Posts Tagged ‘NASA’

Hubble Spots Galaxy’s Dramatic Details

December 6, 2019 Leave a comment

Some of the most dramatic events in the universe occur when certain stars die — and explode catastrophically in the process. When these star deaths, or supernovae, occur, their brightness can rival the light of a whole galaxy. The galaxy NGC 5468, shown in this Hubble image, has hosted a number of these supernovae the past 20 years. via NASA
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Luca Parmitano Works to Upgrade a Cosmic Particle Detector

December 5, 2019 Leave a comment

European Space Agency astronaut and current International Space Station Commander Luca Parmitano and ​crewmate Andrew Morgan (out of frame) performed the third spacewalk to repair the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer. via NASA
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Carina Nebula’s ‘Mystic Mountain’

December 4, 2019 Leave a comment

Within the tempestuous Carina Nebula lies “Mystic Mountain.” via NASA
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‘Robot Hotel’ Launching to the International Space Station

December 3, 2019 Leave a comment

Robots need a place to stay in space, too. NASA is attaching a “robot hotel” to the outside of the International Space Station with the upcoming launch of the Robotic Tool Stowage (RiTS). via NASA
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Black Hole Nurtures Baby Stars a Million Light-Years Away

November 29, 2019 Leave a comment

Black holes are famous for ripping objects apart, including stars. But now, astronomers have uncovered a black hole that may have sparked the births of stars over a mind-boggling distance, and across multiple galaxies. via NASA
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Thanksgiving 2019 Aboard the Space Station

November 27, 2019 Leave a comment

See what the holiday means to NASA’s Christina Koch, Jessica Meir and Andrew Morgan aboard the International Space Station. via NASA
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Inspiring a New Generation of Astronauts

November 26, 2019 Leave a comment

Native American NASA Astronaut, John Herrington is pictured here with Lucasti and Caibiya Tsabetsaye in front of the NASA Artemis banner at the 2019 American Indian Science and Engineering Society’s National Conference. via NASA
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