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"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 13:47:32" 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
"15.04.2016 17:29:33" Timeline Photos SLS is inspiring kids and adults alike at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C.! Around the area? Come see the NASA exhibit at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center through Sunday, April 17. The event is free and open to the
"15.04.2016 15:20:39" media.giphy.com gph.is How is chemistry at the heart of making the world's most powerful rocket fly to deep space? Find out in the latest post on our blog, Rocketology: http://go.nasa.gov/23BKcXq
#NASA #SLS #Chemistry #Rocketology #JourneyToMars
"13.04.2016 21:08:38" Timeline Photos Welding has begun at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center on the stage adapter that will connect NASA's Orion Spacecraft to the SLS for our 2018 mission. Yes, that's right -- flight hardware!
"13.04.2016 19:06:44" Timeline Photos Say what? NASA is turning the volume WAY up for an acoustic test on NASA's Orion Spacecraft ahead of our first flight together in 2018. Details here: http://go.nasa.gov/1qRXE8m #JourneyToMars
"13.04.2016 15:15:06" youtube.com Space Launch System Scale and Power (Animation) Animation depicting NASA's Space Launch System, the world's most powerful rocket for a new era of human exploration beyond Earth's orbit. With its unpreceden... All the hard work going on now for #SLS, NASA's Orion Spacecraft and ground systems at NASA's Kennedy Space Center is leading up to this beautiful moment. Worth the watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVzwf0nS-eE #JourneytoMars
"12.04.2016 22:34:22" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post We're already changing the Huntsville, Alabama, skyline with two massive new SLS test stands at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center.
And now, construction is underway at one of Marshall's facilities on two steel test structures that will have more SLS
"12.04.2016 18:23:25" On April 12, crews "topped out" the new, 215-foot SLS liquid hydrogen tank structural test stand at @[374623305761:274:NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center]. "Topping out" is a builders' rite when the last beam is placed at its highest point on a structure "Topping Out" SLS Liquid Hydrogen Test Stand On April 12, crews "topped out" the new, 215-foot SLS liquid hydrogen tank structural test stand at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. "Topping out" is a builders' rite when the last beam is placed at its highest point on a structure during
"11.04.2016 20:23:11" NASA Langley Research Center Engineers at NASA Langley kicked off a series of nine drop tests of an Orion test article enclosed with crash test dummies to understand what the spacecraft and astronauts may experience when splashing down in the Pacific Ocean after deep-space missions!
"11.04.2016 18:42:44" Timeline Photos One of our favorite pet photos of all time -- AstroPAWt Cabela Jane!
"11.04.2016 16:01:38" Timeline Photos We're excited to have Alton Brown at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center today! He is "eating up" the SLS! :) #EatYourScience #JourneyToMars
"11.04.2016 15:16:44" Timeline Photos There's a lot happening down by the bayou in New Orleans for SLS and NASA's Orion Spacecraft! Details in the latest issue of NASA Michoud Assembly Facility's newsletter, "Michoud Messenger": go.nasa.gov/20vew0H #JourneyToMars
"08.04.2016 17:49:06" youtube.com Building Up the Avionics System for SLS – in Just 60 Seconds This time-lapse video shows how a half-ring structure at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, is being built to test the avionics syst... How do we build up the facility that will test the SLS avionics system? Find out in just 60 seconds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lnmkx8zsgbo&feature=youtu.be
"08.04.2016 16:56:26" Timeline Photos The advanced avionics system for the world's most powerful rocket, the Space Launch System, is "getting in the ring" for the journey to Mars: http://go.nasa.gov/1RVtl74
#SLS #NASA #JourneyToMars
"08.04.2016 13:07:47" Timeline Photos NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge got started this morning at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center! Go over to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Facebook page at 10 a.m. CDT/11 a.m. EDT this morning as we talk to teams live and answer your questions!
"08.04.2016 13:07:32" NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge Good morning from the 2016 NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge! We are at the starting line about to watch the first team take off. You can join us live all day at http://m.ustream.tv/channel/nasa-msfc. Good luck! The race has officially begun! Tune in! #RoverChallenge
"07.04.2016 19:50:49" NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge It's here. NASA's #RoverChallenge Returns to #RocketCity April 8-9.
Open to the public, come join fun during our 2-days of live rover racing at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. This is one of the most fun and exciting NASA events every year! Be sure to tune in on Ustream if you can't make it in person! Details at the link.
"07.04.2016 19:49:19" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration #OTD 15 years ago, we launched 2001 Mars Odyssey, which revived a stymied program of exploring the Red Planet after back-to-back failures of two Mars missions launched in 1999 had prompted an overhaul of our Mars plans. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1UZ51aS
"06.04.2016 17:55:44" We are visiting schools and taking part in Mississippi State University's Engineering Week -- talking with students and faculty about SLS, the importance of technical careers, and NASA's goals and missions, including the journey to Mars.
