NASA joined global celebrities in honoring music icon Tina Turner’s legacy who died at the age of 83 due to prolonged illness.
NASA joined hands with celebrities worldwide on Thursday to honor the legendary music icon, Tina Turner. Turner, who passed away at the age of 83 after battling a prolonged illness. She received a cosmic salute from the space agency.
Taking to Twitter, NASA creatively expressed, “Simply the best. Music legend Tina Turner dazzled the stage and captured the hearts of millions as the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll.” They further added, “Her legacy will forever shine among the stars,” accompanied by a captivating image of a constellation sparkling in the vast galaxy. Since its release on Thursday, the post has garnered over 1.6 million views and received more than 600 heartfelt comments, leaving Turner’s fans moved to tears.
Here’s the screengrab of the post below:
In response to the post one of the Twitter users asked about the star cluster depicted in the image. To this NASA provided an in-depth explanation. The agency tweeted, “This mesmerizing image showcases the 47 Tucanae cluster, captured by @NASAHubble. It reveals dwarf stars drifting away from the cluster’s radiant center.”
NASA ignites emotional reactions on social media for Tina Turner
The tribute sparked a wave of emotional reactions from social media users. One user poetically expressed, “The stars welcome her home.” Another comment read, “This is painful. All that remains is a universe filled with incredible music, and tears of immense gratitude for a singer and icon who profoundly influenced my perspective on courage, life, and music. Shine brightly above us, you extraordinary lady #TinaTurner. Rest in eternal peace.”
Tina Turner, aged 83, passed away at her residence in Ksnacht near Zurich, Switzerland, on Tuesday, as confirmed by her manager. Turner was an iconic figure who conquered the music industry in the 1960s and 70s. She dominated the charts with unforgettable hits such as ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It’ and ‘We Don’t Need Another Hero’.