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Head outside on Friday at 2:27 p.m. PDT (5:57 p.m. EDT, 2127 UTC) and wave toward the East. The Cassini spacecraft will be taking a picture of Earth from space.

Tag pics of you & your friends with #waveatsaturn  and they could be used in a special collage made by the Cassini team.
 
#WaveAtSaturn on Friday, July 19, when +NASA's Cassini spacecraft will take a picture of Earth from deep #space.

Find out what time to wave and how to participate from this guide.
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So proud to be representing these real-life "Real Genius"es. Sorry, the laser can't be redirected to make popcorn, but it's still pretty cool.
 
Sounds like a movie blockbuster, but it's real. +NASA 's #OPALS project readies to beam data from space via laser.

Full story: http://go.nasa.gov/155TAQW
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Hey gang! The Curiosity social media campaign is up for two Webby Awards. Vote early, vote often, but won't you vote now through April 25?

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Cast your vote for the best of the Web! Vote now through April 25 for the "People's Voice" Webby Awards.

Nominees include:
- NASA's Curiosity Mars rover in Overall Social Presence: http://bit.ly/10QpRKz and Education & Discovery: http://bit.ly/XBhq7V 

- JPL Space Images in Government: http://bit.ly/XBr8Y6

- Our Solar System in Science: http://bit.ly/Zfvgbw and Government: http://bit.ly/XBr8Y6
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Did somebody say Clyde?
 
Meet RoboSimian, an ape-like disaster-recovery #robot under construction at JPL. Today, it was selected to move ahead in competition in the DARPA Robotics Challenge. #darpadrc

More info: http://go.nasa.gov/13b63Xu
Video: http://youtu.be/hpeZGCzUmNY
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Really had to work hard to get all the "In Soviet Russia, Mars Land on YOU!" jokes out of my system before posting about this.
 
Back from the USSR (Era): Did some Russian fans of NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover spot the 1971 Soviet Mars 3 lander in this HiRISE pic? 

Full-size image & caption: http://go.nasa.gov/ZKMN1q
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Writer, Assistant Scoutmaster & bon vivant. Part of the hive mind behind the social media accounts at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Opinions expressed here are my own.
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