In the area? NASA Visits Mississippi We are visiting schools and taking part in Mississippi State University's Engineering Week -- talking with students and faculty about SLS, the importance of technical careers, and NASA's goals and missions, including the journey to Mars.
In the area?
"06.04.2016 16:22:54" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We're nominated for #Webby awards for three web sites and our social media presence! Vote for us: http://go.nasa.gov/1RMpcm3
"05.04.2016 19:02:10" Timeline Photos We're going back to school for Engineering Week at Mississippi State University! Several NASA engineers, who also are MSU alums, will host an open discussion on SLS and the journey to Mars on April 6. The event is free and open to the public. If you're in
"05.04.2016 16:45:19" Timeline Photos We're talking progress on almost every element of our rocket in the latest edition of SLS Highlights: http://go.nasa.gov/229PlQG
"05.04.2016 13:30:01" Timeline Photos If you haven't read our latest #Rocketology blog post, we're revealing five secrets about the SLS RS-25 engine recently tested NASA Stennis Space Center: http://go.nasa.gov/1SCdAEo
"04.04.2016 19:57:38" media.giphy.com gph.is #ICYMI Welding has been completed on the SLS liquid oxygen tank confidence article at NASA Michoud Assembly Facility. Watch: go.nasa.gov/1V4WdQa
More info here: http://go.nasa.gov/1SMs1FS
"01.04.2016 22:30:00" Timeline Photos What a daredevil! Opportunity is taking on the steepest slope ever tackled by any Mars rover: http://go.nasa.gov/1RCTTd8
"01.04.2016 21:33:09" Timeline Photos Last stop on our California supplier visits is to Aero Pacific Corp! #JourneyToMars
"01.04.2016 20:36:45" NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Piloting a spaceship at 25,000 mph? That controller used to maneuver it better fit like a glove! At NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, engineer Heather Paul and astronaut Chris Cassidy put on spacesuits to test out the next generation controller for
"01.04.2016 19:57:29" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post SLS and NASA’s Orion Spacecraft touring AMRO Fabricating Corporation and meeting employees who are helping build vehicles for the next generation of human spaceflight.
AMRO also received a well-deserved Spaceflight Awareness Supplier Award in
"01.04.2016 16:00:00" Timeline Photos This morning, we're at AMRO Fabricating Corporation, where panels are being made for the #SLS core stage and NASA’s Orion Spacecraft's primary structure: http://go.nasa.gov/1PqiALM #JourneyToMars
"01.04.2016 15:54:01" Timeline Photos Teams are suiting up to ensure astronauts who ride to space in NASA’s Orion Spacecraft can appropriately interact with the control system while in their gear: http://go.nasa.gov/1VYoxDj #JourneyToMars
"31.03.2016 22:08:40" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post Would you like to meet someone who has flown in space? These employees at Esterline Engineered Materials and Votaw Precision Technologies, Inc., had that opportunity today during visits with NASA Astronaut Doug Wheelock, who thanked them for their hard
"31.03.2016 20:34:08" NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Morrell’s Electro Plating, in Compton, California, keep’s our next gen spacecraft looking good with etch, dye and paint techniques for Orion and SLS. And at Morrell's Electro Plating in Compton, California, NASA’s Orion Spacecraft is getting a first-hand look at etch, dye and paint techniques for SLS and Orion.
"31.03.2016 20:30:00" Timeline Photos Hello from Santa Fe Springs, California! We are visiting Votaw Precision Technologies, Inc. -- a longtime NASA supplier putting the precision into machining parts for SLS and NASA’s Orion Spacecraft: http://go.nasa.gov/1q6uMZH
"31.03.2016 19:23:38" Timeline Photos We're revealing five "secrets" about the SLS RS-25 flight engine that was tested earlier this month at NASA Stennis Space Center.
Find out what they are in the latest post on our blog, Rocketology: http://go.nasa.gov/1SCdAEo
"31.03.2016 18:59:55" Timeline Photos SLS is proud to be a part of the National Science Teachers Association's annual meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. Technical disciplines, like science, are crucial to furthering NASA's missions and building the world's most powerful rocket, the SLS.
"31.03.2016 18:24:20" NASA’s Orion Spacecraft NASA Astronaut Rick Mastracchio and Avatar CEO Denny Nguyen talk with Orange County, California students about work on Orion! We love to see the next generation excited about NASA!
