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"21.02.2017 16:03:15" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration New discovery beyond our solar system! We're announcing the latest findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as exoplanets, tomorrow at 1 p.m. EST. Questions? Use #askNASA. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2mik4xb
"19.02.2017 14:32:19" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration LIVE ROCKET LAUNCH: Watch live as we send research and supplies to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft. Liftoff of their Falcon 9 rocket from historic Pad 39A at our Kennedy Space Center in Florida, which was used to launch
"18.02.2017 19:16:10" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post #ICYMI: This week, Nasa Michoud reopened, the Lightning Imaging Sensor developed at #NASAMarshall was prepared for launch, the final work platform was installed in NASA's Kennedy Space Center's Vehicle Assembly Building for NASA's Space Launch System and
"18.02.2017 14:58:12" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration LIVE ROCKET LAUNCH: Watch live as we send research and supplies to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft. Liftoff of their Falcon 9 rocket from historic Pad 39A at our Kennedy Space Center in Florida, which was used to launch Watch live as the Lightning Imaging Sensor developed at #NASAMarshall launches to the International Space Station
"18.02.2017 14:07:03" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration It's launch day! Live coverage begins at 8:30am ET for a 10:01am launch to deliver cargo to the International Space Station. Watch live: http://www.nasa.gov/live
Follow along in our SpaceX launch blog for updates: https://blogs.nasa.gov/spacex/
"17.02.2017 20:49:06" NASA Earth Tomorrow, the Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS) will launch to the space station as part of the SpaceX CRS-10 mission. LIS will detect total lightning (i.e. cloud-to-cloud, cloud-to-ground, and intra-cloud flashes) both night and day from its perch on the
"17.02.2017 19:40:26" NASA's Space Launch System We are at United Launch Alliance in Decatur, Alabama, where the interim cryogenic propulsion stage, or ICPS, for the first flight of SLS is ready to be loaded and shipped to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The ICPS is the system that will
"17.02.2017 18:17:47" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration After spending nearly a month tending to the International Space Station's first crop of Chinese cabbage, astronaut Peggy Whitson harvested the leafy greens today. This is the 5th crop to be harvested on the station. Get the details:
"17.02.2017 16:30:02" Timeline Photos Launching this wknd, #LIS will measure the amount, rate and aspects of lightning. #EarthRightNow go.nasa.gov/2kTfzvd
"17.02.2017 15:12:25" nasa.gov NASA to Launch Sequel to Successful Lightning Study Mission A team of Earth scientists at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and the University of Alabama in Huntsville have high hopes for a follow-up mission for the agency's Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS) first launched into space in the We're working to improve your #EarthRightNow. One way is through this weekend's launch of the #LIS research experiment.
Originally built as a back-up, the Lightning Imaging Sensor ⚡⚡
will provide real-time lightning data to scientists at
"17.02.2017 04:58:49" NASA HUNCH Culinary Challenge at USSRC Crafty cooks from high school teams across the country are competing in the NASA HUNCH Culinary Challenge. Schools included local Bob Jones High School, all the way down to Charles Henderson H.S. in Troy, Alabama.
Today's competition at the U.S. Space
"17.02.2017 00:23:54" U.S. Space & Rocket Center We're honored to take part in the NASA HUNCH Culinary Challenge! The winning team will have their recipe included on the International Space Station.
"16.02.2017 18:32:41" nasa.gov NASA to Launch Sequel to Successful Lightning Study Mission We're proud of the role scientists at #NASAMarshall & The University of Alabama in Huntsville had in researching and designing #LIS, a Lightning Imaging Sensor launching to the International Space Station this weekend.
"16.02.2017 17:09:38" ISS flyover video Tonight, set your alarm and enjoy one of the longest International Space Station flyovers of #RocketCity, North #Alabama and the #Tennessee Valley, lasting 6 mins from 6:05 pm CT, flying NW to SE.
"15.02.2017 21:45:23" NASA's Orion Spacecraft We're going to study the possibility of flying crew on the first flight of the Space Launch System rocket with the Orion spacecraft on top: http://go.nasa.gov/2lkL01W
"15.02.2017 19:00:20" nasa.gov NASA to Launch Sequel to Successful Lightning Study Mission A team of Earth scientists at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and the University of Alabama in Huntsville have high hopes for a follow-up mission for the agency's Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS) first launched into space in the Put me in, coach!
Originally built as a back-up, #LIS is launching to space, electrifying Earth scientists at #NASAMarshall and The University of Alabama in Huntsville with excitement.
The Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS) will probe the mysteries of
"15.02.2017 16:04:00" International Space Station The SAGE-III investigation into the state of Earth's ozone layer is scheduled for launch on the upcoming SpaceX commercial resupply mission.
"15.02.2017 13:14:20" International Space Station The station is receiving software updates while the astronauts are setting up new life science gear and testing tiny internal satellites.
"14.02.2017 21:27:49" nasa.gov Lasers Could Give Space Research its 'Broadband' Moment New laser technology could yield more science data and high-definition video from spacecraft. For deep-space exploration like a #JourneytoMars, scientists and mission controllers want all the data they can get, as fast as they can get it. “Laser technology ... will eventually allow for applications like giving each astronaut his or her own video
"14.02.2017 17:14:46" Timeline Photos You may be small, Pluto, but you've got a big heart! Happy #ValentinesDay!
This image of Pluto was captured by the NASA - New Horizons Mission To Pluto spacecraft during its 2015 flyby, just before the anniversary of Pluto's discovery on Feb. 18, 1930.
"13.02.2017 22:51:29" NASA Michoud Assembly Facility NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration officials visited NASA Michoud this week amidst recovery efforts following a tornado that struck the facility Feb. 7, 2017. NASA's Space Launch System hardware and tooling were undamaged and all SLS and
"13.02.2017 19:59:06" Timeline Photos Teachers! Learn about free NASA workshops in April and May that can help prepare you and your students for the August 21, 2017, solar eclipse!
"13.02.2017 14:42:42" nasa.gov February 13, 2017: NASA Status Update on Tornado Recovery at MAF Significant progress has been made on tornado recovery, and NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility reopened on Monday Feb.13 for normal operations with a few exceptions. The NASA Michoud Assembly Facility reopened today for normal operations with a few exceptions following significant progress on recovery from last week's tornado damage. Teams for NASA's Space Launch System heavy-lift rocket and NASA's Orion Spacecraft
"12.02.2017 23:12:54" nasa.gov Scientists Shortlist Three Landing Sites for Mars 2020 Participants in a landing site workshop for NASA's upcoming Mars 2020 mission have recommended three locations on the Red Planet for further evaluation. Mars rovers are helping pave the way for human explorers. Where on the Red Planet will the next rover land?
"12.02.2017 17:34:28" Timeline Photos We recently got a look behind-the-scenes at one of the more interactive investigations on the International Space Station.
The Sally Ride Earthkam program invites school groups to select a section of the planet they would like to have photographed by a
"11.02.2017 21:56:30" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration This Week @NASA: Recovery efforts are underway at Michoud Assembly Facility after being hit by a tornado Feb. 7. There was no reported damage to our Space Launch System or Orion spacecraft. Also, SpaceX's Dragon is targeted for launch in mid-February, and
"11.02.2017 15:05:34" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post In our #ICYMI this week, see how the Chandra X-ray Observatory helped discover a record-setting black hole that destroyed and devoured a star over a decade, learn which teams remain in the Space Robotics Challenge, watch a video of tornado recovery
"10.02.2017 22:08:43" nasa.gov February 10, 2017: NASA Status Update on Tornado Recovery at MAF The onsite teams at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans are making steady progress as they continue with recovery efforts from Tuesday's tornado strike. The primary goal is to bring all facility systems including power and utilities online and At NASA Michoud Assembly Facility, visible and physical surveys of most areas have been completed and work is underway to repair roofs and damage. Only three buildings have significant damage: http://go.nasa.gov/2kvfJGz
"10.02.2017 20:59:23" Timeline Photos If the moon looks a bit darker than usual tonight, it's because it is passing through Earth's outer shadow in what's known as a penumbral eclipse. For most of North America, the penumbral eclipse will begin at moonrise.
"10.02.2017 17:32:04" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We're looking forward to even more spectacular views of Earth with the installation of the new Japanese TV camera. That and more on Space to Ground--your weekly International Space Station update. Watch: https://youtu.be/Hbr7l-iVoBE
"10.02.2017 15:23:34" NASA Eclipse Resources Workshop NASA Eclipse Resources Workshop Join our Special Event on February 10, 2017 from 2:45pm- and 4:15pm Central!
This live streamed NASA Eclipse Resources Workshop will include subject matter experts from Marshall Space Flight Center and Johnson Space Center and be broadcast from the NASA to Live-Stream Educators' Solar Eclipse Resources Workshop at 3 p.m. ET Today!
This free, live streamed NASA workshop will include experts from #NASAMarshall and NASA's Johnson Space Center and will be broadcast from the Space Exploration Educators
"10.02.2017 01:53:30" Timeline Photos Seen here are #NASAMarshall's #ModernFigures Dr. Dawn Turner, Elaine Flowers-Duncan, Dr. Shelia Nash-Stevenson, and Marceia Clark-Ingram. They participated in a panel discussion at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center tonight after a viewing of the movie
"09.02.2017 23:38:10" nasa.gov Final Work Platform Installed for NASA's Space Launch System Final Work Platform Installed in the Vehicle Assembly Building High Bay 3 for NASAs Space Launch System. A look up and inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center at another milestone for NASA's Space Launch System ... #JourneytoMars
"09.02.2017 22:33:05" youtube.com Tornado Recovery Ongoing at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility, New Orleans LA Teams at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans are continuing with recovery efforts following a tornado strike at the facility Tuesday, Feb. 7. Mic... The NASA Michoud Assembly Facility will remain closed to all work activities through Sunday, allowing recovery efforts to continue following the tornado strike on Feb. 7 at 11:25 a.m. CST.
More photos, video at:
"09.02.2017 21:16:18" Timeline Photos NASA Status Update on Tornado Recovery at Michoud Assembly Facility
The facility will remain closed to all work activities through Sunday, allowing recovery efforts to continue at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans following the tornado
"09.02.2017 18:01:08" Timeline Photos Have questions for the Sally Ride Earthkam mission control team? At 1 p.m. CT today, they're hosting a Facebook Live Q&A, and you can post your questions in the comments! The Earthkam program is based at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, which is also
"09.02.2017 16:03:59" Timeline Photos Flight controllers from JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) – one of the international partners conducting science on the International Space Station – visited #NASAMarshall recently to plan for the next round of science investigations to be
"08.02.2017 22:56:36" Timeline Photos Recovery is underway at NASA Michoud Assembly Facility as crews are continuing to assess damage and begin clean-up following the tornado that struck the facility managed by NASA Marshall yesterday.
Michoud remains closed to all but security and emergency
"08.02.2017 19:57:02" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post NASA Marshall signed a space act agreement with the University of North Alabama Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. The agreement will allow UNA students to look at NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration patents, develop a through market analysis, and
"08.02.2017 16:42:11" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Satellite animation shows the severe storm that spawned tornadoes that affected our Michoud Assembly Facility near New Orleans on Tuesday: http://go.nasa.gov/2kHYVNs
"08.02.2017 03:08:00" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Recovery efforts are underway at our Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, which was impacted by tornadoes earlier today. The facility is currently closed and will remain closed Wednesday, Feb. 8. All workers are accounted for and only minor injuries
"08.02.2017 00:11:18" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Here's a look at our Michoud Facility in New Orleans as officials continue to assess the damage from severe weather earlier today: http://go.nasa.gov/2kp9ztQ
"07.02.2017 20:26:16" At 11:25 a.m. CT, a tornado impacted NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. At this time, only minor injuries have been reported and NASA employees and other tenants are being accounted for. There is still a threat of severe weather in the area
"07.02.2017 18:05:01" NASA's Space Launch System Get the latest progress update on our rocket in Highlights: http://go.nasa.gov/2jUKyIm #NASASLS #JourneytoMars
"07.02.2017 15:36:00" NASA Marshall signed a space act agreement with the @[25630472807:274:University of North Alabama] Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. The agreement will allow UNA students to look at NASA patents, develop a through market analysis, and create a classroom presentation NASA UNA Day NASA Marshall signed a space act agreement with the University of North Alabama Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. The agreement will allow UNA students to look at NASA patents, develop a through market analysis, and create a classroom presentation and written report
"07.02.2017 15:31:22" NASA Digital Learning Network Join us Feb. 7 at 12P EST... Ask questions on Twitter using #askDLN
Live Event Link: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nasa-dlinfo Today at noon EST, join NASA Digital Learning Network for a special live event with Damian Kulash from the band OK Go! In 2016, the band released a music video, “Upside Down & Inside Out,” that was filmed in microgravity. Kulash will talk about that
"06.02.2017 21:58:20" Timeline Photos With help from the Chandra X-ray Observatory, researchers discover a record-setting black hole that devoured a star over a decade: http://go.nasa.gov/2jVfvMD
"06.02.2017 18:20:25" NASA Meteor Watch Animation of the orbit and approach of the February 6, 2017 Fireball over Lake Michigan There was a very bright green fireball surrounding Lake Michigan early this morning at 1:25:13 AM Central Time (2017 February 6 7:25:13 UTC). Check out this animation of it from NASA Meteor Watch!
"06.02.2017 18:04:03" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Join us for 'A Sea to Space Expedition' on Facebook Live at 2 p.m. ET as we examine the colorful world of phytoplankton, a food source for ocean life from small fish to whales. http://go.nasa.gov/2kzB16x
"06.02.2017 15:00:45" NASA Digital Learning Network Join us Feb. 7 at 12P EST... Ask questions on Twitter using #askDLN
Live Event Link: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nasa-dlinfo Join NASA's Digital Learning Network on Tuesday at noon EST for a special live event with Damian Kulash from the band OK Go! In 2016, the band released a music video, “Upside Down & Inside Out,” that was filmed in microgravity. Kulash will talk about that
"05.02.2017 21:30:00" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post In honor of #SB51, we pulled images from our Chandra X-ray Observatory in the “team” colors of the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots!
