Posts Tagged ‘NASA’

Jupiter’s Swirling South Pole

January 18, 2018 Leave a comment

This image of Jupiter’s swirling south polar region was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft as it neared completion of its tenth close flyby of the gas giant planet. via NASA
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Even in the Desert

January 17, 2018 Leave a comment

For the second time in three years, snow has accumulated in the desert near the northern Algerian town of Aïn Séfra. via NASA
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Three of the ‘Thirty-Five New Guys’

January 16, 2018 Leave a comment

On January 16, 1978, NASA announces the first astronaut class in nine years, which included the first African Americans. via NASA
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Jupiter’s Colorful Cloud Belts

January 12, 2018 Leave a comment

Colorful swirling cloud belts dominate Jupiter’s southern hemisphere in this image captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. via NASA
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All the Glittering Stars

January 11, 2018 Leave a comment

A new analysis of about 10,000 normal Sun-like stars in the Milky Way’s galactic bulge reveals that our galaxy’s hub is a dynamic environment. via NASA
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Now This: The Apollo 11 Crew

January 10, 2018 Leave a comment

On Jan. 9, 1969, NASA announced the prime crew of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission. This portrait was taken on Jan. 10, the day after the announcement of the crew assignment. From left to right are lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin, commander Neil Armstrong; and command module pilot Michael Collins. via NASA
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New Day

January 9, 2018 Leave a comment

Sunrise as seen from the International Space Station. “A view of the sunrise from the ISS is a perfect start to a new day,” so said @Anton_Astrey, otherwise known as cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, a member of the Expedition 54 crew aboard the International Space Station, orbiting 250 miles above the Earth. via NASA
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