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Pretty cool tweet from the International Space Station today!!!
MARS Virtual Tour - What's Mars surface looks like to you?
NASA’s Perseverance Navcams 360° photo (edited by Hugh Hou )
How to experience this in your Oculus VR headset:
1. Save this post (Add this to your “Saved Items”)
2. Save it on a list
3. Put on your Oculus Quest 2 / Quest 1 VR headset. On the left side of your Oculus homepage menu, click on “Saved”
4. You should be able to see your saved Mars 360 photo
5. Click on “Watch” and it will open an Oculus Browser
6. The 360 photo will load
7. On the top left corner of the photo, you will see the “Enter VR” button
8. Click “Enter VR” and it will go into a full immersive view of the Mars 360 photo
Alternatively, you can copy the Facebook post’s URL and open your Oculus Browser on your Quest 1 or Quest 2 VR headset, and view it directly.
I hope you can enjoy this unique experience in immersive virtual reality!
From NASA - This panorama, taken on Feb. 20, 2021, by the Navigation Cameras, or Navcams, aboard NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover, was stitched together from six individual images after they were sent back to Earth.
Disclaimer: the original photo does not have the full sky, I edited the sky to have a full 360 experience inside a VR headset like Oculus Quest 2. The sky does not represent the real sky from Mars.
NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover
Perseverance rover has successfully landed on Mars NASA's Perseverance rover has safely landed on Mars after its 292.5 million-mile journey from Earth, the agency confirmed.
The Break the Ice Lunar Challenge is the first Centennial Challenge to be led by NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, along with support from NASA's Kennedy Space Center!
Learn more & register here: https://breaktheicechallenge.com/how-to-enter/
breaktheicechallenge.com All interested Teams must register for the Challenge by the June 18, 2021 deadline and meet the eligibility requirements in order to participate in the Challenge. For this Challenge, the registration process will be administered by the Challenge contractor, Ensemble.
Fun, creative activity 💯
Post your colored universe on social media with #ColorWithNASA and tag @NASASolarSystem for your chance to have your artwork featured on the Solar System Exploration social media accounts and this page!
solarsystem.nasa.gov All of NASA’s science missions are driven by powerful questions to help us better understand our planet, our solar system and beyond. What vibrant colors will you bring to these scenes of exploration?
For #Educators & #Students: Learn With #NASA – YouTube Playlist!
This YouTube playlist for students and teachers features explainers about the causes and effects of sea level rise and how NASA is studying our changing planet – plus related #STEM activities and experiments for students.
📺 YouTube Playlist here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9TFrgFq7554wSqUNdWCyhjK34yM5T67F
youtube.com This playlist for students and teachers features explainers about the causes and effects of sea level rise and how NASA is studying our changing planet – plu...
#ICYMI: #NASA and the #FAA intend to collaborate throughout all stages of the National Campaign, from planning and scenario validation to ex*****on of flight demonstrations. The data and lessons learned from the National Campaign will help inform FAA policies and procedures that industry will follow to fly these various sized vehicles and diverse missions on a daily basis.
nasa.gov Imagine air taxis, drones, cargo transports and package delivery services working in harmony in the national airspace system with piloted commercial aircraft.
Don't miss this weekend's launch 🚀
#NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting 11:39 a.m. EST Saturday, Dec. 5, for the launch of its 21st commercial resupply services (CRS-21) mission to the International Space Station from Launch Complex 39A at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
More info here: https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-tv-coverage-set-for-next-space-station-resupply-mission-with-spacex
nasa.gov NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting 11:39 a.m. EST Saturday, Dec. 5, for the launch of its 21st commercial resupply services (CRS-21) mission to the International Space Station from Launch Complex 39A at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
For #Educators: Learn about the causes and effects of extreme weather including hurricanes, floods, droughts and wildfires, plus how #NASA studies them.
jpl.nasa.gov In the NewsAn extreme weather event is something that falls outside the realm of normal weather patterns. It can range from superpowerful hurricanes to torrential downpours to extended hot dry weather and more. Extreme weather events are, themselves, troublesome, but the effects of such extremes, in...
