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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iPhone : On July 2nd we will test Orions Launch Abort System under the most demanding conditions. Here are 10 things you should know about how it evolved:…

Twitter Web Client : 🚁Innovation in Vertical Lift
🛠Enabling the Engineering Transformation
🤫Commercial Supersonic Technologies

Well be discussing all of this and more today at #AIAAaviation→…

iPhone : We’re awarding $45M to U.S. #smallbiz to support aeronautics, exploration, science, and space technology missions—including #Moon2024. Nearly 100 of the selections were first-time recipients and >20% of the businesses are from underrepresented communities:

iPhone : The #Apollo50th anniversary of the Moon landing is about a month away! In the months leading up to the launch, the Apollo 11 astronauts rehearsed tirelessly for their upcoming mission in simulators. Take a step back through time to June 1969:

Twitter Web Client : 🏆The life-saving Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System (Auto GCAS) was awarded the 2018 Robert J. Collier Trophy by the National Aeronautic Association. This prestigious award is presented annually for the greatest achievement in aeronautics America

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iPhone : Did you know that the silicon chips that power your smartphone are one NASA Spinoff benefit of the Apollo program?

Exploring the Moon benefits us here on Earth. Heres how #Artemis could propel us to new technological frontiers: #Apollo50th

Twitter Web Client : 50 years ago, the achievement of President Kennedy’s goal to land a man on the Moon & return him safely to Earth was just 1 month away. Apollo 11 astronauts intensified training for their mission & NASA personnel prepared to support the flight. #Apollo50th…

Twitter Web Client : From commercial supersonic flight to electric propulsion to urban air mobility, 21st century aviation will fundamentally change transportation. Dr. Shin of NASA Aeronautics explains how the first A in NASA is ushering in this new era of aviation→ #AIAAaviation

Twitter Web Client : Greetings from #AIAAaviation 👋🏻

From workshops to panels and technical papers to special sessions, we are here all week discussing our current work in commercial supersonic flight, electric propulsion, and urban air mobility→…

iPhone : Happy #FlagDay! 🇺🇸 One of our most iconic images is of Buzz Aldrin saluting the American flag on the surface of the Moon. Did you know that over the next 3 years, 5 more flags joined the one left by Apollo 11? Learn more about stars & stripes in space:

Twitter Web Client : 🕳️ First, we captured images of the ring of material orbiting our galaxy’s black hole.

🧲 Now, we’ve measured magnetic fields that may be keeping the black hole quiet!

Learn more:

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iPhone : Why is the black hole at the center of our Milky Way Galaxy quiet, while others are active?

Magnetic fields may be forcing material to orbit around the black hole instead of feeding it to the center — keeping the black hole quiet 🤫


Twitter Web Client : The Systems Integration and Operationalization (SIO), demonstration activities is a partnership between NASA and industry partners with the goal of accelerating routine Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operations into the National Airspace System (NAS). #NASAaero

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Twitter Web Client : Dont forget, the first A in NASA stands for aeronautics! Were doing lots of research to make supersonic flight less boom-y. Learn more & get K-12 lesson ideas during a free NASA EPDC webinar TONIGHT at 6:30pm EDT. Sign up now at