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Milky Way Glows Over Maine Beach in Stunning Photo

Astrophotographer A. Garrett Evans took this image of the Milky Way over Popham Beach State Park in Maine the morning of April 18, 2015 as a 9-shot panorama.Credit: A. Garrett Evans The crisp water and clear sky over Popham Beach State Park in Maine show our host galaxy in a stunning panorama. Astrophotographer A. Garrett […]

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Pluto-bound Spacecraft Bringing Dwarf Planet into Focus (Photos)

This image taken on May 8, 2015, shows Pluto in the latest series of New Horizons Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) photos, compared to a LORRI image taken on April 12.Credit: NASA/JHU-APL/SwRI New photos taken by a spacecraft zooming toward Pluto reveal more intriguing details of the dwarf planet’s complex and varied surface. NASA’s New […]

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Cosmic Fender-Bender Causes Brightening Black Hole | Video

The jet of shredded matter blasting from elliptical galaxy NGC 3862’s supermassive black hole is moving at more than 98% the speed of light. Hubble Space Telescope discovered it in 1992 and have imaged it several time since, resulting in this time lapse video. Credit: NASA, ESA, and E. Meyers (STScI) To source

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A globular cluster about 35,000 light years from Earth.

Dying Star May Have Torn Alien Planet Apart (Video)

A white dwarf may seem like it would be a calm, dying star, but scientists say such stars can pack a gravitational punch so strong that they can tear a passing planet apart. Scientists using several telescopes, including NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, found evidence that a planet in an ancient cluster of stars on the […]

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How To Mate With A Space Station | 'Soyuz Cam' Video

How To Mate With A Space Station | 'Soyuz Cam' Video

RECOMMENDED VIDEOS FOR YOU The 1st Repeat Space Tourist Constellation on Mars ESA’s Special Delivery Transforming the Shuttle Meet the New Space Station Crew STS-130: Mission Overview Arsenic Eating Bacteria Hint at Alien Life Where is ET?: SETI vs. the Fermi Paradox Building Japan’s First Spaceship Splashdown! Ares I-X’s Fall to Earth The Legacy of […]

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Free App Puts NASA Pluto Mission in Palm of Your Hand

Free App Puts NASA Pluto Mission in Palm of Your Hand

A new app lets you follow the progress of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, which is in the home stretch of its historic mission to Pluto. New Horizons will make the first-ever flyby of Pluto on July 14, zooming within 7,800 miles (12,500 kilometers) of the dwarf planet’s surface. The Pluto Safari app, which came out […]

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NASA to Move Space Station Module: Watch Live Wednesday

NASA to Move Space Station Module: Watch Live Wednesday

NASA plans to move a piece of the International Space Station Wednesday (May 27) to make it easier for commercial crewed vehicles to dock there, and you can watch the off-Earth action live. Flight controllers at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston will robotically move the Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM) supply depot from the orbiting […]

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