EXCITING NEWS 🤩
NASA engineers have begun assembling the massive rocket designed to take the first woman to the moon later this decade as part of the Artemis program.
cnn.com NASA engineers have begun assembling the massive rocket designed to take the first woman to the moon later this decade as part of the Artemis program.
#ICYMI: In 1966, #NASA launched Surveyor 2 to the Moon. Now its rocket booster has apparently returned to near-Earth space! 🚀
jpl.nasa.gov In 1966, NASA launched Surveyor 2 to the Moon. Now its rocket booster has apparently returned to near-Earth space.
While the holidays may be a bit different this year, the video cameras used for virtual family dinners stem from tools that were originally developed in part by #NASA. In fact, the space agency first modernized conference calling for the purpose of spaceflight, according to a statement from #NASA.
space.com While Thanksgiving may be a bit different this year, NASA technology is helping keep everyone safe, as the video camera technology used during virtual family dinners and prepared food regulations developed for astronauts are now widely used around the world.
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Happy Thanksgiving from the crew of the International Space Station! On Thursday, the crew hopes to participate in many of the same traditions we know and love here on Earth – watching football and sharing a meal together.
The crew shares what they're most thankful for, and what Thanksgiving goodies are on the menu this year.
Five astronauts and two cosmonauts will be on board during the holiday, and some are celebrating Thanksgiving in space for the second time!
May you find plenty of reasons to give thanks! Have a happy, safe and healthy Thanksgiving y’all! 🦃 🍂 🍴
The Mars rover has drilled three samples of rock in this clay-enriched region since first arriving in July 🤞
jpl.nasa.gov The Mars rover has drilled three samples of rock in this clay-enriched region since first arriving in July.
The first to be rigged with microphones, the agency's latest Mars rover picked up the subtle sounds of its own inner workings during interplanetary flight.
🎧 Listen to #Perseverance here: https://j.mp/2Hn8XmI
nasa.gov A microphone aboard NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover has recorded the sounds of the spacecraft as it hurtles through interplanetary space.
I heart space but sometimes it can be hard to comprehend. I try to fix that in this video with junk you can find lying around your house.
Sensors on #NASA's #Perseverance will help prepare for future human exploration by taking weather measurements and studying dust particles 🔬
In case they need a human meteorologist, we vote Bill Walsh - Live 5 News to be of assistance! 😁
jpl.nasa.gov Sensors on NASA's Perseverance will help prepare for future human exploration by taking weather measurements and studying dust particles.
This Week at #NASA - the journey of Resilience to the space station, the next ocean-observing satellite, and an update on a critical rocket test series for #Artemis missions and more 🚀
spacecoastdaily.com The journey of Resilience to the space station, the next ocean-observing satellite, and an update on a critical rocket test series for our Artemis missions … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA!
Happy Monday! Learn more about this book that talks about what gets discovered depends on how scientists collaborate 👩🔬 🧪 👨🔬
nature.com A sociologist embedded in the agency shows that what gets discovered depends on how scientists collaborate.
Mmm Cosmic Cinnamon bun ✨
nasa.gov Observed with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, the faint galaxy featured in this image is known as UGC 12588.
The SpaceX Crew Dragon Resilience successfully docked to the International Space Station at 11:01 p.m. EST Monday, transporting NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi.
nasa.gov The SpaceX Crew Dragon Resilience successfully docked to the International Space Station at 11 p.m. EST Monday, transporting NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi.
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Now that the Crew Dragon Resilience spacecraft is safely in orbit, watch continuous coverage of the crew's journey to the International Space Station at www.nasa.gov/live and join us at 9 p.m. EST for Crew-1 mission updates. #LaunchAmerica
NASA launches four astronauts to the International Space Station aboard SpaceX Crew Dragon. https://rb.gy/tpnzfw
#ICYMI: The team includes two former #NASA chief scientists and a former astronaut 🧑🚀🧑🔬
space.com The team includes two former NASA chief scientists and a former astronaut.
