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"19.01.2017 19:15:40" NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter What part of #Jupiter should #JunoCam image next? It's up to you! Voting for my next flyby opens today: https://www.missionjuno.swri.edu/junocam/voting
"19.01.2017 01:15:00" Timeline Photos Without the #sun there would be no light, no warmth, and no life. Here's where the sun gets its energy from!
"18.01.2017 22:56:10" Timeline Photos Our website is currently undergoing some maintenance, so we apologize for the temporary outages!
"17.01.2017 18:43:31" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA Administrator Charles Bolden reflects on the life and legacy of Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon: http://go.nasa.gov/2izRRzA
"16.01.2017 18:00:00" Timeline Photos Earth only has one #moon, but that's not the case for the rest of the planets in our solar system! Can you guess how many moons Neptune has? http://go.nasa.gov/1pDHajp
"15.01.2017 18:00:01" Timeline Photos #OTD in 2006, the Stardust mission returned #comet samples to Earth. Comets orbit the sun, like asteroids, but comets are made of ice and dust. What else do we know about comets? http://go.nasa.gov/2jfKUp6
"14.01.2017 18:00:00" Timeline Photos The Huygens Probe landed on Saturn's moon Titan on this day in 2005. How many moons does Saturn have? Find out here: http://go.nasa.gov/2jrSbkX
"14.01.2017 01:02:00" 68.media.tumblr.com 68.media.tumblr.com Here are 13 reasons why you should have an out of this world Friday the 13th! http://bit.ly/1OrMpbR
"13.01.2017 16:26:51" International Space Station LIVE: Astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Thomas Pesquet perform spacewalk to upgrade the space station's power system.
"13.01.2017 01:07:04" Timeline Photos #Auroras are beautiful light shows in the sky caused by the sun's energy. They're usually red, green and blue--but not all the time! Sometimes, the colors mix and you might be able to see yellow and pink colors too. Learn more about auroras in our
"12.01.2017 21:28:05" NASA Planetquest Hubble has captured the 'shadow play' of a possible planet in a nearby stellar system. Full story: http://go.nasa.gov/2iCS59P
"11.01.2017 20:56:58" NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn After a two-and-a-half-hour descent, the metallic, saucer-shaped spacecraft came to rest with a thud on a dark floodplain covered in cobbles of water ice. The alien probe worked frantically to collect and transmit images and data about its environs -- in
"11.01.2017 17:21:06" Timeline Photos #OTD in 1935, Amelia Earhart became the first to fly from Hawaii to California. Her contributions to aviation have inspired people for many, many decades!
"10.01.2017 19:09:43" NASA's Johnson Space Center Houston, we have a problem – there are too many questions about Mission Control! Luckily, Flight Director Mary Lawrence is here to answer as many as she can before her shift starts.
"10.01.2017 16:26:04" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Major construction is complete on our largest new Space Launch System structural test stand, and we're gearing up to test the rocket's biggest fuel tank. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2ic5TKQ
"10.01.2017 01:10:00" Timeline Photos Check out this composite image of #Earth and its moon, as seen from Mars! How far away is the moon from us? The answer might surprise you! http://go.nasa.gov/1Sd3fQW
"08.01.2017 18:00:00" Timeline Photos Happy 75th Birthday to Stephen Hawking, one of the most prominent cosmologists of our time! (IC: NASA/Paul Alers)
"07.01.2017 18:15:01" Timeline Photos #Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system. It has big storms like the Great Red Spot, which is so big that three Earths could fit inside it! Learn more about this gas giant here: http://go.nasa.gov/1PrQTDW
"06.01.2017 17:30:00" Timeline Photos Have you seen this composite image of the International Space Station transiting the sun? Learn more about our star here! http://go.nasa.gov/2iILyvb
"06.01.2017 00:57:11" Timeline Photos How do we look for other Earth-like planets? http://go.nasa.gov/2hklCoa
"05.01.2017 18:42:06" NASA Solar System Exploration Scientists have found evidence of snow and ice features on Pluto that, until now, had only been seen on Earth. Formed by erosion, the features, known as "penitentes," are bowl-shaped depressions with blade-like spires around the edge that rise several Scientists have found evidence of snow and ice features on Pluto that, until now, had only been seen on Earth!
"05.01.2017 01:01:00" Timeline Photos Ta da! Check out this Hubble image of a galaxy that acts as an astronomical laser, beaming out microwave emission rather than visible light.
"04.01.2017 18:14:11" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration New mission set to explore, for the first time, the hidden details of some of the most extreme and exotic astronomical objects beyond our solar system, such as supermassive black holes, neutron stars and pulsars. More: http://go.nasa.gov/2hPVHaU
"03.01.2017 18:45:00" 68.media.tumblr.com 68.media.tumblr.com Today is peak viewing for the #Quadrantid meteor shower! What's a meteor shower? Find out here: http://go.nasa.gov/1NvgHZT
"03.01.2017 17:35:55" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The #NewYear will start with a celestial firework show on January 3. Earth will pass through a stream of debris from comet 2003 EH1, producing a shower of meteors known as the Quadrantids. Get the details: https://youtu.be/IMkxh50fo80
"03.01.2017 01:07:01" Timeline Photos In pictures, it might look like Earth and the moon are close together. Don't be fooled! They're actually really far apart. But just how far away is the moon? http://go.nasa.gov/1Sd3fQW
"01.01.2017 18:30:00" 68.media.tumblr.com 68.media.tumblr.com #HappyNewYear from NASA Space Place! We're excited to create more space games, activities and articles in 2017. What are you looking forward to this year?
"31.12.2016 18:02:01" Timeline Photos #Venus is the hottest planet in our solar system. But it actually isn't the closest planet to the sun! Explore this rocky planet: http://go.nasa.gov/1HgJ7K3
"30.12.2016 17:03:00" Timeline Photos Although there are no seasons in space, this cosmic vista invokes thoughts of a frosty winter landscape!
"28.12.2016 17:30:31" spaceplace.nasa.gov Wild Weather Adventure! :: NASA Space Place Play the Wild Weather Adventure game. Your weather research blimp will explore Earth and its weather. With luck, skill, and strategy, you will race other weather research blimps to be first to travel all the way around the world and win the game. You can 2016 is quickly coming to an end. Embark on our Wild Weather Adventure before the year is over! http://go.nasa.gov/1d3gPW7
"27.12.2016 18:13:01" Timeline Photos Happy Birthday to astronomer Johannes Kepler (1571). Does his name sound familiar? Learn all about The Kepler Mission, a search for habitable planets! http://kepler.nasa.gov
"26.12.2016 18:01:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov The Mars Rovers :: NASA Space Place Mars is a fascinating planet. It's icy cold and covered in reddish dust and dirt. Like Earth, it has volcanos, gullies, and flat plains. Scientists can also see channels that look like they were carved by rivers and streams a long, long time ago. Over the So far, we've sent four rovers to study Mars. We plan to send another one in just a few years! Here's what we've learned from each rover: http://go.nasa.gov/2ha95Gw
"25.12.2016 18:03:00" Timeline Photos Happy Holidays from NASA Space Place! Check out this image of infrared #Christmas Pluto.
"24.12.2016 19:02:00" Timeline Photos Fun Fact: On #ChristmasEve in 1968, astronauts orbited the moon for the first time!
"24.12.2016 01:12:00" Timeline Photos How can we find Earth-like planets? http://go.nasa.gov/2i8C62O
"23.12.2016 01:01:00" Timeline Photos What's a barycenter? Hint: A barycenter helps astronomers search for planets beyond our solar system! Still don't know what it is? Find out here: http://go.nasa.gov/2hBtYuJ
"21.12.2016 17:27:00" Timeline Photos Happy first day of #winter! Why do we have seasons? http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/seasons
"20.12.2016 19:29:38" Exoplanets! Planets that orbit around other stars are called #exoplanets. We are looking for Earth-like planets in other solar systems. But how can we do that, if exoplanets are very hard to see directly with telescopes? Find out in this video!
"19.12.2016 19:30:12" SP-1 Adventures SP-1 here at the Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex in California. Goldstone is one of the three sites of the Deep Space Network, and this huge 70-meter antenna is used to communicate with lots of faraway spacecraft, such as NASA's Juno Mission
"19.12.2016 17:40:11" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Saturn's moon Mimas looks as if it's crashing through the rings, but Mimas is actually 28,000 miles (45,000 kilometers) away from the rings. But, there is a strong connection between the icy moon and Saturn's rings. Gravity links them together and shapes
"18.12.2016 17:05:01" Timeline Photos Click below to learn all about plate tectonics! http://go.nasa.gov/2faCtsv
"17.12.2016 17:30:00" Timeline Photos Check out this Hubble image of NGC 299, an open star cluster located within the Small Magellanic Cloud just under 200,000 light-years away!
"17.12.2016 01:06:00" Timeline Photos #FunFact: Most asteroids in our solar system are found in the main asteroid belt--a region between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Learn more about asteroids! http://go.nasa.gov/2geBqcm
"15.12.2016 17:02:01" Timeline Photos Why is the #moon so scarred with craters? Find out here! http://go.nasa.gov/1bdA0v2
"15.12.2016 16:34:10" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Launch! The rocket was released at 8:37 a.m. EST today from Orbital ATK's Stargazer aircraft and our #CYGNSS hurricane mission is headed to orbit. The mission is a constellation of eight small satellites in low-Earth orbit to make accurate measurements
"15.12.2016 01:05:00" Timeline Photos NASA's #JourneyToMars calls for sending humans to orbit the Red Planet in the 2030s, with trips to the surface to follow. But how will NASA choose where to land? http://go.nasa.gov/2hOqNfY
"14.12.2016 17:16:48" NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter No filter. New JunoCam Jupiter raw images available now. Download, process + share https://www.missionjuno.swri.edu/junocam/processing #citizenscience
"14.12.2016 01:00:00" 68.media.tumblr.com 68.media.tumblr.com Get ready for the peak of the #Geminid meteor shower tonight! Here are some tips on how to get the best view: http://go.nasa.gov/1RoeKSb
"13.12.2016 16:49:49" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Captured! Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's (JAXA) HTV cargo vehicle was successfully captured by the International Space Station crew using the #Canadarm2 at 5:37 a.m. EST. Tune back in at 8:15 a.m. EST to watch spacecraft installation:
"13.12.2016 01:22:29" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration What's new in the solar system this week: Here's our guide to the brightest shows on Earth for 2017–meteor showers! And, there's no telescope required. More: http://go.nasa.gov/2hmt3yA
"11.12.2016 18:06:01" Timeline Photos This might be a surprise, but we don't actually know what most of the #universe is made of! Here's what we do know: http://go.nasa.gov/2g3D52T
"10.12.2016 18:01:00" Timeline Photos The outermost layer of Earth's #atmosphere is called the exosphere. Can you name the other layers? http://go.nasa.gov/2gWgVRH
"10.12.2016 01:00:00" Timeline Photos Can you guess the name of this #moon? Hint: It's one of Saturn's moons!
"08.12.2016 21:02:37" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We are saddened by the loss of Sen. John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth. He also became a U.S. senator and later, at the age of 77 when he flew on the space shuttle, he became the oldest person to fly in space. Our deepest condolences go out to
"08.12.2016 01:20:38" Timeline Photos A #galaxy is a huge collection of gas, dust, and billions of stars and their solar systems! Learn more: http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/galaxy
"07.12.2016 01:24:00" NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn Fresh from Saturn: photos of the intriguing hexagon-shaped jet stream at the planet's north pole, and more new views from our latest mission phase -- http://go.nasa.gov/2h4zkyz NASA's Cassini spacecraft has sent to Earth its first views of Saturn's atmosphere since beginning the latest phase of its mission!
"06.12.2016 21:31:25" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration This eye-catching image of the Sahara Desert was taken by middle school students, using the Sally Ride EarthKAM aboard the International Space Station. Called KidSat, the project was initiated by Dr. Sally Ride, America's first woman in space, in 1995.
"05.12.2016 17:42:43" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Take a tour into the heart of SOFIA, the world's largest airborne observatory. SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy is an extensively modified Boeing 747SP aircraft that carries a 100-inch (2.5 meter) reflecting telescope with the
"04.12.2016 18:01:00" Timeline Photos Happy 20th Anniversary to the launch of Mars Pathfinder! Here's what we've learned from its Sojourner rover: http://go.nasa.gov/2bjvoFc
"03.12.2016 17:44:00" Timeline Photos #FunFact: On this day in 1973, Pioneer 10 made its closest approach to Jupiter!
