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This fuzzy orb of light is a giant elliptical galaxy filled with an incredible 200 billion stars.
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Food, Water, and Satellites

World Water Day is March 22, and this year’s theme, “Leaving no one behind,” adapts the central promise of the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that everyone has a right to...

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Science By The Numbers

Technology Innovation
$400M
Invested Annually
Balloons
13
Science Payloads
12
Student Experiments
Research
10,000
U.S. Scientists Funded
$600M
Awarded Annually
Earth-Based Investigations
25
Major Airborne Missions
8
Global Networks
Sounding Rockets
16
Science Missions
3
Tech/Student Missions
SMALLSATS/CUBESATS
31
Science Missions
24
Technology Demos
Spacecraft
105
Missions
85
Spacecraft

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