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The Crab nebula, shown, is an iconic supernova remnant in our Milky Way galaxy, as viewed by the Herschel Space Observatory and the Hubble Space Telescope.
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A new program seeks to lower satellite launch costs by developing a reusable hypersonic unmanned vehicle with costs, operation and reliability similar to traditional aircraft.
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Saturday Space Sight: NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins tweeted this photo of his spacewalk, saying, “Wow… can’t believe that is me yesterday. Wish I could find the words to describe the experience, truly amazing.”
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Goldstone SSS

Saturday Space Sight: Goldstone’s Antenna Tracks Spacecraft. Late night in the desert: Goldstone’s 230-foot (70-meter) antenna tracks spacecraft day and night.
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This still image was taken from a new NASA movie of the sun based on data from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, showing the wide range of wavelengths – invisible to the naked eye – that the telescope can view.
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Searching for the sounds of life

Dr. Jill Tarter and her team at SETI HQ spend their time listening for the signs of life out in space. So for all the living noise we make down here, will we hear the noise of other living beings out there?
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The crew carried a large-format IMAX® camera, used to take this image of Unity lifted out of Endeavour’s payload bay to position it upright for connection to Zarya.
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On Top of the World

From the President’s challenge to NASA to put humans on an asteroid by 2025, to the future of Mars colonization and beyond. The future of the final frontier is an exciting one.
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