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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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Jupiter Spot 600X350

Saturday Space Sight: Behold Jupiter! At about 89,000 miles in diameter, Jupiter could swallow 1,000 Earths.
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