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04/27/2017 at 00:01. Facebook
Gravity is the force by which a planet or other body draws objects toward its center. The force of gravity keeps all of the planets in orbit around the sun. What else does gravity do? [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
Gravity is the force by which a planet or other body draws
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Cue drumroll…at 1:30 p.m. EDT astronaut Peggy Whitson will star in the first-ever, live 4K stream from space! Find out how to watch: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
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04/25/2017 at 15:17. Facebook
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NASA Space Place
NASA Space Place
04/24/2017 at 20:46. Facebook
This starry pair offers a glimpse of how our Milky Way galaxy would look to an outside observer—courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope. Details: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
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04/23/2017 at 23:50. Facebook
A meteor is a space rock—or meteoroid—that enters Earth's atmosphere. When Earth encounters many meteoroids at once, we call it a meteor shower. Learn more: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
A meteor is a space rockor meteoroidthat enters Earths atmosphere When Earth
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NASA Space Place
NASA Space Place
04/22/2017 at 16:51. Facebook
Happy Earth Day! One reason why Earth is a great planet to live on is because of its atmosphere. Explore Earth’s six atmospheric layers here: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
Happy Earth Day One reason why Earth is a great planet to
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NASA Space Place
NASA Space Place
04/21/2017 at 23:50. Facebook
A day on Jupiter is 10 hours, while a day on Venus is 5,832 hours. How long is one day on other planets? [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
A day on Jupiter is 10 hours while a day on Venus
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NASA Space Place
NASA Space Place
04/21/2017 at 00:09. Facebook
Ever heard of satellite galaxies? The Milky Way has a number of them, but the biggest one is the Large Magellanic Cloud. Find out what they are here: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
Ever heard of satellite galaxies The Milky Way has a number of
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NASA Space Place
04/20/2017 at 17:29. Facebook
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How does your cell phone know where you are? There are over 30 satellites used for GPS, orbiting over 16,000 miles (26,000km) above Earth. Click here to learn exactly how GPS works: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
How does your cell phone know where you are There are over
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Why can we see thousands of craters on the moon, but we only know of about 180 on Earth? [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
Why can we see thousands of craters on the moon but we only know of about 180 on Earth
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What happens to satellites once they wear out? There are two choices, depending on how high the satellite is. For the closer satellites, engineers will use its last bit of fuel to slow it down. That way, it will fall out of orbit and burn up in the atmosphere. The second choice is to send the satellite even farther away from Earth. Learn more: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
What happens to satellites once they wear out There are two choices

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Dutch astronomer Christiaan Huygens was born on this day in 1629! The Huygens Probe, which landed on Saturn’s largest moon Titan, was named after him. Learn more about Saturn, its rings and its moons: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
Dutch astronomer Christiaan Huygens was born on this day in 1629 The
At 2pm ET: Get the latest on new discoveries made about #OceanWorlds beyond Earth. Details: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
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While all the planets in our solar system are round, some are rounder than others. Mercury and Venus are nearly perfect spheres, like marbles. Learn more about why planets are round here: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
While all the planets in our solar system are round some are
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Because Mercury has a slow spin and short year, it takes a long time for the sun to rise and set there. Mercury only has one sunrise every 180 Earth days! Click here for more fun facts about the smallest planet in our solar system: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
Because Mercury has a slow spin and short year it takes a
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