"03.12.2016 01:00:00" Timeline Photos #Hurricanes are some of the most violent storms on Earth. Here's how they form: http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/hurricanes
"02.12.2016 18:40:53" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration What's visible in the night sky this month? See Mercury, Venus and Mars all month long, plus a New Year's Eve comet. With some luck, you may catch some meteor showers too! Watch for more: https://youtu.be/8rS1zU2zB34
"02.12.2016 01:00:27" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Meet Janelle Monae…she plays the real life NASA Engineer Mary Jackson in the upcoming film Hidden Figures. This movie highlights three African American women who contributed to America winning the space race in the 1960s. Watch:
"01.12.2016 16:52:41" spaceplace.nasa.gov Subscribe :: NASA Space Place There is always something new going on at NASA Space Place. Do you want to keep up with all the latest articles, activities, and games? We offer a free e-mail newsletter for teachers and parents. Each month you'll receive an e-mail with news, links, and Curious about space and Earth science? Subscribe to our free NASA Space Place monthly e-newsletter to keep up with our latest articles, games and activities! http://go.nasa.gov/1RjVJTx
"01.12.2016 01:10:02" Timeline Photos Check out this Hubble image of spiral galaxy NGC 3274 located over 20 million light-years away in the constellation of Leo! Learn more about galaxies: http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/galaxy/
"30.11.2016 01:03:00" Timeline Photos Did life ever actually get started on #Mars? The Mars 2020 mission hopes to answer that question. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2b9KrlZ
"29.11.2016 19:12:19" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration It's all in the gears…and we're building a better one. Metallic glass gears don't get brittle in extreme cold, making them perfect for robotics operated in space or on icy planets. Find out more: http://go.nasa.gov/2gSb6bt
"28.11.2016 19:28:14" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We've been exploring the Red Planet for over 50 years. See how that work is preparing us to send humans on a #JourneyToMars: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/153783304169/how-will-we-safely-send-the-first-humans-to-the
"27.11.2016 19:17:00" Timeline Photos Although #asteroids and #meteors are both types of space rocks, they aren't exactly the same: http://go.nasa.gov/2g9MmGZ
"27.11.2016 01:01:00" Timeline Photos Happy 5th Anniversary to the launch of NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover! Here's why this rover was sent to Mars in the first place: http://go.nasa.gov/2g9xHk0
"25.11.2016 17:39:00" Timeline Photos Happy #BlackHoleFriday! Learn all about black holes to see if they're really as scary as they sound: http://go.nasa.gov/2fo8NdV
"24.11.2016 18:10:00" 66.media.tumblr.com 66.media.tumblr.com Happy #Thanksgiving! We're thankful that we can educate kids about Earth, space, science & technology. What are you thankful for this year?
"23.11.2016 17:03:00" Timeline Photos Did you know that not all #asteroids are the same? This is because they formed in different locations at different distances from the sun. Here's how they differ: http://go.nasa.gov/2geBqcm
"22.11.2016 19:08:16" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Spotted: A relatively faint spiral galaxy that's located over 20 million light-years away. More: http://go.nasa.gov/2fODeLh
"22.11.2016 01:09:00" Timeline Photos Earth Observing-1 was launched on this day in 2000. What can this spacecraft do? http://go.nasa.gov/2fih1B2
"21.11.2016 17:33:58" NOAA NASA SciJinks Congrats on a successful launch, #GOESR! Congratulating #GOESR on a successful launch over the weekend!
"19.11.2016 18:51:00" Timeline Photos Did you miss the #supermoon? Not to worry! Here's a picture of it rising behind the Soyuz rocket that launched on Nov. 17, 2016.
"19.11.2016 01:03:00" Timeline Photos Happy Birthday to the late Alan Shepard (1923), the first American in space! Learn more about Shepard's life and accomplishments here: http://go.nasa.gov/1NbEEew
"18.11.2016 01:09:00" Timeline Photos When Earth encounters many meteoroids at once, we call it a meteor shower. Don't miss the peak of the #Leonid meteor shower tonight and tomorrow! http://go.nasa.gov/1RoeKSb
"17.11.2016 19:19:48" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration TODAY! Watch NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and the next crew launch to the International Space Station. Coverage begins at 2:30pm ET. Have questions? Use #askNASA and astronaut Doug Wheelock will answer them from the ground: http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv
"17.11.2016 01:01:00" 67.media.tumblr.com 67.media.tumblr.com Get ready for the peak of the #Leonids tomorrow and Friday! Here's everything you need to know about meteor showers: http://go.nasa.gov/1RoeKSb
"16.11.2016 01:04:00" Timeline Photos The fluted surface and elongated hills in this image are caused by wind erosion of a soft fine-grained rock. Can you guess which planet this is on? (Image Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona)
"15.11.2016 17:49:49" NASA's Johnson Space Center Learn how NASA astronauts and aircrew suit up for all occasions. More info: http://go.nasa.gov/Wvdqkx
"14.11.2016 18:28:46" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Did you miss the #supermoon last night? Try again tonight! The full moon will appear 30% brighter and 14% bigger than average. This is the closest the full moon to Earth since 1948. Don't miss it, because we won't see another supermoon like this until Miss the #supermoon last night? Don't worry, you can try again tonight!
"13.11.2016 19:05:00" Timeline Photos Did you know? #Uranus wasn't officially discovered until the year 1781! This blue planet spins on its side: http://go.nasa.gov/1LGiXgF
"12.11.2016 19:00:00" Timeline Photos Check out this infrared image of nebulae from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope! To see more beautiful Spitzer images, play our photo memory game: http://go.nasa.gov/2exjfw4
"12.11.2016 01:04:00" 66.media.tumblr.com 66.media.tumblr.com Did you know that there are #volcanoes all around our solar system? Learn about which ones are still active today! http://go.nasa.gov/1T3Volv
"11.11.2016 01:00:00" Timeline Photos #FunFact: One year on #Earth is 365.25 days. The extra 0.25 means that we have to add one day to our calendar every four years, which is why we have leap years! Learn more fun facts about Earth here: http://go.nasa.gov/2fi9Biy
"09.11.2016 18:58:16" International Space Station LIVE NOW: Enjoy our planet from the unique perspective of the space station 250 miles above.
"08.11.2016 20:15:00" nasa.tumblr.com Vote While You float: An Astronaut Voting Story With the excitement of getting to the polls on Election Day many people will have a hard time keeping their feet on the ground, but astronauts who vote literally have to strap themselves down so they... Did you know that astronauts can #vote from space? http://bit.ly/2fMpam8
"08.11.2016 17:53:31" 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!
"06.11.2016 18:50:00" Timeline Photos Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the launch of Lunar Orbiter 2! This spacecraft was designed primarily to photograph smooth areas of the lunar surface, making the Surveyor and Apollo missions possible.
"05.11.2016 18:41:00" Timeline Photos In a few weeks it'll be #Thanksgiving. What are we are thankful for? Earth's troposphere! This atmospheric layer contains the air we breathe and the clouds in the sky: http://go.nasa.gov/1TpZnfr
"05.11.2016 00:05:00" Timeline Photos What do jet planes and shooting #stars have in common? Find out here: http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/mira/
"04.11.2016 00:08:01" Timeline Photos Check out this false-color view from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn of clouds in Saturn's northern hemisphere! Learn more about this ringed planet: http://go.nasa.gov/1PrQPEd
"03.11.2016 16:48:56" NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover I have frickin' laser on my head, but I'm not ill-tempered. Zapping this meteorite revealed its nickel-iron composition. Read more here: http://go.nasa.gov/2fgcMIa
"02.11.2016 23:25:12" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Today marks 16 years of humans living and working continuously aboard the International Space Station, and you can see it from your house. A new map-based feature makes it even easier to make that connection as the station flies overhead. Details: As of today, humans have officially been living and working continuously aboard the International Space Station for 16 years!
"02.11.2016 17:01:00" Timeline Photos What are tectonic forces? Check out this video to find out! http://bit.ly/2fez6SK
"02.11.2016 00:08:00" Timeline Photos Many people believe that Earth is closer to the sun in the summer which is why it is hotter. True or False? http://go.nasa.gov/1M9sT2v
"31.10.2016 23:51:12" 67.media.tumblr.com 67.media.tumblr.com It's not too late! There's still time to put together a space-themed costume: http://go.nasa.gov/2dLguJy. Share & tag #NASACostume!
"31.10.2016 19:05:00" Timeline Photos #HappyHalloween! No costume? No problem. Just print out a planet mask and you're good to go: http://go.nasa.gov/2dLguJy #NASACostume
"30.10.2016 17:30:00" Timeline Photos Check out this Spitzer Space Telescope image of galaxy cluster Abell 2744. Can you guess its nickname?
"29.10.2016 19:15:00" Timeline Photos “I'm a cold desert world.” -You, as Mars this #Halloween. Make your #NASACostume here: http://go.nasa.gov/2dLguJy
"28.10.2016 16:15:00" Timeline Photos Are you in the mood for pizza? Same here! Discover how your GPS can quickly find you the nearest pizzeria: http://go.nasa.gov/1Lu3JhZ
"27.10.2016 23:44:04" NASA Solar System Exploration In the books -- NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has returned the last bits of data from its 2015 Pluto flyby to Earth. See more about how the team made it happen and why it takes so long to transmit data from that deep in space: http://go.nasa.gov/2dPpSK5
"27.10.2016 19:15:00" Timeline Photos Fun Fact: Jupiter actually has rings! They're just too faint to see very well. Dress up as this exciting gas giant for Halloween and show off your #NASACostume: http://go.nasa.gov/2dLguJy
"27.10.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos On this day in 1959, we got our first glimpse of the far side of the #moon!
"25.10.2016 17:15:00" Timeline Photos Boo! It's almost #Halloween. This year, be one of the eight planets in our solar system! The best part? It's free and easy to make. Don't forget to share your masks and tag #NASACostume! http://go.nasa.gov/2dLguJy
"24.10.2016 20:24:40" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Saturn has changed--color, that is. Natural color images from our Cassini spacecraft show the changing appearance of Saturn's north polar region between 2012 and 2016. The color change is thought to be an effect of Saturn's seasons. More:
"23.10.2016 19:15:00" Timeline Photos One year on Saturn is about 29 Earth years. That's a long time! Be this beautiful planet for Halloween and make your #NASACostume here: http://go.nasa.gov/2dLguJy
"22.10.2016 17:23:00" Timeline Photos A #nebula is a cloud of dust or gas found between stars. Can you guess the name of the one below? (IC: ESA/Garrelt Mellema [Leiden University, the Netherlands])
"22.10.2016 00:13:00" Timeline Photos Uranus is known for being sideways and having faint rings. But did you know that it might also have two undiscovered moons? Learn more about #Uranus here: http://go.nasa.gov/1LGiXgF
"21.10.2016 00:12:12" 67.media.tumblr.com 67.media.tumblr.com The #Orionid meteor shower is expected to peak tonight and early tomorrow morning! Learn more about meteor showers and how to get the best view: http://go.nasa.gov/1RoeKSb
"20.10.2016 17:53:00" Timeline Photos Is #Earth your favorite planet? Great! Because our home planet is pretty cool. Not only does it have liquid water, but it also supports life! Dress up as Earth this Halloween, and be sure to share and tag #NASACostume! http://go.nasa.gov/2dLguJy
"19.10.2016 23:55:49" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our New Horizons spacecraft is venturing about a billion miles beyond Pluto toward its next target, which also happens to have a reddish hue similar to the dwarf planet. This small target object is located in the Kuiper Belt, where the spacecraft will What's new with New Horizons?
"18.10.2016 23:41:44" Timeline Photos What's the smallest planet in our solar system? Mercury! Be this rocky planet for #Halloween: http://go.nasa.gov/2dLguJy #NASACostume
"17.10.2016 23:46:13" 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
"16.10.2016 17:07:00" Timeline Photos Want to be your favorite planet for #Halloween? Same. Introducing our latest planet mask activity! Share your own masks and tag #NASACostume. Here's how to make them: http://go.nasa.gov/2dLguJy
"15.10.2016 18:05:00" Timeline Photos NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn was launched on this day in 1997 to study #Saturn. It became the first to orbit Saturn and has since addressed major scientific questions about the planet's magnetosphere, moons and rings. http://go.nasa.gov/1OC2qhL (IC:
"15.10.2016 00:03:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Galactic Explorer :: NASA Space Place A galaxy is a huge collection of gas, dust, and billions of stars all held together by gravity. All galaxies are made up of these same things. However, they come in many different shapes and sizes. What's your high score? #SpaceGames http://go.nasa.gov/29955mO
"13.10.2016 23:18:34" Timeline Photos Our sun is 4,500,000,000 years old! Yep, that's pretty old. Here's how we figured this out: http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/sun-age/
"12.10.2016 15:56:09" Timeline Photos Are you curious about space and Earth science? Subscribe to our free NASA Space Place monthly e-newsletter to keep up with our latest articles, games and activities! http://go.nasa.gov/1RjVJTx
"12.10.2016 00:05:00" Timeline Photos What are satellite galaxies, and how are they different than normal #galaxies? http://go.nasa.gov/2dimHNN (IC: Boris Štromar)
"11.10.2016 00:04:00" Timeline Photos #FunFact: Triton, Neptune's largest #moon, was discovered on this day in 1846!
