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Another Day at the Office

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:53
"Space was our office yesterday. #EVA51," said International Space Station astronaut Ricky Arnold on Friday.
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Bang and Whoosh!

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:08
This HiRISE image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) captures a new, dated (within about a decade) impact crater that triggered a slope streak.
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A Deep Space Communications Hub in the Desert

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 09:57
When NASA engineers were looking for a place to build a network of large radio antennas in the 1950s, they knew they needed somewhere quiet.
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Shades of Martian Darkness

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 16:20
Science operations for NASA's Opportunity rover have been temporarily suspended as it waits out a dust storm on Mars. This series of images shows simulated views of a darkening Martian sky blotting out the Sun from NASA's Opportunity rover's point of view,.
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Evaluating the Noise of Future Aircraft

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 06:00
To address the expected noise levels of future aircraft, NASA’s Commercial Supersonic Technology project is already developing technologies focused on reducing the noise produced by an aircraft’s engine exhaust.
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Clouds Over Alaska's Wrangell Mountains

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 11:10
Operation IceBridge missions over Alaska reveal some majestic icescapes, like this image of the Wrangell Mountains in eastern Alaska.
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New Crew Arrives at the International Space Station

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 15:58
Expedition 56 astronauts arrive at the International Space Station.
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Hubble Images a Galaxy with Threads of Blue

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 09:56
A ripple of bright blue gas threads through this galaxy like a misshapen lake system.
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Soyuz Lifts Off to Bring New Crew to Space Station

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 11:11
The Soyuz MS-09 rocket is launched with Soyuz Commander Sergey Prokopyev of Roscosmos and astronauts Serena Auñón-Chancellor of NASA and Alexander Gerst of ESA on June 6, 2018.
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Patches of Snow on the Red Planet

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 15:06
In early Martian summer, at the time NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter acquired this image, the dunes are almost free of their seasonal ice cover.
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Soyuz Rolled to the Pad for Wednesday Launch to Space Station

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 10:04
The Soyuz rocket is rolled out by train to the launch pad, Monday, June 4, 2018, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
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Expedition 55 Crew Returns Home from the International Space Station

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 10:19
The Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft is seen as it lands with Expedition 55 crew members Anton Shkaplerov of Roscosmos, Scott Tingle of NASA, and Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Sunday, June 3, 2018.
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Jovian Jet Stream

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 12:01
See a jet stream speeding through Jupiter’s atmosphere in this new view taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.
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Exposed Bedrock on the Red Planet's Hale Crater

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 11:25
This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows Hale Crater, a large impact crater.
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Black Hole Bounty Captured in the Center of the Milky Way

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 11:29
Astronomers have discovered evidence for thousands of black holes located near the center of our Milky Way galaxy using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.
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Our Sputtering Sun

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 11:40
An active region rotated into view and sputtered with numerous small flares and towering magnetic field lines that stretched out many times the diameter of Earth.
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Hubble’s Galaxy Cluster Cornucopia

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 10:20
The swirling spiral to the lower left of the frame is far from the most interesting spectacle here — behind it sits a galaxy cluster.
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Going Forward

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 09:31
This close-up image is of a 2-inch-deep hole produced using a new drilling technique for NASA's Curiosity rover. The hole is about 0.6 inches (1.6 centimeters) in diameter. This image was taken by Curiosity's Mast Camera (Mastcam) on Sol 2057.
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LIFTOFF!

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 09:40
The GRACE Follow-On spacecraft launched onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
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GRACE-FO Launches to Provide a Unique View of Earth’s Climate

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:27
(GRACE-FO) mission launched onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California
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