"31.03.2016 18:21:57" NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Good morning Torrance, California! Who makes our parachutes better? Roberts Research Lab! http://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/orion_parachutes.pdf
"31.03.2016 15:30:01" Timeline Photos We are in Brea, California, this morning visiting Esterline Engineered Materials -- a valued supplier for the SLS boosters: http://go.nasa.gov/1O00NXY #JourneyToMars
"30.03.2016 20:21:57" NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Today we’re at San Diego composites, which makes parts for Orion’s launch abort system that protects astronauts on their way to space. http://go.nasa.gov/1M5QfLN
"30.03.2016 19:31:30" Bagley College of Engineering E-Week is almost here!
Don't miss the NASA's Space Launch System discussion panel, featuring four MSU alumni from NASA's Marshall Space Center.
#BagleyEWeek #WeRingTrue We look forward to being a part of this event!
"30.03.2016 13:48:30" Timeline Photos NASA recently wrapped up a comprehensive and successful review of plans for the facilities and ground support systems that will process the SLS rocket and NASA’s Orion Spacecraft at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
“NASA is developing and modernizing the
"29.03.2016 21:14:22" Timeline Photos If NASA is going to send astronauts on years-long missions, the agency will need new and better tools to monitor whether the men and women are healthy along the way. One company has developed a tool that could make comprehensive diagnostics at long
"29.03.2016 21:09:42" NASA's Kennedy Space Center NASA’s crawler-transporter 2 (CT-2) began its trek March 22 from the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) to Launch Pad 39B at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to test recently completed upgrades and modifications to support NASA’s journey to Mars.
"29.03.2016 14:42:41" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our Space Launch System (SLS) rocket will be the most powerful in the world and is the vehicle that will launch humans beyond low-Earth orbit on our #JourneyToMars. Pathfinders, or test versions of solid rocket booster segments, will be used to pave the
"28.03.2016 13:44:49" blogs.nasa.gov Time Flies: Next-Generation Rocket Is the Work of Generations | Rocketology: NASA’s Space Launch... Time Flies: Next-Generation Rocket Is the Work of Generations Posted on March 25, 2016 at 11:28 am by dhitt. This week’s Rocketology post is by the newest member of the SLS communications team, Beverly Perry. When NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) first
"25.03.2016 18:49:06" Timeline Photos We've got more great photos of progress happening at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in the building of the core stage of SLS. Check out our Flickr album - http://go.nasa.gov/22AtgAj.
"25.03.2016 15:40:34" Bagley College of Engineering Bulldogs, mark your calendars! We are excited to welcome visitors from NASA's Marshall Space Center in Huntsville to campus on April 6th. Be sure to attend the discussion panel with NASA engineers Gene Goldman, D.K. Hall, and Matt Ramsey.
Stay tuned for SLS representatives will be at Mississippi State University on April 6th to give the latest updates on the rocket. See below for more information!
"24.03.2016 17:03:52" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Mars is the fourth planet from the sun, but here are a few fun facts about the Red Planet that you might not know: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/141602045589/fun-facts-about-mars
"24.03.2016 14:09:30" Timeline Photos Precision Meets Progress in Welding on #SLS Liquid Oxygen Tank Hardware:
Learn more here: http://go.nasa.gov/1XPRdN0
"23.03.2016 23:31:55" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Auroras, on Jupiter! Solar storms are triggering X-ray auroras that are about eight times brighter than normal over a large area of the planet. These images show X-ray data from our Chandra X-ray Observatory in purple, overlaid on an optical image from
"23.03.2016 16:24:30" instagram.com NASA Exploration Systems on Instagram: “Look at the rocket room! The second half of a new work... “Look at the rocket room! The second half of a new work platform was lifted and installed this week in High Bay 3 inside the Vehicle Assembly Building…” Here's a bird's eye view of the outer mold line of the second half of a new work platform for the #SLS rocket. This pic is from high inside High Bay 3 of the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
The newly installed platform is the
"23.03.2016 15:41:35" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration How can astronauts stay fit on long-duration missions, like our #JourneyToMars? This mini exercise device flying on today’s 11:05 p.m. EDT #Cygnus cargo launch could be the key! Details:
"21.03.2016 20:26:36" media.giphy.com gph.is Want a detailed glimpse of the inside of the Red Planet? NASA has a new Mars gravity map for that: http://go.nasa.gov/1S1p2qv
"21.03.2016 16:01:10" OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission OSIRIS-REx took its first #selfie earlier this month. Using its NavCam instrument and a mirror positioned overhead in the thermal vacuum test chamber at Lockheed Martin, the spacecraft took an image of itself looking down from above.
