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yesterday at 00:45. Facebook
Astronomers search for #exoplanets by looking at the effects these planets have on the stars they orbit. Learn more about how we search for exoplanets! [ Link ]
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02/24/2017 at 01:24. Facebook
Need a vacation? Head on over to the fourth planet in the #TRAPPIST1 system by downloading our newest travel poster.

Download high-res poster here: [ Link ]
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02/23/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
Planets that orbit around other stars are called #exoplanets. How can we find Earth-like planets in other solar systems? [ Link ]
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02/23/2017 at 01:00. Facebook
Need a recap of today’s TRAPPIST-1 announcement? Learn about these seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a single star here: [ Link ]
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02/22/2017 at 17:54. Facebook
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02/21/2017 at 16:52. Facebook
New discovery beyond our solar system! We're announcing the latest findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as exoplanets, tomorrow at 1 p.m. EST. Questions? Use #askNASA. Details: [ Link ]
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02/20/2017 at 18:12. Facebook
Mars has two #moons called Phobos and Deimos. How many moons do other planets have? [ Link ]
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02/19/2017 at 18:12. Facebook
There’s a lot of #water on Earth. Can you guess how much? [ Link ]
#Pluto was discovered on this day in 1930! Learn more about this icy dwarf planet here: [ Link ]
Why do we care about water on #Mars? Find out here: [ Link ]
Did you know that our #sun is actually an average sized star? We’ve found some stars that are 100 times bigger in diameter than ours! [ Link ]
A #galaxy is a huge collection of gas, dust, and billions of stars and their solar systems. Did you know that our Milky Way galaxy has a supermassive black hole in the middle? Learn more: [ Link ]
When seen up close, Saturn’s F ring resolves into multiple dusty strands. This Cassini spacecraft view shows the three bright strands and a very faint fourth strand off to the right. Take a closer look: [ Link ]
You’re out of this world! Don’t forget to download and print our space-themed valentines for your friends this #ValentinesDay: [ Link ]
Have you heard of NASA’s upcoming Mars 2020 mission? Potential landing sites for the rover have been narrowed down to three locations: Northeast Syrtis, Jezero crater, and Columbia Hills. Learn more about what this rover will do! [ Link ]
Our #sun is 4,500,000,000 years old. How do we know? [ Link ]
Did you know that a gravitational wave is an invisible (yet incredibly fast) ripple in space? Learn more here! [ Link ]
#ValentinesDay is just around the corner. Don’t forget to download and print our space-themed valentines! [ Link ]
Together, dark energy and dark matter make up 95% of the #universe. What’s the difference between the two? [ Link ]