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NASA Goddard 10h
“NASA’s newest satellite, ICESat-2, will be able to measure polar ice sheet melt down to a sixth of an inch! Congratulations to everyone who made its launch a success.” ~ George Morrow, Goddard Deputy Director via
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NASA's OSIRIS-REx 16h
Cannot. Stop. Looking. At. This. 🤩 Congrats to fellow asteroid explorer, !
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NASA_TESS Sep 20
Fun notes for 1st planet candidate: Pi Mensae star is visible in the night sky, the planet’s mass & radius show a water-like density (infers water / gases), and it’s the system’s 2nd known planet (the other has 10x Jupiter’s mass & orbits every 5.7 years).
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NASA Sun & Space Sep 21
We're now targeting Friday, Oct. 26, for the launch of the Ionospheric Connection Explorer from Florida! The 90-minute launch window opens at 4 a.m. EDT. Full details:
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Thomas Zurbuchen Sep 20
. has already found a second candidate planet! This one is slightly bigger than our home planet. Stay tuned for more!
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NASA Goddard Sep 21
- already discovered not just one, but two exoplanet candidates.
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NASA Goddard Sep 21
NASA's quest to explore our solar system & beyond advanced this week as 3 NASA missions returned 1st-light data. New info from TESS, Parker Solar Probe and GOLD proved not only that they are up and running, but that their science potential is exceptional:
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NASA Goddard Sep 21
Looking good ! The spacecraft celebrated four years in orbit with a 📸. Learn more:
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NASA Goddard Sep 21
Watch live today at 11 a.m. CT/12 p.m. ET as and scientists answer questions about using satellite data to help forecast weather. WATCH HERE:
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NASA Goddard Sep 20
By observing polar mesospheric clouds, NASA’s PMC Turbo mission is helping scientists better understand turbulence in Earth’s upper atmosphere:
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NASA Goddard Sep 19
Check out Parker Solar Probe's first light data. The WISPR instrument suite snagged a view of Jupiter (bright object on right) while the left side shows a beautiful image of the Milky Way:
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NASA Goddard Sep 19
Check out Parker Solar Probe's first light data. The WISPR instrument suite snagged a view of Jupiter (bright object on right) while the left side shows a beautiful image of the Milky Way:
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NASA Goddard Sep 19
Replying to @Randazzoj
Yes, unless it’s the type of ghost that can withstand 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit! 👻😎
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Landslide Reporter Sep 19
Hello , we are a landslides team at who started a global landslide project less than a year ago, to open landslide data for all researchers and disaster responders. Check out our project at !
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NASA's MAVEN Mission Sep 19
TODAY at 7 PM ET—An Overview of a Solar Storm at Mars: . Join us for a webinar with Dr. Christina O. Lee from , as she describes how eruptive solar events in Sept. 2017 impacted ' atmosphere and the radiation environment at the surface.
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NASA Goddard Sep 19
Replying to @CeriNicholls
This video and audio are public domain and along with other supporting materials can be downloaded from the Scientific Visualization Studio at:
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NASA Goddard Sep 18
Scientists using found a neutron star with a strange infrared halo that measured 18 billion miles across. This halo could be from a debris disk around the star or from pushing hot gas as it sped through the cosmos.
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NASA Goddard Sep 17
📷 Astronauts photographed from space, but also uses a vast array of technology to track severe storms. Here's a glimpse on how it happens via :
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NASA Goddard Sep 17
Are there undiscovered worlds hiding in this image captured by , NASA’s newest planet hunter? Scientists are studying the satellite’s first data for clues.
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NASA Goddard Sep 17
NASA’s newest planet-hunting satellite took this stunning image of the southern sky! Scientists will study it and future images from for signs of new planets:
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