"17.03.2016 18:45:09" Timeline Photos For #TBT and in honor of St. Patrick’s Day and the green hue on this picture, here’s a great shot of our scale model acoustic testing from 2014 that provides data on the acoustical energy that could be expected during launch conditions. This is a
"16.03.2016 17:59:34" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post NASA fans at South by Southwest getting to see the newest, next-generation spacesuit prototype, the Z-2. Details here: https://jscfeatures.jsc.nasa.gov/z2
#NASA #SLS #SXSW #NASASXSW #SXSW2016
"16.03.2016 15:14:21" www.austinchronicle.com SXSW Interactive: The Journey to Mars NASA lays out the steps before a trip to the red planet SLS, Orion and Ground Systems' Journey to Mars panel at South by Southwest is featured in the Austin Chronicle.
"15.03.2016 18:24:04" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post What's next for NASA? The journey to Mars with SLS, NASA’s Orion Spacecraft and Ground Systems at NASA's Kennedy Space Center! Our panel of experts are talking about it today at South by Southwest. You can find out more about it, too:
"15.03.2016 16:34:41" NASA’s Orion Spacecraft An international team of engineers deployed an Orion solar array wing at NASA Glenn’s Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio on Feb. 29. The deployment of the 24-foot wing qualification model was an important first step in verifying Orion’s power system for
"14.03.2016 20:55:52" Timeline Photos Happy π Day!
Pi is the ratio of circumference to diameter of a circle. Any time you want to find out the distance around a circle when you have the distance across it, you will need this formula.
NASA scientists use pi for calculations involving the
"13.03.2016 18:53:42" Timeline Photos NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir inspiring women with her story of living her dreams at the girls' lounge at South by Southwest.
If you are at SXSW, you can meet Jessica and astronaut Victor Glover on Monday and Tuesday at the NASA booth.
"13.03.2016 16:12:57" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post We're at South by Southwest talking SLS and NASA's journey to Mars. At SXSW? Stop by our booth, and tag us in your pictures!
You can learn more about the world's most powerful rocket here: www.nasa.gov/sls
#NASA #SLS #JourneytoMars #SXSW #SXSW2016
"11.03.2016 01:54:52" 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, ... Watch today's successful RS-25 flight engine test! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njb9Z2jX2fA&feature=player_embedded
"11.03.2016 00:46:27" Timeline Photos NASA successfully tested the first deep space RS-25 rocket engine for 500 seconds today at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center -- clearing a major milestone toward the next great era of space exploration on the journey to Mars.
"10.03.2016 22:57:52" Timeline Photos Here's the how and why we test the SLS RS-25 engine: http://go.nasa.gov/1LfhVhk #SLSFiredUp
"10.03.2016 22:39:06" Timeline Photos The flight RS-25 engine roars at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center! #SLSFiredUp
"10.03.2016 20:27:03" Timeline Photos Just like the secret to learning to cook food was mastering the creation of flames, creating fire is also the secret to leaving the planet. We just use a MUCH bigger fire.
Read the latest from Rocketology: http://go.nasa.gov/1LUQidl
"10.03.2016 19:45:00" Timeline Photos SLS is proud to be a part of today's NASA Day in Montgomery!
If you missed NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Director Todd May's op-ed on Alabama's important role in building SLS and furthering the agency's journey to Mars, you can read it here:
"10.03.2016 18:34:49" Timeline Photos We're #SLSFiredUp for today's RS-25 flight engine test at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center! Here's some more quick facts about this beast of a machine: http://go.nasa.gov/1Ra69Rl
#SLS #SLSFiredUp #Engines #NASA #JourneyToMars
"09.03.2016 21:45:00" Timeline Photos We talk CubeSats, State of NASA and more in the latest edition of SLS Highlights: http://go.nasa.gov/1p8Gdiz
"09.03.2016 20:30:01" Timeline Photos The second half of a new work platform was lifted and installed this week in High Bay 3 inside the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. The newly installed platform is the first of 10 new work platform levels that will provide
"09.03.2016 18:05:53" Timeline Photos Thursday will mark NASA Day at the Alabama State House in Montgomery to recognize the importance of the space agency and state’s enduring partnerships.
Read NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Director Todd May's op-ed on Alabama's crucial role in the
"09.03.2016 16:26:32" Timeline Photos NASA has announced the winners of two challenges to create new concepts for construction and human habitation on future space exploration missions, including the agency’s journey to Mars. Find out who takes the prize: http://go.nasa.gov/1TLw4FO
"08.03.2016 19:31:42" Timeline Photos On International Women's Day, we turn the spotlight on Orbital ATK's Alicia Carrillo, who is chief engineer for SLS booster integration and living her dream of working on rockets.
Read her story: http://go.nasa.gov/1UQqPDQ
"08.03.2016 18:18:36" nasa.gov NASA Prepares to Fly – First RS-25 Flight Engine Test Set for March It is business as usual as NASA engineers prepare for an upcoming RS-25 rocket engine test at Stennis Space Center. We're getting #SLSFiredUp for the first RS-25 flight engine test this week at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center!
