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Solar System
Nov 24, 2021
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
Universe
Nov 23, 2021
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.
Solar System
Nov 23, 2021
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Solar System, ISS
Nov 22, 2021
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 Power of the Station's New Solar Arrays Poster
Universe
Nov 22, 2021
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.
Universe
Nov 19, 2021
The Prawn Nebula is a massive stellar nursery located in the constellation Scorpius, about 6,000 light years from Earth.
Solar System
Nov 18, 2021
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.
Solar System
Nov 18, 2021
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Earth
Nov 18, 2021
The Surface Water and Ocean Topography spacecraft enters the home stretch as an international team prepares this next-generation satellite for launch in 2022.
Earth
Nov 17, 2021
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.
Universe
Nov 17, 2021
Detailed atmospheric studies will provide key insights into some of the most common – and mysterious – planets known in the galaxy.
Universe
Nov 17, 2021
This Hubble infrared image captures a protostar designated J1672835.29-763111.64 in the reflection nebula IC 2631, part of the Chamaeleon star-forming region in the southern constellation Chamaeleon.
Earth
Nov 16, 2021
The 3D real-time visualization tool lets users track NASA satellites as well as the vital Earth science data they provide. Recent upgrades make for an even more fascinating experience.
Universe
Nov 16, 2021
The star-forming nebula (G035.20-0.74) in this Hubble image is in the constellation Aquila and is known for producing a particular kind of massive star known as a B-Type star. These stars are hot, young, blue stars up to five times hotter than our Sun.