Chandra allows scientists from around the world to obtain X-ray images of exotic environments to help
"04.02.2017 17:09:48" NASA's Space Launch System Playing pro football has a big impact on the human body. So does a trip to Mars. That's why NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration formulated a Twins Study on identical twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly. The study focuses on four
"04.02.2017 15:29:29" Timeline Photos In our #ICYMI this week, NASA's Space Launch System takes a big step toward being ready for more capable human and robotic missions to deep space, the New Horizons spacecraft adjusts course to meet a Kuiper Belt object 4 billion miles from Earth, and
"03.02.2017 19:35:42" Timeline Photos Eclipse 2017: NASA Supports a Unique Opportunity for Science in the Shadow
The first total solar eclipse in the continental United States in nearly 40 years takes place on Aug. 21, 2017. The path of the total eclipse crosses the U.S. from coast to coast,
"03.02.2017 14:41:38" nasa.gov NASA Makes an EPIC Update to Website for Daily Earth Pics NASA has upgraded its website that provides daily views of the Earth from one million miles away. EPIC news!
Did you know NASA can give you a daily view of Earth from one million miles away? The website has been upgraded and now you're able to choose natural or enhanced color images of our home planet, and even zoom into an area on the globe. Check it
"02.02.2017 21:01:34" Timeline Photos We celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth and African-Americans such as Jeanette Scissum who have been essential to the success of our space program.
Scissum joined #NASAMarshall in 1964 after earning bachelor's and master's degrees in mathematics from Alabama A&M
"02.02.2017 16:29:50" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration This #CitizenScience image created with data from our Juno spacecraft shows an enhanced color view of Jupiter's haze. This is a composite image made from four pictures taken through different filters: red, green blue and methane. Details:
"01.02.2017 22:31:45" It's all smiles as fans enjoy our #JourneyToMars experience in downtown Houston during #SB51. #SpaceBowl
"01.02.2017 17:50:02" NASA's Johnson Space Center Media and social media influencers are gathered in Houston today for the #SpaceBowl #NASASocial ahead of #SB51, but the spaceflight team is made up of NASA centers and industry partners all across the country! You play an important role too. Are you ready
"01.02.2017 14:34:08" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post "Good morning," from former #NASA Astronaut Leland Melvin and Ellen Ochoa, center director of NASA's Johnson Space Center.
Follow today's #NASASocial event as we talk about the exciting research on the International Space Station & how NASA's Space
"01.02.2017 06:26:25" James Webb Model in Houston for Super Bowl LI Under a full-scale model of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope -- open to the public and placed in downtown Houston for #SB51 -- our center director Todd May explains how the #NASAMarshall team conducted important cryogenic testing on primary mirror
"31.01.2017 21:44:05" NASA Centennial Challenges Everyone's getting excited about #SB51, and we've just had our own playoffs! The Top 20 teams have been selected in NASA's Space Robotics Challenge. Congratulations to the teams, who will advance to the finals in June. More details coming soon.
"31.01.2017 18:46:46" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration This year marks 50 years since the fatal Apollo 1 fire. We remember its crew and all the members of the NASA family who have lost their lives furthering the cause of exploration and discovery. Watch: http://go.nasa.gov/2jqQUiv #NASAMarshall remembers astronauts Virgil "Gus" Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee ... We honor their bravery and thank them for their legacy. #NASARemembers
"31.01.2017 15:05:24" Timeline Photos Today, we remember all those who gave their lives to further the cause of exploration and discovery: https://www.nasa.gov/dor2017 #NASARemembers
"30.01.2017 22:02:15" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Brush stroked rings: Newly released images showcase Saturn's dazzling rings of icy debris in incredible closeness. Learn more about this image from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn: http://go.nasa.gov/2jnPeGd
"30.01.2017 20:53:31" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Have questions about our Cassini spacecraft that is currently grazing Saturn's icy rings? Join us TODAY at 4 p.m. EST as mission experts answer your questions and talk about what we've learned so far and what we can expect to see as the mission comes to
"30.01.2017 19:33:37" Timeline Photos Blazars!
The NASA Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has identified the farthest gamma-ray blazars, a type of galaxy whose intense emissions are powered by supersized black holes. Light from the most distant object began its journey to us when the universe
"30.01.2017 16:29:16" nasa.gov The NASA app for Smartphones, Tablets and Digital Media Players The NASA app for Smartphones, Tablets and Digital Media Players Want more space? There's an app for that! Download the NASA App for the latest images, videos, news and more: http://go.nasa.gov/2k3rPr1
"30.01.2017 03:58:04" Timeline Photos Goodnight Moon - and Stars, and Earth ...
Something to consider the next time you get ready for bed: With microgravity and more than a dozen sunrises every 24 hours, how do astronauts aboard the International Space Station get to sleep?:
"29.01.2017 17:59:20" NASA's Space Launch System Success! Get more details on the completion of a major milestone review for the SLS exploration upper stage: http://go.nasa.gov/2jytNRz
"28.01.2017 21:58:48" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration What happened this week at NASA? When our astronauts make their first trip to the International Space Station aboard Boeing's Starliner spacecraft, they'll be outfitted in new custom-designed spacesuits, which were unveiled this week. Also, we remembered
"28.01.2017 15:49:58" Timeline Photos Our weekly #ICYMI includes a year of International Space Station research in photos, video of wind tunnel testing on the next evolution of NASA's Space Launch System and more!: http://go.nasa.gov/2kERA3J
"28.01.2017 00:07:52" NASA's Space Launch System Future configurations of our rocket will include a powerful exploration upper stage that will continue to operate after launch and ascent. NASA recently successfully completed a preliminary design review for the EUS. Now, the SLS team will start
"27.01.2017 20:24:16" Timeline Photos #NASAMarshall Center Director Todd May talks to students at Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom High School in Huntsville, Alabama, today during a tribute to the heroes lost 50 years ago in the Apollo I tragedy: Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee. For more on
"27.01.2017 19:03:13" NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory We need YOU! A new project seeks volunteers to examine Mars images and identify sites with intersecting ridges. #citizenscience
Find out more + participate: http://go.nasa.gov/2jy7fO4
"27.01.2017 16:11:57" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Join us now for the opening of a new tribute at Kennedy Space Center honoring the pioneering crew of Apollo 1. Watch Live: http://go.nasa.gov/2jcogBn
"26.01.2017 22:11:24" Timeline Photos Teachers! Learn about free NASA workshops and resources to help prepare you and your students for the August 21, 2017, solar eclipse!
"26.01.2017 19:33:45" Timeline Photos Ingenuity reigns at NASA.
A few months ago, the study of combustion on the International Space Station came to a sudden pause when the Combustion Integration Rack would not extend far enough into the cabin for crew members to work on it. The rack's team
"26.01.2017 17:04:47" flickr.com #TBT: First International Microgravity Laboratory Launches -- Jan. 22, 1992 This week in 1992, the First International Microgravity Laboratory, IML-1, module launched aboard space shuttle Discovery. IML-1, which was managed by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, was the first in a series of missions with payloads dedicated to #ThrowbackThursday: This week in 1992, the First International Microgravity Laboratory, IML-1, module launched aboard space shuttle Discovery. IML-1, which was managed by #NASAMarshall, was the first in a series of missions with payloads dedicated to life
"26.01.2017 14:51:09" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Leading up to our annual Day of Remembrance on Tuesday, we're honoring the Apollo 1 crew at 10 a.m. EST today for the 50th anniversary of the tragedy. Watch live: https://www.nasa.gov/nasalive
"25.01.2017 21:43:21" Timeline Photos Telling the NASA Technology story brings Gina Anderson closer to the stars of space and, recently, of movies: http://go.nasa.gov/2jy9TDA
"25.01.2017 20:22:42" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration New spacesuit unveiled! Boeing's new Starliner spacecraft will fly astronauts to and from the International Space Station. On their journey, crews will wear lighter and more comfortable spacesuits than ever before, which capitalizes on historical designs,
"25.01.2017 18:40:53" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration TODAY at 2 p.m. EST: Get to know the next crew launching to the International Space Station. You can even ask them questions! Just use #askNASA. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2jSpvD6
"25.01.2017 14:32:14" youtube.com Now's the Time for Science in Space It's easier than ever for researchers to get their experiments on the International Space Station: chief scientist Dr. Julie Robinson says scientists from ne... It's easier than ever for researchers to get their experiments on the International Space Station: ISS chief scientist Dr. Julie Robinson says scientists from nearly 100 countries have been able to take advantage of the station's unique research
"24.01.2017 23:03:47" Timeline Photos What is this yellow robot's important role in building the massive liquid hydrogen tank for NASA's Space Launch System? Find out in the latest Michoud Messenger, along with other stories about what's happening at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility!
"24.01.2017 21:02:25" NASA's Space Launch System Powerful winds..supersonic speeds..that's how we're testing the next-generation of SLS at NASA Langley Research Center and NASA Ames Research Center! Watch: http://go.nasa.gov/2jtKafG
"24.01.2017 19:57:04" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Join us today as we celebrate the life and legacy of Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon. Live coverage of his funeral service begins at 3:30 p.m. EST from Houston. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2koUA46
"24.01.2017 17:15:33" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We simulated conditions that astronauts would experience aboard the Orion spacecraft during launch atop our powerful Space Launch System rocket. This was the first time key hardware was brought together to evaluate how launch vibrations may impact the
"24.01.2017 14:31:15" nasa.gov New Weather Satellite Sends First Images of Earth The release of the first images today from NOAA's newest satellite, GOES-16, is the latest step in a new age of weather satellites. This composite color full-disk visible image is from 1:07 p.m. EDT on Jan. 15, 2017, and was created using several of the The first images of Earth have arrived from GOES-16, NOAA's latest in a new age of weather satellites, and they're remarkable! This image show North and South America and the surrounding oceans. GOES-16, formerly known as GOES-R, launched on Nov. 19,
"23.01.2017 23:17:47" nasa.gov The Beauty of Layered Stratigraphy The layered bedrock in this image was brought from several kilometers of depth during the formation of this 44 kilometer wide crater in the volcanic plains of Lunae Planum. Making the Red Planet blue: This false-color image from the HiRISE camera aboard NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter reveals the beauty of layered bedrock. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2jKVhBP
"23.01.2017 20:16:59" Timeline Photos NASA Television will broadcast the funeral service for NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy Capt. Eugene A. Cernan at 2:30 p.m. CST on Tuesday, Jan. 24, live from St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston. Cernan left his mark on the history of exploration by
"23.01.2017 16:38:34" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Astronaut Peggy Whitson from aboard the International Space Station walks us through the 2017 Children's Artwork Calendar. Download your copy now! http://go.nasa.gov/2jTYWzX
"23.01.2017 15:32:27" spotthestation.nasa.gov Spot The Station See the International Space Station! As the third brightest object in the sky the space station is easy to see if you know when to look up. Did you know it's easy to spot the International Space Station in the night sky? Find out when and where to look up in your area: http://spotthestation.nasa.gov
"21.01.2017 00:48:05" Space Center Houston LIVE: Mars Exploration Forum with NASA's Johnson Space Center Director Dr. Ellen Ochoa and NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Director Todd May.
"21.01.2017 00:03:46" Timeline Photos - Facebook Live Event at 6:30 p.m. CT -
Live on Space Center Houston's Facebook page, watch the #Mars Exploration Forum with NASA's Johnson Space Center Director Dr. Ellen Ochoa and #NASAMarshall Director Todd May.
Each will discuss Mars exploration
"20.01.2017 15:24:32" jsc.nasa.gov Happy Birthday Buzz Aldrin Astronaut Biography: Buzz Aldrin #HappyBirthday to Buzz Aldrin, famed #Gemini XII and #Apollo 11 astronaut.
"19.01.2017 21:17:29" New Horizons Join New Horizons experts behind-the-scenes at Mission Operations Center as they answer your questions about the spacecraft that performed the historic Pluto flyby, the science it's discovered and where it's off to next!
"19.01.2017 15:27:44" New Horizons TODAY at 4pm ET, we'll answer your questions about our Kuiper Belt mission and historic #PlutoFlyby: https://t.co/khgR0cyV85 https://t.co/CLxaaXzbDw
"18.01.2017 22:59:24" NASA's Space Launch System This NASA engineer is "making history every day" building the rocket for the journey to Mars! Her inspiring story: http://go.nasa.gov/2ja2pql #ModernFigures
"18.01.2017 19:53:04" nasa.gov Chandra Images Show That Geometry Solves a Pulsar Puzzle NASA'S Chandra X-ray Observatory has taken deep exposures of two nearby energetic pulsars flying through the Milky Way galaxy.
"18.01.2017 17:17:40" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We just experienced the hottest year on record. How do we know? By analyzing data from land, sea and Antarctic observations. Get the details: http://go.nasa.gov/2jo4AY4
"18.01.2017 16:18:37" NASA Modern Figure- Ruth Jones.mp4 Great advice for being successful in #STEM fields...
"Find passion in your work," says Ruth Jones of #NASAMarshall.
From #HiddenFigures to #ModernFigures learn more at: http://go.nasa.gov/2glYoOG.
"18.01.2017 02:51:37" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post - Remembering #NASA Astronaut Gene Cernan 1934-2017
Before Cernan commanded #Apollo 17 to the moon and became the last man to walk on the moon, he once visited #NASAMarshall.
While here, Cernan and other Apollo astronauts viewed our progress building
"17.01.2017 18:00:44" flickr.com Chandra finds Galactic Particle Accelerator, Black Hole Bonanza Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory are uncovering secrets of some of the most mysterious and exciting X-ray spewing objects in the universe. To read the full story, click here. NASA Media Usage Guidelines - Chandra X-ray Observatory finds Galactic Particle Accelerator, Black Hole Bonanza -
Astronomers discovered a cosmic one-two punch unlike any ever seen before. Two of the most powerful phenomena in the Universe, a supermassive black hole, and the
"17.01.2017 16:35:05" nasa.gov NASA Administrator Reflects on Legacy of Last Man to Walk on Moon The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the passing of Gemini and Apollo astronaut Gene Cernan: Godspeed Gene Cernan.
#NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden reflects on the passing of the last man to walk on the moon:
"15.01.2017 15:00:05" Timeline Photos Weekly #ICYMI: a summary of top content from #NASAMarshall.
"13.01.2017 21:07:56" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post While this week's spacewalk was the main focus on the International Space Station, #NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson put the finishing touches on a ground-breaking investigation.
Whitson coordinated the final test of the station's Biomolecule Sequencer with
"13.01.2017 15:45:31" International Space Station LIVE: Astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Thomas Pesquet perform spacewalk to upgrade the space station's power system.
"12.01.2017 20:33:54" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Today we celebrate the career of NASA Administrator Charles Bolden with a retrospective narrated by LeVar Burton: https://youtu.be/Uw8E26uS6Xs #NASAPast8Years
"12.01.2017 18:15:05" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Today, the NASA Administrator and Deputy Administrator are giving a farewell town hall talk for employees. To mark this occasion, we're taking the time to highlight our progress and accomplishments over the past 8 years. Join our historical journey!