"09.10.2016 17:37:00" Timeline Photos A series of star trail images captured by astronauts aboard the International Space Station as they orbited at 17,500 miles per hour!
"08.10.2016 17:36:01" Timeline Photos Happy International #ObserveTheMoon Night! Ever wonder why the moon is so scarred with craters? Find out here: http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/craters/
"08.10.2016 00:00:01" Timeline Photos Tomorrow is International #ObserveTheMoon Night. Grab your friends, head outside, and look up. The moon might not look that far away, but don't be fooled. The moon is an average of 238,855 miles (384,400 km) away from Earth. That's pretty far!
"06.10.2016 15:51:45" Timeline Photos #HurricaneMatthew has strengthened to Category 4. What do these categories mean? Find out here: http://go.nasa.gov/2dxIlNF
"06.10.2016 00:03:00" Timeline Photos Happy Birthday to the late Robert H. Goddard (1882), the father of modern rocket propulsion. The NASA Goddard Space Flight Center was named after him!
"04.10.2016 18:48:36" NASA 360 Congratulations to NASA's MAVEN Mission to Mars on one full year of beaming home some truly out of this world science. http://go.nasa.gov/2cPKpSW
"04.10.2016 00:07:00" Timeline Photos Where does interstellar space begin? http://go.nasa.gov/29WXR3h
"03.10.2016 17:58:20" Timeline Photos A MODIS false-color image of volcanic activity in the South Sandwich Islands. Located in the South Atlantic Ocean, the uninhabited islands include several active stratovolcanoes. Due to their remote location, these volcanoes are some of the least studied
"02.10.2016 17:07:01" Timeline Photos Happy National Energy Awareness Month! Solar power is one source of energy, but where does the sun's energy come from?
"01.10.2016 17:47:49" NASA 360 Gollum would lose his mind! #LOTR
Want more pictures from the real Lord of the Rings? Follow NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn as it enters its final epic year: www.nasa/gov/cassini
"01.10.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos Check out this Hubble Space Telescope image of a colorful demise of a sun-like star!
"30.09.2016 19:30:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Earth's Atmosphere :: NASA Space Place Earth is a great planet to live on because it has a wonderful atmosphere around it. This jacket of gases does a lot for us. It keeps us warm, it gives us oxygen to breathe, and it's where our weather happens. The #atmosphere surrounds our planet like the peel of an orange. But it's not the same everywhere! Explore Earth's six different layers: http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/atmosphere/
"29.09.2016 18:36:00" Timeline Photos The Rosetta Mission to a comet will soon come to an end. Be sure to follow Rosetta's #CometLanding, and play Comet Quest to learn more about the mission! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/comet-quest/
"28.09.2016 19:03:00" Timeline Photos Have you ever heard of Eris? This Kuiper Belt Object is a bit smaller than Pluto. It's so far away that it takes 557 years to orbit the sun! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/kuiper-belt
"27.09.2016 23:02:04" NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Earth Art over USA!
"27.09.2016 19:21:00" Timeline Photos By now, you're probably familiar with #ElNiño. But what is #LaNiña? http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/la-nina/
"27.09.2016 00:06:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov What is an aurora? :: NASA Space Place If you're ever near the North or South Pole, you may be in for a very special treat. Frequently there are beautiful light shows in the sky. These lights are called auroras. If you're near the North Pole, it is called an aurora borealis or northern lights. #FunFact: Even though auroras are best seen at night, they are actually caused by the sun! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/aurora/
"26.09.2016 19:53:57" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We've spotted possible water plumes erupting on Jupiter's moon Europa using the Hubble Space Telescope: http://go.nasa.gov/2dwSD2f
"25.09.2016 23:00:53" NASA 360 What's the coolest job title on this planet or any other? NASA's Planetary Protection Officer.
Learn how NASA protects places in our solar system from hitchhiking microbes, anytime we visit.
"24.09.2016 17:44:01" Timeline Photos Happy Birthday to NASA Astronaut John Watts Young (1930). He is the first person to fly in space six times from Earth, and seven times counting his lunar liftoff!
"23.09.2016 19:15:00" Timeline Photos #Neptune was discovered on this day in 1846! Here's what we know today about this cold, windy planet: http://go.nasa.gov/2bSqkKW
"22.09.2016 18:22:16" Timeline Photos Look outside. Do you see leaves turning red, orange and yellow? Yep, today is officially the first day of #fall! Here's why we have seasons: http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/seasons/
"21.09.2016 17:07:55" SP-1 Adventures Hi, it's SP-1 again! I'm flying alongside a F-15D Eagle aircraft used for research support and pilot proficiency. It can transmit live video back to NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center so engineers can visually monitor the mission. This feature
"20.09.2016 18:11:54" Timeline Photos Did NASA really change the zodiac signs? Nope, we definitely didn't - we just did the math! Here are the facts: http://go.nasa.gov/zodiac
"20.09.2016 00:35:00" Timeline Photos Our solar system is a pretty big place. But how did it form?
"19.09.2016 23:43:20" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Want to see a rocket booster fired up at nearly 6,000 degrees Fahrenheit…in slow-motion!? A test version of the booster that will help power our new Space Launch System rocket for our #JourneyToMars was fired up. Watch here: https://youtu.be/JDuBLdCaxHo
"19.09.2016 17:25:31" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration At only 17 miles or 28 kilometers across, Saturn's moon Pan may be small as satellites go, but like many of the moons situated in the planet's rings, it has a very visible effect on the rings. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2cWPgPG
"18.09.2016 17:20:01" Timeline Photos Voyager 1 took the first photo of Earth and the moon together on this day in 1977!
"17.09.2016 19:20:01" spaceplace.nasa.gov The Lone Planet :: NASA Space Place For years, a group of scientists had been looking through the night sky for a special kind of murky, dim star. These stars don't emit much light, so they are pretty hard to find. Earth has a sun, but not all planets do!
"16.09.2016 19:19:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov How many moons? :: NASA Space Place We on Earth have just one moon, but some planets have dozens of them. Others don't have any. Which planets have moons, and which don't? On this day in 1848, Saturn's moon Hyperion was discovered! How many #moons do other planets have? http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/how-many-moons/
"15.09.2016 19:15:00" Timeline Photos #BlackHoles - are they really as scary as they sound?
"14.09.2016 19:21:00" Timeline Photos On Earth, we can find life almost everywhere where there is #water. Is this the same on other planets? http://go.nasa.gov/2cwM0eW
"13.09.2016 19:03:01" Timeline Photos This Hubble image of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way, is breathtaking! Here, we can see a maelstrom of glowing gas and dark dust within it.
"12.09.2016 23:47:28" NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory See a gorgeous polar view of Jupiter from the NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn's flyby in 2000: http://go.nasa.gov/2c4zvDH
"12.09.2016 19:05:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Galactic Explorer :: NASA Space Place A galaxy is a huge collection of gas, dust, and billions of stars all held together by gravity. All galaxies are made up of these same things. However, they come in many different shapes and sizes. Happy #NationalVideoGamesDay! Play Galactic Explorer to safely navigate your spacecraft and visit as many galaxies as possible: http://go.nasa.gov/2cj0xIt
"12.09.2016 16:29:30" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The layered geologic past of Mars is revealed in stunning detail in new color images returned by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover. More: http://go.nasa.gov/2cDwxJ5 New color images from NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover!
"11.09.2016 16:51:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Adventure to Mars :: NASA Space Place You and your crew are about to blast off to Mars! Your spaceship already contains the things you need to stay alive such as air, food, water, and heaters. Everything you'll need after you get to Mars has already been sent ahead of time to the red planet. Do you want to go on a #Mars adventure? Play our Adventure to Mars game and blast off to the Red Planet! #SpaceGames
"10.09.2016 17:00:03" Timeline Photos How much #water is on Earth? Let's find out!
"10.09.2016 00:01:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov The Mars Rovers: Spirit and Opportunity :: NASA Space Place After the success of the Sojourner rover, NASA wanted to send more rovers to learn about Mars. So, in 2003, they sent two rovers to the Red Planet. The rovers were named Spirit and Opportunity. Together, they were part of the Mars Exploration Rover #DYK: In 2003, NASA sent two more rovers to study #Mars. Their names were Spirit and Opportunity, and they both carried all of the same scientific instruments. Learn more about these twins: http://go.nasa.gov/2bWQZ9D
"09.09.2016 22:15:32" NASA Planetquest Fly to an alien world so strange it rains glass sideways with our interactive gallery: http://go.nasa.gov/29repmJ
"09.09.2016 00:02:01" Timeline Photos Have you heard of the Eskimo Nebula (NGC 2392)? This planetary #nebula began forming about 10,000 years ago and is about 5,000 light-years from Earth!
"08.09.2016 16:22:42" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration 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 excitement and passion for the real space exploration being done by NASA. Happy 50th Anniversary of Star Trek! #StarTrek50
"07.09.2016 18:39:23" 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 Have you heard of our OSIRIS-REx mission to explore #asteroid Bennu? It launches tomorrow!
"07.09.2016 16:29:01" Timeline Photos Woah! Check out this panorama taken by NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams aboard the International Space Station!
"06.09.2016 18:13:56" NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter A whole new world. My 1st glimpse of #Jupiter's north pole looks unlike anything seen before http://go.nasa.gov/2bQyC3B In case you missed it, check out this first glimpse of #Jupiter's north pole!
"06.09.2016 15:33:50" NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams Great way to start your Sunday… setting moon, rolling aurora, and the break of dawn.
"05.09.2016 19:03:00" Timeline Photos In 2012, NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover landed on #Mars to find out if the planet ever had an environment suitable for life. The rover is about the size of a small SUV and is still exploring Mars today! Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2c4AUye
"04.09.2016 18:21:01" Timeline Photos Check out this image of Lake Powell, taken from the remotely controlled Sally Ride EarthKAM aboard the International Space Station. This lake is the second largest artificial reservoir in the United States!
"03.09.2016 17:18:00" Timeline Photos Check out this new look of debris from an exploded star in our galaxy. Astronomers are re-examining when this #supernova actually happened! http://go.nasa.gov/2b4EBRR
"02.09.2016 19:16:00" Timeline Photos Ever heard of the #exosphere? It's the outermost layer of our atmosphere that separates the rest of the atmosphere from outer space. Can you guess how thick it is?
"01.09.2016 19:10:00" Timeline Photos #FunFact: On this day in 1979, Pioneer 11 became the first spacecraft to encounter Saturn!
"01.09.2016 16:15:42" vine.co See the effects of UV rays with our sunscreen activity! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/sunscreen-activity Vine by NASA Space Place Looking for a fun, simple activity for Labor Day weekend? http://go.nasa.gov/2bzMd2B
"31.08.2016 23:05:56" NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams Heading toward night on the International Space Station.
"31.08.2016 16:24:23" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our New Horizons spacecraft is doing some sightseeing along the way, as it speeds toward a New Year's Day 2019 date with an ancient object in the distant region beyond Pluto. The spacecraft spotted the dwarf planet Quaoar (“Kwa-war”), which is roughly Guess what? Our New Horizons spacecraft is on its way to the dwarf planet Quaoar! http://go.nasa.gov/2ceMVSa
"30.08.2016 19:10:01" Timeline Photos The eight #planets in our solar system are different sizes and different distances from the sun. But why are they all round? http://go.nasa.gov/1S3bJKV
"30.08.2016 16:00:49" NASA 360 Howdy neighbor!
"29.08.2016 22:55:47" There's no doubt that Earth has a lot of #water. But exactly how much water is there, and where can we find it? http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/water/
"29.08.2016 16:31:10" NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter Soarin' over #Jupiter. My 1st up-close look of the gas-giant world was a success!
"28.08.2016 17:03:01" Timeline Photos #DYK that on this day in 1993, the Galileo spacecraft flew past asteroid 243 Ida and discovered the first asteroid moon, Dactyl!
