NASA Ames (@NASAAmes )


Bio Were NASAs center in Silicon Valley.
Location California
Tweets 9,6K
Followers 214,0K
Following 514
Account created 21-07-2008 19:36:12
ID 15519544

TweetDeck : The votes are in! Our social media and websites are being honored by the 2019 The Webby Awards. 🏆 Find out which sites received this honor and were voted as the Peoples Voice: Thank you for your votes and continued engagement!

TweetDeck : I was sworn in one year ago today & what a year it’s been! We landed NASA InSight on Mars, flew by the most distant object ever visited by a spacecraft and accepted the challenge to land humans on the Moon by 2024. Can’t wait to see what we will accomplish in year two!

Twitter Web Client : The feeling you get when you see 🌎 from space.

We can look down and realize that we are all riding through the universe together on this spaceship we call Earth, that we are all interconnected, that we are all in this together, that we are all family.” – 👨‍🚀 R. Garan


TweetDeck : LIVE: Liquid water, a protective atmosphere and an active core is what makes our home one of the most unique places in the solar system. Join us for #NASAScience Live on #EarthDay, where you can ask experts questions using #askNASA:…

TweetDeck : Tune in ⬇️ NOW to #NASAScience Live and help us celebrate #EarthDay as we take a deep dive into how unique and unusual our home planet really is 🌎.

TweetDeck : Today is #EarthDay! We have an incredible fleet of NASA Earth spacecraft orbiting our home planet 24/7, 365 days a year, always collecting data to help us better understand our dynamic world.

  • Start Video

iPhone : Our magnificent planet is ready for its close-up 📸, & on #EarthDay, April 22, we’re calling on YOU! Help us celebrate by uploading a photo of your favorite natural features using #PictureEarth. Learn how your pictures could be featured in future projects:

Twitter Web Client : 🎶 A whole new world! 🎶

Astronomers using data from our planet-hunting NASA Kepler and K2 space telescope have discovered a third planet orbiting two stars located approximately 3,340 light-years away! Meet the new planet, dubbed Kepler-47d:

Twitter Web Client : The robots can operate in either fully automated mode or under remote control 🕹️ by astronauts or researchers on 🌎.

  • Start Video

Twitter Web Client : Astrobee is battery powered. When its 🔋 runs low, the robot will autonomously navigate and dock to a power station to recharge ⚡️.

  • Start Video

Twitter Web Client : Claw power! Astrobees have a robotic arm 🤖💪 that can be attached for handling cargo or running experiments.

  • Start Video

Twitter Web Client : Each robot is equipped with cameras 📹 and sensors for navigating 🧭 inside the space station and avoiding obstacles.

  • Start Video

Twitter Web Client : The robots are propelled by fans. They can move in any direction ⬆️⬇️⬅️➡️ and turn on any axis 🔄 in space.

  • Start Video

Twitter Web Client : Before launching to space ✨, the Astrobee robots were tested inside a special lab at NASA Ames where researchers created a mockup of the space station’s interior.

  • Start Video

Twitter Web Client : Special delivery!

Our flying robotic “bees” arrived earlier today at the Intl. Space Station. If you haven’t heard about our Astrobee robots 🤖, here’s what all the buzz is about:

  • Start Video

TweetDeck : I spy... the universes first type of molecule! 🔎🔭

ICYMI, scientists using our @SOFIATelescope have ended their search for this molecule after finding its signature in our own galaxy! Heres a crash course on yesterday’s history-making discovery:

  • Start Video

Twitter Web Client : We have liftoff! 7,600 pounds of science, supplies & cargo is now on its way to the Intl. Space Station! One experiment, called BioNutrients, will test a way to use microbes 🦠 to make nutrients for astronauts 👩‍🚀 on long-duration space missions. Find out more: