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WISE's large field of view and multi-wavelength infrared sight allowed it to form this complete view of the cluster, containing dozens of bright galaxies and hundreds of smaller ones. Old stars show up at the shorter infrared wavelengths, color coded blue

Saturday Space Sight: This image shows galaxies clumped together in the Fornax cluster, located 60 million light-years from Earth.
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Hubble Sees Starbursts 600X350

Saturday Space Sight: This stunning photo is of galaxy NGC 4485 is irregular in shape, but it hasn’t always been so. Part of NGC 4485 has been dragged towards a second galaxy.
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Army Lt. Heidi Beemer made the first round of cuts in a non-profit Mars-bound mission. Will she be chosen to go where no one has gone before?
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Saturday Space Sight: Saturn’s rings cast shadows on the planet, but the shadows appear to be inside out!
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Active Dune Field Mars 600X350

Nili Patera is one of the most active dune fields on Mars. Using a HiRISE camera, a science instrument aboard NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, captured this image!
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Chatting with Astronauts

Saturday Space Sight: Chatting with Astronauts! Rick Mastracchio and Steve Swanson field questions about life and research on the ISS.
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NASA has built and is sending a set of high-tech legs up to the International Space Station for Robonaut 2 (R2), the station’s robotic crewmember.
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Lunar Eclipse 600x400

Saturday Space Sight: The Total Lunar Eclipse of the (red) HEART!
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