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October 29, 2020
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Our Halloween Sun

Active regions on the sun combined to look something like a jack-o-lantern’s face on Oct. 8, 2014. via NASA https://ift.tt/3jyIVdi

October 28, 2020
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‘Sprites’ Frolic in Jupiter’s Atmosphere

The lightning phenomenon known as a sprite depicted at Jupiter in this illustration. via NASA https://ift.tt/2TvmCKO

October 27, 2020
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NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins Casts Her Vote from Space

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins points to the International Space Station’s “voting booth” where she cast her vote from space this … Read more

October 26, 2020
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Jezero Crater Was a Lake in Mars’ Ancient Past

This illustration shows Jezero Crater — the landing site of the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover. via NASA https://ift.tt/3mmW76J

October 23, 2020
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Hubble Views a Galactic Waterfall

In this spectacular image captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, the galaxy NGC 2799 (on the left) is seemingly … Read more

October 22, 2020
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Studying Aircraft Noise

An array of 960 microphones is seen here off the end of runway 11 at Boeing’s research facility near Glasgow, … Read more

October 21, 2020
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Touching Down on Asteroid Bennu

On Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx sample collection mission performed a successful “Touch-And-Go” (TAG) maneuver. via NASA https://ift.tt/34i8r1Z

October 20, 2020
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Neutron Stars Create Gold and Platinum in Their Wake

This illustration shows the hot, dense, expanding cloud of debris stripped from neutron stars just before they collided. via NASA … Read more

October 19, 2020
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Orion’s Recently Installed Solar Array Wings

Two of Orion’s four recently installed solar array wings are exposed and surrounded by the panels that will protect it … Read more

October 16, 2020
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Hubble Snaps a Special Stellar Nursery

This Hubble image shows a special class of star-forming nursery known as Free-floating Evaporating Gaseous Globules. Called frEGGs for short, … Read more