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The Galápagos Islands
“The Enchanted Islands of #Ecuador – the Galápagos,” were photographed by NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold from aboard the International Space Station.
(2018-4-21 01:04:00)
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Celebrating 28 Years of the Hubble Space Telescope
This colorful image, taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, celebrates the Earth-orbiting observatory’s 28th anniversary of viewing the heavens, giving us a window seat to the universe’s extraordinary stellar tapestry of birth and destruction.
(2018-4-20 00:07:00)
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Sounding Rocket Launches CHESS Mission to Study the Matter Between Stars
The Colorado High-resolution Echelle Stellar Spectrograph, or CHESS 4, was successfully launched on a NASA Black Brant IX sounding rocket at 12:47 p.m. EDT, April 16 (4:47 a.m. local, April 17) from the Kwajalein Atoll in The Republic of the Marshall Islands.
(2018-4-18 00:16:00)
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Seasons of Snow Cover in the West
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station captured this photo while flying over the western United States. The wide field of view stretches from the Sierra Nevada of California to the Columbia Plateau of Oregon and the Snake River Valley of Idaho. Lake Tahoe is nestled on the border of California and Nevada.
(2018-4-17 05:21:00)
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NASA's TESS Mission Hopes to Find Exoplanets Beyond Our Solar System
The worlds orbiting other stars are called “exoplanets,” and they come in a wide variety of sizes, from gas giants larger than Jupiter to small, rocky planets about as big around as Earth or Mars. This rocky super-Earth is an illustration of the type of planets future telescopes, like NASA’s TESS, hope to find outside our solar system.
(2018-4-14 02:56:00)