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15 Times NASA's Tweets Could Have Been Poetry
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15 Times NASA's Tweets Could Have Been Poetry

Get inspired by these unexpectedly beautiful tweets.
Nina Zipkin
U.S. Astronauts Prepare Station for Commercial Space Taxis
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U.S. Astronauts Prepare Station for Commercial Space Taxis

The installation will end U.S. reliance on Russia for rides to the orbiting post.
How Entrepreneurs Can Help Teach the First Kid to Land on Mars
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How Entrepreneurs Can Help Teach the First Kid to Land on Mars

Think about cell phones, drones and all the other new or new-ish technology out there that are firing kids' imaginations.
See the Sun Do a Somersault, Courtesy of NASA's Observatory
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See the Sun Do a Somersault, Courtesy of NASA's Observatory

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory took a photo of the sun every 12 seconds on July 6th, and the results aren't quite what you'd expect.
We Might Not Be Able to Use Martian Water After All
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We Might Not Be Able to Use Martian Water After All

A new study says the planet's water might not be drinkable. Worse, it might not even exist. A team of scientists from the University of Arizona looked more closely into those dark streaks called "recurrent slope linae" or RSL in an effort to figure out their origin.
NASA's Juno Spacecraft Loops Into Orbit Around Jupiter
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NASA's Juno Spacecraft Loops Into Orbit Around Jupiter

'We're there. We're in orbit. We conquered Jupiter,' lead mission scientist Scott Bolton.
Get Motivated by This Music Inspired by the Latest Jupiter Mission
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Get Motivated by This Music Inspired by the Latest Jupiter Mission

NASA and Apple collaborated on the project to celebrate the Juno spacecraft's expected trajectory over Independence Day weekend.
Nina Zipkin
Watch Mark Zuckerberg Chat Live With International Space Station Astronauts Today
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Watch Mark Zuckerberg Chat Live With International Space Station Astronauts Today

Got a burning out-of-this-world question? It's not too late to submit it to NASA. You never know, the billionaire Facebook founder might ask it for you.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
8 Out-of-This-World Technologies That NASA Has Invested In
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8 Out-of-This-World Technologies That NASA Has Invested In

The space agency has backed a wide range of fascinating innovations.
Nina Zipkin
British Astronaut Tim Peake Is Running the London Marathon From Space
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British Astronaut Tim Peake Is Running the London Marathon From Space

Peake is the second astronaut to run a marathon on the International Space Station.
Nina Zipkin
NASA Wants Your Ideas for Habitats on Mars
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NASA Wants Your Ideas for Habitats on Mars

The agency issued a call for proposals this week.
Nina Zipkin
18 Unforgettable Moments in Space Exploration
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18 Unforgettable Moments in Space Exploration

From the first images of the earth from space, to the first landing on the Mars, it's been an incredible 70 years.
Nina Zipkin
Microsoft and NASA Team Up to Take You on a Tour of Mars
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Microsoft and NASA Team Up to Take You on a Tour of Mars

Visitors to Kennedy Space Center will be able to take a mixed reality tour of the planet this summer.
Nina Zipkin
Could This Inflatable Habitat Be the Future of Space Tourism?
Space Travel

Could This Inflatable Habitat Be the Future of Space Tourism?

Bigelow Aerospace's space habitat is set to be delivered to the ISS next week.
Nina Zipkin