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The safest spacecraft designed by NASA, Orion will carry humans to the moon and beyond.
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Ellen Ochoa 6h
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Airbus Space 14h
At , Dave Parker, Director of Human Space flight & exploration at ESA talking about the exploration program. proud to help build America’s interplanetary spacecraft , the enabler of going sustainably to Moon🌖 and beyond.
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NASA 8h
"It is an honor to be confirmed by the United States Senate to serve as NASA Administrator,” said Jim Bridenstine (right), seen here at the with Acting Administrator Lightfoot (left). Read more of his statement:
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Vice President Mike Pence 9h
Congrats Rep Bridenstine on being confirmed as the next Administrator! Under , America will lead in space once again. We look forward to working with Jim Bridenstine to restore America’s proud legacy of leadership in space- essential to our nat'l security & prosperity
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NASA 10h
After confirmation of Jim Bridenstine to be the 13th administrator of NASA, Acting Admin. Lightfoot said "He joins our great agency at a time when we are poised to accomplish historic milestones across the full spectrum of our work." Read full statement:
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NASA 10h
Today, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Jim Bridenstine as our 13th administrator. Once sworn in, he will oversee our ongoing mission of exploration and discovery. Welcome to the NASA family!
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Explore Deep Space Apr 18
., teamed with , are practicing stacking the twin solid rocket boosters at the VAB that will join the core stage of rockets. and will launch future human missions to the and .
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NASA_SLS Apr 17
Thermal protection ensures that rocket hardware can withstand extreme temperatures during launch and flight. But first comes primer - and the liquid hydrogen tank is ready for prime time! >>
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Gary Napier Apr 16
Doing a media tour of Littleton facility before the Space Symposium. First stop, test articles.
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Airbus Space Apr 13
🔥 Space fans, read the March update of mission 👇🚀
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Orion Spacecraft Apr 12
Ascent Abort-2 crew module arrives in Houston in Orion's March newsletter:
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Lockheed Martin Apr 11
Check out our own Barry Bohnsack, part of the Orion spacecraft team, fostering the next generation of scientists and engineers through FIRST Robotics.
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NASA's Exploration Ground Systems Apr 10
Recently, NASA Charlie Blackwell-Thompson, and her team, performed the first simulation countdown of the & the that will eventually take astronauts beyond low-Earth orbit to destinations such as the Moon and Mars.
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NASA Goddard Apr 10
The Moon’s south pole is one of the coldest places in the solar system. How cold? -410F. Take a virtual tour of the Moon, made with the latest data. via .
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NASA Moon Apr 10
This week we'll go through each site featured in our brand new Tour of the Moon video. First up, Orientale Basin. It’s about the size of Texas and is the best-preserved impact structure on the Moon. Learn more about the gravity map of Orientale:
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NASA Apr 10
We've been nominated for in 6 categories and we need your help! Through April 19, you can vote to help decide who will win the People's Voice award. Details on how to vote:
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NASA Apr 10
Today, we welcome the enthusiasm and expertise of longtime science advocate and current Planetary Science Director Jim Green to the role of chief scientist: Succeeding Jim is Lori Glaze, chief of the Planetary Geology, Geophysics & Geochemistry Lab.
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NASA_SLS Apr 9
DID YOU KNOW the stage adapter serves as a connector and a carrier? Learn more about the OSA here! >>
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NASA Apr 8
Graceful arcs in the center of this galaxy-packed image are an example of a cosmic phenomenon known as an Einstein ring. Created as the light from distant objects, like galaxies, pass by an extremely large mass, like the galaxy cluster here:
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NASA Apr 8
We're on a journey to send humans deeper into the solar system than ever before, but launching them there is tricky business. See how we use highly detailed simulations to keep astronauts safe during dynamic liftoff conditions of our spacecraft:
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