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Worldwide, people have turned to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for inspiration throughout our history. NASA’s mission is to, “Explore the unknown in air and space, innovate for the benefit of humanity, and inspire the world through discovery.”

Earth Observation taken during a day pass by the Expedition 40 crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Folder lists this as: Afterglow on clouds. Also sent as Twitter message: Sun highlights a storm from underneath.

Environmental sustainability is put into practice here in the native plant gardens that surround the main auditorium building at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.

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NASA Kennedy Space Center's Sam Ball, third from left, speaks during the Energy Action Day employee event held in NASA Kennedy Space Center's Space Station Processing Facility. Part of Energy Awareness Month, the event featured subject matter experts in the area of solar energy, its connections to the space program and options for residential solar power. From left to right are Nick Murdock, energy and water program manager at Kennedy; Chuck Tatro of NASA's Launch Services Program; Ball; Anuj Chokshi of FPL; Bill McMullen of Southern Power; John Sherwin of the Florida Solar Energy Center in Cocoa; and Lorraine Koss of the Brevard County Solar Co-op.

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