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Explore the universe and discover our home planet with the official NASA page on Google+
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If you gaze across the beautiful rings of Saturn, you can see the icy moon Tethys in this image captured by our Cassini spacecraft. The moon’s night side is illuminated by Saturnshine, or sunlight reflected by the planet. Discover more about this image: http://go.nasa.gov/2ioysXL
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The ash plume of the Shiveluch volcano pokes through through the clouds. Located on the Kamchatka Peninsula in far eastern Russia, Shiveluch is one of the world's most active volcanoes. Get the details: http://go.nasa.gov/2g2JBfK
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Our Solar Dynamics Observatory was watching during #Eclipse2017. Check out its unique view of the Moon crossing in front of the Sun in a partial eclipse: https://youtu.be/IKXkJJD-DoA

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Take a look at the shadow from #Eclipse2017 moving upon Earth, seen from a million miles away by our EPIC camera on NOAA's DSCOVR mission: http://go.nasa.gov/2ipThSG

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You asked! And our #NewsAstronauts answered some #askNASA social media questions as they get started with training to go to space. Watch:

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Our #NewAstronauts have officially reported for duty at our Johnson Space Center in Houston. These astronaut candidates will train for the next 2 years in 5 key areas before being assigned to a mission. Join them today at 12:45 p.m. EDT on Facebook Live to ask them about their new jobs! https://www.facebook.com/NASA/videos/10155507747081772/
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From the nearby to the far out, our panel ideas are up for a vote at the South by Southwest Festival & we need your help to choose them! Voting ends Aug. 25: http://go.nasa.gov/2il8DYy
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A glowing solar streak across the sky is seen in this composite image of the progression of a partial solar eclipse over Ross Lake, in Northern Cascades National Park, Washington on August 21, 2017. Take a closer look: https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasahqphoto/36326141380/
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On Snapchat? Get eclipsed with us! Add ‘NASA’ + check out today’s story on #Eclipse2017! https://www.snapchat.com/add/nasa
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Today, the Moon blocked the Sun…but it didn’t block your cameras. Check out a few of the awesome #SolarEclipse2017 images: https://nasa.tumblr.com/post/164458132679/eclipse-across-america
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