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Just breathe. #FREESOLO is in theaters September 28th. Click the link in the bio to purchase your tickets!

Just like a firework, these stars burn fast and bright. Home to some of the largest in the nebula, this cluster of stars live fast and die young, burning fuel quickly and ending it all in a massive supernova explosion.

3 hours and 56 minutes | The time it took for @alexhonnold to scale the 3,200ft face of El Capitan... without a rope. Live from the premiere! #freesolo

There are less than 80 Sumatran Rhinos left in the world. Here’s how you can help right now: natgeo.org/SumatranRhino

Photograph courtesy of @samuelcrossley | As a professional rock climber, @alexhonnold spends nearly all his time in the outdoors. In a change of scenery for the elite athlete, Alex takes a moment to sit down with ABC News @nightline to discuss the release of FREE SOLO and his incredible climbing feat before heading to the red-carpet premiere at the Lincoln Center in New York City. #freesolo

On June 3rd 2017, Alex “No Big Deal” Honnold conquered the first free solo ascent of Yosemite National Park’s famed granite wall, El Capitan. Today, we are in New York City for the premiere of FREE SOLO - the documentary film featuring @alexhonnold ‘s daring rope-less ascent, brought to life by directors Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi ( @mochinyc )and Jimmy Chin ( @jimmy_chin ). Catch all the premiere excitement on our Instagram Story! #freesolo

The heart of Madagascar is changing, and it’s most apparent from space. This photograph, courtesy of NASA’s @astro_ricky, shows the impact of rainforest and coastal mangrove decimation in the Betsiboka Estuary.

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For your consideration this Emmy Monday, presenting Best True Story About the Rise (and Rise) of the Internet. See the crazy true story of the birth of the internet on #ValleyOfTheBoom, coming this January.

🚨Instagram Story Takeover Alert🚨 live from the #Emmys tonight! @alexjordanrich ...
And best of luck to @antoniobanderasoficial and all the #GeniusPicasso cast & crew tonight!

Want tickets to the NY Red Carpet premiere of #FreeSolo this Thursday? Come down to The Cliffs @ LIC, tomorrow (9/18) at 11am for a chance to win tickets!

Ever wonder what goes down on the Sun’s surface? @NASA created a computer model of the Sun’s magnetic field, showing a flurry of activity right at the center.

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