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Gaze at a long-dead star. These rippling wisps of ionized gas are located some 160,000 light-years away. The explosion that formed the gas was an example of an especially energetic and bright variety of supernova producing the faint glow captured here by the Hubble Space Telescope. More: http://go.nasa.gov/2anzsTx
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What happens to the heart in space? Research done on the International Space Station will help us understand. This and more on 'Space to Ground,' your weekly space station update. Watch: https://youtu.be/hJl5J8M2H-Q Question? Use #SpaceToGround
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Witness a water landing test of the Orion spacecraft at an Aug 25 #NASASocial in Virginia. Apply now: http://go.nasa.gov/2ayiWU3
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Supermassive black holes in the universe are like a raucous choir singing in the language of X-rays. When black holes pull in surrounding matter, they let out powerful X-ray bursts. This song of X-rays, coming from a chorus of millions of black holes, fills the entire sky -- a phenomenon astronomers call the cosmic X-ray background. More: http://go.nasa.gov/2ay6TpL
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Could X-Rays generate enough energy to be gathered and useful?
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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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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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New findings suggest gullies on modern Mars are not being formed by flowing liquid water. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2anv3Qf
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Planting hunting heats up! Our Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will bring the search for life on distant planets closer to home. Launching in 2017-2018, TESS will identify planets orbiting the brightest stars just outside our solar system using what’s known as the transit method. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2ayiSU5
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What exactly is "Planting Hunting"...? Do they mean "Planet Hunting"....? This us from a group of scientists that can't spell? Scary stuff.....IMHO.
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As hurricane season unfolds, a helpful set of eyes mounted on the International Space Station allows scientists to observe massive storms from a special angle. Watch: https://youtu.be/N57kgXWHTvs
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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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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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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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Nemesis system is here period!!
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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.