in the "Rocket City" for SLS! Read about it in the latest "Rocketology" blog post: go.nasa.gov/1TENVZP
#NASA #SLS #JourneyToMars #Rocketology #RocketCity
"14.05.2016 15:00:00" youtube.com Mercury's Transit of the Sun on This Week @NASA – May 13, 2016 The planet Mercury's transit of the sun on May 9 provided an opportunity for sky-watchers throughout the U.S. to witness a rare celestial event that happens ... Need the NASA scoop on your Saturday? Check out the latest edition of "This Week @NASA": https://youtu.be/Y4SE6e74A8c
"13.05.2016 19:38:45" NASA's Orion Spacecraft Want to take a look inside Orion?
"13.05.2016 16:58:28" Timeline Photos Thirteen isn't an unlucky number for a fleet of science and technology CubeSats hitchin' a ride on #SLS: http://go.nasa.gov/1PwViEx #Fridaythe13th
"12.05.2016 21:40:16" NASA Student Launch Congratulations to the winners and everyone involved with #StudentLaunch.
1st place = Vanderbilt University
2nd place = River City Rocketry - University of Louisville
3rd place = Cornell University
View this entire web feature here: Congratulations to the winners!
"12.05.2016 18:58:55" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration After two Martian years, our Curiosity Mars rover is more than a geologist, scientist and explorer. It's a weather reporter, too! The rover has recorded environmental patters through two full cycles of Martian seasons, which helps distinguish seasonal
"11.05.2016 16:00:00" Timeline Photos Flight hardware is in production! Read about it -- and more -- in the latest #SLS Highlights: http://go.nasa.gov/1USPgkA
"11.05.2016 15:04:40" Timeline Photos Taking more steps towards flight! Engineers at NASA's Kennedy Space Center recently conducted a series of pressure tests on NASA's Orion Spacecraft pressure vessel. The tests confirmed that the weld points of the underlying structure will contain and
"10.05.2016 17:24:03" Timeline Photos NASA's Kepler mission has verified 1,284 new planets – the single largest finding of planets to date. “This announcement more than doubles the number of confirmed planets from Kepler,” said Ellen Stofan, chief scientist at NASA Headquarters in Washington.
"10.05.2016 15:46:06" Timeline Photos We don't know who will take those first steps on Martian soil, ushering in the age of humans as a multi-planetary species. But the next generation wants its shot at exploring the Red Planet: http://go.nasa.gov/1WOElZq #Rocketology
"09.05.2016 17:49:22" Orbital ATK We are currently preparing a static-fire test for the second of two Orbital ATK-developed booster qualification motors, QM-2, that will help launch NASA's Space Launch System in 2018. The SLS is an advanced launch vehicle designed for deep space We're getting #SLSFiredUp!
"06.05.2016 19:33:39" blogs.nasa.gov Next Generation Wants Its Mars Shot | Rocketology: NASA's Space Launch System Next Generation Wants Its Mars Shot Posted on May 6, 2016 at 2:08 pm by baperry3. By Beverly Perry We don't know who will take those first steps on Martian soil, ushering in the age of humans as a multi-planetary species. But we do already know a couple As NASA Student Launch and Orbital ATK get ready to announce the 2016 #StudentLaunch winners in the days to come, we take a moment to reflect on the importance and meaningful impact of inspiring the next generation of explorers in this week's #Rocketology
"06.05.2016 18:52:42" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center From events with students and lawmakers during #NASA Day in #BatonRouge, to meeting President Obama at The White House and telling stories under the stars at Burritt on the Mountain in Huntsville, the #NASAMarshall team was out and about sharing the value Catch up on all the latest with our new #ICYMI feature.
"05.05.2016 19:55:47" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post Thanks to everyone who helped host another great #NASA Day in #BatonRouge! :-)
Our #NASAMarshall and NASA Michoud Assembly Facility team enjoyed meeting everyone at the state capitol and talking about all the hard work Louisianians are doing building
"05.05.2016 17:53:52" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Daisy Ridley (Rey) of #StarWars fame introduces us to Charlie Blackwell-Thompson, the launch director for NASA's Space Launch System and NASA's Orion Spacecraft.
"05.05.2016 15:40:18" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center #DYK in states all across the nation, over 800 #smallbusinesses are contributing to the development of NASA's Space Launch System -- our next deep-space exploration rocket?
