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Born-again nebula

Space Science image of the week: XMM-Newton’s view of an eye-shaped cloud carved by a dying star’s brief comeback to life To source

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Activity at Klyuchevskoy Volcano

This photograph, taken on May 4, 2015 by an astronaut onboard the International Space Station, highlights one of the most active volcanic regions on Earth: the Kamchatka Peninsula in far eastern Russia. The three largest volcanoes visible at image center include Kliuchevskoy, Bezymianny, and Ushkovsky. To source

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A Spin Around An Exoplanet Most Like Earth

This artistic animation depicts one possible appearance of the planet Kepler-452b, the first near-Earth-size world to be found in the habitable zone of star that is similar to our sun. The planet’s rotation is sped up. original

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Andreas Mogensen launch moved by a day

The next ESA astronaut to work on the International Space Station, Andreas Mogensen, will arrive a day later than previously planned because the Station’s orbit has been changed. The Danish flight engineer, commander Sergei Volkov and Kazakh cosmonaut Aidyn Aimbetov will leave Earth from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, at 4:34 GMT (6:34 CEST, 10:34 local time) on […]

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