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NASA's Kennedy Space Center
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ISS Research 17h
Radishes grow fast, but maybe not this fast! Check out one month of radish growth in 10 seconds.⏱️ Radishes are used for the Plant Habitat-02 study because they're nutritious, grow quickly and are genetically similar to Arabidopsis, a plant often studied in space.
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NASA's Kennedy Space Center 21h
In 4⃣ days, the next cargo resupply mission will be launching to the . The science delivery includes: πŸ§ͺ A tool for accurate blood analysis in microgravity β™₯️ A study aimed to better understand heart disease πŸšͺ A new door to space 🌟 & more:
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ISS Research Nov 30
Today’s radish harvest is complete! β˜‘οΈ NASA astronaut Kate Rubins prepped the radishes for their journey back to Earth, where scientists will analyze them. Astronauts will soon grow a second crop of the vegetables for even more science!
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NASA_SLS Nov 30
Then and now πŸš€ In June, the SLS booster motor segments for I were shipped by rail from facilities in Utah to . Now, stacking has begun with the first of 10 segments lowered on the mobile launcher. MORE >>
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ISS Research Nov 30
It’s harvest day on the !🌱 Today, the crew is harvesting radishes as a part of the Plant Habitat-02 study. The experiment tests radishes growing in different types of light and soils as part of ongoing efforts to produce food in space.
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NASA's Kennedy Space Center Nov 30
Replying to @NASASocial @SpaceX
Are you counting down the seconds until the upcoming cargo launch?β°πŸš€ Join our global CRS-21 event to learn more about the Dragon spacecraft launching on Saturday, Dec. 5:
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NASA's Kennedy Space Center Nov 30
We are now 5⃣ days away from the next cargo resupply mission to the ! πŸš€ Launching from here at Kennedy, lift off is targeted for Dec. 5 at 11:39 a.m. ET. This flight will deliver science investigations, supplies & equipment to the station:
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NASA Nov 29
Airplanes fly about 600 mph, but the orbits Earth at 17,500 mph and looks like a very bright star moving across the sky. Did you know that you can track when the station will pass overhead? Find out when and where to look up:
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NASA Nov 27
This week... πŸŒ” Stacking rocket boosters for the I launch πŸ‰ The next cargo mission set to deliver a airlock to ⛏️ A challenge to develop technologies to excavate ice on the Moon Watch:
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NASA's Kennedy Space Center Nov 28
Let's Break the Ice 🧊 We're ready to learn all we can about the presence of water on the Moon before sending the first woman and the next man to the lunar surface. Your ideas can help us get there! Learn more about 's Break the Ice Lunar Challenge:
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NASA's Kennedy Space Center Nov 27
The testing continues! πŸš€πŸŒ™ Our engineers recently rehearsed the steps to load the super-cooled liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen into the core and second stages to prepare for I. Learn more about this all-important tanking process:
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NASA STEM Engagement Nov 26
Only 3 weeks left to enter the Moon Pod Essay Contest!⏰ What would you pack to take with you to the Moon? Some delicious Thanksgiving leftovers, perhaps?πŸ¦ƒπŸ˜‹ Let us know and you could be packing your bags to see Artemis I launch !
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Mike Hopkins Nov 26
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! Great friends, tasty food, and yummy desserts in space. It was a very good day.
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NASA's Kennedy Space Center Nov 26
From all of us here at Kennedy Space Center, we wish you a safe and happy Thanksgiving! πŸš€πŸ½ Take a look at how astronauts have celebrated the holiday on the over the years β€” approximately 250 miles above Earth:
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NASA Nov 26
What are you most thankful for? Right now, approximately 250 miles up, crewmates aboard the are getting ready to celebrate the holiday. Enjoy their special message for us on Earth:
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ISS Research Nov 25
An upcoming cargo launch will carry a brand new set of science experiments to the newly arrived Crew-1 astronauts aboard the ! Check out what research will head their way.
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NASA's Kennedy Space Center Nov 25
A new doorway to space is coming to the ! πŸšͺ✨ Launching on the 21st commercial resupply mission, Module will allow more researchers and companies to move larger payloads inside and outside the station. Learn more:
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NASA's Kennedy Space Center Nov 25
βœ… The first piece of the rocket on the mobile launcher has been stacked! On Nov. 21, engineers lowered the first of 10 segments into place for the twin solid rocket boosters that'll power the first flight of the new deep space rocket:
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NASA Nov 24
On Sat., Dec. 5, is set to launch the next resupply mission to the . The Dragon spacecraft will deliver materials to support 250+ investigations, as well as a new, commercially funded airlock by . How to watch:
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NASA's Kennedy Space Center Nov 24
Over the next few weeks, 's solid rocket boosters will be transported, processed & stacked in preparation for the I launch! Workers will assemble the twin five-segment boosters on the mobile launcher inside the Vehicle Assembly Building:
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