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  • 5.24.19 // Get Lost
  • 5.24.19 // Get Lost
  •  12  1  13 minutes ago

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  • This is a repost. I had spent twenty minutes on the original description just to post it and not have the description appear, so I'll keep it simpler and somewhat different from the original.

Today marks the 57th anniversary of Mercury-Atlas 7, or MA-7. MA-7 was piloted by Astronaut and US Navy officer Scott Carpenter, flying a spacecraft he had named Aurora 7 into orbit on May 24, 1962. The objectives of the flight were to conduct the second ever manned US orbital spaceflight to make sure John Glenn's first orbital flight was no fluke. Aurora 7 would also conduct minor scientific research. The reputation of the flight and Carpenter himself were tarnished by how the flight went, with Carpenter using almost all of the Reaction Control System (RCS) fuel in the spacecraft from the manual fuel to move the spacecraft and look out the window at the Earth and anything else he wanted to see, which was against the orders from the flight controllers in Mercury Mission Control. The automatic system was completely out of fuel. Carpenter also ended up splashing down 250 miles off target. Carpenter did however solve the mystery of the "space fireflies", which were reported first on John Glenn's flight. The fireflies turned out, however, to simply be ice being hit by sunlight. All of the problems encountered on the flight led to Carpenter becoming the first US astronaut to be rejected from future spaceflights. Carpenter took this in good stride, as to him, one spaceflight was enough. He retired from NASA and the Navy and became an Aquanaut for the Sealab program.
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Be sure to follow @manned_spaceflight_photographs for more photographs and other content related to NASA's manned spaceflight programs from Project Mercury through Project Apollo.
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#projectgemini
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#geminispacecraft #mercuryspacecraft #spacecraft #spaceprogram
#spacephotography
#americanspaceprogram
#mercuryatlas7 #ma7
#scottcarpenter #1962
#onthisday
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  • This is a repost. I had spent twenty minutes on the original description just to post it and not have the description appear, so I'll keep it simpler and somewhat different from the original.

    Today marks the 57th anniversary of Mercury-Atlas 7, or MA-7. MA-7 was piloted by Astronaut and US Navy officer Scott Carpenter, flying a spacecraft he had named Aurora 7 into orbit on May 24, 1962. The objectives of the flight were to conduct the second ever manned US orbital spaceflight to make sure John Glenn's first orbital flight was no fluke. Aurora 7 would also conduct minor scientific research. The reputation of the flight and Carpenter himself were tarnished by how the flight went, with Carpenter using almost all of the Reaction Control System (RCS) fuel in the spacecraft from the manual fuel to move the spacecraft and look out the window at the Earth and anything else he wanted to see, which was against the orders from the flight controllers in Mercury Mission Control. The automatic system was completely out of fuel. Carpenter also ended up splashing down 250 miles off target. Carpenter did however solve the mystery of the "space fireflies", which were reported first on John Glenn's flight. The fireflies turned out, however, to simply be ice being hit by sunlight. All of the problems encountered on the flight led to Carpenter becoming the first US astronaut to be rejected from future spaceflights. Carpenter took this in good stride, as to him, one spaceflight was enough. He retired from NASA and the Navy and became an Aquanaut for the Sealab program.
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    Be sure to follow @manned_spaceflight_photographs for more photographs and other content related to NASA's manned spaceflight programs from Project Mercury through Project Apollo.
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    #nasa #space #projectapollo
    #projectgemini
    #projectmercury
    #apolloapplicationsprogram #apollo #gemini
    #mercury #spaceexploration
    #astronaut #science #apolloprogram #mercuryprogram #geminiprogram #earth #moon #apollospacecraft
    #geminispacecraft #mercuryspacecraft #spacecraft #spaceprogram
    #spacephotography
    #americanspaceprogram
    #mercuryatlas7 #ma7
    #scottcarpenter #1962
    #onthisday
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  • After I wrote โ€œProcessโ€ I wrote โ€œAstronautโ€. In the song โ€œAstronautโ€ I start to tell how my love  grew even moreโค๏ธ and how I remembered them ECC days.๐Ÿ™‡๐Ÿพโ€โ™‚๏ธ #astronaut
  • After I wrote โ€œProcessโ€ I wrote โ€œAstronautโ€. In the song โ€œAstronautโ€ I start to tell how my love grew even moreโค๏ธ and how I remembered them ECC days.๐Ÿ™‡๐Ÿพโ€โ™‚๏ธ #astronaut
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  • "Humans Have Destroyed Even the Digital World" โžก๏ธ @mr.kalopsia

