Taking advantage of a total lunar eclipse, astronomers using @NASAHubble have detected ozone in our atmosphere.
Why's this important?
🔭 Researchers can now use this new method – and space telescopes – to continue the search for life in our universe:
"In the spacesuit, you're looking down and seeing the Earth from above, from the outside with your own human eyes. It changes you as a person."
@Astro_Jessica reflects on her mission to the @Space_Station in the new episode of our "Down to Earth" series:
As we work to identify & address systemic discrimination & inequality in all aspects of the scientific community, we are reexamining the use of unofficial terminology for cosmic objects which can be not only insensitive, but actively harmful. Read more:
⚡️ New results from @NASAJuno suggest Jupiter is home to "shallow lightning." An unexpected form of electrical discharge, it comes from an ammonia-water solution, whereas lightning on Earth originates from water clouds:
👨🚀 How do we launch @NASA_Astronauts from the United States to the @Space_Station?
💫 Why was #LaunchAmerica historic?
🚀 Will there be more launches in the coming months?
Find out answers to these questions and more in our latest #AskNASA video:
"Every time you look out the window of the @Space_Station... the perspective that you have from low-Earth orbit of our planet is just one of complete awe."
@Astro_Doug describes what it's like to look back on Earth from space. #LaunchAmerica
As @AstroBehnken adjusts from our #LaunchAmerica mission, his wife @Astro_Megan is preparing for her upcoming Crew-2 mission, which will be @SpaceX's second operational flight of the Dragon Endeavour spacecraft to the @Space_Station:
"The mission went just like the simulators. Honestly, from start to finish, all the way. There were really no surprises."
@Astro_Doug discusses the preparation for the #LaunchAmerica mission and how the actual experience compared.