Friday, November 24, 2017

Star Wanders Too Close to a Black Hole


This artist's rendering shows the tidal disruption event named ASASSN-14li, where a star wandering too close to a 3-million-solar-mass black hole was torn apart. The debris gathered into an accretion disk around the black hole. via NASA http://ift.tt/2hS1Q5y

Emoji Sports

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Beauty of Ice


Ice can be stunningly beautiful and also quite varied in its appearance. via NASA http://ift.tt/2zssDk2

Interstellar Asteroid

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tending Your Garden ... In Space


If you plant it, will it grow (in space)? The answer is yes, at least for certain types of plants. via NASA http://ift.tt/2zpxa6R

Monday, November 20, 2017

Behold! Observing the Sun


A broad hole in the corona was the Sun's dominant feature November 7-9, 2017. via NASA http://ift.tt/2jH94NM

NEXUS

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Jovian Tempest


This color-enhanced image of a massive, raging storm in Jupiter’s northern hemisphere was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. via NASA http://ift.tt/2A7ToKr

How to Make Friends

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Sunrise Flight to the Space Station


Orbital ATK's Cygnus resupply ship with its cymbal-ike UltraFlex solar arrays approaches the International Space Station on Nov. 14, 2017. via NASA http://ift.tt/2z9ouRN

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

How to See the Atmosphere


How can you see the atmosphere? The answer is blowing in the wind. via NASA http://ift.tt/2z3kqCD

Temperature Preferences

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Mariner 9 Sees Shield Volcano on Mars


On November 14, 1971, Mariner ( took this image of a shield volcano on Mars. via NASA http://ift.tt/2zW0Sjy

Monday, November 13, 2017

Our Living Earth ... From Space


Can you identify this river? via NASA http://ift.tt/2hp8xvp

Nightmare Email Feature

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

Liftoff! Orbital Antares Rocket Launches From Wallops Flight Facility


The Orbital ATK Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, launches from Pad-0A, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 via NASA http://ift.tt/2ji3l0C