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New Science from our Mission to Touch the Sun

In August 2018, our Parker Solar Probe mission launched to space, soon becoming the closest-ever spacecraft from the Sun. Now, scientists have announced their first discoveries from this exploration… NASA

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Small Businesses with Big Plans for the Moon and Mars

Today is Small Business Saturday, which the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recognizes as a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. Source:… NASA

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Not all galaxies are lonely. Some have galaxy squads. ⁣NGC 1706,…

Not all galaxies are lonely. Some have galaxy squads. ⁣NGC 1706, captured in this image by our Hubble Space Telescope, belongs to something known as a galaxy group, which is just as the name suggests… NASA

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The Island Named After a SatelliteIt is so small that you cannot…

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From Discovering the Secrets of the Universe to In-Space Servicing, We’ve Got The Tools for the Job

If you need to fix something on Earth, you could go to a store, buy the tools you need, and get started. In space, it’s not that easy. Aside from the obvious challenges associated with space (like it… NASA

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Watch Mercury Transit the Sun on Nov. 11On Nov. 11, Earthlings will be treated to a rare cosmic…

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Apollo 12: The Next Step after the Giant Leap

Launched less than four months after Apollo 11 put the first astronauts on the Moon, Apollo 12 was more than a simple encore. After being struck by lightning on launch — to no lasting damage,… NASA

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What’s something you didn’t know about being an astronaut before you actually became one? Do you have any words of advice for young astronauts?

Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. It’s where your interests connect you with your people. NASA

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