“This is what the testing we do is all about – preparing engines to fly into space,” Stennis Space Center Director Rick Gilbrech said.
"08.03.2016 15:48:36" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post The fifth and final segment for a full-scale test version of the SLS booster has been delivered to Orbital ATK's test site. The aft -- or rear -- segment of the booster will be assembled with the other four segments, currently at the test stand, and
"07.03.2016 15:30:05" youtube.com The One-Year Crew returns on This Week @NASA – March 4, 2016 After spending nearly a year aboard the International Space Station -- conducting a host of biomedical and psychological research on the impacts of long-dura... Catch the latest edition of This Week @NASA for more on #YearInSpace and NASA’s Orion Spacecraft's solar array test: http://go.nasa.gov/1X6TaV5
"04.03.2016 22:53:32" Photos from NASA's Space Launch System's post Today, crews "topped out" Test Stand 4697, which is under construction to test the SLS liquid oxygen tank at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. "Topping out" is a builders' rite traditionally held when the last beam is placed on top of a structure
"03.03.2016 19:45:21" Timeline Photos NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly's year in space may be done, but many more Mars milestones are yet to come. The latest from Rocketology: go.nasa.gov/24E6fuP
#NASA #SLS #Rocketology #YearinSpace
"02.03.2016 21:47:32" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration During astronaut Scott Kelly’s #YearInSpace he got to rack up some pretty cool stats. Take a look at some of his awesome “firsts”: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/140337757279/scott-kelly-was-the-first-to
"02.03.2016 15:27:49" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Two thumbs up from NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly, seen resting in a chair outside of the spacecraft just minutes after he and Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Sergey Volkov of Roscosmos landed in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan Two thumbs up back at ya, NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly!
"02.03.2016 13:20:04" Timeline Photos Welcome back, NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly! Your #YearInSpace will pave the way for deep space missions on SLS and NASA’s Orion Spacecraft.
"02.03.2016 00:00:01" Timeline Photos How is NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly's home for the last year, the International Space Station, helping us on the journey to Mars? We have the top 10 answers for you: http://go.nasa.gov/1KSmsVU #YearinSpace
"01.03.2016 21:57:37" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Watch live as astronaut Scott Kelly returns home from his #YearInSpace mission today. Live coverage streaming online starts with farewell and hatch closure at 4:15 p.m. EST.
See full schedule & viewing details: http://go.nasa.gov/1T6vj9D
Watch live at: Watch live coverage of NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly's return from his #YearinSpace.
"01.03.2016 21:14:05" Timeline Photos Research being done on NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly during his year in space, like effects on the human body during long-duration missions, will help prepare us for the journey to Mars: http://go.nasa.gov/1QJAfL9 #YearinSpace
"01.03.2016 15:49:09" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Astronaut Scott Kelly returns today from his #YearInSpace mission aboard the International Space Station. What would you be most excited for when you returned home? If you spent a year in space, what would you be most excited for when you returned home? Our vote is seeing loves ones, but a hot shower might be a close second. :)
"01.03.2016 15:47:07" NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Rise and shine! My last sunrise from space then I gotta go! 1 of 5. Good morning from the International Space Station! #YearInSpace Today's the day! #YearinSpace
"29.02.2016 21:08:31" NASA's Glenn Research Center #NASA_Orion's solar array wing deployed successfully during testing at #NASAglenn's SPF today. #NASA, #esa and #Airbus are testing the solar array wing to make sure it unfurls properly before EM-1's test flight. Congratulations to the teams! #journeytoMars
"29.02.2016 19:37:23" Timeline Photos A huge leap into a new era of exploration will enable future game-changing missions: go.nasa.gov/1QoaQHT #SLS #Orion #LeapDay #LeapYear
"29.02.2016 15:15:31" Timeline Photos What a difference a leap year makes in progress on SLS for NASA's journey to Mars!
A look in photos: http://go.nasa.gov/1RkwvCx
#LeapDay #LeapYear #NASA #SLS #JourneytoMars
"29.02.2016 04:01:19" Timeline Photos An astronaut reaches the Red Planet in tonight's Oscar-nominated film, "The Martian." On the real journey to Mars, SLS and NASA’s Orion Spacecraft will make it happen.
Meet our rocket: https://www.nasa.gov/exploration/systems/sls/rocket.html
"25.02.2016 20:39:12" Timeline Photos On our "Rocketology" blog, we’ve talked about how it will feel to be at NASA's Kennedy Space Center when the world's most powerful rocket, SLS, launches off the pad with NASA’s Orion Spacecraft.
In our latest post, we take it from a different
"25.02.2016 14:30:01" Timeline Photos SLS, NASA’s Orion Spacecraft and Ground Systems and Development Operations at NASA's Kennedy Space Center are preparing for deep-space exploration.
