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Mounded, luminous clouds of gas and dust glow in this Hubble image of a Herbig-Haro object known as HH 45.
A jet from a newly formed star flares into the shining depths of reflection nebula NGC 1977 in this Hubble image.
NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the world’s first full-scale mission to test technology for defending Earth against potential asteroid or comet hazards, launched Wednesday at 1:21 a.m. EST on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4 East at Vandenberg Space Force Base in... Read More
The Flame Nebula, also called NGC 2024, is a large star-forming region in the constellation Orion that lies about 1,400 light-years from Earth.
The new ISS Roll Out Solar Arrays (iROSA) being installed on the space station are providing power to the station with improved efficiency. ROSA technology will also help power the Gateway lunar outpost, and the DART mission as it makes its way to the Didymos asteroid system.
The Flame Nebula, also called NGC 2024, is a large star-forming region in the constellation Orion that lies about 1,400 light-years from Earth. It’s a part of the Orion Molecular Cloud Complex.
The Prawn Nebula is a massive stellar nursery located in the constellation Scorpius, about 6,000 light years from Earth.
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has completed this year's grand tour of the outer solar system – returning crisp images that complement current and past observations from interplanetary spacecraft.
The Surface Water and Ocean Topography spacecraft enters the home stretch as an international team prepares this next-generation satellite for launch in 2022.
New research shows that improved air quality caused by reducing emissions from burning fossil fuels and other sources could improve human health and prevent economic losses, projections by scientists at NASA, Duke University and Columbia University show.
Detailed atmospheric studies will provide key insights into some of the most common – and mysterious – planets known in the galaxy.