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NASA Solar System
2 days ago
. @NASAGoddard , are you telling the story here or are we?
@NASAGoddard
NASA Goddard
2 days ago
🎶We don’t talk about Pluto, no no no…🎶 Pluto may no longer be considered a planet, but it’s still our favorite dwarf planet in the @NASASolarSystem ! Did you know the only spacecraft to ever visit Pluto is New Horizons, which took the image here?👇
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RT @NASASun : Scientists at NASA want to improve their ability to detect very dim comets--and YOU can help! Enter the NASA SOHO Comet Sear…
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RT @NASAExoplanets : At @NASA we decide where we want to go based on what science questions we want to answer. We also imagine what destinat…
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RT @NASASun : The Sun emitted a significant solar flare early this morning, peaking at 1:01 a.m. ET. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captu…
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Harnessing sunlight in its sails for propulsion, NASA’s shoebox-size Near-Earth Asteroid Scout will chase down a small asteroid. The interplanetary CubeSat technology demo mission will launch aboard onboard @NASA_SLS during #Artemis I. More:
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It currently takes radio signals 21 hours and 36 minutes to reach @NASAVoyager 1. See where the spacecraft is now:
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NASA Space Communications and Navigation
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Can you hear us now? 🗣️ @NASA 's Deep Space Network allows us to "talk" with interplanetary spacecraft missions as far out as Voyager—currently 14 billion miles from Earth! Explore one of the #DSN 's massive 70-meter antennas in this 360° video:
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4 days ago
#OTD in 2006, the New Horizons mission began its long journey to the outer solar system. The spacecraft flew by Pluto and its moons in 2015, and continues into the Kuiper Belt. Pay your own visit to Pluto at:
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RT @SenBillNelson : Just in from the @NASAWebb team: All 18 primary mirror segments and the secondary mirror are now fully deployed! Congra…
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RT @NASAInSight : Skies seem to be clearing overhead, so I’m out of safe mode and back to more normal operations. I’ll wait to start doing m…

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RT @Dr_ThomasZ : Solar flares are some of the most powerful explosions in our solar system and can impact radio communications on Earth and…
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5 days ago
Two of our favorites: ⛄️ on the asteroid Vesta (left, ) ☃️ on Saturn's moon Enceladus (right, )
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Hubble
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☃️ Guess what? It’s #WorldSnowmanDay ! The Snowman Nebula is about 6,000 light-years from Earth in the constellation Puppis. Hubble’s view captures sweeping curves of bright gas and dark knots of dust. Learn more about this beautiful nebula:
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RT @NASAMars : After analyzing powdered rock samples collected by @MarsCuriosity , scientists found that some are rich in a type of carbon th…
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RT @NASA : We’re saddened by the loss of Brig. Gen. Charles McGee, a trailblazer who served as a Tuskegee Airman and flew 409 combat mission…
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