Everyday is #NationalSTEMDay for us ⚗️🔭
Here are ways you can celebrate #STEM at home: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/langley/ten-ways-to-celebrate-national-stem-day-with-nasa
nasa.gov In celebration of National STEM Day, we challenge you to engage and inspire the Artemis generation as we go forward to the Moon by 2024 and continue to innovate in the areas of Earth science and aeronautics.
This is the first Space selfie 🤳Find out how much it's worth!
nypost.com The only photo of Neil Armstrong on the moon and the first-ever “space selfie” are going up for auction alongside thousands of other rare photographs from the “golden age” o…
Register today for NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory's "Teaching Oceanography and Earth Science" Workshop on 11/14/20 🌎🌊
In this virtual workshop, we will connect with the Exploration Vessel Nautilus, currently at sea, to discuss activities for the science classroom, focusing on oceanography, climate science, and geology. Participation is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is required.
Register here: https://j.mp/34ZvlvD
jpl.nasa.gov In this virtual workshop, we will connect with the E/V Nautilus research vessel, currently at sea, to discuss activities for the science classroom, focusing on oceanography, climate science, and geology.
#SaveTheDate - 11/11/20: Learning Space With #NASA Live Stream – Studying Earth From Space 🌎
In this webinar for students, JPL education specialists will talk about how NASA studies Earth from space and how it relates to what students are learning right now, plus we'll answer questions submitted by during a live Q&A.
More Info: https://j.mp/34X32Ol
jpl.nasa.gov In this webinar for students, JPL education specialists will talk about how NASA studies Earth from space and how it relates to what students are learning right now, plus we'll answer questions submitted by during a live Q&A.
For our #podcasters 🎧 check out season three that covers not just how our planet's volcanoes, earthquakes, oceans, rivers, atmosphere, and climate work, but how they are all interconnected.
jpl.nasa.gov Season three covers not just how our planet's volcanoes, earthquakes, oceans, rivers, atmosphere, and climate work, but how they are all interconnected.
An instrument on the spacecraft may have detected transient luminous events - bright flashes of light in the gas giant's upper atmosphere. ✨
jpl.nasa.gov An instrument on the spacecraft may have detected transient luminous events - bright flashes of light in the gas giant's upper atmosphere.
OoOoh we're MIDWAY there 🎶 Go, #Perseverance, go!
jpl.nasa.gov Sometimes half measures can be a good thing - especially on a journey this long. The agency's latest rover only has about 146 million miles left to reach its destination.
The members of the NASA SCSGC acknowledge the importance of enhancing the diversity of the future workforce. Consequently, the SCSGC has developed competitive and open programs that encourage a broad spectrum of participation in NASA related research and exploration activities.
Charleston SC is taking applications for its 1st Waldorf School, The Acorn School. We have a mixed age kindergarten, parent child class and 1st grade begins fall 2020 Imagine an education with open ended toys and hard wiring imagination.
Nativity School is a Catholic Christian School that serves Pre-Kindergarten through 8th-grade children from Church of the Nativity, Holy Spirit, and Our Lady of Good Counsel parishes as well as children from the surrounding community. All are welcome!
This is the official Ashley Hall Alumnae Page, created by the school to connect alumnae, share photos, and post information on special events. We welcome all alumnae to join.
Classical Montessori education for children aged 2.5 - 12 years, in the heart of downtown Charleston, SC.
Ashley Hall is an independent private school for girls, serving kindergarten through twelfth grade students, with a coeducational preschool.
Sundrops Montessori at Daniel Island is one of three locations. Other locations are Mt. Pleasant - B
Sundrops Montessori Palmetto Campus is one of four locations. Other locations are Mt Pleasant Bridge,Dunes West and our newest, Daniel Island.
Addlestone Hebrew Academy 1675 Wallenberg Blvd Charleston SC 29407 843-571-1105
Catholic elementary and middle school in the West Ashley area of Charleston, SC. We welcome students of all faiths. We serve the parishes of Blessed Sacrament Church and St. Joseph Church.
We hope you'll come take a tour of campus sometime soon! Call (843) 965-8501 to schedule a visit!