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An image of NGC 6818, known as Little Gem Nebula. ESA/Hubble & NASA. Acknowledgement: Judy Schmidt

This colorful bubble is a planetary nebula called NGC 6818, also known as the Little Gem Nebula.
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Looks like a photo, right? It is – from a satellite one million miles away. Find out how NASA’s EPIC camera got such a unique vantage point.
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MarsOne

A journey that started with his application video two years ago, Lt. Cmdr. Oscar Mathews may see his dream come true on his one way ticket to Mars.
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Did you happen to see the “Blue Moon” last night or this morning? Not so Blue huh? Here is the explanation behind the name.
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The space chimp Ham was on display during the Medical Museum Science Café at
the National Museum of Health and Medicine June 23, 2015. Ham's flight led
directly to astronaut Alan Shepherd's first human suborbital flight in May
1961.

The idea of traveling to space is a dream for many, but for Dr. Mary Cleave, it’s a memory that will last a lifetime.
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International Space Station captures image of Typhoon Maysak in March.
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Pluto

Dear Pluto: We received your picture this morning, and we just want to let you know something. We love you, too!
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Just south of the Tien Shan mountains, in Central Asia, a remarkable series of ridges can be seen in today’s Space Sight.
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