Anderson Wilder (@SpaceDork84 )

Anderson Wilder

Bio @ISUnet #MSS15 & #SSP17, #NASASocial Alum, human spaceflight, Interstellar Worldships @ISUInterstellar #Psychology #Linguistics #SCUBA
Location Cleveland Heights, OH
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Account created 25-07-2013 23:59:03
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Android : 50 years ago today, Neil Armstrong, Mike Collins and I launched into space on a mission of enormous importance. God bless the 400,000 Americans who helped us get to the moon and back. Together, we Americans can do anything! Never forget July 16, 1969! #Apollo50

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Android : Is there life on the Moon? No, but 50 years ago we didn’t know the answer to that question. Take a look inside the lab where our researchers tested Apollo 11 Moon samples for signs of life in this historic, never-before-seen footage: #Apollo50th

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Android : You CAN teach an old spacecraft new tricks.

My twin, Voyager 2, fired up trajectory correction thrusters for the first time since the Neptune flyby in 89 and they worked like a champ. Theyll be used to point the spacecraft for the foreseeable future.

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Android : Today is the 13th anniversary of the first expandable system launched & deployed into space. This early prototype, Genesis I, is the first of its kind.

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Android : "Well positioned sky-watchers will also get a chance to see both a lunar & #solareclipse, while a sprinkle of #shootingstars will whet the appetites of #meteor hunters looking ahead to the Northern Hemisphere’s best summer sky show." — National Geographic

Android : 🎆 Think #FourthOfJuly fireworks are impressive?

💥 Supernova explosions are among the most powerful events in the universe — blasting waves through space at more than 6,000 miles per second!

Learn about cosmic dust that can survive the powerful blast:

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Android : Anybody up for Pac-Man?

This is the VLT’s auxiliary telescopes opening up for the night here at the Paranal Observatory in the Atacama Desert! 😍


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Android : Long (and far) may she wave 🇺🇸

Im carrying this American flag as I journey through interstellar space. Its the farthest flag to ever have traveled from Earth. Happy #4thofJuly, everyone!

Twitter Web Client : View from the fairing during the STP-2 mission; when the fairing returns to Earth, friction heats up particles in the atmosphere, which appear bright blue in the video

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Android : A peaceful scene:

The Suns glint beams off the Celebes Sea in southeast Asia as the Intl. Space Station flies over Indonesia. Want to see more images like this? Check out our Flickr album and marvel at the beauty of our home planet from above:

Android : Behold the mole! Now with the support structure out of the way, my team has a view of the mole’s position. Read more on the plans to keep moving forward (and downward):

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Android : We have 5+ hours before we reach La Silla! Please share with the #MeetESO team something that we SHOULD know.

Extra points for most creative responses.

Android : Fly, #Dragonfly, fly! Our next destination in the solar system is Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, where our rotorcraft-lander will explore dozens of locations across the icy world. Discover why:

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