"27.08.2016 17:00:05" Timeline Photos Mariner 2 was launched on this day in 1962. It became the first successful mission to another planet when it flew past #Venus. What does Venus look like? http://go.nasa.gov/2bxwpIQ
"27.08.2016 00:00:10" Timeline Photos It's #BackToSchool time, and that means our latest Educator Newsletter is now available for teachers and parents! http://go.nasa.gov/1RHKS4G
"26.08.2016 19:15:00" Timeline Photos In 1997, NASA scientists did something truly amazing. They sent a small rover to study the surface of #Mars for the first time. This rover's name was Sojourner, and she was only about the size of a microwave oven! http://go.nasa.gov/2bjvoFc
"26.08.2016 15:51:57" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Happy 98th Birthday to Katherine Johnson, a legendary NASA mathematician. Astronaut Kate Rubins sends her wishes from the International Space Station: https://youtu.be/rx4U98meWEc
"26.08.2016 00:11:00" Timeline Photos Ever wonder how much #water is on Earth? Find out in our new NASA Space Place video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZK2xTNzgq8
"25.08.2016 16:38:53" Timeline Photos Voyager 2 made its closest approach to #Neptune on this day in 1989! What is the coldest planet in our solar system like? Find out here! http://go.nasa.gov/2bSqkKW
"25.08.2016 00:25:36" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Today, NASA astronaut Jeff Williams became the U.S. record holder for most days spent in space. Williams, a veteran of two shuttle missions and trips aboard the station, surpassed the record Scott Kelly set earlier this year. To celebrate this amazing
"24.08.2016 18:33:51" Timeline Photos On this day in 2006, #Pluto was officially reclassified as dwarf planet. Don't worry - dwarf planets are still exciting! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/ice-dwarf/
"24.08.2016 15:59:10" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Seasonal dark streaks on Mars don't hold much water, according to the latest findings from one of our spacecraft orbiting the Red Planet. More: http://go.nasa.gov/2bnfKbW
"23.08.2016 17:26:01" Timeline Photos #FunFact: On this day in 1966, Lunar Orbiter 1 took the first image of Earth from the Moon!
"23.08.2016 16:32:07" NASA Solar System Exploration This week marks 35 years since the Voyager 2 spacecraft flew by Saturn, delighting scientists with rich data and images. Learn more about this and nine more things you need to know about the solar system this week in the new 10 Things blog:
"22.08.2016 23:30:45" Timeline Photos Can you guess the name of this moon? Hint: This image was taken in visible light with the #Cassini narrow-angle camera!
"22.08.2016 19:55:20" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration This Hubble image shows the remnant of a small, very dense star that reached the end of its life and ripped itself apart thousands of years ago, ejecting a superheated cloud of debris in the process. Slamming into the surrounding interstellar gas, this
"21.08.2016 19:02:00" Timeline Photos Did life ever get started on #Mars? The Mars2020 mission hopes to answer that question by sending a rover to explore the rocks, dirt, and air on Mars while looking directly for signs of past life. http://go.nasa.gov/2b9KrlZ
"21.08.2016 16:19:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Play Helios! :: NASA Space Place Combine protons and neutrons in just the right way to make helium and release energy. It's called fusion, and it's what makes the sun burn so hot for so long. Play Helios to combine protons and neutrons in just the right way to make helium and release energy! #SpaceGames http://go.nasa.gov/2b9KJco
"21.08.2016 00:17:01" Timeline Photos Ta da! This photo was taken by Astronaut Tim Kopra aboard the International Space Station. Can you guess what it's a picture of?
"20.08.2016 19:13:00" Timeline Photos Voyager 2 was launched on this day in 1977! It successfully flew past Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. Check out this picture of #Neptune taken by Voyager 2 in 1989.
"20.08.2016 00:06:00" Timeline Photos The #sun is a big ball of energy that constantly sends heat, visible light, and ultraviolet (UV) light toward Earth. While we can't see UV light with our eyes, it still affects us. Make handprint art using UV light in our new NASA Space Place activity!
"19.08.2016 19:10:01" Timeline Photos Have you ever heard of Haumea? This interesting Kuiper Belt Object is shaped like a squashed American football about 1,200 miles long! It even has two moons named Hi'iaka and Namaka. http://go.nasa.gov/2blhpy7
"19.08.2016 00:02:00" Timeline Photos Saturn's moons Tethys and Hyperion appear to be neighbors in this #Cassini view. Can you guess how many miles/kilometers apart they actually are?
"18.08.2016 19:30:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov All About Mars :: NASA Space Place Mars is a cold desert world. It is half the size of Earth. Mars is sometimes called the Red Planet. It's red because of rusty iron in the ground. What do we already know about Mars? Find out here! http://go.nasa.gov/1MeEufO #NASAMarsDay
"18.08.2016 16:12:01" Timeline Photos Tomorrow, NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams and NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins will conduct a #spacewalk to install the first International Docking Adapter (IDA) on the International Space Station. This will be Williams' fourth and Rubins' first spacewalk!
"17.08.2016 19:17:00" Timeline Photos The Mars rovers have helped us uncover many secrets of the Red Planet, paving the way for future human explorers. Meet the rover team here! http://go.nasa.gov/2aKsvgL #JourneyToMars
"17.08.2016 15:52:29" NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Mars: Putting the butte in beautiful. Check out other recent raw pics here: http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/multimedia/raw/?s= Check out these recent raw pictures of #Mars!
"17.08.2016 00:02:00" Timeline Photos #FunFact: Explorer 12 was launched on this day in 1961 to study conditions in near-Earth interplanetary space!
"16.08.2016 16:28:20" NASA Earth A Watchful Eye on Rio
While gymnasts leap, cyclists pedal, and divers twirl for Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro, sensors on several NASA Earth Observing satellites are catching glimpses of the city and its surroundings from space. The mix of satellites
"16.08.2016 00:02:17" Timeline Photos A #nebula is a cloud of dust or gas found between stars. Check out this image of the Crab Nebula! (IC: NASA, ESA, J. Hester, A. Loll [ASU])
"15.08.2016 17:02:13" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration In this 30 second exposure taken with a circular fish-eye lens, a meteor streaks across the sky during the annual Perseid meteor shower as a photographer wipes moisture from the camera lenses Friday, August 12, 2016 in Spruce Knob, West Virginia.
"15.08.2016 00:03:00" Timeline Photos Uranus is surrounded by a set of 13 rings. The inner rings are dark and narrow, while the outer rings are brightly colored and easier to see. The Hubble Space Telescope was able to photograph Uranus's rings for the first time in 1994!
"14.08.2016 00:12:00" Timeline Photos We spend almost all our time on Earth's crust, but there is still a lot going on beneath the surface. Make an Earth fan to #BeatTheHeat and explore Earth's layers! http://go.nasa.gov/1Rb6qrF
"13.08.2016 19:12:00" Timeline Photos Can you guess which #moon this is? Hint: It's not our own!
"13.08.2016 00:13:00" Timeline Photos #FunFact: Mercury and Venus don't have any moons. Mercury can't hold its own moon because it's too close to the sun and its gravity. The reason Venus doesn't have a moon still remains a mystery for scientists to solve! http://go.nasa.gov/2b8ig6w
"12.08.2016 15:41:15" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration A Perseid meteor streaks across the sky in this 30 second exposure taken Friday, Aug. 12 by NASA Photographer Bill Ingalls in Spruce Knob, West Virginia. The Perseids show up every year in August when Earth ventures through trails of debris left behind by
"11.08.2016 23:45:10" Timeline Photos Are you ready for the #Perseids tonight? Here's what you need to know about meteor showers! http://go.nasa.gov/1NvgHZT
"11.08.2016 21:06:23" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Two tiny dwarf galaxies have wandered from a vast cosmic wilderness into a nearby “big city” packed with galaxies. After being in a quiet inactive period for billions of years, they are ready to party by starting a firestorm of star birth. Find out more:
"11.08.2016 00:02:00" Timeline Photos A view of the Chesapeake Bay taken by NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams from the International Space Station!
"10.08.2016 19:31:00" Timeline Photos #Exoplanets can be rocky, gaseous, and very odd. But what do they all have in common? They've all advanced scientific understanding of our place in the cosmos! Click here to explore 20 favorites among the known exoplanets: http://go.nasa.gov/1GybfIp
"10.08.2016 00:02:00" Timeline Photos Over the years, we've sent four rovers to study the cold, red planet we call #Mars. We even plan to send another one in just a few years! Meet the team of rovers and discover what we've learned from each one: http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/mars-rovers/
"09.08.2016 17:38:13" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Swirling pastels of Saturn's clouds appear majestic in this false-color view from our Cassini spacecraft. Using a combination of spectral filters sensitive to infrared light help us determine the structure and depth of cloud features in the atmosphere.
"09.08.2016 00:12:00" 67.media.tumblr.com 67.media.tumblr.com The annual #Perseid meteor shower will peak August 11-12! This year, we're expecting a Perseid outburst with more meteors than usual. Get ready for a spectacular display!
"08.08.2016 21:39:31" NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams Badwater of Death Valley National Park.
"08.08.2016 17:37:58" Timeline Photos The changing length of the shadow in this image marks the passing of the seasons on #Saturn. The shadow will get even shorter as the planet nears its northern-hemisphere solstice in 9 months!
"08.08.2016 15:39:03" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Need some inspiration? This 18-year-old NASA star hopes to inspire other young girls to pursue careers in science. Check out her impressive accomplishments: http://go.nasa.gov/2aMqIGM
"08.08.2016 00:03:01" Timeline Photos Check out this artist's concept of CX330, the most isolated young star ever discovered! http://go.nasa.gov/2ax9rWn
"07.08.2016 18:23:00" Timeline Photos Did you know that #Mars is red because of rusty iron in the ground? That's why it's often referred to as the Red Planet. Visit our Mars page to learn more about this cold desert world! http://go.nasa.gov/1MeEufO
"07.08.2016 00:21:01" Timeline Photos Check out this Landsat 8 image of Acadia National Park, one of the most visited parks in America!
"06.08.2016 17:19:01" Timeline Photos It's SP-1 again! I'm here at the Space Flight Operations Facility (SFOF) located at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA. This control room is home to the NASA Deep Space Network and is where interplanetary and deep space missions are monitored
"06.08.2016 00:10:01" Timeline Photos #Juno was launched on this day in 2011. Click the link below to play JunoQuest and follow NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter to keep up with the latest news! http://go.nasa.gov/1PUQ9Sy
"05.08.2016 16:45:00" Timeline Photos Happy Birthday to astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first person to walk on the moon!
"05.08.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos Back in 1976, Viking 1 snapped a photo of the well-known “Face on Mars” while searching for possible landing sites for Viking 2. While the mysterious feature may resemble a face, scientists figured out that it was just another Martian mesa with unusual
"04.08.2016 16:50:18" NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams Photos from space station posted during my Expedition 48 mission.
"04.08.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos MESSENGER was launched on this day in 2004! It successfully entered Mercury orbit in 2011, becoming the first spacecraft to do so. Here's what we know about #Mercury! http://go.nasa.gov/23f7OB1
"03.08.2016 17:11:31" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We helped produce the first map showing what parts of the bottom of the massive Greenland Ice Sheet are thawed – key information in better predicting how the ice sheet will react to a warming climate. More: http://go.nasa.gov/2aNtsXx
"03.08.2016 00:02:00" Timeline Photos Our #sun is a bright, hot ball of hydrogen and helium at the center of our solar system. So hot, that it's actually 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit at the surface and 27 million degrees Fahrenheit in the core! But how does our sun compare to other stars?
"02.08.2016 16:27:12" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Jupiter's volcanic moon Io has a thin atmosphere that collapses in the shadow of the planet, condensing as ice. Learn what we found out: http://go.nasa.gov/2ax8OYf
"02.08.2016 00:22:01" spaceplace.nasa.gov Earth's Atmosphere :: NASA Space Place Earth is a great planet to live on because it has a wonderful atmosphere around it. This jacket of gases does a lot for us. It keeps us warm, it gives us oxygen to breathe, and it's where our weather happens. #FunFact: Oxygen was discovered on this day in 1774! Luckily for us, Earth's atmosphere has plenty of oxygen for us to breathe. What else exists in our atmosphere? http://go.nasa.gov/2apUENU
"01.08.2016 20:52:51" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Be in the know about the solar system this week! Learn about Curiosity's autonomous laser targeting, say goodbye to a comet rider, learn about our sun's flare for the dramatic and more! More: http://go.nasa.gov/2aI899N What's new with our solar system this week? Check this out!
