Category Archives: astronomy

Jovian Moon Shadow

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Jupiter’s moon Amalthea casts a shadow on the gas giant planet in this image captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. via NASA http://ift.tt/2yDDMwL

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What Lurks Below NASA’s Chamber A?

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Hidden beneath Chamber A at the Johnson Space Center is an area engineers used to test critical contamination control technology that has helped keep our James Webb Space Telescope clean during cryogenic testing. via NASA http://ift.tt/2gjAzIb

Puerto Rico From the Space Station

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NASA astronaut Joe Acaba photographed Puerto Rico from the cupola of the International Space Station on Oct. 12, 2017. Sharing the image with his followers on social media, he wrote, “Finally a chance to see the beautiful island of Puerto Rico from @Space_Station. Continued thoughts throughout the recovery process.” via NASA http://ift.tt/2gpX41X

When (Neutron) Stars Collide

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This illustration shows the hot, dense, expanding cloud of debris stripped from neutron stars just before they collided. via NASA http://ift.tt/2hK4fP8

Glorious Sunrise at the Start of a Spacewalk

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NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei exits the International Space Station on Oct. 10, 2017, for a spacewalk in this photograph taken by fellow spacewalker Randy Bresnik. Bresnik wrote, “A glorious sunrise greeted @Astro_Sabot and I at the start of our 2nd #spacewalk. His visor reflection shows the airlock hatch we came out.” via NASA http://ift.tt/2hExaE6

Dream Chaser at Dawn

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Dawn bring the sight of Dream Chaser, Sierra Nevada’s reusable spaceplane, as it sits on the runway at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center. via NASA http://ift.tt/2kJGA6h

Apollo 7 Launches on October 11, 1968

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On October 11, 1968, Apollo 7 launched via NASA http://ift.tt/2gwjhbq