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Quoted @astro_kimbrough

Departure breakfast this morning prior to heading to @NASAKennedy!

Protein, carbs, and coffee are the perfect fuel to power a busy day of pre-flight activities. NASA's @SpaceX Crew-2 astronauts will arrive at @NASAKennedy today, ahead of their April 22 liftoff. Watch live starting at 12:45pm ET (16:45 UT):

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Replying to @Commercial_Crew: UPDATE πŸš€ Crew arrival coverage is now targeted to begin no earlier than 12:45 p.m. ET.

Tune in to @NASA TV as we welc…

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πŸ›°οΈ Three space travelers including astronaut Kate Rubins return from the @Space_Station today, as four more prepare to launch April 22 β€” #EarthDay β€” on NASA's @SpaceX Crew-2 mission.

🌎 More about station Earth science in this week's #SpaceToGround:

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UPDATE πŸš€ Crew arrival coverage is now targeted to begin no earlier than 12:45 p.m. ET.

Tune in to @NASA TV as we welcome @astro_kimbrough, @Astro_Megan, @Aki_Hoshide and @Thom_astro to America's spaceport:

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πŸš€ NASA's @SpaceX Crew-2 mission is GO for launch to the @Space_Station!

Four astronauts are set for liftoff aboard their Crew Dragon Endeavour spacecraft on Thurs., April 22 at 6:11am ET from @NASAKennedy. Watch live starting at 2am:

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LIVE: Tune in for a news update on NASA's @SpaceX Crew-2 mission to the @Space_Station.

Our head of human spaceflight @KathyLueders and experts from NASA, SpaceX, @ESA, @JAXA_en, & @FAANews discuss the April 22 launch:

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Replying to @Commercial_Crew: The Flight Readiness Review for @NASA's @SpaceX Crew-2 launch to the @Space_Station continues.

The media teleconferen…

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The Flight Readiness Review for @NASA's @SpaceX Crew-2 launch to the @Space_Station continues.

The media teleconference is now targeted for 7 p.m. ET:

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Replying to @Commercial_Crew: UPDATE πŸš€ The media teleconference following the Flight Readiness Review for @NASA's @SpaceX Crew-2 mission is now targ…

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UPDATE πŸš€ The media teleconference following the Flight Readiness Review for @NASA's @SpaceX Crew-2 mission is now targeted for 6:30 p.m. ET.

Tune in:

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What happens when two black holes pass by each other?

For #BlackHoleWeek, explore how the extreme gravity of two orbiting supermassive black holes distorts our view:

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Replying to @Astro_Megan: Yesterday #Crew2 completed our final proficiency training in the @SpaceX Crew Dragon cockpit simulator. Per tradition, we…

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Replying to @NASASolarSystem: Hot off the presses! NASA's #OSIRISREx spacecraft has left its mark on asteroid Bennu. This new image, taken during th…

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Yesterday #Crew2 completed our final proficiency training in the @SpaceX Crew Dragon cockpit simulator. Per tradition, we zapped it with our mission decal. Many thanks to our outstanding training team for getting us ready. Tomorrow, we depart for Kennedy Space Center!

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Hot off the presses! NASA's #OSIRISREx spacecraft has left its mark on asteroid Bennu. This new image, taken during the spacecraft's final flyover on April 7, reveals the aftermath of sample collection. #ToBennuAndBack

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Replying to @NASASolarSystem: Named in his honor, asteroid (4319) Jackierobinson rounds the bases in its orbit around the Sun in the main asteroid b…

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Quoted @NASA

⚾ On #JackieRobinsonDay, we celebrate Robinson's career, and place in history, on the anniversary of the day he broke the color barrier in major league baseball.

πŸ“Έ The New York City area, with Brooklyn at right, is seen in this image from the @Space_Station.

Named in his honor, asteroid (4319) Jackierobinson rounds the bases in its orbit around the Sun in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.

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Replying to @NASAEarth: Our planet is changing. Explore those changes with a comprehensive picture of our changing planet via Timelapse in Google Ea…

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Our planet is changing. Explore those changes with a comprehensive picture of our changing planet via Timelapse in Google Earth -- a partnership with @GoogleEarth, @USGS, @ESA, and @EU_Commission. πŸ›°οΈπŸŒŽβ°

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🌌 When we study different types of exoplanets β€” planets outside our solar system β€” we use lots of descriptors. But what do we mean by "hot Jupiters," "warm Neptunes," and "super-Earths?"

Dive into how we use these terms and why they're important:

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Current mood: Blissfully excited! πŸ˜ƒ

We’re 8 days from launch of 4 astronauts/adventurers to the @Space_Station from @NASAKennedy.

Questions about NASA's @SpaceX Crew-2 mission?

Drop them below with #LaunchAmerica for a chance to be answered during the April 22 broadcast ‡️

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Replying to @NASAKennedy: Welcome back to Kennedy Space Center, Crew Dragon! πŸ‰

@SpaceX's Crew Dragon Endeavour made its way from Cape Canaveral Spa…

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Welcome back to Kennedy Space Center, Crew Dragon! πŸ‰

@SpaceX's Crew Dragon Endeavour made its way from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station to the Launch Complex 39A integration hangar this week in preparation for the Crew-2 mission launching on April 22:

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πŸš€πŸŒŽ #OTD: 40 years ago today, our space shuttle Columbia completed its first voyage into space with Commander John W. Young & Pilot Robert L. Crippen on board, starting the Shuttle Program’s incredible 30-year run.

πŸ‘€ Take a look back with us:

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Replying to @WomenNASA: πŸ‘©β€πŸš€ Shannon Walker, a veteran @NASA astronaut who was born, raised & earned all 3 of her science degrees in Houston, will ac…

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πŸ”­ Telescopes of the sky unite! πŸ”­

In a quest to learn more about supermassive black holes, coordinated observations with 19 of the world’s most powerful telescopes have collected light from across galaxy M87. It's #BlackHoleWeek, get sucked in:

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πŸ‘©β€πŸš€ Shannon Walker, a veteran @NASA astronaut who was born, raised & earned all 3 of her science degrees in Houston, will accept command of the @Space_Station tomorrow, Thurs., April 15! Dive into the details of what's in store for the native Houstonian:

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We all have a place on this beautiful blue marble we call home. πŸ’™ Tag us in your favorite pictures or videos of Earth using #ConnectedByEarth & share why it's meaningful to you! @NASAEarth will spotlight some of your special places on #EarthDay. Details:

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