Bio Official Twitter account of NASAs Space Communication and Navigation (SCaN) Program. Enabling exploration.
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Twitter Web App : SCaN the Future is a virtual event scheduled for October 29 explain how our transition from provider to customer will help bring every consumer’s seamless, smartphone-like experience to all communications users in near-Earth space.

Twitter Web App : The NASA Technology Tipping Point partners will develop technologies to help forge a path to sustainable #Artemis operations. One award to Nokia is to deploy the first LTE/4G system in space which could enhance lunar surface communications.

Twitter Web App : Follow along!…

Twitter Web App : Eyes has you covered for today's historic asteroid sampling! #ToBennuAndBack Watch the signal on DSN Now and follow NASAs OSIRIS-REx here:……

Twitter Web App : Be sure to follow along this evening starting at 5:00 pm EDT with Eyes on the #DSN for the NASAs OSIRIS-REx Touch-And-Go maneuver.

Twitter Web App : NASA Aimun NASASolarSystem Intl. Space Station NASAEarth NASA_Johnson NASA_Astronauts NASAKennedy Mark Rober Destin Sandlin Emily Calandrelli Neil deGrasse Tyson NASAExoplanets Jessica Meir Hi, Rayyan! 😀Space is enormous, but no need to fear!
Communications engineers make sure that astronauts only get lost in their research. NASA uses big antennas, relay satellites like NASA_TDRS, and lots of math to track our missions!
Want to learn more?

Twitter Web App : The Deep Space Network provides communication and tracking services to OSIRIS-REx.…

Twitter Web App : With the evolution and rapid growth of the commercial space sector in the last decade, NASA finds it has reached an opportune time to capitalize on commercial capabilities.

NASA SCaN the Future, a virtual industry day will discuss the new paradigm. 📡🛰️…

Twitter Web App : We are into the 30th week of the upgrade project on Deep Space Station 43, with testing and commissioning of new equipment continuing and antenna pointing calibrations well underway. Everything appears to be going well for a return to service in early 2021. #DSS43 📡👍

Twitter Web App : Middle and high school students: Join the Artemis Generation!

Deadline fast approaching (October 28) to register for the App Development Challenge #NASA_ADC where students will develop an app that visualizes the South Pole region of the Moon. 💻🌙…

Twitter Web App : Thanks Conner for all the great work you did this summer!…

Twitter Web App : Our #Artemis I mission will be instrumental in testing all of our technologies to ensure astronaut safety:

🧑‍🚀 The Orion Spacecraft spacecraft
🚀 The NASA_SLS rocket
📡 And the NASA SCaN and NASA TDRS communications networks:

Twitter Web App : What are you packing in your #NASAMoonKit? NASA SCaN is packing some favorite books!
NASA History Office has published a bunch of wonderful books about the amazing legacy of NASA’s networks. 📚
Read You Loud and Clear:

Twitter Web App : The ARISS team has a scheduled contact with the astronauts on the International Space Station this morning. The team invites the public to listen in!…

Twitter Web App : We get asked a lot of questions about how NASA communicates with far off spacecraft. The NASASCaN team put together seven things you need to know about space communications:

Twitter Web App : Request for Information (RFI): NASA is seeking information from potential providers of space communications relay and navigation services in support of the #Artemis program and its planned missions to the Moon. 🛰️📡

Responses due by October 30, 2020…

Twitter Web App : Next year, NASA will launch the LCRD mission, which will showcase optical comms' capabilities. Soon after, the @space_station will install an optical terminal, becoming the mission’s first operational user! #wsw2020 #worldspaceweek

More on LaserComm:

Twitter Web App : In creating the TDRS system, NASA developed revolutionary technologies. These innovations would have wide-reaching effects inside and outside aerospace. #wsw #worldspaceweek

Check out this NASASCaN podcast about a TDRS engineer’s bone marrow research:

Twitter Web App : Its #WorldSpaceWeek! #WSW2020 🚀

The Space Network (NASA TDRS) provides comm and tracking services to the International Space Station, the orbiting laboratory 230 miles above the Earths surface.

For activities related to TDRS:…