"12.01.2017 15:19:28" NASA's Space Launch System Check out the latest edition of our program newsletter, SLS Highlights! http://go.nasa.gov/2iglpFG
"11.01.2017 21:09:28" NASA's Space Launch System The NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Star "Year in Review" issue is out, including lots of progress in 2016 on SLS! Take a look: http://go.nasa.gov/2jkf1vw
"11.01.2017 17:06:52" International Space Station Space station astronauts watch their health while in space just like we do on Earth, but the wrist-worn technology they use in orbit is different from yours and mine.
"10.01.2017 18:55:58" NASA Centennial Challenges Recycling what our astronauts carry with them on the journey into deep space may hold a key to building habitats on other planets.
“Shelter is an obvious necessity as we prepare to explore worlds beyond our home planet, but space and weight aboard our
"10.01.2017 15:22:42" Test Stand Construction for #NASA #SLS Good morning! Enjoy this time-lapse of test stand construction for NASA's Space Launch System.
The stand is critical for ensuring the #SLS liquid hydrogen tank can withstand the extreme forces of launch and ascent on its first flight, and later on the
"09.01.2017 20:34:45" From Hidden Figures To Modern Figures: Students See SLS Rocket... - From Hidden Figures To Modern Figures: Students See SLS Rocket at Michoud -
New Orleans teacher Katherine Michelle Sanders of St. Peter Claver School, takes her 7th grade science on a tour of nearby NASA Michoud Assembly Facility to see where NASA's
"09.01.2017 18:34:31" NASA's Space Launch System Major construction is complete on the 221-foot-tall stand that will be used to test SLS's largest fuel tank! Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2i9rGje #JourneytoMars
"09.01.2017 16:00:23" Chandra X-ray Observatory Good Morning Universe!
These multiwavelength observations show powerful X-ray auroras observed near the poles of Jupiter.
Want to know more? http://chandra.si.edu/photo/2007/jupiter/
"06.01.2017 23:10:18" Redstone Arsenal and NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center will resume normal weekend operations starting tomorrow, January 7. Gate 9 will remain open 24/7 and Gate 8 will be open for normal weekend operations.
"06.01.2017 16:17:46" Timeline Photos We are so excited and proud to be the recipient of Downtown Huntsville, Inc.'s 2016 Event of the Year for #NASAinthePark! NASA in the Park is #NASAMarshall's signature community event and it is one we always look forward to because we get to share all the
"06.01.2017 03:11:52" Marshall Space Flight Center is closed tomorrow, Jan. 6 due to winter weather conditions.
For safety reasons, no one other than emergency crews and 24x7 personnel are allowed on site. Employees are reminded to actively monitor their usual information
"05.01.2017 22:49:24" International Space Station Two spacewalkers are going outside Friday morning to continue the upgrade of space station power systems.
"05.01.2017 22:14:24" Based on the latest information #NASAMarshall has received from the National Weather Service, center officials will monitor local and regional weather conditions throughout the evening and through tomorrow, and will update Marshall team members of any
"05.01.2017 18:40:11" nasa.gov Chandra finds Galactic Particle Accelerator, Black Hole Bonanza Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory are uncovering secrets of some of the most mysterious and exciting X-ray spewing objects in the universe.
"05.01.2017 15:32:57" Timeline Photos Yesterday, the OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission team turned on the High Gain Antenna for the first time since launch. It's ready to switch over later this month.
"04.01.2017 21:28:29" NASA Astromaterials Meteorites are assigned numbers in the field. In the lab, they are assigned a new number according to the location and year of discovery.
"04.01.2017 20:53:33" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Today's featured 'Modern Figure' is NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps. Hear her advice on pursuing a career in a STEM field. Watch: https://youtu.be/sc7TGp2Fhls #HiddenFigures
"04.01.2017 18:20:01" International Space Station Questions about upcoming spacewalks? Comment below for a chance to have them answered live today! More info: https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-preps-for-space-station-power-upgrade-spacewalks-live-nasa-tv-coverage
"04.01.2017 17:21:52" Timeline Photos With 2017 in full swing, here's what the OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission will accomplish in the years to come.
"03.01.2017 22:02:26" nasa.gov NASA Selects Mission to Study Black Holes, Cosmic X-ray Mysteries NASA has selected a science mission that will allow astronomers to explore, for the first time, the hidden details of some of the most extreme and exotic astronomical objects, such as stellar and supermassive black holes, neutron stars and pulsars.
"03.01.2017 21:34:04" nasa.gov NASA to Hold Media Call for Discovery Program Announcement NASA will discuss the results of its latest Discovery mission selection during a media teleconference at 4 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 4.
"03.01.2017 21:11:25" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's cover photo
"03.01.2017 19:27:21" al.com Cast your vote for the top downtown Huntsville project, event. Votes should be cast before noon, Jan. 4. Results will be announced during DHI's 2017 Downtown Huntsville Annual Meeting and Awards at 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 6 at the Propst Arena/Von Braun Center. We're honored to have our "#NASA in the Park" event among the six nominees for "event of the year" by Downtown Huntsville, Inc., in partnership with The Huntsville Times and al.com.
We thank everyone involved with this event, showcasing the enthusiasm
"03.01.2017 19:07:30" NASA Langley Research Center Engineers at NASA's Langley Research Center are testing a 10-foot model of the world's most powerful rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), to understand how the rocket may perform during deep-space missions. #journeytomars
"03.01.2017 16:50:00" flickr.com Most Viewed Images of 2016 Enjoy our most viewed images from 2016!
"03.01.2017 15:45:17" NASA Dawn Mission New Spin on Ceres!
Read about the science and engineering rising from NASA Dawn Mission's new orbits of #Ceres as well as a review of fascinatings findings in 2016 in this month's Dawn Journal. #NASABeyond
NASA Solar System Exploration
NASA Discovery &
"02.01.2017 21:11:26" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration How will future astronauts survive in the extreme environment of Mars? There's a new icy concept for living on the Red Planet, check it out: http://go.nasa.gov/2ivlvaT
"02.01.2017 14:25:52" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration From metal to masterpiece…see how our Orion spacecraft progressed in 2016 toward sending humans on a #JourneyToMars: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gCvSPTJyHQ
"01.01.2017 18:44:08" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration With 2016 behind us, we take the time to not only reflect on what we've accomplished, but also take a look at what's ahead for the next year. Here are a few things to get excited about in 2017:
"01.01.2017 00:00:01" Timeline Photos -- We're Exploring the Solar System and Beyond --
As we move into 2017, we will continue to expand our knowledge of the universe. #NASAMarshall researchers and programs are involved in a broad array of heliophysics, astrophysics and planetary science
"31.12.2016 22:00:02" Timeline Photos -- We Inspire and Educate the Next Generation of Explorers --
Continuing our countdown of the best stories from 2016, #NASAMarshall is devoted to inspiring future generations of explorers, including those who will be the first to put boots on Mars and
"31.12.2016 20:00:02" Timeline Photos #DYK for 15 years, we've been "Science Central" for the International Space Station?
#NASAMarshall is home to the Payload Operations and Integration Center -- the command center for all science operations on the orbiting laboratory. Our flight
"31.12.2016 18:00:01" Timeline Photos NASA's Space Launch System completed many important milestones throughout 2016, including new test stand construction, rocket hardware development and delivery, #RS-25 engine tests and even the last full-scale test of an #SLS booster.
Get a full recap of
"31.12.2016 15:01:42" 2016 Year in Review Video- NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center... All day, we're counting down our best stories of 2016, starting with this #YearInReview video. #HappyNewYear2017.
"31.12.2016 02:15:05" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The hardworking spacecraft exploring our solar system sent home some beautiful postcards in 2016. From the Curiosity rover on Mars to the Cassini spacecraft at Saturn, they tell stories about the scientific discoveries and remarkable feats of engineering.
"30.12.2016 20:42:17" NASA's Space Launch System Cool! Researchers at NASA Langley Research Center say ice just may be the best material to build safe shelters when astronauts get to Mars.
Find out more: http://go.nasa.gov/2hxEO0Z
"30.12.2016 16:29:32" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration What happened this year at NASA? It was a busy year for us as we progressed on sending humans on a #JourneyToMars, expanded our boundaries in the solar system and much more! Watch and discover: http://go.nasa.gov/2ihOS0h
"29.12.2016 21:15:48" International Space Station We're drafting a stellar team for all things space, football, and social media! Apply to our Feb. 1 #NASASocial in Houston: go.nasa.gov/2i6BD1J
"29.12.2016 15:32:31" Chandra X-ray Observatory Good Morning Universe!
By analyzing multiwavelength data, scientists confirmed earlier suspicions that the ghostly arms in NGC 4258 represent regions of gas that are being violently heated by shock waves.
Want to know more?
"28.12.2016 17:59:45" International Space Station Electronic Nose analyzes the atmosphere inside the space station to provide rapid, advanced warning of potential contaminant build-up. A Space Sniffer with ENose.
"27.12.2016 16:24:16" International Space Station Space station flight controllers recently moved into an upgraded facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. Take a look back at the flight control rooms and their uses over the years.
"27.12.2016 15:24:54" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Earth, Planets, Technology & More! There's an app for that…Download the #NASA app here: http://go.nasa.gov/2iaoqIr
"25.12.2016 22:26:09" NASA's Space Launch System Happy Holidays! Wishing you a season that's merry and bright! http://gph.is/2ijKRau
"25.12.2016 18:50:42" Timeline Photos #SeasonsGreetings & #MerryChristmas
May your holidays be 'out of this world.'
"25.12.2016 14:46:00" Timeline Photos #HappyHolidays & #MerryChristmas from our #NASAMarshall family to yours!
"24.12.2016 14:54:01" Timeline Photos Our flight controllers inside the Payload Operations Integration Center share their #HolidaySpirit while conducting #ScienceInOrbit on the International Space Station 24/7 & 365 days a year.
"23.12.2016 19:59:58" NASA Solar System Exploration Happy Holidays from our far-flung explorers - NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn, NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter, NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover and the twin Voyager spacecraft.
"23.12.2016 14:15:33" International Space Station Feed your brain while you're staring at your screens over the holiday break. Check out our new NASA Space Science Investigations: Plant Growth app!
For Apple devices: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/space-science-investigations/id1131254597?mt=8
"22.12.2016 18:39:38" 2016 year In Review Video for #NASAMarshall -- 2016 Year In Review Video --
Thanks to everyone who helped make 2016 another successful year at #NASAMarshall and #NASAMichoud.
From our talented workforce, stakeholders and savvy social media fans sharing our progress, we're proud of this year's
"22.12.2016 17:11:20" NASA's Space Launch System While we prepare for our first flight with NASA's Orion Spacecraft in 2018, wind tunnel testing is already underway on the next, more powerful version of SLS. It will deliver a 105-metric-ton (115-ton) lift capacity and will be 364 feet tall in the crew
"22.12.2016 14:44:10" flickr.com #TBT: First Crewed Apollo Mission Launches -- Dec. 21, 1968 This week in 1968, Apollo 8, the first crewed Apollo mission, launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center on December 21, 1968. Here, the S-IC stage is being erected for final assembly of the Saturn V launch vehicle in Kennedy's Vehicle Assembly Building. This week in 1968, Apollo 8, the first crewed #Apollo mission, launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center Dec. 21, 1968.
Our #NASAMarshall designed, developed and managed the production of the Saturn V rocket that powered the Apollo and Skylab missions.
"21.12.2016 23:34:26" NASA's Orion Spacecraft We've had a busy 2016 assembling Orion for our first integrated flight atop NASA's Space Launch System. Check out what's in store for Orion in 2017: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-readies-for-major-orion-milestones-in-2017
"21.12.2016 19:49:53" NASA's Space Launch System Plugging into one large fuel tank! A team prepares a robot – the yellow machine attached to the liquid hydrogen tank for the SLS rocket -- for friction plug welding at NASA Michoud Assembly Facility. Friction plug welding is a technique developed by
"21.12.2016 16:49:08" Seeing Equinoxes and Solstices from Space Happy #wintersolstice, marking the first day of winter & the shortest day (longest night) of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.
"21.12.2016 16:22:55" NASA's Kennedy Space Center The solid rocket boosters for the Space Launch System rocket (#SLS) are getting in some spa time as they are painted in preparation for their first mission, EM-1 in 2018!
"21.12.2016 03:25:44" NASA's Johnson Space Center International Space Station crewmembers NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson, Shane Kimbrough, and Thomas Pesquet wish the people of Earth happy holidays from 250 miles above!
"20.12.2016 19:17:45" Timeline Photos #NASAMarshall's Steve Creech spends his days working on NASA's Space Launch System rocket, and he points to his hometown of Tupelo, Mississippi, as the place his 26-year engineering career first took root.
"19.12.2016 22:10:15" International Space Station Astronauts on the space station take pictures of Earth out their windows nearly every day; over a year that adds up to thousands of photos! NASA's Johnson Space Center's Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit pored through this year's crop to pick the top
"19.12.2016 19:05:05" nasa.gov Cosmic 'Winter' Wonderland Although there are no seasons in space, this cosmic vista invokes thoughts of a frosty winter landscape. It is, in fact, a region called NGC 6357 where radiation from hot, young stars is energizing the cooler gas in the cloud that surrounds them. Just in time for the holidays, enjoy this cosmic 'winter' wonderland, courtesy of the Chandra X-ray Observatory.
"19.12.2016 17:57:34" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We've completed the propulsion system that will give the Orion spacecraft the in-space push needed to travel thousands of miles beyond the moon and back on its first, uncrewed flight of the spacecraft with our new rocket, the Space Launch System in late
"19.12.2016 03:24:00" NASA's Space Launch System Welding is complete on the SLS forward skirt, which will house the flight computers, cameras and avionics – or "brains" of the rocket on our first integrated mission with NASA's Orion Spacecraft in 2018.
The top photo shows the hardware inside the
"18.12.2016 22:34:21" -- #YearEnd Issue of our Weekly #ICYMI Newsletter --
Please enjoy a look back at our best stories from 2016 in our
"In Case You Missed It" newsletter: http://go.nasa.gov/2hgbgpw
We will resume distribution of this product Jan. 6, 2017.
"18.12.2016 17:50:37" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration "Star Wars"--fact or fiction? Some of the planets and technologies really exist in this galaxy at this time. Test your knowledge. Take the quiz: http://go.nasa.gov/2hNdnlm
"17.12.2016 18:11:04" NASA's Space Launch System Installing 5,000 miles of cable to test avionics for the world's most powerful rocket? Not a problem for Ratana Meekham! Check out her story: http://go.nasa.gov/2hXiO0m #NASASLS
"17.12.2016 16:57:05" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post Mood Lighting in Space!
