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Explore the universe and discover our home planet with the official NASA page on Google+
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LIVE NOW: Join us for a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 8 Mission to the Moon, the first to bring humans to another world as they orbited the Moon on Christmas Eve 1968. Watch now from the Washington National Cathedral: https://go.nasa.gov/2ryDouS #Apollo50
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TODAY at 8 pm ET, we will be LIVE from the Washington National Cathedral for a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 8 Mission to the Moon, the first to bring humans to another world as they orbited the Moon on Christmas Eve 1968. Watch: https://go.nasa.gov/2rw6Cu3 #Apollo50
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LIVE NOW: Experts from the OSIRIS-REx team will answer questions on Twitter about the two-billion-kilometer journey and arrival on an ancient asteroid, Bennu. Use #BennuChat on Twitter to submit your questions & join us here: https://go.nasa.gov/2ryS24Z
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LIVE NOW: The strongest meteor shower of the year is coming to town — the Geminids! And they are featuring a surprise guest appearance from Comet Wirtanen. Learn all about this cosmic lightshow and what you need to become an audience member: https://go.nasa.gov/2GbUVDe
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LIVE NOW: Do you like penguins? 🐧Do you like space? 🌌A science team is presenting about their expedition to document a supercolony of penguins in Antarctica — which they found by using our satellite imagery! 🛰️ Learn all about how to study penguins from space! https://go.nasa.gov/2rwpauv
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With the potential to reshape coastlines around the world, the biggest glacier in East Antarctica appears to be retreating. Armed with new ice elevation maps, we have discovered that other nearby glaciers are responding in a similar way. Learn more: https://go.nasa.gov/2Ge1gOk
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LIVE NOW: Two Russian cosmonauts prepare to venture outside the International Space Station at 11 a.m. EST to conduct a six-hour spacewalk where they will inspect the #Soyuz crew ship that will return three crew members back to Earth Dec. 19. Watch: https://go.nasa.gov/2G9ca8g
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At 10 a.m. EST: Join us for live coverage of today's #spacewalk at the International Space Station, scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. EST and last around six hours. Cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Prokopyev will inspect the #Soyuz crew ship that will return three crew back to Earth Dec. 19. Details: https://go.nasa.gov/2GbfwYn
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LIVE NOW: Glacier crevasses, cracks in sea ice and forest canopies – the first height data from our Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 are so clear that scientists can easily distinguish these and other features of Earth’s surface. Our scientists will present the first data visualizations and discuss how the satellite’s seasonal measurements of changing ice will lead to a better understanding of sea level rise and climate patterns. Watch: https://go.nasa.gov/2rx3fmU #AGU18
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Bedtime stories are the best time to learn about where the edge of our celestial neighborhood is. Enjoy this quick illustrated introduction to our solar system. Pull up the covers and tuck yourself in: https://go.nasa.gov/2rw0WjL
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