"04.05.2016 17:21:30" Timeline Photos The force is strong with this one! #SLS #MayThe4thBeWithYou
"04.05.2016 15:06:18" Timeline Photos Getting humans to Mars and back will be one of the most difficult undertakings humanity has ever taken. But we are up to the challenge. Louisiana plays a critical part and has made human space exploration possible since the beginning of the space
"04.05.2016 14:38:18" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Explore worlds that'll make you believe that Star Wars is real. First up, Hoth! Or should we say OGLE-2005-BLG-390. Explore: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/143840915714/worlds-that-will-make-you-believe-star-wars-is #MayThe4thBeWithYou
"03.05.2016 20:41:01" Timeline Photos How would you like to switch on the sun? Teams at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center are doing that with a ground simulator called the High Intensity Solar Environment Test system, or HISET. The HISET chamber is the only place on Earth where spacecraft
"02.05.2016 15:40:09" NASA GO for Launch At NASA's Kennedy Space Center our construction workers use BIG tools to accomplish BIG jobs! #VAB NASA's Space Launch System #platform installation! #journeytoMarsbeginshere
Allen List, an iron and rig foreman with S&R Enterprises of Harrisburg,
"29.04.2016 17:11:33" NASA's Orion Spacecraft Meet musician and acoustic engineer Aron Hozman. Aron is part of the team at NASA Glenn's Plum Brook Station in Ohio that gives Orion a thorough sound check. He is in charge of blasting Orion with more than 140 dB of sound, louder than an AC/DC concert,
"29.04.2016 15:08:53" media.giphy.com gph.is In case you missed it -- The second SLS booster qualification ground test is set for June 28: http://go.nasa.gov/26ytlnp
Watch our first successful booster qualification test: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jATkV8HE2sQ
#SLS #SLSFiredUp #NASA
"28.04.2016 22:05:29" Time to get SLS fired up...again! The date for our second SLS booster qualification ground test will be: http://go.nasa.gov/26ytlnp #JourneyToMars
"28.04.2016 17:50:47" NASA GO for Launch A heavy load transport truck arrives at the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying the first half of the E-level work platforms, E South, for the agency's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket. The platform will be Go over and give our friends at NASA Go for Launch a "like" to follow along with progress on the ground systems development for SLS and NASA's Orion Spacecraft!
"27.04.2016 20:26:03" NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Fury Road: See the rugged Martian plateau I just crossed. Move around this video for a 360-degree view. Mission update: http://go.nasa.gov/1pGew0i
The scene is presented with a color adjustment that approximates white balancing, to resemble how the rocks
"27.04.2016 19:31:06" Timeline Photos We're going straight to the "heart" of 3-D printed engine testing with this cool new infographic! Check it out: http://go.nasa.gov/1SKHc2U #JourneyToMars
"26.04.2016 19:41:14" NASA's Orion Spacecraft The Orion crew module for Exploration Mission-1 is moved to a test stand for pressure testing in the Neil Armstrong Operations & Checkout Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
"26.04.2016 19:10:20" NASA GO for Launch At T-0, the #PadB #flametrench will see 8.8 million pounds of #thrust from the NASA's Space Launch System! Ground Systems Development and Operations is hard at work upgrading the #flametrench with new brick to protect the pad during liftoff!
"26.04.2016 17:26:26" Timeline Photos NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Deputy Director Jody Singer likes to make things move. Fast.
At 9 she was galloping horses. Later came cars and rockets, including SLS -- the latest chapter of Marshall's efforts to launch human explorers to space.
"26.04.2016 15:31:26" NASA GO for Launch Who likes flight hardware? One of the Orbital ATK #solidrocketbooster aft skirts that NASA's Space Launch System will use for #ExplorationMission1 is on its way to Hanger AF to be stripped and painted! More flight hardware for the #SLS boosters!
"25.04.2016 19:00:00" Timeline Photos NASA is seeking industry ideas for an advanced Mars satellite: http://go.nasa.gov/1NLPSBx #JourneyToMars
"25.04.2016 15:02:37" NASA's Orion Spacecraft Technicians at the Operations and Checkout building at Kennedy Space Center prepare Orion for the proof pressure test. The test incrementally pressurizes the spacecraft with breathing air and is designed to demonstrate weld strength capability and And more NASA's Orion Spacecraft progress! #JourneyToMars
"25.04.2016 15:01:48" NASA's Orion Spacecraft Today the first flight module of Orion's European Service Module was delivered by Thales Alenia Space to the Airbus Defence and Space site in Bremen, Germany for integration and testing.
