Category Archives: astronomy

Time-lapse Sequence of Jupiter’s South Pole

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This series of images captures cloud patterns near Jupiter’s south pole, looking up towards the planet’s equator. via NASA http://ift.tt/2oj1Yi8

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Robert Lawrence: America’s First African-American Astronaut

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On June 30, 1967, the U.S. Air Force selcted Maj. Robert H. Lawrence, Jr. for the Manned Orbiting Laboratory, Authorized in August 1965, a program which envisioned a series of mini-space stations in low polar Earth orbit. via NASA http://ift.tt/2ELcAfC

Orion’s Powerhouse

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A technician works on the European Service Module that will propel the Orion spacecraft in space and provide air, water and electricity for future crews. via NASA http://ift.tt/2CBHPId

Destination: History

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On Feb. 20, 1962, John Glenn made history by becoming the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the place we call home–planet Earth. via NASA http://ift.tt/2GuM4HY

Jupiter’s Swirling Cloud Formations

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See swirling cloud formations in the northern area of Jupiter’s north temperate belt in this new view taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. via NASA http://ift.tt/2EvNHVk

Clyde Foster

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In June 1975, Marshall management named Clyde Foster to the position of director of the Equal Opportunity Office where he directed and administered a comprehensive program to assure equal opportunity in the conduct of all operations undertaken by the Center and its contractors. via NASA http://ift.tt/2sxlbRE

An Icy Heart

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Operation IceBridge, NASA’s longest running survey of the state of polar ice, shattered records in 2017. via NASA http://ift.tt/2CkOvub