Space

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Saturday Space Sight: Navy divers attach a towing bridle to the NASA Orion crew module while the USS Anchorage conducts the first exploration flight test for the program.
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Saturday Space Sight: The image includes light from 1,600 to 3,300 angstroms and has an angular resolution of 2.5 arcseconds at full size.
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The 3-D printer on the International Space Sight has manufactured the first 3-D printed object in space, paving the way to future long-term space expeditions.
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Saturday Space Sight: The supernova remnant MSH 11-62 reveals an irregular shell of hot gas, surrounding an extended nebula of high energy X-rays.
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Science fiction is the aperture for science future! Government researchers are developing ‘hitchhiking’ nano-satellites for communications systems.
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DARPA is pursuing possibilities which could eventually provide “FedEx® to GEO” capabilities to make space deliveries to high-altitude orbits much easier and faster.
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Saturday Space Sight: From space, Egmont National Park in New Zealand shows the benefits and limitations of protected areas.
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Saturday Space Sight: The image was captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) in extreme ultraviolet light that was colorized in red and gold.
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