Crew members installed mood lighting around parts of the International Space Station… but not for a romantic atmosphere. ;-)
The fragile light bulbs on the orbiting laboratory are being replaced with new LEDs with adjustable
"17.12.2016 07:54:09" NASA Dawn Mission Ice Still Lurks on #Ceres? Whoa!
Craters in permanent shadows, like this one, are believed to have harbored water ice for over 1,000,000,000 years! Can you create a model (say with a ball and lamp for the sun) that would create a pattern like this near
"16.12.2016 21:19:49" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn lies in repose at the Ohio Statehouse rotunda under the Ohio State seal, guarded for 24 hours by the U.S. Marine Corps Honor Guard. We're broadcasting live from 4 to 7 p.m. EST: https://www.nasa.gov/nasalive
"16.12.2016 18:25:33" 360° Video Takes You on the Jobsite of #NASA's Deep-Space Rocket! Be careful you don't get dizzy while watching this 360° video of NASA's Space Launch System! :-)
Feel like a part of the team getting ready to test the world's most powerful rocket, #SLS.
This 360-degree timelapse video gives an inside look at the work
"16.12.2016 06:32:20" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration At first glance, Ceres, the largest body in the main asteroid belt, may not look icy. But recent findings from our Dawn spacecraft reveal that water is everywhere on the dwarf planet. Take a closer look: http://go.nasa.gov/2hC48nT #AGU16
"16.12.2016 04:14:48" NASA's Space Launch System NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been named the “Best Place to Work” in the federal government for the fifth straight year by the Partnership of Public Service. Our teams are proud to be a part of NASA and building the world's most
"16.12.2016 03:19:40" NASA Technology Innovators from across the country recently traveled to NASA Headquarters to showcase their proposed solutions to solving future space exploration challenges at the NASA iTech Forum. Read on to learn about the top three innovators:
"15.12.2016 18:26:25" blogs.nasa.gov Once Again — NASA is the Best Place to Work | NASA Administrator Once Again — NASA is the Best Place to Work Posted on December 15, 2016 at 10:35 am by Administrator Charles Bolden. I'm delighted to share that NASA has been named the “Best Place to Work” among large agencies in the federal government for an impressive For 5 straight years, #NASA is named the 'Best Place to Work' in the federal government. #fedBPTW
"15.12.2016 15:59:08" U.S. Army Materiel Command #ThrowbackThursday John Glenn's first visit to Redstone Arsenal, was June 29, 1959, as part of an orientation tour for the seven Mercury astronauts. This photo shows Glenn, (third from the left) and his Mercury teammates meeting with the #USArmy
"15.12.2016 05:02:56" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The stars of the film "Hidden Figures" toured our Kennedy Space Center with Center Director Bob Cabana. The film chronicles the lives of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson -- African-American women working as “human computers,” who were
"14.12.2016 19:28:43" NASA Meteor Watch Despite a full Moon and mostly cloudy skies, we saw some Geminid meteors last night! This one was seen in our All Sky camera in North Georgia. Did you see any last night? If your skies were cloudy as well, you can see more Geminids at Last night, many people reported seeing #Geminids meteors, just like this one, captured by our All-Sky Camera. Don't forget, you can try again tonight, as well! Good luck.
"14.12.2016 13:31:13" NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter The 7th pearl! A new #JunoCam image highlights the seventh of #Jupiter's eight 'string of pearls' -- massive counterclockwise rotating storms that appear as white ovals in the gas giant's southern hemisphere.
More info: http://go.nasa.gov/2gFXKz2
"14.12.2016 03:47:51" NO BUMPER - Rhiannon - Meteor Moment.mov Rhiannon, a #NASA meteor expert, explains how we're using radar and special cameras for tonight's #Geminids.
Most of North America will miss the traditional peak, but because the Geminid activity is broad, good rates will be
"14.12.2016 02:04:38" OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission The universe has a show in store for Earth tonight -- no telescope required! Look up at the sky late tonight or early tomorrow morning to see the peak of the 2016 Geminid Meteor Shower: http://go.nasa.gov/2gFiBmj
"13.12.2016 22:46:26" NASA Meteor Watch How do we know which meteors belong to the Geminid meteor showers? We can compare a meteor's radiant and orbit to that of its parent body, asteroid 3200 Phaethon. The radiant is the point in the sky that meteors appear to come from; in this case, Gemini!
"13.12.2016 20:11:51" sma.nasa.gov NASA Monitors Perseids to Improve Meteor Forecasting NASA Monitors Perseids to Improve Meteor Forecasting Scintillating Quantum Dots May Hold the Key to High-Speed, Low-Cost X-Rays NASA Monitors Perseids to Improve Meteor Forecasting December 13, 2016 MMOD, Science and Technology The Perseid meteor shower,
"13.12.2016 18:41:12" Is it a Meteoroid, Meteor or Meteorite? Do YOU know the difference between a meteoroid, meteor & meteorite?
Our #NASA expert explains before tonight's #Geminids meteor shower.
Closed caption version of this video is available at: http://go.nasa.gov/2hiTbda
"13.12.2016 14:46:09" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Installation complete! The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's (JAXA) HTV cargo vehicle was successfully docked to the International Space Station at 8:57 a.m. EST. The spacecraft will remain there for around six weeks as the crew uses the more than 4.5
"13.12.2016 02:51:19" -- Advice, adjust audio before playing --
#NASA Engineers Test Combustion Chamber to Advance
3-D Printed Rocket Engine Design
Recent tests of a developmental rocket engine at #NASAMarhssll produced all the performance data engineers were hoping for,
"12.12.2016 19:58:08" reddit.com We are experts from NASA's Meteroid Environment Office, ask us anything about the Geminid meteor shower! • /r/IAmA Happening now, we're live on #RedditAMA at go.nasa.gov/2hmgYcD.
Ask your #Geminids questions to our #NASA meteor experts.
"12.12.2016 17:43:37" Timeline Photos The #Geminids meteor shower can be seen from both the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Because they are pieces of an asteroid, the meteoroids often penetrate deeper into Earth's atmosphere than most other meteor showers, creating beautiful long arcs
"12.12.2016 15:46:42" Timeline Photos Today, ask our #NASA experts from NASA Meteor Watch your #Geminids meteor shower questions during our Reddit AMA at 2pm CT. Join us here: go.nasa.gov/2hdcO6i
For example, #DYK geminids are pieces of debris from an object called 3200 Phaethon. It was
"12.12.2016 14:53:05" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration SCRUB: Today's launch of our CYGNSS hurricane mission has been aborted due to problems with the hydraulic pump that controls the release of the Orbital ATK Pegasus XL rocket from the aircraft. The aircraft is on its way back with the rocket still safely
"11.12.2016 16:39:57" reddit.com The Geminids meteor shower peaks Dec. 13 overnight and into the morning hours of Dec. 14. Our experts will be on hand to answer your questions during a Reddit Ask Me Anything Monday, Dec. 12 at 2 p.m. CT/3 p.m. ET. Don't miss it! Do you have questions about this week's #Geminids meteor shower? If so, you can ask our #NASA experts Mon. Dec. 12 at 2pm CT.
"10.12.2016 20:38:33" NASA Meteor Watch Every December, when Earth passes through a stream of debris left by asteroid 3200 Phaethon, we are able to see Geminid meteors! The peak of the Geminid meteor shower is December 13/14th, though Geminids are already being detected in our cameras, such as
"09.12.2016 21:33:03" Timeline Photos The Geminids meteor shower peaks Dec. 13 overnight and into the morning hours of Dec. 14. Our experts will be on hand to answer your questions during a Reddit Ask Me Anything Monday, Dec. 12 at 2 p.m. CT/3 p.m. ET. Don't miss it!
"09.12.2016 19:04:45" Timeline Photos Expedition 48/49 astronauts Takuya Onishi of JAXA and Kate Rubins of NASA were at #NASAMarshall this week for a mission debrief with the flight controllers who supported their science activities on the space station. During a break in the meetings, the
"09.12.2016 15:19:06" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Today, the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched its HTV cargo vehicle to the International Space Station at 8:26 a.m. EST. The spacecraft will travel on a 4 day journey before reaching the crew on orbit and delivering them with more than
"08.12.2016 22:11:49" Timeline Photos John Glenn was a man of firsts.
With the Feb. 20, 1962 launch of the MA-6 spacecraft, Friendship 7, atop an Atlas vehicle, Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth. Glenn's historic flight lasted almost five hours, orbited the Earth three
"08.12.2016 21:31:59" nasa.gov Distant Galaxy Churning Out Stars at Remarkable Rate Astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes to show that a recently-discovered galaxy is undergoing an extraordinary boom of stellar construction. Distant Galaxy Churning Out Stars at Remarkable Rate.
"08.12.2016 15:31:48" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Drumroll please…we're announcing the official launch of our GIPHY and Pinterest accounts! We're sharing our best images and providing visitors a stellar journey through animated GIFs and images of Earth and beyond. Take an out-of-this-world journey with
"07.12.2016 17:27:47" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post #OTD in 1972, the last crewed mission to our moon - Apollo 17 - launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
Seen here are astronauts Eugene A. Cernan (seated), commander; Ronald E. Evans (standing on right), command module pilot; and Harrison H. Schmitt,
"07.12.2016 14:39:04" NASA's Space Launch System We're getting ready to test major NASA SLS hardware! This - and more rocket progress - in the latest edition of Highlights: http://go.nasa.gov/2h40vty #JourneytoMars
"06.12.2016 19:12:41" NASA's Space Launch System More than 100 companies across Texas are helping build SLS and Orion. This week, representatives from NASA, Lockheed Martin, Orbital ATK and Aerojet Rocketdyne are visiting some of those companies and thanking the employees for their hard work on the next
"06.12.2016 18:32:09" NASA Dawn Mission Dawn Mission Status: The Latest!
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"06.12.2016 18:04:49" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our technology plays a significant role in your daily life. The newest issue of our Spinoff publication is here! Spinoff 2017 profiles 50 technologies with NASA origins that are now found in products and services benefiting us all. These innovations
"05.12.2016 20:52:24" Available on the App Store Space Science Investigations: Plant Growth on the App Store Here's your chance to join the International Space Station crew!
"05.12.2016 16:27:41" spinoff.nasa.gov Rocket Technology Stops Shaking in Its Tracks Rocket launches—or earthquakes—are already punishing experiences. But it turns out there are some things that can make them worse: like if the vibrations hit the structure you're in at just the right frequency to cause resonance, where the vibrations get What was a device for steadying rockets is now a NASA Spinoff, keeping buildings and bridges standing in an earthquake.
"04.12.2016 23:46:13" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post #ICYMI: Enjoy a weekly wrap-up of the best content from #NASAMarshall. http://go.nasa.gov/2gq1JMg
"03.12.2016 21:56:48" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We're celebrating the lives and careers of the Langley West Computing Unit who helped America win the space race of the 1950s and 60s. The lives of these unsung heroines is captured in the book and film #HiddenFigures. More: http://go.nasa.gov/2gTsoSk
"03.12.2016 18:16:28" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post While a new harvest of lettuce in orbit may have caught a lot of attention this week, #NASA's “mission control for science” known as the Payload Operations Integration Center had their most significant activity earlier in the week… and, as usual, they
"02.12.2016 15:57:03" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's cover photo To celebrate the holidays, during our annual tree lighting ceremony at #NASAMarshall, we also light exhibit artifacts including a refurbished RS-25 space shuttle main engine and an F1 Saturn V engine from the #Apollo era.
Credit: NASA/MSFC/Emmett Given
"02.12.2016 15:24:57" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post Photos from the premiere of #HiddenFigures are up!
"Hidden Figures" is a film about Katherine Johnson, the African American mathematician, physicist, and space scientist, who calculated flight trajectories for John Glenn's first orbital flight in 1962.
"01.12.2016 20:25:41" New Horizons Does #Pluto's icy heart conceal a subsurface ocean?
"01.12.2016 16:40:37" nasa.gov NASA Television | NASA NASA Television provides live coverage of launches, spacewalks and other mission events, as well as the latest news briefings, video files, and the This Week @NASA report. Live now - free educational programming from #NASA. Enjoy today's #HiddenFigures event at 11am ET.
"01.12.2016 03:25:21" International Space Station Space Station mockup tour and Q&A at the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center with NASA Astronaut Jack “2fish” Fischer who is preparing to launch to the space station!
"30.11.2016 20:53:10" NASA Earth Fires Continue to Rage in the Southeast
The Great Smoky Mountains are named for the blue haze that often hangs over the mountains due to volatile chemicals released by pine forests. But in November 2016, the Smokies lived up to their name for a very
"30.11.2016 19:15:23" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Tune in today at 2 p.m. EST to watch astronaut Jack Fischer and cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, who are targeted to launch to the International Space Station in March, talk about their upcoming mission. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2gJeF0x
Watch live Live now!
"29.11.2016 20:01:55" 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 The Planetary Society, for including us in your #RocketRoadTrip.
Our experts love ❤️ talking about the #JourneyToMars, space exploration and so much more. :-)
"29.11.2016 18:38:17" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post We're helping astronauts "see" how to work and live in space.
In space, fluids shift toward the upper body since they don't fight against gravity.
Last week, our flight controllers in the Payload Operations Integration Center (the mission control for
"28.11.2016 19:27:44" NASA's Space Launch System 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 The #JourneyToMars is in full swing as #NASA turns science fiction into science FACT!
"28.11.2016 18:08:24" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post #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.
"26.11.2016 21:19:29" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's cover photo
"26.11.2016 21:19:29" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's cover photo
"26.11.2016 21:18:54" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's cover photo
"26.11.2016 21:18:54" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's cover photo
"25.11.2016 20:30:21" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration It might be #BlackFriday for most Americans, but we're celebrating the space version of the shopping holiday…#BlackHoleFriday! Join us: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/153641485229/black-hole-friday
"25.11.2016 16:36:17" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's cover photo
"25.11.2016 16:36:17" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's cover photo
"25.11.2016 15:35:03" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post It may be #BlackFriday, but for us, it's our 4th annual #BlackHoleFriday!
Which is your favorite? Check out this awesome content about black holes: http://go.nasa.gov/2grfU4o
"24.11.2016 15:24:56" Timeline Photos From our #NASAMarshall family to yours, #happythanksgiving.
