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A Rainbow Geminid Meteor

Meteors can be colorful. While the human eye usually cannot discern many colors, cameras often can. Pictured is a Geminid captured by camera during last…

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Methane Bubbles Frozen in Lake Baikal

What are these bubbles frozen into Lake Baikal? Methane. Lake Baikal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Russia, is the world’s largest (by volume), oldest,…

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NASA Administrator Statement on Passing of Rona Ramon

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine about the passing of Rona Ramon, widow of Ilan Ramon: from NASAhttp://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-administrator-statement-on-passing-of-rona-ramon #NASA #news #photos…

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Bettina Inclán Named to Head NASA Office of Communications

Bettina Inclán has been named by Administrator Jim Bridenstine to be NASA’s Associate Administrator for Communications. from NASAhttp://www.nasa.gov/press-release/bettina-incl-n-named-to-head-nasa-office-of-communications #NASA #news #photos #space #astronomy

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NASA Begins America’s New Moon to Mars Exploration Approach in 2018

NASA welcomed a new administrator, Jim Bridenstine, deputy administrator, Jim Morhard, and chief financial officer, Jeff DeWit, in 2018. Their focus is on firmly establishing…

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NASA Sends CubeSats to Space on First Dedicated Launch with US Partner Rocket Lab

A series of new CubeSats now are in space, conducting a variety of scientific investigations and technology demonstrations, following launch Sunday of Rocket Lab’s first…

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M31: The Andromeda Galaxy

What is the nearest major galaxy to our own Milky Way Galaxy? Andromeda. In fact, our Galaxy is thought to look much like Andromeda. Together…

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Geminids and Friends

From a radiant in the constellation of the Twins, the annual Geminid meteor shower rained down on our fair planet this week. This beautiful skyscape…

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