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NASA 2h
Ready for your weekly roundup? πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€ πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€ astronauts return safely to Earth βœ”οΈ πŸ›°οΈ Milestone secured for a future mission to Jupiter 🌍 πŸ‘¨β€πŸ”¬ Remembering a champion of science Take a look at these stories and more:
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NASA 6h
Next Tuesday, Aug. 11 in a live event from the at 10:55am ET, answers questions sent by from across the U.S. How to watch:
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NASA 9h
Astrobiologist Laurie Barge seeks to understand how life emerged on early Earth and how to look for life in the solar system and beyond. On the new episode of our Gravity Assist podcast, learn about her work with the Gardens of the Sea 🌊. 🎧 Listen:
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NASA 10h
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NASA 10h
Replying to @BoJackson
Hard to say, but that sounds about right. πŸ‘€
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ISS National Lab 15h
REMINDER: Join us today at 12:45 pm ET to listen as astronaut answers questions from students in our Space Station Explorers programs! Catch live coverage on !
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NASA 13h
This week, & returned home after 62 days on the , splashing down aboard the Dragon Endeavour. A recap of their historic flight and a look forward to upcoming missions on Space to Ground:
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NASA Aug 6
πŸ₯ Do we live in a bubble shaped like a deflated croissant? Scientists have developed a new puffy model for the shape of the Sun’s heliosphere, or the magnetic bubble that surrounds our solar system:
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Women@NASA Aug 6
"It’s a matter of being really self-assured that you can do it... I did it, and I believe that you can do it too β€” but you have to believe it for yourself.” β€” Mary Lobo, Director of Office of Technology Incubation and Innovation πŸ”—
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NASA Aug 6
Next week, our asteroid sampling mission will practice touching asteroid Bennu one last time before its big moment. Here's a preview of the rehearsal:
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NASA Aug 6
Muscles in lab mice on the grew when implanted with an experimental medical device. This could help people living with atrophy and osteoporosis, and prevent muscle loss in astronauts on long-duration missions:
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NASA Aug 6
Nightglow on Mars is as bright in ultraviolet as our northern lights on Earth. Images of the pulses of light, taken by our MAVEN orbiter, are being used by scientists to illuminate complex circulation patterns in the atmosphere:
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Jim Bridenstine Aug 6
Progress! The fourth test of the core stage Green Run test series is complete. Teams finished testing the main propulsion system components within the core stage that connect to the rocket’s four RS-25 engines on August 5. Details:
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NASA Aug 6
Taking advantage of a total lunar eclipse, astronomers using have detected ozone in our atmosphere. Why's this important? πŸ”­ Researchers can now use this new method – and space telescopes – to continue the search for life in our universe:
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NASA STEM Engagement Aug 5
is challenging students at Minority Serving Institutions to use existing @NASA_Techonology to β€œspinoff” a new idea!πŸ’« πŸ“„ Write a concept paper πŸ”¬ Work with NASA researchers πŸ’‘Turn ideas into reality! Learn more β†’
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NASA Aug 5
"In the spacesuit, you're looking down and seeing the Earth from above, from the outside with your own human eyes. It changes you as a person." reflects on her mission to the in the new episode of our "Down to Earth" series:
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NASA Aug 5
As we work to identify & address systemic discrimination & inequality in all aspects of the scientific community, we are reexamining the use of unofficial terminology for cosmic objects which can be not only insensitive, but actively harmful. Read more:
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Curiosity Rover Aug 5
Eight years ago today, I landed on Mars. Feels like only yestersol! My exploration of the Red Planet continues (), while 's is about to begin. She'll and land in much the same way I did.
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NASA Aug 5
Replying to @CrimZon_666 @NASAJuno
Hi there! This is an artist's rendering, but you can see stunning images of Jupiter on our mission page:
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NASA Aug 5
⚑️ New results from suggest Jupiter is home to "shallow lightning." An unexpected form of electrical discharge, it comes from an ammonia-water solution, whereas lightning on Earth originates from water clouds:
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