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Thomas Zurbuchen
Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate
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Congratulations to of for receiving an award for individual excellence by , an organization advancing the use of Earth observations in decision-making! Thanks for your hard work, Nancy.
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NASA JPL Nov 24
Everyone has unique talents, and our projects do too. Take Cold Atom Lab: it can create the fifth state of matter and was the first facility to do so in orbit. What’s your unique talent?
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Thomas Zurbuchen Nov 24
NASA is getting ready to launch a tiny satellite that will help us understand the earliest steps of planet formation. Built by a team at , Q-PACE will capture video of thousands of gentle collisions between particles in microgravity:
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Thomas Zurbuchen Nov 24
Best career advice - made me smile this am. Best line comes at the end "Just don't be a Zombie and let the world just pass you by"
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Thomas Zurbuchen Nov 24
Super excited for this key mission milestone. NASA is happy to be supporting the landing using our airborne assets. Best of luck during next weeks, everybody!
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Thomas Zurbuchen Nov 23
Replying to @Dr_ThomasZ
The Moon is an exciting place! As China plans to join the international community of nations that have returned samples from space, we hope everyone will benefit from being able to study this precious cargo.
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Thomas Zurbuchen Nov 23
Congratulations to China on the successful launch of Chang’e 5 to the Moon. We look forward to seeing how this sample return will advance the international science community.
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Thomas Zurbuchen Nov 23
Once in space, will unfold like a transformer and 178 release mechanisms are key to this process. During my visit to , I talked with Krystal Puga who is an engineer working on these essential components. Watch :
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Thomas Zurbuchen Nov 22
Well said, . Appreciated.
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Thomas Zurbuchen Nov 22
Thanks for the safe and beautiful ride to space, ! Thanks especially for the hospitality for the Freilich family. Means a lot - you guys were great with them and all of our partners.
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Thomas Zurbuchen Nov 21
Replying to @Dr_ThomasZ
And we figured out that we grew up only a couple 100 miles from each other!
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Thomas Zurbuchen Nov 21
Congrats to the good people from and , and others who helped build this amazing spacecraft. Here is the manager - happy after a successful launch
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NASA's Launch Services Program Nov 21
🚀🌊 Thanks for the lift, SpaceX! This completes our coverage for the launch of Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, 's 94th mission! Follow , & for all mission details and for details: 🌊
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Thomas Zurbuchen Nov 21
Replying to @cboldenjr
Much appreciated, - Mike told me about his amazing and cherished experiences traveling with you! It was important to him.
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Thomas Zurbuchen Nov 21
Much appreciated!
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NASA Earth Nov 21
🌍🛰️ Our little house on orbit has completed all checkpoints: spacecraft separation, solar array deployment, we've acquired signal and reports show the spacecraft is in good health. 🌊
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NASA's Launch Services Program Nov 21
Signal acquired! ✅ Acquisition of signal has been confirmed and we are now with Senitnel-6 Michael Freilich. Thanks for the ride, !
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NASA's Launch Services Program Nov 21
Sunshine and seas! ☀️🌊 Solar array deployment has been confirmed for Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich.
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NASA Nov 21
🌊 The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite that launched today has a family tree, with branches to , & missions. About this U.S.-European partnership, joining tech & resources to collect the most accurate data yet on sea levels:
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NASA Earth Nov 21
👋And it’s on its waaaaay. With successful spacecraft separation from the Falcon 9, Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich is on its way to . Thanks for the lift and .
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