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Image: A closer view of the moon

Posted to Twitter by @Astro_Alex, European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst, this image shows our planet's Moon as seen from the International Space Station. As he said in the tweet, "By orbiting the Earth almost 16 ...

dateJul 10, 2018 in Space Exploration
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Hubble sees galaxy with 3 supernovas

In astronomy, the devil is in the details—as this image, taken by the NASA/ESA (European Space Agency) Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys and Wide-Field Camera 3, demonstrates.

dateJun 25, 2018 in Astronomy
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A deep space communications hub in the desert

When NASA engineers were looking for a place to build a network of large radio antennas in the 1950s, they knew they needed somewhere quiet. They were going to build a series of antennas with huge parabolic dishes and receivers ...

dateJun 15, 2018 in Space Exploration
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