NASA Space Place
NASA Space Place
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A new NASA study argues the importance of studying the ice giants Uranus and Neptune: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
NASA Space Place 06/22/2017
NASA Space Place
NASA Space Place
06/21/2017 at 18:07. Facebook
On August 21st, a total solar eclipse will take place. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the sun and Earth at just the right moment. Watch this video to learn more about #Eclipse2017:
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NASA Space Place
NASA Space Place
06/21/2017 at 16:09. Facebook
The sun is a big ball of energy that constantly sends heat, visible light, and ultraviolet (UV) light toward Earth. While we can’t see UV light with our eyes, it still affects us. To celebrate the changing seasons, make handprint art using UV light in our NASA Space Place activity! [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
NASA Space Place
NASA Space Place
06/19/2017 at 18:32. Facebook
Just as Earth orbits around the sun, exoplanets orbit around other stars! These planets are very hard to see directly with telescopes because they are hidden by the bright glare of the stars they orbit. Learn how NASA scientists find these faraway planets: go.nasa.gov/2swYNHo
Just as Earth orbits around the sun exoplanets orbit around other stars
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Ailavansha
NASA Space Place
NASA Space Place
06/17/2017 at 17:02. Facebook
Did you know that the sun’s ultraviolet light can bounce off of surfaces like water, snow, and concrete? That means you can get a sunburn even when you are under an umbrella! Learn more: go.nasa.gov/2rw5Akx
Did you know that the suns ultraviolet light can bounce off of
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Danny Wachowski
In July 1969, Apollo 11 landed on the lunar surface and planted the American flag as a symbol of humanity's triumph in overcoming the barriers of space travel. Today, as we celebrate Flag Day, we see once again Buzz Aldrin saluting the flag. But this was not the only mission where we planted the flag. From the International Space Station to the surface of the Red Planet, take a look at this...
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NASA Space Place 06/14/2017
Haris Naveed
Haris Naveed
Haris Naveed
Most, if not all, large galaxies contain a supermassive black hole at their centers. Our SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy found that the dust surrounding such active, ravenous black holes is much more compact than previously thought. Learn more: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
NASA Space Place 06/13/2017
Baiaizid Bostami
The moon is 400 times smaller than the sun, but it manages to completely block out the sun’s light during a total solar eclipse!
Learn how: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
The moon is 400 times smaller than the sun but it manages
Vee Brown
Fawad Ahmad
Saira Waqas
Melanie Decker
Sunny Bangs
Lasers can be found in printers, bar code scanners, DVD players, and even on NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover! Find out how lasers work and why they are used for our space missions:
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Lasers can be found in printers bar code scanners DVD players and
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Kenneth Chiang
Happy World Oceans Day! To celebrate Earth’s oceans, join NASA Space Place and Go with the Flow today! Play Go with the Flow to learn more about the ocean’s currents: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
Happy World Oceans Day To celebrate Earths oceans join NASA Space Place
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Two planets…same size and temperature and orbit around nearly identical stars at the same distance…then why are their atmospheres so different? Hubble Space Telescope data gives us clues. Take a look: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
NASA Space Place 06/06/2017
Michael Davis
Stars like our sun burn for about nine or ten billion years. How much longer will the sun shine? [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
Stars like our sun burn for about nine or ten billion years
Changement Climatique
Cory Troncoso
Billy Williams
If you weigh 100 pounds on Earth, you would weigh 17 pounds on the moon and 253 pounds on Jupiter! Find out why:
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If you weigh 100 pounds on Earth you would weigh 17 pounds
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