"23.11.2016 15:07:02" International Space Station While astronauts aboard the space station are not able to step outside and fire up the turkey fryer, they still celebrate Thanksgiving with a feast of smoked turkey, candied yams, cornbread dressing and many other classic holiday favorites. Learn more
"23.11.2016 05:46:40" NASA's Space Launch System 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
"22.11.2016 18:12:57" U.S. Space & Rocket Center Happy 85th Birthday to Retired Astronaut Owen Garriott! See one of his spacesuits in our Davidson Center for Space Exploration.
"22.11.2016 17:14:11" International Space Station Imagine living in a spaceship that arrives in space folded up before expanding. That's exactly the idea behind Bigelow Aerospace's Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM)! While attached to the space station, BEAM will undergo a series of tests to
"22.11.2016 16:39:43" NASA Spinoff Happy (almost) Thanksgiving to followers in the U.S.!
Bought your turkey yet?
#DYK that a technique created to keep astronauts from getting food poisoning helps ensure our turkeys — and nearly all our food — are safe to eat?
It's one of NASA's most
"22.11.2016 14:54:17" nasa.gov A Stellar Circle of Life A snapshot of the stellar life cycle has been captured in a new portrait from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Smithsonian's Submillimeter Array (SMA). Bok Globule isn't Ferengi for #happythanksgiving.
It's a small cloud of dust and gas where new stars form. At 20,000 light years away, it's the most distant ever discovered.
"21.11.2016 15:58:26" International Space Station Astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Thomas Pesquet released the Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft at 8:22 a.m. EST as the space station orbited over the west coast of Colombia.
"21.11.2016 14:44:32" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post The flight controllers at #NASAMarshall's Payload Operations Integration Center (the mission control for science on the International Space Station) recently helped introduce a new way to conduct more #ScienceInOrbit.
#NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough
"20.11.2016 20:08:28" nasa.gov A Weekly Summary of Top Content from Marshall, November 14-18, 2016 Another busy week for space exploration as a new crew (with NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson) launches to the International Space Station, plus getting rocket hardware ready for NASA's Space Launch System and NASA's Orion Spacecraft.
Don't forget to sign up
"19.11.2016 22:41:49" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Watch the launch of the nation's next-generation weather satellite, #GOESR! Once in orbit, the satellite will use its sensors to continuously track weather conditions, keep a watch on storms and even produce real-time maps of lightning activity. Liftoff
"19.11.2016 20:42:16" NASA EDGE
"19.11.2016 20:26:05" NASA's Kennedy Space Center The 45th Weather Squadron has confirmed that we are now at a 100% GO for weather conditions. It's a gorgeous, clear fall day here at Kennedy Space Center -the perfect day to launch a next generation weather satellite like #GOESR!
"19.11.2016 17:10:20" Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex NASA hosted a 2 day social event for the launch of GOES-R, including special exhibits at the visitor complex.
"18.11.2016 17:42:11" NASA's Space Launch System 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
"18.11.2016 15:57:46" NASA's Launch Services Program Eric Anderson is giving our #GOESR Social participants a tour of Atlas Launch Control. In a little over 24 hours, this room will be counting down the launch of the United Launch Alliance #AtlasV rocket carrying the GOES-R spacecraft.
"17.11.2016 22:38:52" NASA's Space Launch System 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
"17.11.2016 21:06:20" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Welcome to space! NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, Oleg Novitskiy of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and Thomas Pesquet of ESA successfully lifted off Earth at 3:20 p.m. EST to head to their new home on the International Space Station. Over the next two
"17.11.2016 19:52:27" International Space Station
"17.11.2016 16:20:44" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post All day, #NASA & our NASA Digital Learning Network are giving free online presentations about missions and research for space exploration, #JourneyToMars, #STEM careers and more.
Each hour today, join experts from NASA's Kennedy Space Center, NASA
"17.11.2016 14:44:37" flickr.com #TBT: Third Crewed Skylab Mission Launches -- Nov. 16, 1973 This week in 1973, Skylab's third and final crewed mission, launched to America's first space station. This image of Skylab in orbit was taken as the crew departed the space station after 84 days in the station. NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center #TBT to the third crewed Skylab mission launch Nov. 16, 1973.
This week in 1973, Skylab's third and final crewed mission, launched to America's first space station.
This image of Skylab in orbit was taken as the crew departed the space station after
"16.11.2016 21:12:52" NASA's Space Launch System 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 17:07:05" Timeline Photos Carbon fiber fabric materials engrained with epoxy and positioned using laser projectors?? Wow, science is awesome.
Workers across the nation, like these in Washington state, are busy prepping our #JourneyToMars. http://go.nasa.gov/2fWoPt1
"16.11.2016 14:46:00" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's cover photo
"16.11.2016 14:46:00" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's cover photo
"15.11.2016 14:25:29" NASA's Space Launch System 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
"15.11.2016 03:36:22" NASA Astromaterials When gazing at the #supermoon, take notice of the darker and lighter areas on the Moon. The dark areas on the Moon are made of basalt and the light areas are made of anorthosite. The mineral compositions of these two rock types are what determine the Can you spy two types of minerals on the #supermoon?
It's easy and a fun fact from our friends in the NASA Astromaterials labs at NASA's Johnson Space Center.
"15.11.2016 02:45:24" NASA EDGE NASA EDGE Host, Chris Giersch, took some shots of the November Supermoon at the Virginia Beach Fishing Pier. Photo Credit: Chris Giersch
"15.11.2016 01:33:53" Timeline Photos Don't worry if you missed the #supermoon last night?
You can try again tonight. :-)
We won't see another moon like this until 2034.
Learn more here: http://go.nasa.gov/2fRaE8s
"14.11.2016 22:45:30" madeinalabama.com NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center They may be giants in college football, but these two gridiron foes are both partnering with #NASA and #NASAMarshall to advance space exploration.
We're proud to work with the UA College of Engineering at The University of Alabama and the Auburn
"14.11.2016 21:01:27" Timeline Photos Do you know a community college student interested in working with #NASA about our #JourneyToMars?
If so, only 2 days left to apply for #NCAS2017.
Apply here! http://ncas.aerospacescholars.org
"14.11.2016 18:56:38" earthkam.org Sally Ride EarthKAM | Home Last week, more than 11,500 students from 177 schools in 25 countries participated in the Sally Ride Earthkam program, photographing and analyzing using a special on the International Space Station.
EarthKAM allows students to examine our planet's
"14.11.2016 15:02:09" Timeline Photos We're a few days out from the launch of Expedition 50 to the International Space Station, carrying #NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy of Roscosmos, and ESA - European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet to space.
"13.11.2016 19:19:11" Seeing savvy social fans enjoying #supermoon, astronomy and lunar-themed facts makes our weekend. :-)
So, here's some fun moon trivia about #Apollo 11 and lunar exploration!
"13.11.2016 17:02:36" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's cover photo
"13.11.2016 17:02:36" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's cover photo
"13.11.2016 16:54:01" It's a #Supermoon weekend! Get outside tonight and tomorrow to view the closest moon to Earth in almost 70 years!
"12.11.2016 20:00:00" Timeline Photos Want to know more about this weekend's #supermoon and best times to view it? Check out this article from our friends at NASA Goddard!
"12.11.2016 15:38:23" Timeline Photos 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 20:46:05" NASA Michoud Assembly Facility Happy Veterans Day!
NASA Michoud honored veterans during the 3rd Annual Veterans Day Celebration on November 10. The U.S. Coast Guard presented the colors, and Ron Adams sang the National Anthem to open the ceremony. Center Director Bobby Watkins and
"11.11.2016 15:00:01" Timeline Photos
"11.11.2016 06:36:03" OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission Where is OSIRIS-REx? A summary of the spacecraft's travels by the numbers.
"10.11.2016 20:13:13" NASA Michoud Assembly Facility Rollin' on the River!
The NASA barge Pegasus, left NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, on Nov. 1, 2016 and traveled on the Pearl River, arriving that night at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. Pegasus will
"10.11.2016 16:32:47" 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 22:06:44" Timeline Photos TONIGHT at 5 p.m. CT, join a free webcast with former #NASA Astronaut Greg Chamitoff.
Hosted by the NASA Digital Learning Network, Chamitoff will discuss living and working on the International Space Station.
"09.11.2016 21:26:49" NASA's Space Launch System Check out the latest edition of SLS Highlights! http://go.nasa.gov/2fDnB7u
"09.11.2016 20:20:32" nasa.gov Starvation Diet for Black Hole Dims Brilliant Galaxy Astronomers may have solved the mystery of the peculiar volatile behavior of a supermassive black hole at the center of a galaxy. Combined data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and other observatories suggest that the black hole is no longer being
"09.11.2016 18:55:28" NASA History On November 9, 1967, the Saturn V rocket was launched for the first time. It remains the most powerful rocket to have ever flown successfully and was primarily used in the Apollo program to launch astronauts to the Moon (L) and for launching the Skylab
"08.11.2016 18:25:49" 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 20:23:17" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Coming soon to an orbit above you…six next-generation, Earth-observing #SmallSats, some as small as a loaf of bread. These tiny spacecraft are helping to foster creative and cost-effective approaches to study our planet. Get the details:
"07.11.2016 02:22:20" 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
"06.11.2016 14:20:19" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Using the International Space Station as a lab, we're investigating materials that will extend the lifespan for life-support systems on long-duration flights to Mars and beyond. Learn more about this emerging technology: http://go.nasa.gov/2f4nHq9
"05.11.2016 21:54:30" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration What happened “This Week @NASA?” A rare glimpse at our James Webb Space telescope's primary mirror, crew returned to Earth from the International Space Station and more. Watch here: https://youtu.be/E0pzYtupOXY
"05.11.2016 14:01:01" nasa.gov A Weekly Summary of Top Content from Marshall, Oct. 31 - Nov. 4, 2016 Did you know NASA's Space Launch System is using a wind tunnel to learn how heat will affect the world's most powerful rocket? Or that engineers successfully completed the first important optical measurement for the primary mirror of NASA's James Webb
"04.11.2016 15:52:30" NASA's Kennedy Space Center NASA Commercial Crew Program is holding an artwork contest through November 30 for children 4 to 12 years old. The artwork will be used to create a 2017 calendar, which has a different space-related theme for each month. The themes educate students about
"03.11.2016 16:51:59" flickr.com #TBT: Space Shuttle Atlantis Returns to Work -- Nov. 3, 1994 #TBT: Space Shuttle Atlantis Returns to Work -- Nov. 3, 1994
This week in 1994, space shuttle Atlantis returned to work for its first flight since July 1992 after being refurbished. STS-66 advanced comprehensive efforts to collect data about sun's
"03.11.2016 14:39:18" nasa.gov Chicago, at night, from #NASA's International Space Station After waiting 108 years, congratulations to the Chicago Cubs for winning the #WorldSeries championship. To celebrate, enjoy this pic of #Chicago from space.
#NASA astronaut and Expedition 47 Commander Tim Kopra captured this brightly lit night image on
"03.11.2016 01:02:46" NASA JSC Education Save the date! On Thursday, November 3 at 11:00am (CT), Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough will chat with students hosted at National Geographic in Washington DC. Students will ask questions that focus on how the International Space Station is
"02.11.2016 19:42:06" NASA's Space Launch System 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 What would YOU ask a #NASA astronaut? :-)
"02.11.2016 16:31:57" flickr.com #NCAS2016 NASA's Community College Aerospace College Workshop at #NASAMarshall Community college students from across the nation attend the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars workshop at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, Oct. 25-28. Enjoy some fun, behind-the-scene pics during our #NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars workshop.
Underrepresented and underserved students having successfully completed the program's five-week-long, web-based curriculum were eligible to attend
"02.11.2016 14:12:16" flickr.com James Webb Space Telescope Mirrors Will Piece Together Cosmic Puzzles The primary mirror of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope consisting of 18 hexagonal mirrors looks like a giant puzzle piece standing in the massive clean room of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Appropriately, combined with the NASA's James Webb Space Telescope mirrors will help us piece together cosmic puzzles. The primary mirror, consisting of 18 hexagonal mirrors, looks like a giant puzzle piece standing in the massive clean room of NASA Goddard.
Webb's primary mirror will
"01.11.2016 18:00:07" NASA Marshall celebrates innovation and those talented people who make it happen! Innovation Day 2016 NASA Marshall celebrates innovation and those talented people who make it happen!
"01.11.2016 15:15:58" International Space Station For 50 years, Star Trek has inspired generations of scientists, engineers, and even astronauts to reach beyond their grasp, to help create a future for humanity with limitless potential.
Warp drives, phasers, and transporters might be what you picture
"01.11.2016 14:42:58" NASA Meteor Watch Halloween fun! A collection of images from various meteor cameras we've put together that remind us of Halloween. Did you see any creepy crawlies during last night's #HappyHalloween?
"01.11.2016 01:28:42" U.S. Space & Rocket Center Here's a few of the awesome costumes at tonight's Spooky Space Spectacular!
"31.10.2016 21:02:58" Just in time for #HappyHalloween -- Test your knowledge with part 2 of our spooky space quiz! It's downright "ghostly" for #NASASLS!
"31.10.2016 16:48:12" Heading out in a space-themed costume for #HappyHalloween?
Don't forget to tag your pics using #NASACostume on Twitter.
We ❤ #HappyHalloween.
"31.10.2016 15:08:02" Enjoy this four-question quiz for #HappyHalloween!
"30.10.2016 16:22:59" youtube.com Cygnus Arrives Safely to ISS on This Week @NASA – October 28, 2016 On Oct. 23, Orbital ATK's Cygnus cargo spacecraft safely arrived at the International Space Station – six days after being launched on an Antares rocket from... It was a big week at NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration, with science launching to the International Space Station from Virginia, the #vonBraun2016 symposium in Huntsville and much more.
"30.10.2016 01:56:26" International Space Station The Expedition 49 crew undocked from the International Space Station at 8:35 p.m. EDT to begin their journey home inside the Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft. http://go.nasa.gov/2emLGgT
"29.10.2016 17:00:02" Timeline Photos #ICYMI: Check out our busy week at #NASAMarshall, including updates from NASA's Space Launch System , International Space Station and much more. http://www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall/news/news/icymi161028.html
"29.10.2016 15:27:00" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Astronaut Kate Rubins conducts spacesuit checks inside the Soyuz craft she and her crewmates will use to journey home in preparation for her trip back to Earth tonight: http://go.nasa.gov/2eXXxnr
"28.10.2016 21:23:21" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration International Space Station Update: New crew member Shane Kimbrough plants the latest crop of veggies on station and U.S. astronauts voted from space via absentee ballot. Question? Use #SpaceToGround
"28.10.2016 19:15:00" Timeline Photos Flight controllers and support personnel for the Payload Operations Integration Center — mission control for science on the International Space Station — show their support for breast cancer research during a "Pink Out" at #NASAMarshall today. The group
"28.10.2016 19:12:42" International Space Station Watch NASA TV at 3:30 p.m. EDT to see Expedition 49 Commander Anatoly Ivanishin hand over station controls to NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough.
