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Jovian Tempest

This color-enhanced image of a massive, raging storm in Jupiter’s northern hemisphere was... [MORE]

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Sunrise Flight to the Space Station

Orbital ATK's Cygnus resupply ship with its cymbal-ike UltraFlex solar arrays approaches the... [MORE]

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How to See the Atmosphere

How can you see the atmosphere? The answer is blowing in the wind.Powered by... [MORE]

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Mariner 9 Sees Shield Volcano on Mars

On November 14, 1971, Mariner 9, the first spacecraft to orbit the Red Planet, took this image of a... [MORE]

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Our Living Earth … From Space

Can you identify this river?Powered by... [MORE]

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Liftoff! Orbital Antares Rocket Launches From Wallops Flight Facility

The Orbital ATK Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, launches from Pad-0A, Sunday,... [MORE]

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Astronaut Jack Fischer With Honor Flight Veterans

NASA astronaut Jack Fischer talks with veterans at the World War II Memorial who traveled to... [MORE]

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Earth as Viewed From 10,000 Miles

On November 9, 1967, the uncrewed Apollo 4 test flight made a great ellipse around Earth as a test... [MORE]

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Rare Encircling Filament

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory came across an oddity that the spacecraft has rarely observed... [MORE]

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Space Station Crew Sees Lots of Clouds

Expedition 53 Flight Engineer Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency (ESA) photographed cloudy... [MORE]

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Pandora, the Would-Be Perturber

As Cassini hurtled toward its fatal encounter with Saturn, the spacecraft turned to catch this... [MORE]

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Tests Ensure Astronaut, Ground Crew Safety Before Orion Launches

NASA is performing a series of tests to evaluate how astronauts and ground crew involved in final... [MORE]

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Revealing What Lies Beneath

This false-color image demonstrates how use of special filters available on the Curiosity Mars... [MORE]

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From Hot to Hottest

This sequence of images shows the Sun from its surface to its upper atmosphere, all taken at about... [MORE]

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Learning to Walk Before Heading to Space

Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen is suspended over a mock-up of the International... [MORE]

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Viewing Australia’s Great Sandy Desert From Space

Flying hundreds of miles above, astronauts aboard the International Space Station photographed Lake... [MORE]

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Hubble Digs into Cosmic Archaeology

This Hubble infrared image is part of an observing program that imaged 41 massive galaxy clusters... [MORE]

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Studying the Genetics of Organisms in Space

At NASA's Kennedy Space Center, organisms in a Petri plate are exposed to blue excitation lighting... [MORE]

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NASA Astronauts on Third and Final Spacewalk in October Series

NASA astronauts Joe Acaba (left) and Randy Bresnik (right) at work outside the International Space... [MORE]

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Remembering Astronaut Paul Weitz

In this June 1973 photo, astronaut Paul J. Weitz, Skylab 2 pilot, mans the control and display... [MORE]

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The Grace of Saturn

Saturn's graceful lanes of orbiting ice -- its iconic rings -- wind their way around the planet to... [MORE]

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Hubble Unravels a Twisted Cosmic Knot

This Hubble image shows what happens when two galaxies become one. The twisted cosmic knot seen... [MORE]

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Jovian Moon Shadow

Jupiter’s moon Amalthea casts a shadow on the gas giant planet in this image captured by NASA’s... [MORE]

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What Lurks Below NASA’s Chamber A?

Hidden beneath Chamber A at the Johnson Space Center is an area engineers used to test critical... [MORE]

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Puerto Rico From the Space Station

NASA astronaut Joe Acaba photographed Puerto Rico from the cupola of the International Space... [MORE]

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When (Neutron) Stars Collide

This illustration shows the hot, dense, expanding cloud of debris stripped from neutron stars just... [MORE]

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Glorious Sunrise at the Start of a Spacewalk

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei exits the International Space Station on Oct. 10, 2017, for a... [MORE]

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Dream Chaser at Dawn

Dawn brings the sight of Dream Chaser, Sierra Nevada Corporation's reusable spaceplane, as it sits... [MORE]

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Apollo 7 Launches on October 11, 1968

The Apollo 7 Saturn IB launched from the Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 34 at 11:03 a.m.... [MORE]

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Where Does the Sand Come From?

This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaisance Orbiter (MRO) shows one possible place where sand grains... [MORE]

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