Watch a video on our latest progress: https://youtu.be/Ce6vIa4_0dg
"24.02.2016 22:11:59" nasa.gov The Real Martian Technologies: Our Little Green Friends Technologies being developed by NASA are vital to growing and sustaining a food source for deep space exploration destinations, including Mars. Mom always said, "eat your veggies." But on Mars? New technologies may make it possible: http://go.nasa.gov/1R2iVS2
"24.02.2016 21:30:01" Timeline Photos Being an engineer for SLS is out of this world! Students will think so, too, with these new worksheets: http://go.nasa.gov/1QdKGr2
"24.02.2016 19:56:05" Timeline Photos This will be a pinnacle year for NASA Michoud Assembly Facility, as all welding for the SLS core stage will be completed this summer in preparation for the rocket's first flight in 2018. NASA’s first uncrewed test flight with NASA’s Orion Spacecraft atop
"23.02.2016 18:30:00" Timeline Photos NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly's year-long mission on the International Space Station is helping us on the journey to Mars. Find out how: http://go.nasa.gov/1TDodcX
#NASA #YearinSpace #JourneytoMars
"23.02.2016 16:52:43" Timeline Photos A lot of hard work is being done on the ground to ensure mission success on our first flight with NASA’s Orion Spacecraft in 2018 and future crewed missions on the journey to Mars. Orion has been busy developing displays and controls for flights with
"20.02.2016 18:58:20" Timeline Photos Instead of hanging your art on the wall, how about sending it to an asteroid with the upcoming OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission?
Details here: http://go.nasa.gov/24fyzTX
"19.02.2016 19:59:07" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Record number of Americans applied to #BeAnAstronaut! “It’s not at all surprising to me that so many Americans from diverse backgrounds want to personally contribute to blazing the trail on our #JourneyToMars,” said NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden, This is amazing! Good luck to all the applicants! #JourneytoMars
"19.02.2016 15:29:23" Orbital ATK This June, Orbital ATK will perform the second test on the Solid Rocket Boosters for NASA's Space Launch System, the next-generation spacecraft that will take humans to Mars and beyond.
This test will measure performance at the colder end of its accepted We can't wait to see our boosters fire up again this year for qualification testing! #SLSFiredUp
"18.02.2016 17:44:10" Timeline Photos Don't let your opportunity fly by -- last chance is today to apply to #BeAnAstronaut: http://go.nasa.gov/1P9eZTI
"17.02.2016 22:12:54" Timeline Photos Meals on Mars? NASA is turning its attention to exploring the possibilities of growing food crops in controlled environments for long-duration missions to deep-space destinations, like the Red Planet. (with SLS being the ride!)
"17.02.2016 16:30:42" Timeline Photos A liquid hydrogen tank weld confidence article, at left, has been completed on the largest spacecraft welding tool in the world, the Vertical Assembly Center, at NASA Michoud Assembly Facility.
"16.02.2016 22:22:42" Glamour If you've ever wondered how to become an astronaut, you're in luck. Tomorrow, 2/17 at 1PM EST, astronauts Nicole Mann and Jessica Meir will be here to talk all things about the application and training process. Comment here with your questions!
"16.02.2016 17:22:09" NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Happy Valentine's Day to NASA, European Space Agency, Space Launch System, and Ground Operations and Development teams. Our first date will be in 2018! http://go.nasa.gov/1llMUf4 Still feeling the love -- can't wait for our first date in 2018!
"16.02.2016 16:12:49" Timeline Photos The "State of NASA" and the agency's journey to Mars are featured in the latest edition of "This Week @NASA." Watch: http://go.nasa.gov/1LrGSAl
"15.02.2016 14:00:01" Timeline Photos We accept the challenge of doing great things. #PresidentsDay #JourneytoMars
"14.02.2016 15:00:01" Timeline Photos Happy Valentine's Day from SLS, NASA’s Orion Spacecraft and Ground Systems Development & Operations at NASA's Kennedy Space Center!
#ValentinesDay #SLS #Orion #GroundSystems #NASA
"13.02.2016 18:58:43" Timeline Photos "Engineering can be fun!" SLS's Kimberly Robinson talks to high school girls attending the Tennessee Women in Science, Technology, Engineering & Research (TWISTER) event at the Adventure Science Center in Nashville.
Throughout the day, the girls wi
"12.02.2016 22:00:39" NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Orion's Exploration Mission-1 heat shield at Lockheed Martin’s Sunnyvale, Calif. facility.
Photo: Lockheed Martin Flight hardware for NASA’s Orion Spacecraft and SLS's first mission together in 2018!
