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This brightly-colored remnant is Kes 75, a star 🌟until it exploded in a supernova 💥, 500 years ago. Astronomers used data from to confirm that it contains the youngest known pulsar in our Milky Way galaxy. Read about the star's demise:
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On this day in 1989, our Space Shuttle Atlantis deployed the Galileo spacecraft. In addition to studying Jupiter and its moons, it was the first spacecraft to visit an asteroid, and observe a comet colliding with a planet. Check it out:
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Jim Bridenstine 7h
We have a very exciting announcement today! is exploring what science to send to the Moon as early as 2019 on commercial lunar landers. This is one of the first steps we are taking to establish a sustainable presence on and around the Moon.
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After 11 years of: 🌌Breathtaking imagery ⚙️Unprecedented feats of engineering 🛰️Spacecraft records broken It’s nearly time to bid farewell to as it comes to the expected end of the mission. Learn more about its final orbits at Ceres:
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Experience a rocket launch in person as the next cargo mission to lifts off! Apply to attend the Nov. 14-15 at for a behind-the-scenes tour and an up-close view of the launch:
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How can we know more about the active black hole at the center of a galaxy & how it affects other galaxies? 's sharp vision will be able to see into its bright, active core & measure the motions of stars - one way to confirm a black hole's mass:
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Today, Jim Morhard was sworn in as our 14th Deputy Administrator. In a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, Morhard took the oath of office and met with Administrator . Take a look:
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Jim Bridenstine Oct 17
Here’s the next episode of Watch this Space! I spoke with about his launch last week to the that didn't go as planned and asked him your questions. Watch the full episode:
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NASA Oct 17
What would go through your mind during a launch abort? Find out what was thinking, as Administrator talks with him following an emergency landing Oct. 11 on a Soyuz spacecraft to . Watch This Space:
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White House OSTP Sep 12
Know a student who's passionate about science and tech? Who is motivated by public service? And wants to learn about S&T policy firsthand? Encourage them to apply for an Spring 2019 Internship today! Applications due October 20.
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NASA Oct 17
In 2020, we will launch our next Mars rover. It will journey more than 33 million miles to the Red Planet. Choosing the right landing site could determine where the science leads us next. To learn more:
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NASA Technology Oct 16
Meet 's Mallory Johnston who works on 3D-printed habitats for planetary surfaces using in-situ resources. This technology could be used to help humans in space, but also on Earth to aid in disaster relief. More on our advanced manufacturing:
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NASA Oct 17
stirred up sediment that has discolored the Gulf of Mexico. Our satellite view of seafloor sediment & river outflows from the early afternoon of Oct. 13 shows the result of the churning action of potent wind + waves. Look:
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NASA Oct 16
What happens when a 2,000-mile-across smoke layer mixes with a cloud bank? A new mission will fly our scientific aircraft through this region, gathering data on how aerosols such as smoke affect clouds and, in turn, Earth's climate. Details:
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NASA Oct 16
Hear from as he answers your questions for the first time since his trip to was aborted last Thursday. These questions came from a Live event with our followers today:
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NASA Oct 16
Why are some black holes feasting and others starving? Astronomers are finding evidence that magnetic fields may be the key to keeping dust close enough to be gobbled up by supermassive black holes lurking in the heart of most galaxies. Dive in:
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NASA Oct 16
Far-flung ground communications stations have enabled our first steps on the Moon, our first brushes with interstellar space, and supported the earliest space and Earth science missions, expanding our knowledge of the stars and of ourselves. See how:
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NASA Oct 16
Just released! Our new, limited edition podcast: “The Invisible Network.” Learn all about the space communication tools that enable us to return to the Moon, go to Mars—and even travel as far as interstellar space. Learn more & listen:
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NASA Sun & Space Oct 16
We're 10 days away from launching the Ionospheric Connection Explorer to study Earth's interface to space! 🚀 Get ready for the Oct. 26 launch by counting down with 10 key facts about the mission:
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NASA Oct 16
LIVE NOW: , who along with his Russian crewmate were forced to abort their Oct. 11 Soyuz launch during ascent to , is answering your questions now on Facebook. Watch & ask your questions:
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