"01.08.2016 00:06:00" Timeline Photos A photo of beautiful nighttime Paris taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station!
"31.07.2016 19:06:00" Timeline Photos The first vehicle was driven on the moon #OTD in 1971, during the Apollo 15 mission!
"31.07.2016 00:05:00" Timeline Photos Can you guess what type of #galaxy this is?
"30.07.2016 16:00:01" Timeline Photos Sometimes, when we see drawings of Earth and the moon, they look pretty close together. But don't be fooled - they're actually really far apart. The moon is an average of 238,855 miles away, which is about 30 Earths! http://go.nasa.gov/1Sd3fQW
"30.07.2016 00:03:00" Timeline Photos #Parents & #Teachers: It's almost August, and that means school is right around the corner. Looking for classroom activities? Check out our Educators section! http://go.nasa.gov/23mC5ZA
"29.07.2016 20:25:56" NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter Turning point. I'll reach the farthest point in my first lap around #Jupiter on July 31.
More info: https://www.missionjuno.swri.edu/news/Juno_apojove_approaches_5_years
"29.07.2016 19:02:00" Timeline Photos #FunFact: NASA was established on this day in 1958!
"29.07.2016 15:32:21" NASA Earth ATom begins science flights today. So what questions are the mission trying to answer on its world survey of the Atmosphere?
Learn more: http://www.nasa.gov/content/2016-earth-expeditions-atom
"29.07.2016 00:03:00" Timeline Photos Our solar system is home to eight exciting #planets. Some are freezing cold, while others are big and gassy. Which one is your favorite? Check out our planet pages to learn more about what differentiates each planet from the next!
"28.07.2016 15:42:57" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Scientists have been stumped as to why temperatures in Jupiter's upper atmosphere are comparable to those found at Earth, yet Jupiter is more than five times the distance from the sun. New research suggests that Jupiter's Great Red Spot may be the
"28.07.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos Did you know? NASA's #Juno spacecraft became the farthest solar-powered spacecraft from Earth once it surpassed Rosetta in January 2016!
"27.07.2016 15:15:34" NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams Aurora approaches and lights up our International Space Station.
"27.07.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos What do you want to know about #space? We want to hear from you!
"26.07.2016 15:26:48" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Hot gas in the halo of our Milky Way galaxy is spinning in the same direction & comparable speed as the galaxy's disk, which contains our stars, planets, gas, and dust. This new knowledge sheds light on how individual atoms have assembled into stars,
"26.07.2016 00:01:00" nasa.gov What Is a Spacewalk? Astronauts go on spacewalks to do important jobs outside their spacecraft. On this day in 1984, Cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya of Soyuz T-12 became the first woman to perform a spacewalk! What's a spacewalk? http://go.nasa.gov/29ZPF0p
"25.07.2016 16:12:07" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Planet Vulcan from Star Trek may not be a real, but the star system it belongs to – 40 Eridani – is, and it's only 16.5 light-years away from Earth. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2a7JjN5
"25.07.2016 00:12:00" Timeline Photos Have you ever wondered what happens to old #satellites? http://go.nasa.gov/2a3NTxV
"24.07.2016 18:52:00" Timeline Photos Happy Birthday to the late Amelia Earhart (1897)! She became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
(Image Credit: Smithsonian Institution)
"24.07.2016 00:12:00" Timeline Photos Where does interstellar space begin? http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/interstellar/
"23.07.2016 18:48:00" Timeline Photos Guess what? Amateur astronomers discovered Comet Hale-Bopp on this day in 1995! (Image Credit: Dan Schechter)
"23.07.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos Fun Fact: #Saturn's main rings are much brighter than most stars!
"22.07.2016 18:44:00" Timeline Photos What's the difference between a lunar and solar #eclipse? http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/eclipses/
"22.07.2016 00:01:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Comet on a stick :: NASA Space Place A comet is a chunk of ice, rock, and gas flying through space. When they get close to the sun, they heat up. We can see their glow and long tails. In this activity, you'll make your own comet that can fly around the room! Parents & Teachers: Looking for a summer activity for #kids? Make a comet on a stick! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/comet-stick/
"21.07.2016 16:08:55" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Pop quiz, space geeks. How well do you know NASA? More than Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock? Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto, stars of the feature film 'Star Trek Beyond,' sit down with us to answer NASA trivia questions. Quiz yourself:
"21.07.2016 00:03:00" Timeline Photos Did you know? Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon on this day in 1969! #Apollo11
"20.07.2016 16:11:52" Timeline Photos #OTD in 1976, Viking 1 became the first spacecraft to land on Mars! #Viking40
"20.07.2016 12:37:59" NASA Goddard NASA and its partners are getting ready to launch a camera to the edge of space on its second flight to study the sun. The instrument, called the High Resolution Coronal Imager, or Hi-C, will provide scientists around the world with clues to one of the
"20.07.2016 00:12:00" Timeline Photos Check out this Hubble Space Telescope image of 10.5-billion-year-old globular cluster, NGC 6496!
"19.07.2016 18:52:26" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our Viking Program is celebrating it's 40th anniversary this week. Learn more about this historic program during a panel at 2 p.m. EDT today, streamed live online: http://go.nasa.gov/2a5V3CO #Viking40
"19.07.2016 00:06:58" Timeline Photos NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has confirmed over 100 exoplanets during its K2 mission! http://go.nasa.gov/2a2tHxB
"18.07.2016 18:28:51" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Watch as research and supplies are launched to the International Space Station. The SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is scheduled to lift off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 12:45 a.m. EDT. Watch here:
"18.07.2016 16:10:50" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We'd like to wish John Glenn a happy 95th birthday today! Another milestone for the first American to orbit the Earth: http://go.nasa.gov/29JwpUU
"17.07.2016 19:22:00" Timeline Photos Check out this Hubble image of a starburst galaxy (MCG+07-33-027). Starburst galaxies can produce a hundred times more new stars than normal galaxies!
"17.07.2016 16:15:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Galactic Explorer :: NASA Space Place A galaxy is a huge collection of gas, dust, and billions of stars all held together by gravity. All galaxies are made up of these same things. However, they come in many different shapes and sizes. Play Galactic Explorer to see how many galaxies you can visit! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/galactic-explorer/ #SpaceGames
"16.07.2016 19:04:00" Timeline Photos Did you know? Apollo 11 was launched #OTD in 1969. It was the first manned Lunar landing mission!
"16.07.2016 16:14:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Subscribe :: NASA Space Place There is always something new going on at NASA Space Place. Do you want to keep up with all the latest articles, activities, and games? We offer a free e-mail newsletter for teachers and parents. Each month you'll receive an e-mail with news, links, and Don't forget to subscribe to our Space Place E-Newsletter! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/subscribe/
"16.07.2016 00:01:00" nasa.gov 'Frankenstein' Galaxy Surprises Astronomers About 250 million light-years away, there's a neighborhood of our universe that astronomers had considered quiet and unremarkable. Have you heard of the 'Frankenstein' galaxy? http://go.nasa.gov/29tm0wb
"15.07.2016 15:56:51" Timeline Photos Meet the next Mars rover! #Mars2020
"14.07.2016 15:41:30" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration One year ago today, our New Horizons spacecraft made its historic #PlutoFlyby. Since then, the spacecraft has provided us with close-up views of Pluto and its moons. Here are 10 images to celebrate the historic exploration of the Pluto system, take a
"14.07.2016 13:05:39" NASA Dawn Mission Yalode Close Up and Personal
Can you spy where the close-up image fits into the puzzle of the larger one? These two images of the vast crater (162 mi | 260 km diameter) are from Dawn's survey orbit (240 mi | 385 km) and its lowest mapping orbit (2.7K mi |
"14.07.2016 00:05:00" Timeline Photos #FunFact: The Galileo spacecraft released its atmospheric-entry probe #OTD in 1995. It reached Jupiter five months later!
"13.07.2016 20:22:24" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration All the way up! In this view looking up from the floor of the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, four levels of new work platforms are now installed. The platforms will surround and provide access to NASA's Space
"13.07.2016 00:03:00" Timeline Photos Can you guess what this is?
"12.07.2016 16:23:37" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The fuzzy collection of stars seen in this Hubble Space Telescope image forms an intriguing dwarf galaxy, located about 14 million light-years away from us. Discover more: http://go.nasa.gov/29vwHP2
"12.07.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos Our solar system is a pretty big place. But where does it end?
"11.07.2016 16:58:10" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration An illusion of perspective: Saturn's moon Tethys seems to hang above the planet. But, like all of Saturn's major moons and its ring system, orbits almost exactly in the planet's equatorial plane. Find out more: http://go.nasa.gov/29HyhRO
"11.07.2016 00:12:00" Timeline Photos Can you guess the name of this irregular dwarf galaxy?
"10.07.2016 16:45:00" Timeline Photos #OTD in 1962, Telstar 1 was launched. It relayed the world's first transatlantic television signal!
"10.07.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos Check out this photo of the full moon taken by Astronaut Jeff Williams from the ISS!
"09.07.2016 17:41:00" Timeline Photos #OTD in 1979, Voyager 2 flew by Jupiter and discovered three more moons!
"09.07.2016 14:03:17" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Permanently shadowed regions capable of accumulating surface ice identified on dwarf planet Ceres by our Dawn spacecraft. Most of these areas likely have been cold enough to trap water ice for a billion years, suggesting that ice deposits could exist
"09.07.2016 00:00:00" youtube.com Evidence of a Ninth Planet Caltech's Konstantin Batygin, an assistant professor of planetary science, and Mike Brown, the Richard and Barbara Rosenberg Professor of Planetary Astronomy... Fun Fact: Planet Nine is estimated to be about 10 times the mass of Earth!
"08.07.2016 17:31:01" Timeline Photos Space Shuttle Columbia's STS-65 mission was launched #OTD in 1994! It marked second flight of International Microgravity Laboratory (IML-2), the second in a series of Spacelab flights designed to conduct research in a microgravity environment.
"08.07.2016 12:40:10" NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Martian salts attracting water vapor might be part of how these streaks form, but puzzles and possibilities remain. http://go.nasa.gov/29q39rK
"08.07.2016 00:19:00" Timeline Photos Can you guess what this is?
"07.07.2016 17:18:00" Timeline Photos The first solar powered plane flew across the English Channel #OTD in 1981!
"07.07.2016 12:08:41" NASA Goddard Measurements of unprecedented detail returned by Japan's Hitomi satellite have allowed scientists to track the motion of X-ray-emitting gas at the heart of the Perseus cluster of galaxies for the first time. The results showcase the long-awaited premiere
"07.07.2016 05:00:01" spaceplace.nasa.gov Sunspot Cookies :: NASA Space Place Even when the sun appears to be shining as brightly as ever to us, it sometimes has some dark spots. They're called sunspots. They can happen when the magnetic field of the sun changes slightly in some places. These spots are a little colder and darker Looking for the perfect summer activity? Try our sunspot cookies - a delicious way to learn more about the sun! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/sunspot-cookies/
"07.07.2016 03:21:54" International Space Station LIVE LAUNCH COVERAGE: Watch NASA astronaut Kate Rubins and the Expedition 48/49 crew launch to the space station! Liftoff in a Soyuz spacecraft is set for today at 9:36 p.m. EDT (7:36 a.m. local time in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, July 7). All three crew
"06.07.2016 16:12:00" Timeline Photos Check out this model of the Juno spacecraft! What's the latest on #Juno? http://go.nasa.gov/1TPYNEm
"06.07.2016 02:11:12" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Pandemonium! Pan and moons like it have profound effects on Saturn's rings. The effects can range from clearing gaps, to creating new ringlets, to raising vertical waves that rise above and below the ring plane. All of these effects, produced by gravity,
"05.07.2016 22:57:56" Timeline Photos How long is one day on other planets? http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/days/
"05.07.2016 17:51:24" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration In case you missed it, our #Juno spacecraft is in Jupiter's orbit! After an almost five-year journey, confirmation of the burn was received on Earth at 11:53 p.m. EDT. Discover more: http://go.nasa.gov/29q7g5b
"05.07.2016 04:02:36" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Success! Engine burn complete. After a five-year journey, our #Juno spacecraft is now orbiting #Jupiter, poised to unlock the planet's secrets.