"28.10.2016 16:45:16" NASA's Space Launch System 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
"28.10.2016 14:16:20" al.com With Mars in sight, a NASA engineer recounts his blessed journey NASA rocket scientist Markeeva Morgan was shaped by the ways of rural Mississippi; now he guides a team that trying to lift man to Mars. We are #NASAProud of Markeeva Morgan!
"28.10.2016 12:19:21" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Prepare for landing! Astronaut Kate Rubins and her crew mates are coming home after spending 115 days on the International Space Station. Learn more and find out how to watch live: http://go.nasa.gov/2eS7Mt4
"27.10.2016 21:48:24" Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt, the only scientist to walk on the moon, visited @[374623305761:274:NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center] today while in Huntsville, Alabama, for the @[126180594103781:274:American Astronautical Society]'s 9th annual Apollo Astronaut Harrison Schmitt Visits Marshall Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt, the only scientist to walk on the moon, visited NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center today while in Huntsville, Alabama, for the American Astronautical Society's 9th annual Wernher von Braun Memorial
"27.10.2016 17:05:03" nasa.gov New Horizons Returns Last Bits of 2015 Flyby Data to Earth NASA's New Horizons mission reached a major milestone this week when the last bits of science data from the Pluto flyby – stored on the spacecraft's digital recorders since July 2015 – arrived safely on Earth. The final Pluto flyby data from the New Horizons spacecraft is safe on Earth after beaming across more than 3.4 billion miles of space.
“We have our pot of gold,” said Mission Operations Manager Alice Bowman, of the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics
"27.10.2016 14:07:11" NASA's Space Launch System 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 22:22:41" Discussions about the benefits, challenges and opportunities in advancing space activities, and highlights of recent progress in science, engineering and technology, highlighted day one of the 9th annual Wernher von Braun Symposium today.
Held on the 9th Annual Wernher von Braun Symposium Discussions about the benefits, challenges and opportunities in advancing space activities, and highlights of recent progress in science, engineering and technology, highlighted day one of the 9th annual Wernher von Braun Symposium today.
Held on the
"26.10.2016 21:58:42" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Learn about using photonics, the science of manipulating light particles, to create space communications, get updates on Juno, mining data from Voyager 2 for new discoveries and more about the solar system this week:
"26.10.2016 20:00:20" NASA's Space Launch System 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 18:35:32" International Space Station Three Expedition 49 crew members are winding down their stay in space this week, as a new trio gets used to its new home on orbit.
"26.10.2016 17:03:47" nasa.gov Study: Planet Orbiting Nearest Star Could be Habitable A rocky extrasolar planet with a mass similar to Earth's was recently detected around Proxima Centauri, the nearest star to our sun. A study has found a planet, called Proxima b, in an orbit around the star Proxima Centauri that would allow the planet to have liquid water on its surface, raising questions of its habitability. Find out more: http://go.nasa.gov/2ePzRB8
"26.10.2016 16:10:53" NASA Sun Science - with Little SDO NASA's STEREO mission gave humanity the first-ever view of our entire sun all at once, and this week, the twin satellites are celebrating their 10th birthday. NASA scientists Eric Christian and Georgia de Nolfo at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in
"26.10.2016 15:28:08" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Join us at http://www.facebook.com/NASASunScience at 12 pm EDT today to for a live show about our sun-watching STEREO mission! Scientists will be answering your questions on-air, so be sure to leave them in comments section of the live video.
"26.10.2016 14:10:47" Timeline Photos Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are preparing to grow a fresh crop of lettuce and to say farewell to three crew members who return to Earth Saturday night.
"25.10.2016 19:27:46" youtube.com Kate Rubins and Simon Pegg Discuss the Final Frontier NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins talks with Actor/Writer Simon Pegg, Montgomery "Scotty" Scott of Star Trek, about real life in outer space and science fiction. "Scotty, beam us up!"
Actor/writer Simon Pegg -- Montgomery "Scotty" Scott of the USS Enterprise in the Star Trek universe -- beams up to the International Space Station for a chat with NASA astronaut Kate Rubins about science fiction and real life in
"25.10.2016 17:17:40" Timeline Photos LIVE NOW: NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration is hosting a panel discussion and a celebration of the 10th anniversary of the launch of the twin Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory (STEREO) spacecraft, which have advanced space weather
"25.10.2016 15:46:28" NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams I am back from a 172-day mission to the International Space Station and taking your questions as a few of my astronaut buddies and I chat about my mission and space photography.
"25.10.2016 15:10:22" NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams Join me here tomorrow at 11:30am ET for a Facebook Live as I take your questions and chat with a few of my fellow astronauts about astronaut photography and my recent mission to the International Space Station. Join NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams on Facebook Live at 11:30am ET today! https://www.facebook.com/NASAAstronautJeffWilliams
"25.10.2016 14:00:20" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We're hosting a panel discussion and a celebration of the 10th anniversary of the launch of the twin Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory (STEREO) spacecraft, which have advanced space weather forecasting. The panel will be at the National Air and
"24.10.2016 21:58:20" NASA Centennial Challenges NASA has awarded $30,000 to each of the five top-scoring teams in Ground Tournament-3 our small satellite #CubeQuest Challenge.
Only 1 ground tournament remains before we take this competition into space!
Congratulations to all of the teams!
"24.10.2016 20:44:54" Timeline Photos Spotting "spiders" on Mars:
From the comfort of home, more than 10,000 citizen scientists have been exploring the seasonal terrain near the south pole of Mars, using images from the Context Camera (CTX) on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. They've
"24.10.2016 18:30:52" International Space Station The big gloves astronauts wear during spacewalks must be easy to use, right? Our interns give it a try! The results will help you understand just how much dexterity and practice spacewalking requires.
"24.10.2016 16:59:59" NASA Earth How will National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s GOES-R satellite help improve weather forecasting from 22,000 miles above Earth?
See more NOAA NASA SciJinks videos and other resources for kids (of all ages!) here:
"24.10.2016 14:23:09" NASA's Space Launch System 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 19:07:16" International Space Station Astronauts Takuya Onishi and Kate Rubins successfully captured Orbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft with the station's robotic arm at 7:28 a.m. EDT. http://go.nasa.gov/2etTDEm
"23.10.2016 03:03:17" NASA's Space Launch System 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
"23.10.2016 00:21:43" It's move-in week on the International Space Station and we're ready to support the new crew, plus all new #ScienceInOrbit investigations!
Read all about it here: http://go.nasa.gov/2eTqJyT
"22.10.2016 18:56:38" blogs.nasa.gov Expedition 49 Welcomes Three New Crew Members | Space Station Expedition 49 Welcomes Three New Crew Members Posted on October 21, 2016 at 8:37 am by Mark Garcia. Leave a reply The new six-member Expedition 49 crew gathers in the Zvezda service module. The three newest arrivals (front row from left) Andrey Borisenko, The International Space Station welcomed three new crew members this week and, by Sunday, will have more than two tons of new supplies and investigations when Orbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft docks.
These arrivals usher in the start of #Exp50 on the
"22.10.2016 15:09:39" nasa.gov NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Astronauts, rockets, space stations and more.
What else happened this week? :-)
How about a Chandra X-ray Observatory update, plus a
video celebrating #HispanicHeritageMonth.
It's all here, but don't wait for us to post it on social.
"22.10.2016 02:04:22" NASA Meteor Watch The annual Orionid meteor shower peaks tonight! Caused by small pieces of Comet Halley hitting our atmosphere at 147,000 miles per hour (66 kilometers per second), this shower is noted for variable rates - some years see only 15-20 meteors per hour on the It's not too late. Step outside and see the annual #Orionid meteor shower, caused by small pieces of Comet Halley hitting our atmosphere.
"21.10.2016 19:37:19" nas.okstate.edu NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars | National Community College Aerospace Scholars Could you escape Mars?
Next week, we're hosting a weeklong #NCAS2016 workshop with #STEM students to find out.
Learn how you can join: https://nas.okstate.edu/ncas/
"21.10.2016 18:27:44" NASA's Space Launch System 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
"21.10.2016 14:05:32" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and two Russian cosmonauts opened the hatch to the International Space Station at 8:20 a.m. EDT where they were greeted by the crew already living onboard the orbiting laboratory. Watch: http://blogs.nasa.gov/spacestation/
"21.10.2016 01:15:42" nasa.gov Restore-L's Zakiya Tomlinson Readies Robots for On-Orbit Operations #WomenInSTEM + robots in space. :-)
The Restore-L project will flight-test a robotic spacecraft in low-Earth orbit in 2020.
The purpose it to demonstrate autonomous, on-orbit satellite rendezvous, grasping, as well as telerobotics-enabled refueling
"20.10.2016 18:28:00" youtube.com NASA Hispanic Heritage Month Employee Profile: Gustavo Martinez - Marshall Space Flight Center In observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Gustavo Martinez, a propulsion engineer at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, is featured in this video ... Turning childhood dreams into reality, we end #HispanicHeritageMonth with this inspirational video profile of Gustavo Martinez, a propulsion engineer at #NASAMarshall.
"20.10.2016 16:55:50" NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge Got #STEM students? Know a STEM teacher?
Or, do you just want to race our space-themed obstacle course?
Join today's free Q&A webinar & learn how to compete at #RoverChallenge. 1-3pm CT.
Join the web conference here: http://go.nasa.gov/2dqHEaV
"20.10.2016 15:16:29" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's cover photo
"20.10.2016 13:38:17" NASA's Space Launch System 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
"20.10.2016 13:00:02" Timeline Photos #TBT - This week in 1992, space shuttle Columbia launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
STS-52 was the first flight of the U.S. Microgravity Payload-1, a complement of three experiments mounted on two connected Spacelab Multipurpose Experiment
"20.10.2016 03:39:38" nasa.gov Cube Quest Ground Tournament 3 – Meet the Teams Cube Quest Ground Tournament 3 is well underway, and the winners will be announced next week! In the meantime, learn more about the competing teams and their strategy in this small satellite competition!
Cube Quest is a $5M competition to improve small
"19.10.2016 20:21:53" www.nasa.gov Mysterious Cosmic Objects Erupting in X-rays Discovered Astronomers have found a pair of extraordinary cosmic objects that dramatically burst in X-rays. “We've never seen anything like this,” said Jimmy Irwin of The University of Alabama. "These may be examples of an entirely new phenomenon.”
"19.10.2016 17:30:04" New Horizons As red, if not redder, than #Pluto!
That's the colorful description of our next destination - a small Kuiper Belt object called 2014 MU69 - about 1 billion miles (1.6 billion kilometers) beyond Pluto.
This is the first hint at the surface properties we
"19.10.2016 15:28:57" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration LIVE NOW: ESA - European Space Agency's coverage of today's #ExoMars orbit insertion and landing. Confirmation expected at 10:57 a.m. EDT. Watch the excitement here: http://livestream.com/accounts/362/events/6518620
"19.10.2016 13:14:42" International Space Station Three new Expedition 49-50 crew members launched aboard the Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:05 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 19. http://go.nasa.gov/2eghasp
"18.10.2016 23:29:56" NASA's Space Launch System 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 20:31:28" nasa.gov NASA Marshall's Gaskin Leads Team to Develop Next X-ray Observatory Jessica Gaskin has an X-ray vision: NASA has appointed her as study scientist leading a team of researchers on a mission to design X-ray Surveyor, a successor to the unparalleled Chandra X-ray Observatory.
"18.10.2016 20:13:27" dmv.cso.nasa.gov Rover Challenge Q&A Webinar this Thursday from 1-3 p.m. CT.
"18.10.2016 14:57:18" go.nasa.gov Ask astronaut Kate Rubins your questions using #SpaceChat on Twitter. This morning, ask astronaut Kate Rubins questions during a Facebook Live event at 10:15 CT.
Rubins was the first person to sequence DNA in space. This morning, she'll be live on Facebook with National Institutes of Health (NIH) director Francis Collins,
"18.10.2016 01:47:07" International Space Station Astronaut Kate Rubins was the first person to sequence DNA in space. Tomorrow, she'll be live on Facebook with National Institutes of Health (NIH) director Francis Collins, who led the effort to map the human genome. Learn more about her research in space
"18.10.2016 00:12:04" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Lift off! Orbital ATK's #Antares rocket launched to deliver science & supplies to the International Space Station. The Cygnus spacecraft separated from the Antares rocket and is safely in space. More: https://blogs.nasa.gov/orbital
"18.10.2016 00:06:16" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration ROCKET LAUNCH: Watch live as we send research and supplies to the International Space Station aboard Orbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft! Liftoff from Virginia's Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport, located at our Wallops Flight Facility, is scheduled for 7:40
"18.10.2016 00:01:20" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration ROCKET LAUNCH: Watch live as we send research and supplies to the International Space Station aboard Orbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft! Liftoff from Virginia's Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport, located at our Wallops Flight Facility, is scheduled for 7:40
"17.10.2016 23:27:41" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration ROCKET LAUNCH: Watch live as we send research and supplies to the International Space Station aboard Orbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft! Liftoff from Virginia's Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport, located at our Wallops Flight Facility, is scheduled for 7:40
"17.10.2016 22:20:36" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Get ready for launch! Orbital ATK's Antares rocket is set to lift off to deliver cargo to the International Space Station at 7:40 p.m. EDT from Virginia. Live streaming coverage starts at 6:45 p.m. Watch here: http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv
"17.10.2016 20:46:20" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Weather is 100% “go” for Orbital ATK's Antares rocket and everything is progressing smoothly toward a 7:40 p.m. EDT liftoff. The Cygnus spacecraft onboard will carry more than 5,100 pounds of supplies to the crew on the International Space Station.
"17.10.2016 19:34:53" nasa.gov NASA Selects Student Teams for 2017 Student Launch Rocket Challenge NASA has selected 55 student teams from across the nation to participate in the 2016-2017 NASA Student Launch challenge, to be held April 5-9 near NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The countdown to the 2017 Student Launch challenge is underway and we're looking forward to meeting everyone!
"17.10.2016 18:05:20" International Space Station Launch day has arrived for the Cygnus cargo craft. Two days later, three new crew members will launch aboard a Soyuz rocket.
