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#NASASocial group enjoying the view of the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch this morning.


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Liftoff of the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the #Dragon spacecraft for the 15th resupply mission to the International Space Station. The vehicle is rising up and away from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.


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The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with #Dragon atop stands at the launch pad as we are counting down to a 5:42 a.m. EDT to launch to begin a three-day trip to the International Space Station.


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We’re opening our doors for social media users to come behind-the-scenes for the launch of Parker #SolarProbe, a mission to touch the Sun! Apply to attend this #NASASocial event at: https://go.nasa.gov/2srL5ng.


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Apply to attend our #NASASocial and seize the opportunity to be on the front line to post, blog, tweet or Instagram everything about SpaceX’s 15th mission to the International Space Station.
Deadline to apply is tomorrow, June 6 @ 12pm ET. Details and application: https://go.nasa.gov/2H6m1qh


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ICYMI: NASA’s Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) spacecraft is on its way to Mars! Read more: blogs.nasa.gov/insight


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Pararescue specialists from the 304th Rescue Squadron, located in Portland, Oregon and supporting the 45th Operations Group’s Detachment 3, based out of Patrick Air Force Base, secure a covered life raft as the sun sets during an astronaut rescue training exercise with NASA’s Commercial Crew Program and SpaceX off of Florida’s eastern coast in April. The specially designed 20-person life raft is equipped with enough food, water and medical supplies to sustain both rescuers and crew for up to three days, if necessary. Photo Credit: NASA Langley Research Center/Ron Beard


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#NASAsocial #TESS


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Our #nasasocial participants just finished hearing all about the #TESS mission, which will launch tomorrow at 6:32 p.m. ET. You can tune into our pre-launch conference at 1 p.m. and our TESS science briefing at 3 p.m. at www.nasa.gov/live 🚀 Tweet us your questions using #AskNASA and we might ask them live!


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Booster ignition and liftoff! SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket carrying the #Dragon spacecraft for the 14th resupply mission to the International Space Station is on its way. The vehicle is rising up and away from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station after its 4:30 p.m. ET launch. 🚀


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A colorful sunrise serves as the backdrop for the mobile launcher (ML). Exploration Ground Systems is overseeing installation of umbilicals and launch accessories on the ML to prepare for the first integrated test flight of NASA's Orion Spacecraft on top of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket for Exploration Mission-1.


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Come out and talk to a NASA expert at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. We will be on location today until 5 p.m. and tomorrow from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


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