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It was a dark and stormy flyby... ⁣ Our NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter spacecraft's JunoCam captured images of the chaotic, stormy northern hemisphere of Jupiter during its 24th close pass of the giant planet on Dec. 26, 2019. Using data from the flyby, citizen scientist Kevin M. Gill created this color-enhanced image. At the time, the spacecraft was about 14,600 miles (23,500 kilometers) from...


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This week:

✅ SpaceX's milestone test for the NASA Commercial Crew Program
‍ ‍Two spacewalks upgrade power & repair a cosmic ray detector on the International Space Station
Celebrating the legacy of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

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A Critical Test for Our Commercial Crew Program on This Week @NASA – January 25, 2020

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✅ Cosmic milestone achieved!

Today, NASA Astronaut Andrew Morgan and ESA - European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano successfully completed the fourth and final spacewalk to repair the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, a dark matter and antimatter detector located on the outside of the International Space Station. The third spacewalk of the year concluded at 1:20pm ET, making it 6 hours and...


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Flying fighter aircraft is challenging.

That’s why NASA Aeronautics & NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center are studying how pilots breathe in high-performance aircraft, to better understand conditions that may cause pilots to experience a physiological episode during flight.

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Improving Flight One Breath at a Time

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The light cannot exist without the dark

This spiral galaxy was captured by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope as a part of a black hole study. Black holes are fundamental components of galaxies and are thought to lurk at the hearts of many — if not all — spirals. [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]

Timeline Photos

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NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration posted on Jan 25, 2020

NASA's Johnson Space Center

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The hottest of hot Jupiters are the strangest of faraway exoplanets, according to new findings from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. The heat on this kind of planet is so extreme, planetwide meltdowns tear apart the molecules that make up the atmosphere: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
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At NASA Goddard, a supercomputer runs sophisticated models used to predict Earth's future climate. Now, it's working with data from NASA Exoplanets missions, to help scientists determine whether any of over 4,000 curiously weird planets beyond our solar system could support life: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]

Earth Climate Models Bring Exoplanet To Life

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This week on #SpacetoGround:

‍‍: An "empowered" spacewalk for astronauts Christina Koch & Jessica Meir
❄⚛: The coolest slow-moving atoms
: SpaceX's Crew Dragon completes another milestone!

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Upgrading the Station: 01/24/2020

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A NASA Earth satellite captured images of widespread surface melt in Antarctica's George VI ice shelf at the peak of the 2019-20 melt season. These jewel-toned ponds of meltwater spanned a vast area on the shelf—a huge slab of floating glacier ice attached to the western side of the Antarctic Peninsula: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]

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