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Launching the Future of Science and Exploration
Launching the Future of Science and Exploration

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#TBT: This week in 1998, the final Shuttle-Mir docking mission launched!

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SpaceX is scheduled to launch its 11th commercial supply mission to the International Space Station tomorrow at 4:55pm CT! The mission will carry crew supplies, equipment and scientific research to the orbiting laboratory!

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#Saturn's icy, ocean-bearing moon Enceladus may have tipped over in the distant past, according to recent research from +NASA;s Cassini Mission!

Researchers with the mission found evidence that the moon's spin axis -- the line through the north and south poles -- has reoriented, possibly due to a collision with a smaller body, such as an asteroid.

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Early science results from +NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter portray the largest planet in our solar system as a complex, gigantic, turbulent world, with Earth-sized polar cyclones, plunging storm systems that travel deep into the heart of the gas giant, and a mammoth, lumpy magnetic field that may indicate it was generated closer to the planet’s surface than previously thought.

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Psyche, +NASA's Discovery Mission to a unique metal asteroid, has been moved up one year with launch in the summer of 2022, and with a planned arrival at the main belt asteroid in 2026 -- four years earlier than the original timeline.

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The +NASA HUNCH program gives high school students hands-on experience building hardware for the +International Space Station!

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On Aug 21, all of North America will be treated to one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights, a total solar eclipse! More: go.nasa.gov/2ibJbCO
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After more than a decade exploring #Saturn, its moons and rings, +NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn has embarked on its #GrandFinale! More: go.nasa.gov/1Up1oba

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CubeSats and research for long-duration missions are highlighted in this week's +International Space Station Expedition Lead Scientist's recap!

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Check out "This Week @ +NASA," which includes #NASASLS test hardware arriving at #NASAMarshall from #NASAMichoud aboard the barge Pegasus!
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