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Image: Hubble sees a galactic sunflower

The arrangement of the spiral arms in the galaxy Messier 63, seen here in an image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, recall the pattern at the center of a sunflower. So the nickname for this cosmic object—the Sunflower ...

dateSep 14, 2015 in Astronomy
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Supervising two rovers from space

ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen is proving to be an expert space driver after commanding two rovers from space this week. As part of ESA's Meteron project, Andreas drove a second, car-sized rover from the International Space ...

dateSep 14, 2015 in Space Exploration
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ESA video: Soyuz TMA-16M landing

ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen, Soyuz spacecraft commander Gennady Padalka and Kazakh cosmonaut Aidyn Aimbetov landed 12 September at 00:51 GMT (02:51 CEST ) in the steppe of Kazakhstan, marking the end of their missions ...

dateSep 14, 2015 in Space Exploration
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