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Saturday Space Sight_Revisiting the Pillars of Creation

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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Saturday Space Sight: NASA is developing the capabilities needed to send humans to an asteroid by 2025 and Mars in the 2030s.
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Saturday Space Sight: The image includes light from 1,600 to 3,300 angstroms and has an angular resolution of 2.5 arcseconds at full size.
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Saturday Space Sight: The image was captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) in extreme ultraviolet light that was colorized in red and gold.
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Saturday Space Sight: This near-infrared, color mosaic from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft shows the sun glinting off of Titan’s north polar seas.
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Saturday Space Sight: The Hubble Sees Turquoise-Tinted Plumes in Large Magellanic Cloud.
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