More about our Juno mission: http://www.nasa.gov/juno
"04.07.2016 22:44:15" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Into the unknown! Today, our Juno spacecraft enters orbit around #Jupiter. Secrets lie deep within Jupiter, and Juno will plunge into this uncharted territory. But first, it must pass the trial of orbit insertion. Take a look: https://youtu.be/SgEsf4QcR0Q
"04.07.2016 18:03:00" Timeline Photos Happy 4th of July from NASA Space Place! Check out this amazing fireworks display captured by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.
"04.07.2016 14:52:17" NASA Commercial Crew Program #Boeing is evaluating the flight deck designs for its #CST100 #Starliner spacecraft as development work continues toward the final layout of the seating and control panels. More details: http://go.nasa.gov/1A4OVzi
"04.07.2016 00:02:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov All About Jupiter :: NASA Space Place Jupiter is the biggest planet in our solar system. It's similar to a star, but it never got big enough to start burning. It is covered in swirling cloud stripes. It has big storms like the Great Red Spot, which has been going for hundreds of years. Did you know? One day on Jupiter goes by in just 10 hours! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/all-about-jupiter/
"03.07.2016 18:02:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Mission to Jupiter! :: NASA Space Place Giant Jupiter is one of our favorite planets here at The Space Place. Just ask Dr. Marc. For one thing, it's magnificent. At times it is so big and bright in our night sky that you might imagine it is a friendly alien space ship coming to say hello. Get ready for Juno's orbit insertion tomorrow night - play JunoQuest to help the spacecraft explore the mysteries of Jupiter! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/junoquest/
"03.07.2016 00:15:00" Timeline Photos Visit as many galaxies as possible in Galactic Explorer, our new Space Place game! http://go.nasa.gov/29955mO #SpaceGames
"02.07.2016 18:12:00" Timeline Photos Download printable posters to teach kids about #hurricanes and other weather conditions! http://go.nasa.gov/1rEMEvo
"01.07.2016 17:35:00" Timeline Photos Where exactly is the Juno spacecraft right now? http://go.nasa.gov/1WjaCIR
"01.07.2016 00:12:00" Timeline Photos Check out this beautiful Hubble image of the Bubble Nebula!
"30.06.2016 20:12:04" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration This Fourth of July, our solar-powered NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter will arrive at Jupiter after an almost five-year journey.
Juno will perform a suspenseful orbit insertion maneuver, a 35-minute burn of its main engine, to slow the spacecraft by
"30.06.2016 02:29:10" NASA Goddard NASA's OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission Gears up for 3-D Mapping on the Fly
Scheduled for launch on Sept. 8, NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission will travel to an asteroid, study it and return a sample to Earth for analysis. All of these goals depend on accurate
"30.06.2016 00:28:00" Timeline Photos Learn all about Epimetheus, Saturn's little moon! http://go.nasa.gov/1VQLx8g
"29.06.2016 17:15:14" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our Juno spacecraft is approaching Jupiter and arrives in orbit on July 4. Here are a few things you should know about the mission: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/146618942239/solar-system-things-to-know-this-week
"28.06.2016 20:11:06" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Was the Martian past more Earth-like? Chemicals found in Martian rocks by our Curiosity Mars rover suggest the Red Planet once had more oxygen in its atmosphere than it does now. This hint of more oxygen in Mars' early atmosphere adds to other Curiosity
"28.06.2016 01:07:07" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration At first glance, the most obvious features in this image from our Cassini spacecraft are Saturn's rings and the icy moon Enceladus. Upon closer inspection, Saturn's night side is also visible (near top center), faintly illuminated by sunlight reflected
"27.06.2016 00:05:01" Timeline Photos Can you name this #nebula?
"26.06.2016 17:01:45" International Space Station Three Expedition 48-49 crew members are at the Baikonur Cosmodrome awaiting the beginning of their mission in less than two weeks.
"26.06.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos Are you excited for the GOES-R launch this October?!
"25.06.2016 00:05:00" Timeline Photos Check out this image of #Jupiter! Learn more about the largest planet in our solar system: http://go.nasa.gov/1PGn0LJ
"24.06.2016 00:06:00" Timeline Photos #FunFact: There are volcanoes all around our solar system - not just here on Earth! Click here to explore space volcanoes! http://go.nasa.gov/1T3Volv
"23.06.2016 00:09:00" Timeline Photos Pluto's moon Charon was discovered #OTD in 1978 by astronomer James Christy. Explore this icy dwarf planet! http://go.nasa.gov/27bgV5o
"22.06.2016 17:27:42" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The International Space Station got an internet facelift! In a major step toward creating a Solar System Internet, this month the Delay/Disruption Tolerant networking (DTN) service was established on the orbiting laboratory. The DTN service will help
"22.06.2016 00:09:00" Timeline Photos What is your favorite planet? Check out our planet pages before deciding! http://go.nasa.gov/1qbTiaY
"21.06.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos Today is the first day of #summer in the Northern Hemisphere! What are you looking forward to this season?
"20.06.2016 00:30:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Play Helios! :: NASA Space Place Combine protons and neutrons in just the right way to make helium and release energy. It's called fusion, and it's what makes the sun burn so hot for so long. Happy Father's Day! Play Helios with your dad! #SpaceGames http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/helios-game/
"19.06.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos NASA's Juno mission is expected to arrive at the gas giant next month. Learn more about the mission with JunoQuest! #SpaceGames http://go.nasa.gov/1PUQ9Sy
"18.06.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos An image of the Spider Nebula, which lies about 10,000 light-years away from Earth!
"17.06.2016 16:27:16" Timeline Photos Hey, SP-1 again! I got my photo taken with this cool space suit and so can you — this Saturday 10AM – 3PM at the "NASA in the Park" event at Big Spring Park East in downtown Huntsville, AL. Follow NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center for more details!
"17.06.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos #OTD in 1983, Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova became the first woman in space! See more astronauts in action:http://go.nasa.gov/1SfWBVB
"16.06.2016 21:45:00" Timeline Photos Have you heard of NASA's Juno mission? Launched on August 5, 2011, this mission will help us gain a better understanding of the formation and structure of Jupiter! Here's what we already know: http://go.nasa.gov/21TqSAv
"16.06.2016 19:04:00" Timeline Photos Why is the sky blue? The answer actually isn't that simple! http://go.nasa.gov/1Ofbbkx
"16.06.2016 16:08:00" Timeline Photos Hey, SP-1 again! I got my photo taken with this cool space suit and so can you — this Saturday at the "NASA in the Park" event at Big Spring Park in downtown Huntsville, AL. Follow NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center for more details!
"12.06.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos Check out this image of Morocco, captured by NASA astronaut Jeff Williams from the ISS!
"11.06.2016 18:07:52" W. M. Keck Observatory #AlohaFriday
Do what's hard: NASA Before PowerPoint in 1961 http://bit.ly/1Ydf0cy
"11.06.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos Play Ozone Trap-n-Zap for a fun way to learn more about how #ozone can be both good and bad depending on its location! http://go.nasa.gov/24IP61S
"10.06.2016 00:05:00" Timeline Photos Why does the American flag appear to be waving on the moon even though there is no wind?! Find out here: http://go.nasa.gov/1TUpiwJ
"09.06.2016 16:00:00" Timeline Photos Hey it's SP-1 here in Sandusky, Ohio at the NASA's Glenn Research Center Combined Effects Chamber. Inside, they simulate the conditions found on the surface of the Moon or Mars. It's one good way to test rovers destined for the moon or the red planet!
"09.06.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos Happy Birthday to Italian astronomer Giovanni Cassini (1625)! Does his name sound familiar? The Cassini spacecraft, launched in 1997 to study Saturn, was named after him!
"08.06.2016 00:05:00" Timeline Photos What is a #BlackHole? Are they really that scary?!
"07.06.2016 00:00:00" scijinks.jpl.nasa.gov NOAA's SciJinks :: Why does the Sun have temper tantrums? The Sun is the worst place in the solar system when it comes to stormy weather. After all, at its heart, our Sun is a huge nuclear bomb! The Solar Cycle Much of the Sun's tempestuous nature comes from its core. At its core is dense, electrically charged #FunFact: The sun is the worst place in our solar system in terms of stormy weather. Here's why! http://1.usa.gov/1OmhDAY
"06.06.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos Happy #WorldEnvironmentDay! Celebrate by making a stained glass Earth! http://go.nasa.gov/244K3Zy
"05.06.2016 00:05:00" Timeline Photos Did you know that June is National Zoo and Aquarium month? Spend a day exploring the animals at your local zoo or aquarium and learn about some of their migration patterns: http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/migration
"04.06.2016 00:06:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov All About Saturn :: NASA Space Place Saturn isn't the only planet to have rings, but it definitely has the most beautiful ones. The rings we see are made of groups of tiny ringlets that surround Saturn. They're made of chunks of ice and rock. Like Jupiter, Saturn is mostly a ball of hydrogen Today, Saturn will be at its closest approach to Earth! Learn more about Saturn: http://go.nasa.gov/1OC2qhL
"03.06.2016 18:46:00" Timeline Photos The first U.S. spacewalk took place #OTD in 1965!
"03.06.2016 00:05:00" Timeline Photos Check out this image of space shuttle Columbia!
"02.06.2016 00:01:00" scijinks.jpl.nasa.gov NOAA's SciJinks :: How does a hurricane form? Hurricanes are the most awesome, violent storms on Earth. They form near the equator over warm ocean waters. Actually, the term hurricane is used only for the large storms that form over the Atlantic Ocean or eastern Pacific Ocean.The generic, scientific Today marks the official beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season, so be sure to stay safe and be on the lookout for stormy weather! http://scijinks.gov/hurricane/
"01.06.2016 00:02:00" nasa.gov Morning Routine in Space Morning Routine in Space video topic from Day in the Life Aboard the International Space Station. What's a typical morning routine like for astronauts living and working in space? http://go.nasa.gov/1qsEFRb
"31.05.2016 00:01:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov All About Mars :: NASA Space Place Mars is a cold desert world. It is half the size of Earth. Mars is sometimes called the Red Planet. It's red because of rusty iron in the ground. Today, Mars will be at its closest approach to Earth. Learn more about this cold desert world! http://go.nasa.gov/1MeEufO
"30.05.2016 18:30:00" Did you know? The element Krypton was discovered #OTD in 1898!
"30.05.2016 00:00:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov A Solar Mystery :: NASA Space Place There are many ways in which the sun is different than Earth. For one thing, the sun is a broiling mass of superheated gas. Earth is a cool, wet planet where life flourishes. But there are some similarities. For one, both the sun and Earth have an Can you guess what the sun's temperature might be? http://go.nasa.gov/1WYDu8n
"29.05.2016 20:36:42" NASA Goddard #ICYMI - This video just passed 5 million views on YouTube.
To find out why, get in your favorite high-bandwidth space, make it full screen and crank up the volume to enjoy some of the most mesmerizing views of our sun and tunes of Lars Leonhard.
"29.05.2016 00:03:00" Timeline Photos How does weather on Earth compare to weather conditions on other planets? http://1.usa.gov/1rRcCeK
"28.05.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos What is the Big Bang Theory, and is that really the best name for it? http://go.nasa.gov/24KYbuN
"27.05.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos Happy Birthday to astronaut Sally Ride (1951), the first American woman in space!
"26.05.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos Why does the #sun burn us?! http://go.nasa.gov/1Yk4JJB
"25.05.2016 00:01:00" Happy Birthday to Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit (1686), best known for developing a temperature scale and inventing the mercury-in-glass thermometer!
"23.05.2016 16:26:37" NASA Dawn Mission Edge of Azacca Crater
What are those intriguing bright spots? From 240 mi (385 km) above Ceres' surface.
For images & info: http://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/multimedia/images/
NASA Solar System Exploration #NASAbeyond
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"23.05.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos Check out this image of the irregular dwarf galaxy, Wolf-Lundmark-Melotte! (Image Cred: ESO, VST/Omegacam Local Group Survey)
"22.05.2016 16:51:00" NASA Earth NASA Operation IceBridge, an airborne survey of polar ice, completed its first Greenland research flight of 2016 in April, kicking off its eighth spring Arctic campaign. This year's science flights over Arctic sea and land ice will continue until May
"22.05.2016 00:02:00" Timeline Photos Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic #OTD in 1932!
"21.05.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos Charles Lindbergh began his famous solo transatlantic flight aboard the Spirit of St. Louis #OTD in 1927!
"20.05.2016 18:02:11" Photos from NASA Space Place's post What a trip! The 65,000 lb. external space shuttle fuel tank, ET-94, traveled from New Orleans to Los Angeles via the Panama Canal. Soon it will be viewable at the California Science Center.