"25.04.2016 14:13:35" NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center Over the past 50 years, Stennis has established itself as America's premier rocket engine test facility. Find out more: http://go.nasa.gov/1MNKXoW Happy golden anniversary to NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center -- home to testing the RS-25 engine for SLS! #JourneyToMars
"24.04.2016 15:00:01" youtube.com No Small Steps Episode 3: Rocket Fuel The third installment of this video series takes a look at the basics of the monumental energy that makes NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket go up. The ... Have you seen the latest video in the "No Small Steps" series on SLS? Episode 3 takes a look at the basics of the monumental energy that makes SLS go up (way up!) Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJXQQv9UZNg
"23.04.2016 14:00:01" youtube.com Managing Unmanned Aircraft Traffic on This Week @NASA – April 22, 2016 An April 19 event at NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, California, showcased the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) prototype the... The first major piece of core stage flight hardware and progress on the new SLS test stands at Marshall Space Flight Center are featured in the latest edition of "This Week @NASA": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsw5LtP2wKM
"22.04.2016 20:21:54" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post That's flight hardware! The SLS booster aft segment has been cast at prime contractor Orbital ATK. The hardware will eventually be integrated with four other segments to make up one of the two, five-segment solid rocket boosters for the first flight of
"22.04.2016 18:03:28" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration It's Earth Day, and what better way to celebrate than to show you a glimpse of our various efforts to protect and understand our home planet #24Seven. Check it out: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/143215583074/happy-earth-day
"22.04.2016 16:31:28" Timeline Photos Happy Earth Day, friends! NASA is working hard to make environmentally friendly improvements to SLS, including new, "greener" insulation materials for the core stage and boosters.
Learn more facts about our rocket:
"22.04.2016 16:03:40" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We're looking for industry ideas for a future Mars communications orbiter for potential launch in the 2020s. The satellite would provide advanced communications and imaging, as well as robotic science exploration. Want to help us on our #JourneyToMars?
"21.04.2016 20:30:00" Timeline Photos NASA has tested a 3-D printed rocket engine turbopump with liquid methane – an ideal propellant for engines needed to power many types of spacecraft for NASA's journey to Mars.
More here: go.nasa.gov/26hhnOR
"21.04.2016 18:51:36" Timeline Photos Be sure to check out the second in a two-part series on the chemical reactions at the heart of rocket propulsion: http://go.nasa.gov/1TltEuz #Rocketology
"20.04.2016 18:56:14" NASA's Kennedy Space Center What's in your toolbox? Custom tools are required to install the large work platforms in the Vehicle Assembly Building High Bay 3 at Kennedy.
"20.04.2016 16:37:49" Timeline Photos In case you missed it...SLS has chemistry -- and lots of it!
Read the first of a two-part series on the topic in our blog, Rocketology: go.nasa.gov/23BKcXq
"20.04.2016 15:02:32" Virtuality This real life 'Magic School Bus' can drive you across the surface of Mars—in virtual reality. This is so cool!
"19.04.2016 21:30:00" Timeline Photos NASA is working to improve solar electric propulsion, which is needed to enable deep space exploration missions -- including future human expeditions to Mars.
"19.04.2016 20:12:26" Timeline Photos The aft exit cone for a full-scale test version of the SLS booster is installed at Orbital ATK's facilities in Promontory, Utah. This is the last step in assembly before the second SLS booster qualification ground test this summer.
Not familiar with
"18.04.2016 14:27:43" Timeline Photos It's getting even more real, baby! The first major flight component for the SLS core stage has finished welding at Michoud: http://go.nasa.gov/1YCXrQM #JourneyToMars
"16.04.2016 15:58:27" NASA Student Launch Live at 11am today from Bragg Farms on the NASA Centennial Challenges Facebook we talk to teams participating in #StudentLaunch and #MAVPrize! Don't miss it!!
"16.04.2016 15:14:35" Timeline Photos NASA Student Launch kicked off this morning from Bragg Farms in Toney, Ala. Seen here is the University of South Florida team as they prepare to launch their rocket. Watch live on the NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Ustream at
"15.04.2016 19:06:57" NASA Student Launch Get ready.
We're launching rockets all day, Saturday, April 16!
Plus, we'll stream it live.
7:30 a.m. to near 3 p.m. or until the last rocket flies at #StudentLaunch.
Is your alma mater competing? Follow along.
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nasa-msfc Student Launch and the MAV Challenge provide real-world experiences outside of the classroom in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math. Throughout these authentic projects, students improve their interpersonal skills and learn to