"12.02.2016 21:45:00" Timeline Photos Check out the latest issue of our newsletter, SLS Highlights: http://go.nasa.gov/1TXnwKz
"12.02.2016 20:00:17" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Today, senator Bill Nelson visited #NASAMarshall to see all the great progress building and testing components for NASA's Space Launch System - the largest rocket ever built -- that will send humans & equipment on the #JourneytoMars.
"12.02.2016 17:15:21" A big "thank you" goes out to all the participants of the State of NASA social tour Feb. 9 at @[374623305761:274:NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center]. We had a great time showing this social media-savvy group around Marshall and giving them the chanc State of NASA Social at Marshall A big "thank you" goes out to all the participants of the State of NASA social tour Feb. 9 at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. We had a great time showing this social media-savvy group around Marshall and giving them the chance to see lots of pro
"11.02.2016 22:57:42" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center What's your favorite #Spinoff?
*Enriched Baby Formula
*Water Filtration and Mapping
*and on, and on, and on....
In fact, chances are you have used several today, already! :-)
"11.02.2016 22:08:32" Timeline Photos From a big crew vehicle to a big rocket, “big” was the word of the day when the team at NASA Michoud Assembly Facility marked the completion of welding of the pressure vessel for the first NASA’s Orion Spacecraft capsule to fly on a SLS rocket.
"11.02.2016 18:29:58" Timeline Photos One of the core stage pathfinder's stops is NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center, where it will be fit vertically in the B-2 test stand to ensure all modifications to the stand meet SLS core stage specifications.
"11.02.2016 17:45:49" Timeline Photos The Making of a Mockup: Major work is beginning in three Alabama communities on a 213-foot, 230,000-pound simulation of the SLS core stage. The steel mockup, designed by engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, will demonstrate core stage op
"10.02.2016 20:13:34" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our Orion crew module has arrived at Kennedy Space Center in Florida and is ready to be processed for its first mission atop our Space Launch System (SLS) rocket. Orion will eventually take us on a #JourneyToMars, but first, the spacecraft is being p
"09.02.2016 19:08:53" Timeline Photos
"08.02.2016 21:54:42" NASA’s Orion Spacecraft There has been a lot of conversation on the size of the Orion Spacecraft vs Apollo. Here is a graphic that shows the comparison.
"08.02.2016 21:47:12" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Tomorrow: watch live as NASA Administrator Charles Bolden shares the #StateOfNASA at 1:30 p.m. EST on NASA Television. Find out about our scientific and technological achievements and cutting-edge future work: http://go.nasa.gov/20FRHew
"08.02.2016 01:38:00" Timeline Photos The #SB50 score is 13-7, which makes us think of another 13 -- CubeSats, that is. These shoebox-size science and technology experiments will score big points on NASA's journey to Mars: http://go.nasa.gov/1PwViEx
#SuperBowlSunday #SLS #NASA #Journe
"08.02.2016 00:58:54" Timeline Photos Wow! Did you see the longest punt return in Super Bowl history?! We, too, are going long in human spaceflight: http://go.nasa.gov/1L44Gu2
#SuperBowlSunday #SB50 #SLS
"08.02.2016 00:16:55" NASA’s Orion Spacecraft For our next play in 2018, Orion and NASA's Space Launch System will go deep! Deep space, that is! #SuperBowlSunday YES!
"08.02.2016 00:12:01" Timeline Photos Meet our MVP of deep-space exploration: go.nasa.gov/1NYNTs6
#SuperBowlSunday #SB50 #SLS
"05.02.2016 22:59:16" Timeline Photos The CubeSats that will ride on SLS are featured in the latest edition of "This Week @NASA": https://youtu.be/N11WYjt1uTQ
"05.02.2016 17:26:07" Timeline Photos Congratulations to Jerry Cook, who has been named deputy director of the SLS Program and will help oversee the work on building the most powerful rocket in the world for the journey to Mars!
More on Cook here: go.nasa.gov/1PbqGqI
#SLS #NASA #Journ
"05.02.2016 15:50:50" Timeline Photos SLS is in the news as the vehicle that will mark the return of human space exploration: http://go.nasa.gov/1X8j63m
#SLS #FridayReads #JourneytoMars
"04.02.2016 17:14:00" In November, we debuted the first in a set of new videos, "No Small Steps." Now, the next "Steps" is here!
The second installment goes a step further, by discussing how NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) builds on the foundation of the Saturn V and th
"03.02.2016 19:46:53" Timeline Photos A small asteroid will make a close flyby of Earth on March 5. But don't worry, friends -- there's no possibility of impact to our planet.
"03.02.2016 16:11:41" NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Good morning from the Kennedy Space Center - the team at the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout building is ready to start work assembling the crew module.