"20.05.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos #FunFact: Earth passed through the tail of Halley's Comet in 1910!
"19.05.2016 17:19:24" Timeline Photos SP-1 here at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland! I'm in a testbed filled with simulated lunar soil. The engineers can really see how rover wheels will perform by testing them here. You can see the testbed and lots of other stuff at the Glenn Open
"19.05.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos The Mount St. Helens volcano erupted #OTD in 1980, blowing the top off the mountain! Learn more about volcanoes: http://go.nasa.gov/1T3Volv
"18.05.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos Happy World Telecommunications Day! Do you know how GPS works? Find out how it can help you find the closest pizza place! http://go.nasa.gov/1Lu3JhZ
"16.05.2016 17:21:38" Timeline Photos Check out this computer-simulated image of a supermassive black hole!
"16.05.2016 01:25:17" Timeline Photos Astronaut Gordon Cooper orbited Earth 22 times in 1963!
"15.05.2016 16:23:30" Timeline Photos Sputnik 3 was launched #OTD in 1958 to explore conditions in near-Earth space!
"14.05.2016 18:30:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Astronomy Club Partner Program :: NASA Space Place Astronomy Clubs throughout the United States and beyond are invited to partner with NASA Space Place to bring news of specific NASA projects to their members and to help spread the excitement of space and Earth science, as well as the technology that Happy #AstronomyDay! Are you part of an astronomy club? Join our Astronomy Club Partner Program! http://go.nasa.gov/1T1paY8
"13.05.2016 00:02:00" Timeline Photos Fun Fact: The Adler Planetarium, the first planetarium in the U.S., opened #OTD in 1930! Did you know Space Place often partners with planetariums? Meet our community partners! http://go.nasa.gov/23ERpkr
"12.05.2016 18:17:00" Timeline Photos Don't forget to subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter, The Space Place Gazette, to keep up with what's new on our website! http://go.nasa.gov/1ZxXk9F
"11.05.2016 18:35:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Shields Up! :: NASA Space Place In "Shields Up!," the GOES-R satellite warns that bad space weather is on the way. Your job is to shield all the other Earth satellites from damage. Click here to play! Help shield satellites from bad space weather in Shields Up! #SpaceGames http://go.nasa.gov/24H53Ws
"11.05.2016 00:03:00" Timeline Photos Can you guess the name of this barred spiral galaxy?
"10.05.2016 00:11:00" Timeline Photos Why are planets round and not shaped like cubes, pyramids or discs? Find out here! http://go.nasa.gov/1S3bJKV
"09.05.2016 18:48:35" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Want to learn about the science behind today's #MercuryTransit? Check out our Tumblr: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/143945596634/mercury-in-the-spotlight
"09.05.2016 16:13:47" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Latest views of today's #MercuryTransit show the planet passing in front of the sun from our Solar Dynamics Observatory satellite:
For more than seven hours on Monday, May 9, Mercury is visible as a tiny black dot crossing the face of the sun. This rare
"09.05.2016 01:24:15" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Skywatchers! For more than 7 hours on Monday, Mercury will be visible as a tiny black dot crossing the face of the sun. Get details on how to watch this rare celestial event here: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/143945596634/mercury-in-the-spotlight
"08.05.2016 18:15:00" Timeline Photos Happy Mother's Day! To show your mom your appreciation, make her a Star Finder! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/starfinder/
"08.05.2016 00:14:00" Timeline Photos Can you guess what this is?!
"07.05.2016 18:12:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Sunspot Cookies :: NASA Space Place Even when the sun appears to be shining as brightly as ever to us, it sometimes has some dark spots. They're called sunspots. They can happen when the magnetic field of the sun changes slightly in some places. These spots are a little colder and darker #Educators & #Parents: Teach your kids about the sun with our delicious Sunspot Cookies activity! http://go.nasa.gov/1KqTSLH
"07.05.2016 00:10:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Quest for a Comet! :: NASA Space Place Long ago comets frightened people. These "hairy stars" were unpredictable and mysterious. Most people thought they were some sort of evil omen. Happy National #SpaceDay! To celebrate, play Comet Quest to learn more about how scientists explore comets with robotic spacecraft! http://go.nasa.gov/1qFh4N3
"06.05.2016 00:09:00" Timeline Photos #OTD in 1961, Alan B. Shepard became the first American in space!
"05.05.2016 15:08:00" 67.media.tumblr.com 67.media.tumblr.com Get ready for the Eta Aquarid #MeteorShower, peaking early today and tomorrow morning. This one favors the Southern Hemisphere! http://go.nasa.gov/1RoeKSb
"05.05.2016 00:07:00" Timeline Photos #OTD in 1967, Lunar Orbiter 4 was launched to “perform a broad systematic photographic survey” of the Moon's features!
"04.05.2016 22:13:58" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration "Heroic women of NASA continually inspire young girls to enter the space program." -Daisy Ridley, "Rey" of Star Wars, as she introduces Charlie Blackwell-Thompson. Charlie will be the first woman to oversee a NASA liftoff and launch team. Meet her:
"04.05.2016 20:12:45" NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Long ago in a galaxy far, far away? Nope! Join BB-8 and meet NASA robots helping us today.
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"04.05.2016 17:26:00" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Is this Mustafar? Not quite. It's CoRoT-7b. See worlds that will make you think Star Wars is real: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/143840915714/worlds-that-will-make-you-believe-star-wars-is #MayThe4thBeWithYou
"04.05.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos Happy National Teacher Appreciation Day! Check out our fun classroom activities, articles, and images on our #Parents and #Educators page: http://go.nasa.gov/23mC5ZA
"03.05.2016 17:37:15" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our sun-observing spacecraft watched as an elongated, streaming arch of solar material rose up at the sun's edge. These details were captured in a type of light that's invisible to the human eyes, called extreme ultraviolet. The images were colorized in
"03.05.2016 00:15:00" Timeline Photos Can you guess the name of this spiral galaxy?
"02.05.2016 17:57:42" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Today, four people will go through all the motions of a real deep space mission without ever actually leaving Earth. Our Human Exploration Research Analog at Johnson Space Center in Houston simulates physical and mental affects on the body similar to
"02.05.2016 00:01:00" nasa.gov "Russian Doll" Galaxy Clusters Reveal Information About Dark Energy Astronomers have used data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, ESA's Planck and a large list of optical telescopes to develop a powerful new method for investigating dark energy, the mysterious energy that is currently driving the accelerating How can we investigate #DarkEnergy? Here's a new method! http://go.nasa.gov/1N3bPRS
"01.05.2016 18:40:00" Boots, bottles and braces – these inventions were originally developed for the space program! http://go.nasa.gov/1XX7znp #NationalInventorsMonth
"01.05.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos Hi there! I'm SP-1, the official Space Place robot. I'm here at the JPL Mars Yard, a simulated Martian landscape used to test different robotic prototypes. The terrain is meant to mimic that on Mars! Can you guess what I'm standing next to?
"30.04.2016 18:35:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov What is the Kuiper Belt? :: NASA Space Place The sun is at the center of our solar system. It is orbited by eight planets: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. But what's past Neptune? #FunFact: Just outside Neptune's orbit is a ring of icy bodies known as the Kuiper Belt! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/kuiper-belt/
"30.04.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos Check out this natural-color #Landsat image of the Caspian Sea!
"29.04.2016 18:45:00" Timeline Photos Hello there, Moon! How far away are you really? http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/moon-distance/
"29.04.2016 00:01:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Where does the solar system end? :: NASA Space Place Way past Neptune's orbit, even past the Kuiper belt, what is there out there? Have you ever wondered? Watch this video to find out! Happy Birthday to astronomer Jan Oort (1900)! Sound familiar? The Oort cloud was named after him! http://go.nasa.gov/1WUOkww
"28.04.2016 13:01:23" scijinks How do #tornadoes form, and how do we measure them? http://scijinks.gov/tornado-simulation/
"28.04.2016 00:10:00" Timeline Photos #OTD in 1961, Explorer 11 was launched, becoming the first gamma-ray astronomical observatory!
"27.04.2016 00:01:01" Timeline Photos Can you guess the name of this #nebula?
"26.04.2016 18:34:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Pastel Aurora :: NASA Space Place If you're ever near the North or South Pole, you may be in for a very special treat. Frequently there are beautiful light shows in the sky. These lights are called auroras. These displays are caused by energy that comes from the sun. Click here to learn #Educators & #Parents: Teach your kids about auroras with this fun and simple activity! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/pastel-aurora/
"26.04.2016 00:13:00" Timeline Photos Happy Birthday to inventor and electrical engineer Guglielmo Marconi (1874), famous for his work on wireless telegraphy!
"25.04.2016 18:08:34" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Microscopic "timers" reveal likely source of galactic space radiation. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1SXMN2J
"25.04.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos The Hubble Space Telescope was launched #OTD back in 1990. Check out this Hubble image of a nearby dwarf galaxy known as Leo A!
"24.04.2016 18:11:01" spaceplace.nasa.gov Quest for a Comet! :: NASA Space Place Long ago comets frightened people. These "hairy stars" were unpredictable and mysterious. Most people thought they were some sort of evil omen. Pilot the Rosetta spacecraft in CometQuest! #SpaceGames http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/comet-quest/
"24.04.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos A map of exoplanet search areas!
"23.04.2016 18:10:00" Timeline Photos How exactly does GPS work? http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/gps-pizza/
"23.04.2016 00:08:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov All About Earth :: NASA Space Place Our home planet Earth is a rocky, terrestrial planet. It has a solid and active surface with mountains, valleys, canyons, plains and so much more. Earth is special because it is an ocean planet. Water covers 70% of Earth's surface. Learn more about our home planet! #EarthDay http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/all-about-earth/
"22.04.2016 18:30:00" Timeline Photos Happy #EarthDay! Celebrate by making a stained glass Earth! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/stained-glass-earth/
"22.04.2016 15:45:03" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Get an insider's look at our #Earth work & share your #EarthDay story with us using #24Seven. Learn more: http://www.nasa.gov/24seven
"22.04.2016 00:00:00" 45.media.tumblr.com 45.media.tumblr.com Get ready for the peak of the Lyrid meteor shower tomorrow! What is a #MeteorShower? http://go.nasa.gov/1RoeKSb
"21.04.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos Can you guess what this is?
"20.04.2016 18:03:28" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Future astronauts will ride into deep space aboard our Space Launch System rocket and our Orion spacecraft, which are progressing toward their maiden flight together in 2018. Next up – where will astronauts live on the 9-month #JourneyToMars? We're
"20.04.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos #OTD in 1971, Salyut 1 - the world's first space station - was launched!
"19.04.2016 19:01:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Subscribe :: NASA Space Place There is always something new going on at NASA Space Place. Do you want to keep up with all the latest articles, activities, and games? We offer a free e-mail newsletter for teachers and parents. Each month you'll receive an e-mail with news, links, and Don't forget to subscribe to the Space Place Gazette - our monthly E-newsletter! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/subscribe/
"19.04.2016 00:01:00" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov NASA's SDO was able to capture this imagery of a mid-level solar flare!
"18.04.2016 17:28:53" scijinks Here's what it takes to get GOES-R to orbit!
"18.04.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos The Apollo 13 astronauts returned safely to Earth #OTD in 1970!
"17.04.2016 00:13:00" Timeline Photos An image of the northwestern Australian coast taken by NASA astronaut Jeff Williams!
"16.04.2016 18:29:00" Timeline Photos Did you know that our #universe is stretching out in all directions? Make your own stretchy universe slime! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/universe-slime/
"16.04.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos Can you guess the name of this #nebula?
"15.04.2016 18:28:01" Timeline Photos Can you guess how old our #sun is? Click here to find out! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/sun-age/
"15.04.2016 00:01:01" Timeline Photos Happy Birthday to the late Christiaan Huygens (1629), the man who discovered Saturn's moon Titan!
"14.04.2016 17:49:01" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration What's stripping the Martian atmosphere? Scientists long suspected that solar wind was the culprit, and now our MAVEN spacecraft has returned the first-ever measurements of solar wind erosion on Mars. Details: https://youtu.be/5V49yL4pe2E
"14.04.2016 00:03:00" Timeline Photos Happy Birthday to inventor and third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson (1743)!
"13.04.2016 17:54:44" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Making space hardware smaller can cause it to generate more heat. We're developing ways to cool it down. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/20zyKX4
"13.04.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos Did you know? The first Space Shuttle launched #OTD in 1981!
"12.04.2016 18:23:00" Timeline Photos How long is one day on other planets?! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/days/
"12.04.2016 00:02:00" Timeline Photos #FunFact: Apollo 13 launched #OTD in 1970!
