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On this first weekend of spring, let’s look back at the winter of 2015 from high above Chicago.
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International Space Station astronaut Terry Virts tweeted this image of a Vulcan hand salute from orbit as a tribute to actor Leonard Nimoy.
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October 2014 marks the five-year anniversary for two sensors that the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory has been operating aboard the International Space Station.
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Saturday Space Sight: This image of comet Lovejoy combines a series of observations made when comet Lovejoy was 1.7 astronomical units from the Sun.
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Saturday Space Sight: This image shows Arp 230, also known as IC 51, observed by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
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Saturday Space Sight: Although the original image was dubbed the Pillars of Creation, the new image hints that they are also pillars of destruction.
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An instrument designed to study the Earth’s thermosphere from NRL is part of a NASA satellite mission expected to launch in 2017.
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Saturday Space Sight: NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured an image of this solar flare event. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation.
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