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NASA’s Super Guppy, a wide-bodied cargo aircraft, landed at the Redstone Army Airfield with a special delivery: an innovative composite rocket fuel tank.
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Saturday Space Sight: This new Hubble image is centered on NGC 5793, a spiral galaxy over 150 million light-years away in the constellation of Libra.
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Almost drowned: Find out how a leak in Astronaut Luca Parmitano’s suit cut off communications and sight, and how clever, quick actions saved his life.
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In celebration of the 24th anniversary of the launch of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have captured infrared-light images of a churning region of star birth 6,400 light-years away.
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Astronaut Karen Nyberg, recently returned from the International Space Station, shares her story of science, space and family on Armed with Science.
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Saturday Space Sight: Seeing RED! This image is from the Mercury Dual Imaging System’s wide-angle camera aboard MESSENGER.
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Saturday Space Sight: Thanks to NASA’S Spitzer Space Telescope, we get a look at the speedster star is known as Kappa Cassiopeiae, hot supergiant moving at around 2.5 million mph!
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Saturday Space Sight: The team operating NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover will likely drive the rover westward over a dune and across a valley with fewer sharp rock hazards than alternative routes.
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