Wednesday, October 18, 2017

What Lurks Below NASA’s Chamber A?


Hidden beneath Chamber A at the Johnson Space Center is an area engineers used to test critical contamination control technology that has helped keep our James Webb Space Telescope clean during cryogenic testing. via NASA http://ift.tt/2gjAzIb

Research Risks

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Puerto Rico From the Space Station


NASA astronaut Joe Acaba photographed Puerto Rico from the cupola of the International Space Station on Oct. 12, 2017. Sharing the image with his followers on social media, he wrote, "Finally a chance to see the beautiful island of Puerto Rico from @Space_Station. Continued thoughts throughout the recovery process." via NASA http://ift.tt/2gpX41X

Monday, October 16, 2017

When (Neutron) Stars Collide


This illustration shows the hot, dense, expanding cloud of debris stripped from neutron stars just before they collided. via NASA http://ift.tt/2hK4fP8

Bun Trend

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Glorious Sunrise at the Start of a Spacewalk


NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei exits the International Space Station on Oct. 10, 2017, for a spacewalk in this photograph taken by fellow spacewalker Randy Bresnik. Bresnik wrote, "A glorious sunrise greeted @Astro_Sabot and I at the start of our 2nd #spacewalk. His visor reflection shows the airlock hatch we came out." via NASA http://ift.tt/2hExaE6

State Borders

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Dream Chaser at Dawn


Dawn bring the sight of Dream Chaser, Sierra Nevada's reusable spaceplane, as it sits on the runway at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center. via NASA http://ift.tt/2kJGA6h

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Apollo 7 Launches on October 11, 1968


On October 11, 1968, Apollo 7 launched via NASA http://ift.tt/2gwjhbq

Logical

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Where Does the Sand Come From?


This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaisance Orbiter (MRO) shows one possible place where sand grains are being produced on Mars today. via NASA http://ift.tt/2yUEv9G

Monday, October 9, 2017

Jet Lag

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Suited Up for a Day's Work


Astronaut Randy Bresnik conducts a spacewalk on October 5. via NASA http://ift.tt/2y0CIR2
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Thursday, October 5, 2017

First Meeting of the National Space Council


Members of the National Space Council are seen during the council's first meeting on Oct. 5 at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. The council, chaired by Vice President Mike Pence heard testimony from representatives from civil space, commercial space, and national security space industry representatives. via NASA http://ift.tt/2yrxjWh