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How dark is space? @NASANewHorizons has the answers.

Learn about the latest findings:

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“It’s heart stopping.”
“It’s soul pounding.”
“It’s breathtaking.”

😍 Take in a new perspective of Earth as seen through the eyes of @NASA_Astronauts.

Stream today:

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Replying to @Space_Station: .@Astro_Illini and @AstroVicGlover are getting ready for a pair of 6.5-hour spacewalks on Jan. 27 and Feb. 1 to upgrade…

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.@Astro_Illini and @AstroVicGlover are getting ready for a pair of 6.5-hour spacewalks on Jan. 27 and Feb. 1 to upgrade science and communications gear on the station. More...

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Replying to @Space_Station: The station's orbit takes it as high 51.6° above the equator offering awe-inspiring views of the Earth's aurora in betwe…

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Replying to @NASA_Johnson: The @Nanoracks Bishop Airlock made its way to the @Space_Station recently. It’s a commercial module with a variety of int…

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A galaxy far, far away...

50 million light years from Earth, in the constellation of Virgo, the "lost galaxy" NGC 4535 shines, with its delicate swirls of newborn stars, burning furiously against their cool, blue ancestors:

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The station's orbit takes it as high 51.6° above the equator offering awe-inspiring views of the Earth's aurora in between the city lights and the twinkling stars.

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Today, we commemorate the 80th anniversary of @NASAGlenn, established by the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics in 1941 to become the premiere aeronautics research laboratory in the world. Find out about the center's history:

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This week...

🔥 An update on the @NASA_SLS rocket core hot fire test
⛽ Our @NASA_Orion spacecraft is ready to fuel up for #Artemis I
🌞 A new @NASASun view of small solar structures

Watch:

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The @Nanoracks Bishop Airlock made its way to the @Space_Station recently. It’s a commercial module with a variety of interesting capabilities. Get the full details on this week's episode of "Houston We Have a Podcast."

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A new study shows that the seven TRAPPIST-1 planets — the largest group of Earth-size planets ever found in a single stellar system — all have similar densities. How these findings provide clues to the planets' composition:

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LIVE: Experts at @NASA_Johnson preview two spacewalks set for Jan. 27 & Feb. 1. @Astro_illini & @AstroVicGlover will exit the @Space_Station to finish installation of a European science platform and battery upgrade work. Send questions using #AskNASA:

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Replying to @Space_Station: We are answering your #AskNASA questions live on @NASA TV during a briefing starting at 3pm ET today to discuss two upco…

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Replying to @NASA_Technology: Two CubeSat missions – one to develop the next generation of communication & navigation tech and one to demonstrate a…

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Spacewalk prep underway 💇‍♂️ 👨‍🚀 ✅

The crew aboard the @Space_Station is getting set for a stretch of spacewalks starting on January 27th to upgrade, repair and maintain the orbiting lab. Fresh cuts & suiting up on this week's #SpaceToGround:

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Quoted @SpaceX

Falcon 9 and 143 spacecraft are vertical on pad 40 ahead of tomorrow’s launch of the Transporter-1 mission, the first dedicated SmallSat Rideshare Program mission; SpaceX's 42-minute launch window opens at 9:40 a.m. and weather is 60% favorable →

Two CubeSat missions – one to develop the next generation of communication & navigation tech and one to demonstrate a new water-based propulsion system – will launch and deploy to low-Earth orbit aboard SpaceX's Falcon 9 🚀 on Jan. 23. About the SmallSats:

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.@NorthropGrumman’s 15th commercial resupply mission is targeting liftoff Feb. 20 from @NASA_Wallops, to deliver 3 keys to the @Space_Station aboard its #Cygnus spacecraft:

🧪Science
🦠Supplies
⚙️Equipment

Details plus deadline info for media here:

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We are answering your #AskNASA questions live on @NASA TV during a briefing starting at 3pm ET today to discuss two upcoming spacewalks with @Astro_Illini and @AstroVicGlover.

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Replying to @Space_Station: We are answering your #AskNASA questions live on @NASA TV during a spacewalk briefing on Friday at 3pm ET. @Astro_illini

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We are answering your #AskNASA questions live on @NASA TV during a spacewalk briefing on Friday at 3pm ET. @Astro_illini and @AstroVicGlover will work on upgrades outside the station on Jan. 27 and Feb. 1.

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ICYMI: A reminder of our @NASAArtemis pledge to return to the Moon now sits in the Oval Office. Learn more about the lunar sample on loan to the @WhiteHouse:

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When @NASAPersevere touches down on the Red Planet in 28 days, so will an experimental helicopter attempting the first controlled flight on another planet!

🚁 #CountdownToMars & check out 6 things to know about this new @NASA_Technology named Ingenuity:

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Replying to @NASAArtemis: The Green Run hot fire test sought to acquire test data to support 23 verification objectives, which are used to certify t…

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The Green Run hot fire test sought to acquire test data to support 23 verification objectives, which are used to certify the @NASA_SLS rocket’s core stage design.

Preliminary assessment indicates that acquired data met the goals for several objectives.

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Replying to @NASASun: #ParkerSolarProbe has sent a good status signal after its 7th solar flyby this weekend! ✅ The geometry of this orbit gave scie…

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#ParkerSolarProbe has sent a good status signal after its 7th solar flyby this weekend! ✅ The geometry of this orbit gave scientists the chance to make coordinated observations of the Sun & its effects with other spacecraft and Earth-based observatories.

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