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  • "Humans Have Destroyed Even the Digital World" โžก๏ธ @mr.kalopsia

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  • ๐Ÿ‘โ€๐Ÿ—จยฟQuรฉ gusto puede tener una estrella? Quizรกs gusto a cielo๐ŸŒ ๐ŸŒŒ
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#astronomy #astronaulife #astrography #universe #cosmos #telescope #galaxies #solarsystem #astrophotography #nature #nasa #earthfromspace #stars #dark #theastrodaily #space #spacecraft #milkyway #spaceart #galaxy #science #espacio #astrophysics #night #sky #instaspace  #telescope #hubble #divinity #astronaut
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    #astronomy #astronaulife #astrography #universe #cosmos #telescope #galaxies #solarsystem #astrophotography #nature #nasa #earthfromspace #stars #dark #theastrodaily #space #spacecraft #milkyway #spaceart #galaxy #science #espacio #astrophysics #night #sky #instaspace #telescope #hubble #divinity #astronaut
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  • A moment of science please.
  • A moment of science please.
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  • ๐…๐จ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฐ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ฉ๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐จ๐ง, ๐›๐ž ๐ฉ๐ซ๐ž๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ค ๐ก๐š๐ซ๐ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ฌ๐š๐œ๐ซ๐ข๐Ÿ๐ข๐œ๐ž, ๐š๐ง๐, ๐š๐›๐จ๐ฏ๐ž ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ, ๐๐จ๐ง'๐ญ ๐ฅ๐ž๐ญ ๐š๐ง๐ฒ๐จ๐ง๐ž ๐ฅ๐ข๐ฆ๐ข๐ญ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ฆ๐ฌ.
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๐Ÿ’ฌ ๐–๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ญ๐ก๐จ๐ฎ๐ ๐ก๐ญ๐ฌ?
๐Ÿ˜€ ๐“๐š๐  ๐ฌ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž๐จ๐ง๐ž ๐ฐ๐ก๐จ ๐ง๐ž๐ž๐๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฌ๐ž๐ž ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ!
โฐ ๐…๐จ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฐ ๐ฎ๐ฌ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐ฆ๐จ๐ซ๐ž! @life.formz โ €
๐Ÿ“ธ @thinklumi โ €
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  • ๐…๐จ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฐ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ฉ๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐จ๐ง, ๐›๐ž ๐ฉ๐ซ๐ž๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ค ๐ก๐š๐ซ๐ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ฌ๐š๐œ๐ซ๐ข๐Ÿ๐ข๐œ๐ž, ๐š๐ง๐, ๐š๐›๐จ๐ฏ๐ž ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ, ๐๐จ๐ง'๐ญ ๐ฅ๐ž๐ญ ๐š๐ง๐ฒ๐จ๐ง๐ž ๐ฅ๐ข๐ฆ๐ข๐ญ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ฆ๐ฌ.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ ๐–๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ญ๐ก๐จ๐ฎ๐ ๐ก๐ญ๐ฌ?
    ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐“๐š๐  ๐ฌ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž๐จ๐ง๐ž ๐ฐ๐ก๐จ ๐ง๐ž๐ž๐๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฌ๐ž๐ž ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ!
    โฐ ๐…๐จ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฐ ๐ฎ๐ฌ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐ฆ๐จ๐ซ๐ž! @life.formz โ €
    ๐Ÿ“ธ @thinklumi โ €
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    #star #stars #hubble #science #spacestation #telescope #cosmos #galaxies #earthfromspace #astronautlife #spacetoday #nature #astronaut #nasa #space #art #earth #planets #spaceart #supernova #gezegen #galaxy #spacetravel #astronomy #moon
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  • We're all astronauts, really, aren't we; interstellar astronauts, travelling so far into the blackness we can never return
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  • We're all astronauts, really, aren't we; interstellar astronauts, travelling so far into the blackness we can never return
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The clearest image of the tadpoles and flaming star nebula. Located within the auriga constellation; a group of  stars in the shape of a hexagon. You can see them close to the center of the image. The constellation is home to at least 7 stars with planets. 
image: @astrofalls
  • Describe this in one word or emoji ๐Ÿ‘ฝ

    The clearest image of the tadpoles and flaming star nebula. Located within the auriga constellation; a group of stars in the shape of a hexagon. You can see them close to the center of the image. The constellation is home to at least 7 stars with planets.
    image: @astrofalls
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