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October 29, 2020

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

October 28, 2020

‘Sprites’ Frolic in Jupiter’s Atmosphere

The lightning phenomenon known as a sprite depicted at Jupiter in this illustration. via NASA

October 27, 2020

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

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

October 23, 2020

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

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

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

October 20, 2020

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

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

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