NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory manages many of NASA's robotic missions exploring Earth, the solar system and our universe. Tweets from JPL's News Office.
1st early approach image of #comet Tempel 1 from @NASA's Stardust-NExT flyby:
As Stardust nears its date w/comet Tempel 1, see a #3DThursday flashback to its 2004 Wild 2 encounter:
Sick of the #snowpocalypse? This #3DThursday, take a virtual trip to @NASA's JPL in sunny SoCal:
.@CassiniSaturn sent postcards of Saturn's moons (http://bit.ly/h9pN7Y), incl. this one of icy Mimas:
Tonight’s lunar eclipse starts at 10:33pm PT, reaches totality at 11:41pm PT. For your time zone, see:
Hollywood meets @NASA: Today, @Astro_Mike, @PeterGuber & others discuss sci fact v sci fi:
Happy #Halloween! What's your costume? These JPLers are @BillPrady's Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock
Fun fact from @Astro_Jose's talk today at JPL: Astronauts eat tortillas, not bread. (Crumbs clog electronics.)
"The Camera that Saved Hubble" is on its way from @NASAJPL to @airandspace, w/a stop at @DenverMuseumNS
Surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus taken 5/18/10 by @CassiniSaturn at a distance of 43,000 kilometers (27,000 miles)
The plumes of Enceladus taken 5/18/10. The view was acquired at a distance of ~ 17,000 kilometers (11,000 mi) from Enceladus.
Checking out the JPL goodies at #JPLOpen House gift store. I want that mug!
Showing off the infrared camera at Universe Plaza at #JPLOpen House.
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