"17.10.2016 16:00:07" 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
"17.10.2016 14:00:00" Timeline Photos Astronauts eye vision changes
Crew members on the International Space Station are working with our #NASAMarshall flight controllers in the Payload Operations Integration Center (mission control for science on the station) on some final investigations
"16.10.2016 22:24:41" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Nothing beats a bright and beautiful "supermoon." Except maybe, three supermoons! 2016 ends with a trio of full moons at their closest points to Earth. Watch: https://youtu.be/sWAN0FwfD5M
"16.10.2016 17:23:49" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration LAUNCH UPDATE: Today's launch of Orbital ATK's Antares rocket is postponed 24 hours due to a ground support equipment cable that did not perform as expected during the pre-launch check out. There are spares on hand and rework procedures are in process.
"16.10.2016 15:57:31" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration It's launch day! Orbital ATK's Antares rocket with its Cygnus cargo spacecraft is set to lift off to the International Space Station at 8:03 p.m. EDT from our Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. More: http://go.nasa.gov/2ekAq5C
"16.10.2016 13:53:05" Timeline Photos Art and Science
Discover the treasures in the Chandra X-ray Observatory images archive: http://go.nasa.gov/2eg7vzC #ArchivesMonth
"16.10.2016 01:43:13" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Twas the night before launch…
The Orbital ATK Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, sits on launch Pad-0A at our Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Liftoff is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 16 at 8:03 p.m. EDT. This cargo resupply mission
"15.10.2016 23:09:23" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration What science experiments are launching on Orbital ATK's Antares rocket to the International Space Station Oct. 16 at 8:03 p.m. EDT? Find out here: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/151845007619/what-cargo-is-launching-in-october-to-the
"15.10.2016 19:20:47" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Orbital ATK's Antares rocket with its Cygnus cargo spacecraft are set to launch at 8:03pm ET Sunday to the International Space Station. What's on-board? Watch our briefing live at 4 p.m. EDT and discover: http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv Question? Use #askNASA.
"15.10.2016 16:27:42" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration What happened this week at NASA? An Oct. 11 article written by President Barack Obama and published by CNN outlined a vision for the future of space exploration. We also discussed ways to build on the president's vision. For that and more, watch:
"15.10.2016 13:00:00" nasa.gov A Weekly Summary of Top Content from Marshall, October 10-14, 2016 Good morning and welcome to another weekly roundup of discoveries and accomplishments, including:
#1. Engineers get ready to put the pressure on hardware for the world's most powerful rocket, NASA's Space Launch System: This week a test version of SLS's
"14.10.2016 19:11:21" NASA's Space Launch System 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
"14.10.2016 16:09:55" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Energize! Study aboard the International Space Station makes sure astronauts will have the right food for long spaceflights, including on a #JourneyToMars, That and more on this week's space station update. Have a question? Use #SpaceToGround.
"14.10.2016 14:07:14" nasa.gov Reducing Risk a Lifelong Pursuit for NASA Marshall Center Safety Chief Rick Burt is now director of Safety and Mission Assurance at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. But his first lessons in engineering and safety came from his dad as they worked on the family's farm near Columbia, Tennessee, in the Rick Burt is now director of Safety and Mission Assurance at #NASAMarshall. But his first lessons in engineering and safety came from his dad as they worked on the family's farm near Columbia, Tennessee, in the 1960s.
"13.10.2016 20:00:51" NASA's Space Launch System 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
"12.10.2016 21:28:51" NASA Meteor Watch There are over 100 eyewitness accounts describing a bright green fireball seen at 6:47 AM Central Time (2016 October 12 11:47 UTC) from Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia. Unfortunately the all sky cameras in the region had already
"12.10.2016 19:45:44" Former #NASA astronaut Danny Olivas This morning, we continued celebrating #HispanicHeritageMonth with former #NASA astronaut Danny Olivas -- two-time shuttle veteran aboard STS-117 and STS-128 -- and the keynote speaker for today's heritage event.
Learn more about Olivas here:
"12.10.2016 19:22:53" NASA's Space Launch System 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 15:31:03" NASA's Space Launch System 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 The Sun isn't the only thing rising on the #RocketCity skyline. ☀
Check out this #NASASLS launch vehicle stage adapter, as it begins the ascent to the top of a test stand at #NASAMarshall. It's just one more step toward our #JourneyToMars on NASA's
"12.10.2016 12:19:53" NASA's Space Launch System We're getting ready to put the pressure on #NASASLS with a series of tests. More pieces to be stacked soon! #JourneyToMars
"11.10.2016 20:30:51" International Space Station On the International Space Station, we're working “off-the-Earth, for-the-Earth,” leading a broad international coalition of countries and companies in conducting research and demonstrating technologies that hold great promise for everything ranging from
"10.10.2016 14:55:35" NASA's Space Launch System 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 21:03:45" NASA's Space Launch System 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 &
"09.10.2016 14:17:03" youtube.com Hurricane Matthew from the Space Station - Oct. 6 (speed x4) Cameras outside the station captured new views today of massive Hurricane Matthew as it flew 250 miles overhead at 4:45pm ET. At the time of the flyover, Mat... Crew members on the International Space Station kept a close eye on #HurricaneMatthew, not just to help track location, but for scientific purposes.
An investigation called "Tropical Cyclone" takes detailed images of major storms as the #ISS passes
"09.10.2016 01:09:55" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's cover photo
"09.10.2016 01:09:55" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's cover photo
"08.10.2016 23:42:48" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post Tonight, come join us! It's a great night to #observethemoon with #NASA, the Von Braun Astronomical Society Inc and a whole lot more at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.
"08.10.2016 19:07:57" U.S. Space & Rocket Center Don't forget!
International Observe the Moon Night is October 8! Make plans to attend: bit.ly/2dycm2A
NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Von Braun Astronomical Society Inc
"08.10.2016 15:21:42" NASA Centennial Challenges Where will we live once we get to Mars?
OPEN NOW: Phase 2 of our 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge.
A year ago, we awarded the top designs from Phase 1. It is time to start building and developing printable materials! Learn more, read the rules and sign up
"08.10.2016 12:34:54" nasa.gov A Weekly Summary of Top Content from Marshall, October 3-7, 2016 #DYK during #HurricaneMatthew several #NASA satellites, aircraft and airborne instruments were used to monitor and collect data including NASA's:
*SMAP satellite (Soil Moisture Active Passive)
*GPM satellite (Global
"07.10.2016 19:39:56" 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
"07.10.2016 15:55:47" ninesights.ninesigma.com Space Robotics Challenge - NineSights In the not so distant future, robots will work alongside, as well as in advance of, humans to take on some of our workload, and for scientific discoveries and exploration at distant locations. Tasks such as deploying and preparing habitats and power Last Chance! Today's the deadline to register for the Space Robotics Challenge and its $1 million prize purse.
The Space Robotics Challenge offers the prize for teams that successfully program a virtual Robonaut 5 robot through a series of complex
"06.10.2016 18:27:15" theatlantic.com Shooting for Space, to Make Life Better on Earth Our own Elaine Duncan talks about her role in building NASA's Space Launch System rocket.
"06.10.2016 14:48:29" nasa.gov NASA's Marshall Center Celebrates International Observe the Moon Night On Saturday, Oct. 8, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. the public and media are invited to attend the 6th annual International Observe the Moon Night celebration, hosted by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center at the Davidson Center for Space Exploration at the U.S. This weekend, join us at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center for the 6th annual "International Observe the Moon Night" celebration! :-)
This FREE event will include moon-related and solar system exhibits and hands-on activities for children and adults.
"05.10.2016 20:22:08" NASA Meteor Watch There was a widely seen (over 300 eyewitness reports) fireball over northern Pennsylvania last night at 10:36 PM Eastern Time (2016 October 5 02:36 UTC). It was also tracked by cameras belonging to the NASA fireball network and the Southern Ontario Meteor
"05.10.2016 18:32:42" nasa.gov Marshall's Kevin McGhaw Selected for White House Development Program Kevin McGhaw, deputy director of the Office of Strategic Analysis and Communications at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, has been selected to participate in the White House Leadership Development Program Fellowship. The White House has selected our very own Kevin McGhaw to participate in a Leadership Development Program! :-)
McGhaw, deputy director of #NASAMarshall's Office of Strategic Analysis and Communications, will join this yearlong program designed to train
"05.10.2016 17:03:11" nasa.gov X-ray Telescopes Find Evidence for Wandering Black Hole Astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA's XMM-Newton X-ray observatory to discover an extremely luminous, variable X-ray source located outside the center of its parent galaxy. This peculiar object could be a wandering black hole Could this be a wandering black hole that came from a small galaxy falling into a larger one?
Astronomers have used #NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA - European Space Agency's XMM-Newton X-ray observatory to discover an extremely luminous,
"05.10.2016 15:40:07" NASA's Space Launch System #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 14:35:15" International Space Station Cameras outside the International Space Station captured dramatic views of major Hurricane Matthew today as the orbital complex flew 250 miles over the storm at 4:15 p.m. EDT (video speed 4x).
"03.10.2016 17:19:07" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post 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
"02.10.2016 15:38:34" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post Success leads to bonus science on the International Space Station.
Last week's investigation of the Hard to Wet study (testing materials dissolving in liquid to help create better drugs) was so successful, scientists decided they wanted to adjust the
"01.10.2016 23:03:14" NASA Centennial Challenges It's always a great day when we can feature #WomenInSTEM! :-)
Just another great aspect of being at World #MakerFaire at the New York Hall of Science.
"01.10.2016 13:55:19" nasa.gov A Weekly Summary of Top Content from Marshall, September 26-30, 2016 Good morning and welcome to October and another week of discoveries and accomplishments as:
#1. Dr. Sanjay Gupta stops by to talk about NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly and the #YearInSpace twins study on the International Space Station.
#2. Possible water
"30.09.2016 22:20:33" NASA's Space Launch System 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 19:24:11" Timeline Photos #TGIF
"30.09.2016 18:42:06" NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Good to the last drop. Here's the Rosetta Mission's final image from 51 m (~167 feet) above the surface of comet 67P. More info at http://go.nasa.gov/2dBqDvd
"30.09.2016 17:32:55" NASA's Space Launch System 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
"30.09.2016 12:42:19" Rosetta Mission Mission complete #CometLanding
"29.09.2016 18:58:15" International Space Station BEAM was opened up today for tests. The crew also explored space diets and photographed the natural and industrial effects on Earth.
"29.09.2016 03:40:46" NASA's Space Launch System 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 16:58:13" reddit.com NASA AMA: We just sequenced DNA in space for the first time. Ask us anything! • /r/science Hi Reddit! We're a group of scientists from NASA, Cornell University, and the University of California at San Francisco working on the... For the FIRST time ever, DNA was sequenced.... in SPACE! :-)
Today, ask our scientists your questions during our Reddit AMA at 1 p.m. CDT.
"28.09.2016 16:11:05" International Space Station Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses whether he would go to space and why he feels the station is an important resource.
During the 2016 International Space Station Research and Development Conference in July, Dr. Gupta led a discussion with veteran astronauts and
"28.09.2016 13:39:53" In less than two minutes, watch our Test Stand 4697 rise at #NASAMarshall from May 2014 to September 2016.
The stand will subject the 196,000-gallon liquid oxygen tank of the NASA's Space Launch System's massive core stage to the same stresses and
"27.09.2016 21:25:43" NASA's Space Launch System 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 18:30:02" nasa.gov OSIRIS-REx Aces Instrument Check NASA's spacecraft designed to collect a sample of an asteroid ran the first check of its onboard instruments. Top marks for the OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission, as #NASA's asteroid-bound spacecraft aces its instrument check.
"27.09.2016 17:11:07" Europa's ocean is considered one of the most promising places that could potentially harbor life in our solar system AND the Hubble Space Telescope may have just spotted possible water plumes erupting from its surface!
You can read the entire news
"27.09.2016 15:36:44" NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter So Close, So Far: See my first orbit of #Jupiter in this amateur-created JunoCam “marble movie” #citizenscience
Credit: NASA/JPL/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt
"26.09.2016 19:13:50" nasa.gov NASA Student Launch This is the LAST WEEK to register for #StudentLaunch. :-)
Sign up and be a part as students in middle/high and college launch rockets with #NASA engineers at #NASAMarshall.
Don't miss this week's deadline.
Proposals are due by Sept. 30.
"26.09.2016 17:03:50" nasa.gov The Incredible Shrinking Mercury is Active After All It's small, it's hot, and it's shrinking. Surprising new NASA-funded research suggests that Mercury is contracting even today, joining Earth as a tectonically active planet. News Update: #Mercury is now suggested to be a tectonically active planet!
“This is why we explore,” said #NASA Planetary Science Director Jim Green.
"26.09.2016 00:55:58" 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
"25.09.2016 02:08:37" NASA's Space Launch System NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration is seeking innovative ideas for future exploration missions, including #JourneytoMars: http://go.nasa.gov/2da9TLl
"24.09.2016 18:52:10" U.S. Space & Rocket Center Join us live as a panel of current and former NASA engineers discuss the role of African Americans in the history and future of space flight!
"24.09.2016 15:06:01" www.nasa.gov A Weekly Summary of Top Content from Marshall, September 19-23, 2016 A Weekly Summary of Top Content from Marshall, September 19-23, 2016 * Can you find water while navigating terrain on the red planet during a #JourneyToMars?
* Did anyone you know win a #SmallBiz award or a Federal Women's Achievement award?
* And, what's going on this rocket test stand in this time lapse video?
"24.09.2016 14:10:30" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post The fifth annual Racin' the Station duathlon kicked off this morning, Sept. 24, at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
Around 200 athletes will try to finish a specially designed course in the same amount of time that it takes the
"24.09.2016 00:53:13" U.S. Space & Rocket Center Get FREE general admission 9/24!
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"23.09.2016 20:14:04" #DYK astronauts take the same medications you do? Scientists in the pharmaceutical industry are using the @[168170833215856:274:International Space Station] to create better drugs for a variety of illnesses.
A new study, called the Hard to Wet Surfaces #ScienceInOrbit: Hard to Wet Surfaces Investigation #DYK astronauts take the same medications you do? Scientists in the pharmaceutical industry are using the International Space Station to create better drugs for a variety of illnesses.
A new study, called the Hard to Wet Surfaces investigation, will give
"23.09.2016 20:14:02" #ScienceInOrbit: Hard to Wet Surfaces Investigation #DYK astronauts take the same medications you do? Scientists in the pharmaceutical industry are using the International Space Station to create better drugs for a variety of illnesses.
