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NASA's mission is to pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics research. To do that, thousands of people have been working around the world and in space for more than 50 years, trying to answer some basic questions. What's out there in space? How do we get there? What will we find? What can we learn there -- or learn just by trying to get there -- that will make life better here on Earth?


NASA's work is diverse: proving flight technologies; creating capabilities for sustainable human and robotic exploration; exploring Earth, the solar system and the universe beyond; developing critical enabling technologies such as the space shuttle; and conducting science in orbit aboard the International Space Station. With NASA you can explore the universe and discover Earth. 

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Astronomers have used data from our Chandra X-ray Observatory to make a discovery that may have profound implications for understanding how the magnetic field in our sun and stars like it are generated. More: http://go.nasa.gov/2aktjHH
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YES CHAD MOORE I'M LEGALLY BLIND IN BOTH EYES, SOMETHING THAT I JUST BET YOUR NOT, PUTTING MY TEXTED IN CAPS HELPS MY DIMINISHED EYESIGHT TO READ, SO FORGIVE ME OF MY SPELLING MISTAKES AND MY USE OF CAPS. P.S. BUY INCREASING PAGE SIZE ALTERS GRAPHICS SO IF YOU WERE THINKING ABOUT TELLING ME THAT. I GOT YA COVERED.
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Let our apps guide you on a journey of exploration across the Earth, through the solar system and beyond. Want to learn the intricacies of rocket science? We've got an app for that. Want to explore the Red Planet? Ditto. Want a view of our changing planet? Check. Or maybe all you want is our official NASA app that let's you explore and discover the latest images, videos, mission information, news, feature stories, tweets, NASA TV and featured content. Download your favorites: http://go.nasa.gov/2ak7jwE
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the open source user front in the NASA app looks like a website from AOL or Prodigy internet circa 1996. They need to get it to use more OsX and Windows style stuff
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It is not a strict circumnavigation of the world, but our Atmospheric Tomography, or ATom, mission to fly down the Pacific Ocean then up the Atlantic is about as close as it gets. Set your alarms: Today at 6pm ET we're taking you to Palmdale, California to learn about this #‎EarthExpedition‬ ATom via Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/nasaearth

Beginning July 28, our flying laboratory aboard the DC-8 aircraft will journey with 42 scientists and operations crew on a 26-day journey from nearly pole to pole and back again. The first of four deployments that will take place over the next three years, they'll be measuring a suite of more than 200 gases as well as airborne particles from the remotest parts of the atmosphere to better understand the processes that govern how various greenhouse gases cycle around the world.
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Cool!

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The loneliest young star. Alone on the cosmic road, far from any known celestial object, a young, independent star is going through a tremendous growth spurt. It was first detected as a source of X-ray light in 2009 and has been launching “jets” of material into the gas and dust around it. More: http://go.nasa.gov/2auE7pY
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Trio of solar flares! The sun emitted three mid-level solar flares on July 22 and 23. The sun is currently in a period of low activity, moving toward whats called solar minimum when there are few to no solar eruptions – so these flares were the first significant events observed since April. They are categorized as mid-strength flares, substantially less intense than the most powerful solar flares. Watch: https://youtu.be/4dpVlZbGxRw
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Hi ,nice
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In telescopes, more light collection = better detail. What if we could change that and still get all the details? We're trying to: http://go.nasa.gov/2aeB7e3
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+NASA​ pueden compartir publicaciones e información en español? Gracias 
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Big on social media? We're inviting 100 of our followers to see the progress being made on sending humans to Mars. Visit us in-person on Aug. 17 & 18 in Louisiana, and Mississippi, for behind the scenes tours and to see the mighty RS-25 engine test firing. Deadline to apply is today. Register now: http://go.nasa.gov/2akotdm
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+Mathieu Villeneuve there's just two problems with that plan 1) we don't have anti-gravity tech and 2) we don't have anti-gravity tech.

Really that's only one problem but it's such a massive one it merited being listed twice...
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Scientists have been stumped as to why temperatures in Jupiter’s upper atmosphere are comparable to those found at Earth, yet Jupiter is more than five times the distance from the sun. New research suggests that Jupiter’s Great Red Spot may be the mysterious heat source. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2aizPi6
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+Noelle M Very expensive vacation spot. 
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Build it. Test it. Then, Fly it. We're prepping hardware, testing systems & readying to send humans on a #JourneytoMars: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/148060285174/build-it-test-it-then-fly-it
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+Rachel Hernandez why not both? mixed races too
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Hidden heat below the ocean's surface could be concealing a mystery about climate change. See how: 
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Это экзамен. Можно задать много вопросов. 
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It’s a planetary mystery. Dwarf planet Ceres has many small, young craters, but no big ones. Why? Scientists using data from our Dawn spacecraft, which has been orbiting Ceres since March 2015, are on the case: http://go.nasa.gov/2aeVOWW
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Our OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will launch September 2016 and travel to a near-Earth asteroid known as Bennu to harvest a sample of surface material and return it to Earth for study. To help map the asteroid, an instrument on the spacecraft will measure the spectral signatures of its mineralogical and molecular components. More: http://go.nasa.gov/2ae9dP0
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+Pratyush Acharya Considering that it has not launched yet... it must be an artist concept rendering.
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