The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination. But the combination is locked up in the safe.

— Peter De Vries

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Mercury from Passing BepiColombo

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Which part of the Moon is this?


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The Gum Nebula over Snowy Mountains

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The Gum Nebula is so large and close it is actually


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Light Echoes from V838 Mon

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What caused this outburst of V838 Mon?


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Planets of the Solar System

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Simultaneous


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Filaprom on the Western Limb

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Filaprom on the Western Limb


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Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744


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Solar System Family Portrait

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Yes, but have you ever seen all of the planets at once?


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NASA Shares Climate, Earth Science Resources at Folklife Festival

NASA - Breaking News - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 2:28pm
Members of the public are invited to explore the many ways space science helps families, communities, and our nation better understand our home planet and become more climate resilient through hands-on and virtual activities during NASA Day at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival Saturday, July 2, on the National Mall in Washington.
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NASA Shares Climate, Earth Science Resources at Folklife Festival

Earth News - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 2:28pm
Members of the public are invited to explore the many ways space science helps families, communities, and our nation better understand our home planet and become more climate resilient through hands-on and virtual activities during NASA Day at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival Saturday, July 2, on the National Mall in Washington.
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NASA to Industry: Let’s Develop Flight Tech to Reduce Carbon Emissions

NASA - Breaking News - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 2:25pm
NASA announced Wednesday the agency is seeking partners to develop technologies needed to shape a new generation of lower-emission, single-aisle airliners that passengers could see in airports in the 2030s.
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Turquoise Plumes in the Large Magellanic Cloud

NASA Image of the Day - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 8:47am
Brightly glowing plumes of the Large Magellanic Cloud appear almost like an ocean current.
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Supernova Remnant: The Veil Nebula

APOD - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 8:00pm

Ten thousand years ago, before the dawn of


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CAPSTONE Launches for Lunar Orbit

NASA Image of the Day - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 8:32am
The CAPSTONE mission launched at 5:55 a.m. EDT (09:55 UTC) on Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket from New Zealand.
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CAPSTONE Launches to Test New Orbit for NASA’s Artemis Moon Missions

NASA - Breaking News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 5:49am
NASA’s CubeSat designed to test a unique lunar orbit is safely in space and on the first leg of its journey to the Moon.
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Analemma over Taipei

APOD - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 4:00pm

Does the Sun return to the same spot on the sky every day? No.


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NASA to Cover Northrop Grumman Cygnus Departure from Space Station

NASA - Breaking News - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 10:23am
Northrop Grumman’s uncrewed Cygnus spacecraft is scheduled to depart the International Space Station on Tuesday, June 28, more than four months after delivering 8,300 pounds of supplies, scientific investigations, commercial products, hardware, and other cargo to the orbiting laboratory for NASA.
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Public Affairs Specialist Tyrone McCoy

NASA Image of the Day - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 3:55am
"A piece of my story that I think needs to get told is that broken crayons still color." – Tyrone McCoy, Public Affairs Specialist, NASA Headquarters
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Rock Fingers on Mars

APOD - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 12:00pm

There, just right of center, what is that?


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Game: Super Planet Crash

APOD - Sat, 06/25/2022 - 8:00am

Can you create a planetary system that lasts for 1000 years?


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NASA Awards Facilities Engineering Design, Inspection Services Contract

NASA - Breaking News - Fri, 06/24/2022 - 3:55pm
NASA has awarded the Facilities Engineering Design and Inspection Services (FEDIS) II contract to Vanguard Pacific LLC of Foley, Alabama, to provide architect and engineering design services at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
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