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A Space Spider Watches Over Young Stars
Image Credit:- NASA/JPL-Caltech/2MAS Nebulae are clouds of interstellar gas and dust where stars can form. In this infrared image from NASA's Spitzer space telescope and 2MASS [Two Micron All Sky Survey], a nebula known as 'The Spider', officially named as ...
A Space Spider Watches Over Young Stars
A Space Spider Watches Over Young Stars
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Cosmic collision lights up the darkness
Image Credit: ESA/Hubble, NASA Though it resembles a peaceful rose swirling in the darkness of the cosmos, NGC 3256 is actually the site of a violent clash. This distorted galaxy is the relic of a collision between two spiral galaxies, estimated to have occ...
Cosmic collision lights up the darkness
Cosmic collision lights up the darkness
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Landing of First Space Shuttle Mission
Image Credit: NASA On April 14, 1981, the rear wheels of the space shuttle orbiter Columbia touched down on Rogers dry lake at Edwards Air Force Base, NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center (then Dryden Flight Research Center) in southern California, to su...
Landing of First Space Shuttle Mission
Landing of First Space Shuttle Mission
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Space Shuttle Atlantis Over The Andes Mountains.
Image Credit: NASA Flying above the Andes Mountains near the border of Argentina and Chile, the space shuttle Atlantis is shown making its relative approach to the International Space Station. This image was taken from ISS, during the STS-132 shuttle missio...
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Foggy Rollout of Space Shuttle Challenger.
Image Credit: NASA The Space Shuttle Challenger, atop a mobile launch platform, slowly moves through the fog to Launch Pad in preparation for its first liftoff on the STS-6 mission. The fully assembled Shuttle, weights 12,000 pounds and completed the tr...
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Jupiter's High-Altitude Jovian Clouds
Image Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Jason Major This image captures a high-altitude cloud formation surrounded by swirling patterns in the atmosphere of Jupiter's North North Temperate Belt region. The North North Temperate Belt is one of Jupiter’s ma...
Jupiter's High-Altitude Jovian Clouds
Jupiter's High-Altitude Jovian Clouds
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Buzz Aldrin carrying Scientific Equipment at Tranquility Base.
Image Credit: NASA Forty-nine years ago on July 20, 1969, humanity stepped foot on another celestial body and into history. Mission Commander Neil Armstrong documented the lunar mission and snapped this image of Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin, as he carried...
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Soyuz With Expedition 54 Trio Aboard Returns to Earth
Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls The Soyuz MS-06 spacecraft is seen as it lands with Expedition 54 crew members Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei of NASA and cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 (Feb. 27...
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Chandra May Have First Evidence of a Young Star Devouring a Planet
Image Credits: Illustration: NASA/CXC/M. Weiss; X-ray spectrum: NASA/CXC/MIT/H. M.Günther Scientists may have observed, for the first time, the destruction of a young planet or planets around a nearby star. Observations from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory...
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