Apollo 11. Today 49 years ago. This picture was taken from our plane during moon landing when our technician tried to fix the wing problems. (Sponsored by Henko). #nasa#astronaut#apollo11#nofilter#noedit
A special day for our aerospace companies as it's Space Exploration Day. It's a day that we give thanks to those who are contributing their skills and time to advance the field. Let's take time to appreciate this natural beauty.
#StudentAstronaut contest deadline is next Sunday, July 29th!! Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to travel to Russia with @Thespacegal. You will get to train like a cosmonaut, and be featured in a season 5 episode!! The winner and Emily will spend a day at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center located in Star City, Russia and participate in the follow activities: -Ride in a human centrifuge to experience launch and descent level G forces;
-Taste test astronaut food; -Learn the proper way to put on a space suit; and
-Beginner-level flight training in a Soyuz spacecraft simulator. The winner will also take in the beautiful sights of Moscow during a tour of the Kremlin and Red Square, sponsored by Spasibo Tours. Click the link in our bio to learn how to apply! @xplorationstation .
Expedition 56 Flight Engineer Ricky Arnold of NASA (foreground) performs maintenance inside the Combustion Integrated Rack to set up the Advanced Combustion via Microgravity Experiments (ACME), a series of five independent studies of gaseous flames. Expedition 56 Commander Drew Feustel of NASA is seen in the background.