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A team of researchers has spent the last six years analyzing samples from the NASA Stardust Interstellar Dust Collector in order to identify captured interstellar particles.
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This magnificent new image shows the edge-on spiral galaxy NGC 4206, located about 70 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Virgo.
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The Outer Limits: Follow one man’s journey from becoming an officer in the Air Force to being selected to fly on two space shuttle missions!
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Saturday Space Sight: Now THAT’S a really awesome picture. These four images make up this montage of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko!
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Looking for Comets in a Sea of Stars 600X350

Saturday Space Sight: The telescopes and instruments carried by the gondola are calibrated by taking a long look at the stars and other objects in the sky.
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Solar Disturbances and their Impact on Satellite Navigation Systems

The NRL Space Science Division, is analyzing ionospheric disturbances to determine their effect on ground-based satellite navigation systems.
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Saturday Space Sight: The Cassini spacecraft captures a rare family photo of three of Saturn’s moons that couldn’t be more different from each other!
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NRL will launch a small, spherical satellite called SpinSat on a multifold mission with the primary mission being a demonstration of a new thruster technology.
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