‘X’-ploring the Eagle Nebula and ‘Pillars of Creation’

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The Eagle Nebula, also known as Messier 16, contains the young star cluster NGC 6611. It also the site of the spectacular star-forming region known as the Pillars of Creation, which is located in the southern portion of the Eagle Nebula. via NASA https://ift.tt/2NLowD9

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The Heart of Madagascar

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As the International Space Station flew overhead, NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold captured this photograph of a changing landscape in the heart of Madagascar, observing drainage into the sea in the Betsiboka Estuary due to decimation of rainforests and coastal mangroves. via NASA https://ift.tt/2NLGEfY

2018 Class of NASA Flight Directors for the Mission Control Center

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NASA has selected six women and men to join the elite corps of flight directors who will lead mission control for a variety of new operations at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. via NASA https://ift.tt/2uleobi

A Closer View of the Moon

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Posted to Twitter by @Astro_Alex, European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst, this image shows our planet’s Moon as seen from the International Space Station. via NASA https://ift.tt/2NzWwSS

Ice Block Avalanche

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One of the most actively changing areas on Mars are the steep edges of the North Polar layered deposits. via NASA https://ift.tt/2MX4iFs

County Fire Lights Up the Night

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Light from the County Fire illuminated the night skies of Northern California when the Suomi NPP satellite acquired this image overnight on July 1, 2018. via NASA https://ift.tt/2u9uCnN

Burst of Celestial Fireworks

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Like a July 4 fireworks display a young, glittering collection of stars looks like an aerial burst. via NASA https://ift.tt/2tTuglS