Posts Tagged ‘NASA’

Celebrating National Park Week With a View of Mount Rainier

April 25, 2018 Leave a comment

NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold captured this clear view of Mount Rainier National Park as the International Space Station orbited above, sharing the image with his followers on April 25 to celebrate National Park Week. via NASA
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Behold the Northern Lights

April 24, 2018 Leave a comment

As our nearest star, the Sun bathes Earth in a steady stream of energetic particles, magnetic fields and radiation that can stimulate our atmosphere and light up the night sky, like the aurora borealis, or northern lights. via NASA
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Gravity’s Rainbow

April 24, 2018 Leave a comment

Saturn’s rings display their subtle colors in this view captured on Aug. 22, 2009, by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. via NASA
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The Galápagos Islands

April 20, 2018 Leave a comment

“The Enchanted Islands of #Ecuador – the Galápagos,” were photographed by NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold from aboard the International Space Station. via NASA
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Celebrating 28 Years of the Hubble Space Telescope

April 19, 2018 Leave a comment

This colorful image, taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, celebrates the Earth-orbiting observatory’s 28th anniversary of viewing the heavens, giving us a window seat to the universe’s extraordinary stellar tapestry of birth and destruction. via NASA
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Sounding Rocket Launches CHESS Mission to Study the Matter Between Stars

April 17, 2018 Leave a comment

The Colorado High-resolution Echelle Stellar Spectrograph, or CHESS 4, was successfully launched on a NASA Black Brant IX sounding rocket at 12:47 p.m. EDT, April 16 (4:47 a.m. local, April 17) from the Kwajalein Atoll in The Republic of the Marshall Islands. via NASA
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Seasons of Snow Cover in the West

April 16, 2018 Leave a comment

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station captured this photo while flying over the western United States. The wide field of view stretches from the Sierra Nevada of California to the Columbia Plateau of Oregon and the Snake River Valley of Idaho. Lake Tahoe is nestled on the border of California and Nevada. via NASA
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