A new study, called the Hard to Wet Surfaces investigation, will give
"23.09.2016 20:13:59" #ScienceInOrbit: Hard to Wet Surfaces Investigation #DYK astronauts take the same medications you do? Scientists in the pharmaceutical industry are using the International Space Station to create better drugs for a variety of illnesses.
A new study, called the Hard to Wet Surfaces investigation, will give
"23.09.2016 20:13:58" #ScienceInOrbit: Hard to Wet Surfaces Investigation #DYK astronauts take the same medications you do? Scientists in the pharmaceutical industry are using the International Space Station to create better drugs for a variety of illnesses.
A new study, called the Hard to Wet Surfaces investigation, will give
"23.09.2016 20:13:56" #ScienceInOrbit: Hard to Wet Surfaces Investigation #DYK astronauts take the same medications you do? Scientists in the pharmaceutical industry are using the International Space Station to create better drugs for a variety of illnesses.
A new study, called the Hard to Wet Surfaces investigation, will give
"23.09.2016 15:53:06" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post Thanks to everyone who helped make our #NASAMarshall Small Business Alliance Meeting a success. It is a pleasure to work with and honor so many large and small business prime contractors, subcontractors, civil-service and support teams for their many
"22.09.2016 15:16:27" Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to the family affected by yesterday's tragic situation:
"21.09.2016 22:15:27" nasa.gov Media Invited to Racin' the Station Duathlon Sept. 24 Media are invited to the fifth annual Racin' the Station duathlon Sept. 24 at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. It's that time of year! Are you ready for our annual "Racin' the Station" duathlon?
Nearly 200 participants are expected to "race" the International Space Station on foot and bicycle at #NASAMarshall Sept. 24. The goal is to complete the course BEFORE
"21.09.2016 14:31:03" nasa.gov NASA Marshall Center to Host Small Business Alliance Meeting Sept. 22 On Sept. 22, the Marshall Small Business Alliance will hold its semi-annual meeting, hosted by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center at the Davidson Center for Space Exploration at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, both in Huntsville, Alabama. We're excited to talk #SmallBiz during our semi-annual #NASAMarshall Small Business Alliance Meeting Sept. 22 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.
"21.09.2016 13:03:18" NASA's Johnson Space Center NASA celebrates women in the science, technology, engineering and math fields with recording artist Grace Potter performing her song, “Look What We've Become” in this music video shot at Johnson Space Center. The video recognizes the power of women at
"20.09.2016 23:49:53" nas.okstate.edu Are YOU a community college student or do you know a community college student? #NCAS2017 will give students an authentic NASA experience while pursuing a NASA-related field or career. Calling all community college students - apply by Nov. 16 to plan a #JourneyToMars with #NASA during #NCAS2017.
"20.09.2016 17:36:07" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post Welcome back to #RocketCity the current #NASA Associate Administrator and former #NASAMarshall Center Director Robert Lightfoot, as he addressed the National Space Club - Huntsville this morning noting, "there is more construction and hardware going as
"20.09.2016 16:35:56" NASA's Space Launch System 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
"20.09.2016 01:25:30" 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 20:42:05" NASA's Space Launch System 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
"19.09.2016 20:10:12" youtube.com Erin Betts is #NASAProud NASA is known as a great place to work for several reasons. Hear real employees share their personal motivations and stories about why they are proud to work... 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
"19.09.2016 14:12:06" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post Regulating heat in a spacecraft is no easy task.
There is no shade tree or large circulating Earth atmosphere to help keep temperatures even naturally, so travelers in space, including on the International Space Station, have to do it artificially.
"18.09.2016 19:42:49" NASA's Space Launch System New findings show lakes and snowmelt-fed streams on Mars formed much later than previously thought possible: http://go.nasa.gov/2cMm3d3
"18.09.2016 14:20:44" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We're preparing for tests to qualify the main engine for Orion's European-built service module: http://go.nasa.gov/2cRzlm4
The service module will provide propulsion, power, temperature control and air and water for future crew aboard Orion. The craft's
"17.09.2016 20:17:07" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Roscosmos postpones Sept 23 launch of next 3 crew to the International Space Station. More: http://go.nasa.gov/2cRDlmo
"17.09.2016 20:07:21" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The Asteroid Redirect Mission was the topic of discussion with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy during an event at our Goddard Space Flight Center. Also during this week at NASA, astronaut Tim Kopra visited DC, our next space
"17.09.2016 13:30:02" Timeline Photos Who knew #Pluto was also a graffiti artist, "spray-painting" its moon, Charon, with methane gas? Find out here: http://go.nasa.gov/2cdmbNh
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"16.09.2016 23:31:18" science.nasa.gov Watch Out for the Harvest Moon - Science Mission Directorate The full Moon closest to the northern autumnal equinox is coming this week. Don't miss the Harvest Moon. Tonight, don't forget to step out and enjoy the Harvest Moon.
"16.09.2016 21:00:30" NASA Meteor Watch Nice meteor imaged from the International Space Station (ISS)! Snapped when the orbit of ISS took it near Australia.
"16.09.2016 15:08:11" NASA's Space Launch System 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.
"16.09.2016 02:13:42" flickr.com Pluto 'Paints' its Largest Moon Red In June 2015, when the cameras on NASA's approaching New Horizons spacecraft first spotted the large reddish polar region on Pluto's largest moon, Charon, mission scientists knew two things: they'd never seen anything like it elsewhere in our solar #ThrowBackThursday
In June 2015, when the cameras on #NASA's approaching New Horizons spacecraft first spotted the large reddish polar region on #Pluto's largest moon, Charon, mission scientists knew two things:
#1. They'd never seen anything like it
"15.09.2016 20:58:03" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post #NASAMarshall and Redstone Arsenal kicked off the Tennessee Valley Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) today.
The CFC is a way Marshall and Team Redstone give back to non-profit organizations that not only serve our community, but support charitable efforts
"15.09.2016 17:06:49" NASA's Space Launch System
"15.09.2016 05:09:14" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Who would have thought that Pluto is a graffiti artist, spray-painting one of its moons, Charon, with a reddish stain that covers an area the size of New Mexico?
Charon's polar coloring comes from Pluto itself – methane gas that escapes from Pluto's
"14.09.2016 19:07:16" NASA Goddard www.nasa.gov/arm
What exactly is NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM)? NASA engineer Ben Cichy explains the mission and gives you a behind the scenes tour of Goddard's Robotic Operations Center. We'll be answering your questions throughout the
"14.09.2016 18:31:55" NASA Student Launch Only 17 days left to register for #StudentLaunch.
Proposals are due by Sept. 30.
Register here: go.nasa.gov/1U1aUSo
Good luck! Don't miss this awesome #STEM event. :-)
"14.09.2016 15:25:22" youtube.com Hinode: 10th Anniversary of Its Launch Launched on Sept. 23, 2006, the Hinode solar observing satellite changed our view of the sun by providing the highest-resolution images of its innermost atmo... Happy 10th anniversary of the launch of the Hinode solar observing satellite!
Hinode changed our view of the sun with the highest-resolution images of its innermost atmosphere and the most sensitive magnetic field measurements available from space.
"14.09.2016 13:47:16" NASA Centennial Challenges Draft Rules for our upcoming 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge are live and open for comment. Last year, we held the Design Competition portion of this challenge, and we are preparing for the potential next stages -- structural member design and the On-Site
"12.09.2016 19:22:33" NASA's Space Launch System 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 17:05:50" nasa.gov NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Going LIVE now!
Join the NASA Digital Learning Network live webcast about NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter as they feature our own Keith Robinson from #NASAMarshall and many other scientists and mission managers with #Juno.
"12.09.2016 16:22:01" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post #OTD in 1992, Mae Jemison (born in nearby Decatur, Alabama) became the first woman of color to launch to space. She served as a Mission Specialist aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour during STS-47. :-)
Learn more about Jemison here:
"12.09.2016 14:08:37" Timeline Photos After #NASA astronaut Jeff Williams returned from the International Space Station last week, the remaining crew turned to a bit of maintenance.
In addition to the usual complement of research investigations, flight controllers at our Payload Operations
"11.09.2016 16:20:29" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration On this 15th anniversary of September 11, we remember and will never forget those lost. Here's a look at a rebuilt New York City, seen from the International Space Station. More: http://go.nasa.gov/2cQvcAI
"11.09.2016 02:10:32" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We've awarded $750K to the West Virginia University Mountaineers of Morgantown, the largest prize ever in the five-year run of our Sample Return Robot Challenge! Details:
"10.09.2016 23:12:51" NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge Congrats to our Ed Specialist Diedra Williams on her Federal Women's Program Award. #WomenInSTEM
"10.09.2016 17:30:51" nasa.gov NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center What a busy week in space!
* We had crew return from the International Space Station
* Launch of the OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission
* 1st-ever pics of Jupiter's North Pole by NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter
* Big winners of prize money with NASA
"09.09.2016 18:00:12" nasa.gov NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Training the Trainers: #NASAMarshall's Jason Norwood is the face of mission success. Norwood leads our team that is responsible for teaching future crew members traveling to the International Space Station the step-by-step procedures for working with the
"09.09.2016 16:37:08" nasa.gov Young Magnetar Likely the Slowest Pulsar Ever Detected Using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and other X-ray observatories, astronomers have found evidence for what is likely one of the most extreme pulsars, or rotating neutron stars, ever detected.
"09.09.2016 13:49:29" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's cover photo
"09.09.2016 13:49:29" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's cover photo
"09.09.2016 13:01:11" OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission After a successful launch, OSIRIS-REx is speeding toward a rendezvous with the asteroid Bennu, which could revolutionize our understanding of the early solar system: http://go.nasa.gov/2chKGfP
"08.09.2016 23:11:58" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration LIVE NOW: We're launching to an asteroid! Watch live coverage of our OSIRIS-REx spacecraft lift off at 7:05 p.m. EDT aboard an Atlas V rocket on a mission to explore asteroid Bennu and return a sample to Earth.
"08.09.2016 22:17:29" Launching tonight at 6:05 CT, here's how the OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission will collect its sample from asteroid #Bennu.
"08.09.2016 20:19:23" Timeline Photos Since we're launching the OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission tonight at 6:05 CT, here's how big its target asteroid #Bennu is.
"08.09.2016 15:51:55" youtube.com NASA Continues to Boldy Go! 50 years ago Star Trek premiered on the small screen. Today, stars of the original series; William Shatner, Nichelle Nichols and George Takei share their exc...
"08.09.2016 14:51:39" OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission
"07.09.2016 18:20:05" 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 16:18:40" Photos from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's post We're LIVE on #NASA TV, talking about tomorrow's launch of the OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission. :-)
Got questions, use #askNASA on Twitter.
Watch here: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html#public
"07.09.2016 14:40:01" nasa.gov NASA Marshall Sustainability Coordinator Donna Leach Honored With Service Award Marshall environmental engineer Donna Leach wears a lot of hats -- all green. Now she's been recognized for them with a Federal Women's Program Outstanding Achievement Award. Congrats to our Sustainability Coordinator Donna Leach on her well-earned Service Award.
"07.09.2016 12:07:19" Timeline Photos OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission is scheduled to launch tomorrow night at 7:05 p.m. EDT. Find out more about the mission during the live #NASASocial NASA TV broadcast today at 12 p.m. EDT, and then another briefing on asteroids and our solar system at 1
"07.09.2016 01:58:57" International Space Station Expedition 48 crew members Jeff Williams, Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka landed their Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft in Kazakhstan at 9:13 p.m. EDT after 172 days in space. http://go.nasa.gov/2cztYqC
"06.09.2016 18:10:25" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our first asteroid sample return mission, OSIRIS-REx, will launch Thursday to venture to near-Earth asteroid Bennu. The mission seeks to discover clues about the unique resources asteroids hold, processes that affect their orbital paths, and the origins
"06.09.2016 13:44:46" Timeline Photos It's launch week!
NASA's OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission is scheduled to launch Thursday, Sept. 8 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center. OSIRIS-REx (Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer) will travel to a
"04.09.2016 19:31:11" NASA Centennial Challenges Sample Return Robot Level 2 is LIVE right now on Ustream! Robots competing all day today and tomorrow to find up to 10 samples - without any human control - for a shot at a $1.36 million prize!
Watch live NOW at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nasa-msfc Watch live now and all day tomorrow, as teams compete for $1.36 million to advance robotics technology for NASA!
"04.09.2016 18:18:48" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams is about to return to Earth after a six-month stay on the International Space Station.
Before he suits up for his return flight, he has a few more investigations to perform - on himself! Our astronauts collect lots of human
"04.09.2016 14:29:03" NASA Centennial Challenges Sample Return Robot Level 2 is LIVE right now on Ustream! Robots competing all day today and tomorrow to find up to 10 samples - without any human control - for a shot at a $1.36 million prize!
Watch live NOW at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nasa-msfc
"03.09.2016 20:57:32" NASA Centennial Challenges Full robot competition live coverage starts tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. EDT at ustream.tv/channel/nasa-msfc. The top 7 teams are competing for a final shot at $1.36 million to develop autonomous robot capabilities.
Join us right here at 11 a.m. EDT for a
"03.09.2016 18:00:38" NASA Planetquest We're live from Star Trek New York! Learn about exoplanets.
"03.09.2016 14:48:30" nasa.gov NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center #NASA recently made several breakthroughs:
* A record-breaking galaxy cluster was discovered.
* For the first time, DNA was successfully sequenced in space.
* NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter completed its flyby.
* New Horizons spied a dwarf planet in the
"02.09.2016 18:44:00" nasa.gov Jupiter's North Pole Unlike Anything Encountered in Solar System NASA's Juno spacecraft has sent back the first-ever images of Jupiter's north pole, taken during the spacecraft's first flyby of the planet with its instruments switched on.
"02.09.2016 17:54:22" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration UPDATE: New animation from satellites shows landfall and progression of Hurricane #Hermine: http://go.nasa.gov/2caI5mW
"02.09.2016 13:38:26" NASA's Orion Spacecraft Congratulations to Aerojet Rocketdyne team on today's successful Jettison Motor Test.
"01.09.2016 19:19:53" International Space Station Dr. Lenore Rasmussen talks about the Synthetic Muscle experiment that could lead to better coatings for robotics in the harsh environment of space and more human-like prosthetics on Earth.
"01.09.2016 14:36:28" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Two astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station to perform a #spacewalk! Watch live coverage starting at 6:30 a.m. EDT today, with the spacewalk scheduled to begin at 8:05 a.m.
As part of their activities, U.S. astronauts Kate Rubins