NASA Armstrong (@NASAArmstrong )

NASA Armstrong

Bio The Armstrong Flight Research Center is NASAs primary center for atmospheric flight research & operations. IG:@NASAArmstrong
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Twitter Web App : Today members of the media saw the 1st all-electric configuration of the X-57 Maxwell as it gets ready for ground testing

Also, they visited the X-57 flight simulator, which is training NASA test pilots to fly NASA’s first crewed X-Plane in two decades

Twitter Web App : Emergencies can happen in confined spaces and it’s up to responders to be ready for the challenge.

Fire Department responders carry out a mannequin to an emergency vehicle as part of an emergency exercise.


Twitter Web App : On Nov. 1, SwRI tested a mini solar observatory on a balloon flight supported by NASA Flight Opportunities. It collected 75 minutes of solar images above Tucson, the latest step toward delivering a ground-based observatory to near-space.…

Twitter Web App : 🚨⏰Don't forget to register for today’s FREE webinar on Electrified Aircraft propulsion–a fuel and cost-efficient alternative to traditional jet engine-powered airplanes. ✈️

NASA Aeronautics

Twitter Web App : On Nov. 1 a balloon-borne solar observatory was successfully demonstrated with Southwest Research Institute !🎈The low-cost reusable optical-table-based observatory breaks down the barriers to studying the Sun☀️ from outside the effects of Earth’s atmosphere.

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Twitter Web App : Have you ever dreamed of having one of our X-planes ✈️ at the tips of your fingers? 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️

Thanks to our interns, all you need is a mobile phone to do just that! The Aeronautics AR app, displays 3D aircraft like X-57 Maxwell & the X-59 QueSST!


Twitter Web App : Head over to our Instagram stories on NASA Armstrong to see Former Astronaut 👨‍🚀 & Flight Research Pilot👨‍✈️ Fred Haise answer your questions!

iPhone : “Curiosity is the passion that drives us through our everyday lives,” wrote Clara Ma in her winning essay to name the NASA rover Curiosity Rover in 2008. Today is the last day to propose your name for the rover to be launched to Mars in 2020!

iPhone : A starry night sky might not seem like a very *spooky* spectacle, but space can be a creepy place! Monsters lurk in the shadowy depths of the universe, sometimes hidden in plain sight.

👻 Witness these galactic ghouls & stellar screams … if you dare:

iPhone : Is it a witch🧙🏼‍? A vampire🧛🏻‍? No wait- it’s a drone! These identified flying objects are undergoing rigorous testing for access to the national airspace system, so that one day your candy can come to you🍬: #HappyHalloween

iPhone : Pilot? Aircraft? Wind Tunnel? Maverick? Amelia? There are SO many options for aviation-themed #Halloween costumes🎃

Share your photos with us using #NASAcostume ✈️

Twitter Web App : Theres less than a week to submit artwork for our 2020 calendar. Each month will have a different space theme and children aged four to 12 are encouraged to submit their stellar work. 🚀

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Twitter Web App : On Oct. 30, 1964, Joe Walker, chief pilot at the NASA Flight Research Center, now NASA Armstrong, arrived at Edwards Air Force Base to conduct the first flight of the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle.…

Twitter Web App : Do you follow us on Instagram⁉️

Head to our insta NASA Armstrong to ask an Apollo 13🌕 astronaut & former research pilot👨‍✈️ a question!

Fred Haise is visiting our center on Wednesday, Oct. 30th & will be answering your questions‼️

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Twitter Web App : Attention #ExpoUAV19 attendees: Dont miss todays keynote presentation with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, in which hell discuss how unmanned systems are helping to achieve our missions to the moon and Mars, along with the industrialization of space.

iPhone : 🚁 Flying taxis
🍕Drone pizza delivery
🛣A highway in the sky

NASA Aeronautics engineers are laying the foundation for these visions of the (very real) future of the national air space through a project called Pathfinder.

Twitter Web App : No, that’s not a fiery jack-o’-lantern 🔥🎃. It’s the Sun!

Our NASA Sun & Space Solar Dynamics Observatory captured this ultraviolet image in 2014, showing active regions on our home star. #Halloween19

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