Traveling to Mars this summer aboard @NASAPersevere:
SHERLOC = an instrument to search for sand-grain size clues
WATSON = a camera to capture close-up images
How this detective and its assistant will put a magnifying glass on Martian rocks: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/the-detective-aboard-nasas-perseverance-rover?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=NASA&utm_campaign=NASASocial&linkId=89649471
The countdown to #LaunchAmerica continues! On Saturday, May 30, @nasa's @spacex Crew Dragon launches to the @Space_Station, marking the first time we’ve launched American astronauts from U.S. soil since 2011.
Weather is currently 40% "go" for launch. https://blogs.nasa.gov/commercialcrew/2020/05/28/nasas-spacex-demo-2-nasa-television-coverage-weather-update/
I find gas turbines and mechanical things fascinating, I really like this channel:
I really enjoy these things. Modern manufacturing is a marvel.
Throwback to heading out to Las Vegas, I snapped this picture of Denver using PIxel 2's night mode. Pretty nifty. https://flic.kr/p/2aBajK1
So glad I got to see this on the day. Pavel Vlasov demos the MiG-29M OVT thrust-vectoring demonstrator, lots of somersaults and free-falling aerobatics.
COVID-19 has brought about rapid changes in human activity and movement around the world. We've funded four more projects that use @NASAEarth satellite data & resources to investigate different environmental, economic and societal impacts of the pandemic: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2020/nasa-funds-four-research-projects-on-covid-19-impacts?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=NASA&utm_campaign=NASASocial&linkId=88571614
FOSS, motorbikes, and photography.
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