"11.04.2016 17:18:07" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration It's difficult to get a sense of scale when viewing Saturn's rings, but the Cassini Division is almost as wide as the planet Mercury. This 2,980-mile-wide (4,800-kilometer-wide) division in Saturn's rings is thought to be caused by the moon Mimas.
"11.04.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos Can you guess the name of this galaxy?
"10.04.2016 19:48:53" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Success! After launching on Friday, the SpaceX #Dragon spacecraft was successfully installed to the International Space Station at 9:57 a.m. EDT Sunday. Dragon is carrying almost 7,000 pounds of cargo. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1Ml6SU7
"10.04.2016 00:15:00" Timeline Photos The first group of astronauts was announced #OTD in 1959. See pictures of astronauts doing the coolest job in the solar system! http://go.nasa.gov/1SfWBVB
"09.04.2016 19:13:00" Timeline Photos Today, #Mercury will transit the Sun for the first time since 2006. Learn more about Mercury! http://go.nasa.gov/23f7OB1
"09.04.2016 00:10:00" Timeline Photos The Orbiting Astronomical Observatory 1 satellite was launched #OTD in 1966. It was a precursor to the Hubble Space Telescope!
"08.04.2016 17:35:35" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration When a SpaceX Dragon cargo ship launches today at 4:43 p.m. EDT, the stage will be set to have six spacecraft docked to the International Space Station. Dragon is carrying 6,900 pounds (3,130 kilograms) of science, crew supplies and hardware. More:
"08.04.2016 00:03:00" Timeline Photos Luna 14 was launched #OTD in 1968 to study conditions in near-moon space!
"07.04.2016 00:14:00" Timeline Photos INTELSAT 1, the first commercial communications satellite, was launched #OTD in 1965!
"06.04.2016 20:45:00" Timeline Photos Pioneer 11 launched #OTD in 1973. It became the first probe to fly by Saturn! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/all-about-saturn/
"06.04.2016 18:00:12" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration When our New Horizons spacecraft sped past Pluto on July 14, 2015, it sent back over three years' worth of measurements of the solar wind, filling the gap in space environment observations. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1RMs1U6
"06.04.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos Louis Blériot flew the first successful monoplane, Blériot V, #OTD in 1907!
"05.04.2016 03:31:34" NASA Goddard Hubble Peers at a Distinctly Disorganized Dwarf Galaxy
Despite being less famous than their elliptical and spiral galactic cousins, irregular dwarf galaxies, such as the one captured in this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image, are actually one of the
"05.04.2016 00:04:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Stump your friends with your mosaic robot puzzle! :: NASA Space Place If it had fur and a couple more legs, it would look like a tarantula! Like a real spider, this robot has feeler-like antennas, which help it detect obstacles in its path. Instead of eyes, it has cameras. With its six legs it walks much like a spider and Happy #NationalRoboticsWeek! Print out a mosaic robot puzzle featuring possible space robot designs from NASA! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/space-robots/
"04.04.2016 17:24:37" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration A half-lit Saturn sits askew as its moon Dione is seen on the lower left. This image taken by our Cassini spacecraft was obtained at a distance of approximately 1.2 million miles from the ringed planet. Find out more: http://go.nasa.gov/1XcfFIp
"04.04.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos Luna 10 became the first spacecraft to orbit the moon #OTD in 1966. To celebrate, make your very own moon cookies! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/moon-cookies/
"03.04.2016 18:13:00" Timeline Photos It’s about that time for #ScienceFair projects! Here are a few tips on how to create a successful project: http://scijinks.gov/science-fair/
"03.04.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos Check out this Hubble image of two colliding galaxy clusters!
"02.04.2016 18:12:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Subscribe :: NASA Space Place There is always something new going on at NASA Space Place. Do you want to keep up with all the latest articles, activities, and games? We offer a free e-mail newsletter for teachers and parents. Each month you’ll receive an e-mail with news, links, and Don’t forget to subscribe to our Space Place E-Newsletter! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/subscribe/
"02.04.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos #OTD in 1960, the world’s first successful low-Earth orbiting weather satellite TIROS-1 was launched! Find out more about the history of other weather satellites: http://scijinks.gov/posters/
"01.04.2016 18:01:00" Timeline Photos April is officially #MathematicsAwarenessMonth! Explore the universe through our math-related activities: http://go.nasa.gov/1TliGag
"01.04.2016 00:02:00" Timeline Photos Have you ever heard of #DarkMatter? What is it exactly? http://go.nasa.gov/1MqIgD5
"31.03.2016 16:56:12" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Imagine a world with rivers of lava and big pools of extremely hot magma. This animation shows one possible scenario for the toasty rocky planet nearly two times the size of Earth and 40 light-years away. Observations from our Spitzer Space Telescope have
"31.03.2016 00:22:00" Timeline Photos Can you guess what this is?
"30.03.2016 21:08:14" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration What would it be like to stand on the surface of Mars? We’ve teamed up with Microsoft HoloLense to bring you this experience. Take a guided tour of an area of the Red Planet with astronaut Buzz Aldrin this summer in “Destination: Mars,” an interactive
"30.03.2016 00:02:00" Timeline Photos #OTD in 1807, asteroid 4 Vesta - one of the largest objects in the asteroid belt - was discovered!
"29.03.2016 19:57:13" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Every 111 days this hot, gaseous planet, known as HD 80606b, swings extremely close to its star and experiences a massive burst of heat. Our Spitzer Space Telescope measured the heating cycle of this planet. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1UxrmvS
"29.03.2016 18:26:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Play Helios! :: NASA Space Place Combine protons and neutrons in just the right way to make helium and release energy. It's called fusion, and it's what makes the sun burn so hot for so long. Help keep the sun shining bright in Helios! #SpaceGames http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/helios-game/
"29.03.2016 00:02:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov Earth's Atmosphere :: NASA Space Place Earth is a great planet to live on because it has a wonderful atmosphere around it. This jacket of gases does a lot for us. It keeps us warm, it gives us oxygen to breathe, and it’s where our weather happens. Explore the many layers of Earth’s atmosphere! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/atmosphere/
"28.03.2016 17:48:44" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration What should you know about the solar system this week? From bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres to auroras on Jupiter, this lists breaks it down. Check it out: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/141842102149/solar-system-things-to-know-this-week
"28.03.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos Can you guess what this is?
"27.03.2016 00:24:00" youtube.com How Will Astronauts Exercise on a Mission to Mars? For future human spaceflight missions beyond Low Earth Orbit, NASA must invent a lighter, more compact device that will allow astronauts to meet their aerobi... Exercise on a mission to Mars? Sounds like a challenge! http://bit.ly/1pFLCyx
"26.03.2016 18:24:00" Timeline Photos Donâ€™t forget to check out our new look! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov
"26.03.2016 00:23:03" Timeline Photos Saturnâ€™s largest moon, Titan, was discovered #OTD in 1655 by Christiaan Huygens!
"25.03.2016 18:20:00" Timeline Photos This Peep loves to roam around on its Mars rover! When it wants to learn more about Mars, it checks out http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/all-about-mars/!
"25.03.2016 00:18:00" Timeline Photos Did you know that we send out monthly NASA Space Place E-Newsletters? Click here to subscribe! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/subscribe/
"24.03.2016 00:38:00" Timeline Photos #OTD in 1965, Gemini 3 was launched - the first space mission to carry two astronauts!
"23.03.2016 17:22:22" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our Dawn spacecraft has revealed marvelous images from its lowest orbit of dwarf planet #Ceres, revealing bright spots and color differences on the surface. Take a look: http://go.nasa.gov/1Ry78uI
"23.03.2016 06:00:00" Timeline Photos Looking for a fun activity? Make a fan of Earthâ€™s layers! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/earth-fan/
"23.03.2016 00:01:00" Timeline Photos Happy Birthday to William Shatner! Youâ€™ve inspired us to â€œboldly go where no man has gone before,â€ like interstellar space! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/interstellar/
"22.03.2016 17:58:43" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration For the first time, the brilliant flash of an exploding starâ€™s shockwave has been captured in visible light. The steady gaze of our Kepler space telescope allowed astronomers to see a supernova shockwave as it reached the surface of a star. Details:
"22.03.2016 00:02:00" Timeline Photos Check out NASAâ€™s new gravity map of #Mars! http://go.nasa.gov/1MxCf8p
"21.03.2016 17:56:26" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration #ICYMI, hereâ€™s whatâ€™s launching on Orbital ATKâ€™s #Cygnus spacecraft tomorrow. Lots of science and supplies for the International Space Station crew. Check it out: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/141432956894/cygnus-cargo-craft-whats-onboard
"20.03.2016 18:35:00" Timeline Photos Happy first day of #spring in the Northern Hemisphere! Why does Earth have seasons? http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/seasons/
"20.03.2016 00:09:00" Timeline Photos Want to learn more about #space but donâ€™t know where to start? Check out our new â€œMysteryâ€ button! http://spaceplace.nasa.gov
"18.03.2016 18:08:00" youtube.com Russian Space Pioneer Conducts First Spacewalk - March 18, 1965 Leonov, who is now 80 years old, stepped out of his Voskhod 2 spacecraft on March 18, 1965 for a 12-minute spacewalk to test his spacesuit and maneuverabilit... #OTD in 1965, the first walk in space took place! http://bit.ly/21Tkay2
"17.03.2016 15:55:18" Timeline Photos Happy St. Patrickâ€™s Day from NASA Space Place!
"16.03.2016 18:08:00" Timeline Photos The first liquid-fueled rocket was launched by Robert Goddard #OTD in 1926!
"15.03.2016 17:12:01" 45.media.tumblr.com 45.media.tumblr.com Did you know that it’s #FloodSafetyAwareness week? Here are some tips on how to stay safe! http://scijinks.gov/disaster/
"15.03.2016 00:14:00" Photos from NASA Space Place's post Happy #PiDay! Learn how scientists use this number: http://go.nasa.gov/1R3w8QD
"14.03.2016 18:13:00" 45.media.tumblr.com 45.media.tumblr.com Happy Birthday to Albert Einstein (1879)!
"14.03.2016 00:06:00" Timeline Photos #FunFact: William Herschel discovered Uranus on this day back in 1781! http://go.nasa.gov/1LGiXgF
"13.03.2016 17:06:00" 45.media.tumblr.com 45.media.tumblr.com Today is #DaylightSavingsTime. Don’t forget to turn your clocks forward one hour!
"13.03.2016 01:06:00" Timeline Photos Can you guess what is being shown in this image?
"12.03.2016 01:01:00" Timeline Photos Pioneer 5 was launched #OTD back in 1960 to observe interplanetary space between the orbits of Earth and Venus!
"11.03.2016 01:04:01" Timeline Photos Did you know? The first telephone call was made #OTD in 1876!
"10.03.2016 01:02:00" Timeline Photos Check out this beautiful Hubble Space Telescope image of an emission-line star known as IRAS 12196-6300 (center)!
"08.03.2016 21:36:00" Timeline Photos #OTD in 1910, Raymonde De La Roche became the first woman to receive her pilot’s license!
"08.03.2016 17:16:00" spaceplace.nasa.gov The Moon's phases in Oreos :: NASA Space Place The Moon has "phases." That means it looks a little different to us each night during its one-month orbit of our planet. We describe how the Moon looks with terms such as "Full Moon," "First Quarter," and "New Moon" (which we can't really see, because the A #NewMoon occurs tonight at 8:54 p.m. EST! Learn more about moon phases: http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/oreo-moon/
"08.03.2016 01:02:00" 45.media.tumblr.com 45.media.tumblr.com Ta da! NASA Space Place has a new look: http://spaceplace.nasa.gov!
"07.03.2016 18:51:13" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Behold, the mountain Ahuna Mons on dwarf planet Ceres! From afar, Ahuna Mons looked to be pyramid-shaped, but upon closer inspection, it is best described as a dome with smooth, steep walls. This image was taken by our Dawn spacecraft's lowest-altitude
"06.03.2016 19:34:00" Timeline Photos Can you guess which type of #nebula this is?
"06.03.2016 01:00:00" Timeline Photos #OTD in 1978, Landsat 3 was launched to create a global archive of satellite data!
"05.03.2016 17:32:00" Timeline Photos The Voyager 1 spacecraft flew past Jupiter #OTD in 1979!
"04.03.2016 21:30:00" Timeline Photos A false-color #Landsat 8 image of the glaciers of Sierra de Sangra! http://go.nasa.gov/1ncqQo0