"02.02.2016 19:25:08" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration There will be 13 experiments riding on our Space Launch System rocket’s first mission in 2018. They’re each unique and will provide valuable data for future missions. Discover what they'll do: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/138548780564/hitchhiking-a-ri
"02.02.2016 17:22:33" NASA's Space Launch System's cover photo The first flight of NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), will carry 13 CubeSats to test innovative ideas along with an uncrewed Orion spacecraft in 2018.
Details here: go.nasa.gov/1Px2CjG
"02.02.2016 16:36:43" Timeline Photos We're taking 13 CubeSats to space with us to advance science and technology! How? We break it down for you here: http://go.nasa.gov/1JVEmat
"02.02.2016 16:18:40" Timeline Photos
"02.02.2016 15:58:29" youtube.com NASA’s Exploration Mission-1 NASA is hard at work building the Orion spacecraft, Space Launch System rocket and the ground systems needed to send astronauts into deep space. The agency i... The CubeSats being announced today will ride on the first flight of SLS, called Exploration Mission-1. EM-1, with NASA’s Orion Spacecraft, will allow NASA to use the lunar vicinity as a proving ground to test technologies farther from Earth, and demo
"02.02.2016 15:06:02" Timeline Photos We are less than an hour away from announcing the science and technology CubeSats that will hitch a ride on the first flight of SLS! Be sure to tune in to the live coverage on NASA TV, and submit your questions using the hashtag, #AskNASA.
"02.02.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos Todd May, who led the SLS Program through a series of milestones, including a successful critical design review, today was named director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
"Todd’s experience and leadership have been inv
"01.02.2016 22:44:18" Timeline Photos On Feb. 2, NASA will name the small science and technology satellites, or CubeSats, that will launch on the first flight of SLS. Watch the announcement live on NASA TV, and ask questions using the hashtag, #AskNASA.
"01.02.2016 17:33:18" Timeline Photos Let us save you a seat to space on SLS -- apply now to #BeAnAstronaut! Deadline is Feb. 18: http://go.nasa.gov/1Z7SrVx
"01.02.2016 16:21:41" NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Loading operations have started. A crane lifts Orion on the transportation palette which will then be placed in the Super Guppy. NASA’s Orion Spacecraft is on its way to NASA's Kennedy Space Center aboard one of the coolest aircrafts around -- the Super Guppy!
"29.01.2016 22:28:49" Timeline Photos SLS and NASA’s Orion Spacecraft are featured in the latest edition of "This Week @NASA": https://youtu.be/8XAGfhS3RK4
"29.01.2016 20:29:51" Timeline Photos NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover is scuffing and scooping into the Red Planet's Namib Dune -- but first, a selfie: go.nasa.gov/1ntw9jp
"29.01.2016 17:30:00" Timeline Photos NASA technology is everywhere, and one may even be coming to your coffee cup: go.nasa.gov/1m1lfA6
"29.01.2016 16:45:11" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We're opening our doors and inviting its social media followers to an in-person ‘State of NASA’ event on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at one of our 10 field centers around the country. The event takes guests on a tour of the center and highlights the work of the Apply now to be a part of the "State of NASA" social media event!
"28.01.2016 19:33:53" nasa.gov NASA to Name Sci-Tech Missions for First Space Launch System Flight NASA Television will air the announcement of the selection of a fleet of small satellites to launch on the inaugural flight of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS). The event is at 11 a.m. EST (10 a.m. CST) Tuesday, Feb. 2, from NASA’s Marshall Spa On Feb. 2, NASA will announce the fleet of small satellites that will launch on the first flight of SLS: http://go.nasa.gov/1nBdnHs
"28.01.2016 15:43:37" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Today, we pause to remember the men and women who lost their lives in the quest for space exploration, including the crews of Apollo 1, Challenger and Columbia: http://go.nasa.gov/1QExdMW
"27.01.2016 21:00:01" Timeline Photos No hibernating for this rover! NASA's Opportunity rover is busy this winter digging into rich layers of Mars' environmental history: http://go.nasa.gov/1Kbj0G2
"27.01.2016 19:12:19" Timeline Photos NASA’s Orion Spacecraft's completed pressure vessel made NASA's "Image of the Day." The pressure vessel, the underlying structure of the crew module, will be shipped to NASA's Kennedy Space Center for outfitting with the spacecraft’s systems and subs
"26.01.2016 20:58:21" NASA’s Orion Spacecraft We’re #overthemoon at the completion of the EM-1 crew module finished at NASA’s spacecraft factory, Michoud Assembly Facility in #NOLA Congratulations, NASA’s Orion Spacecraft! We can't wait to fly with you! #journeytoMars
"26.01.2016 15:53:23" NASA’s Orion Spacecraft NASA Orion astronaut Rick Mastracchio visits with students from Schaumburg Elementary School in New Orleans, Louisiana. Inspiring the next generation!