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Meet Charon, Pluto’s largest Moon Up and Close

NASA recently posted best color and the highest resolution images yet of Pluto’s largest moon, Charon and its outstanding!

NASA releases 100 millionth image of the sun

On Jan. 19, 2015, at 12:49 p.m. EST, an instrument on NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured its 100 millionth image of the sun. The instrument is the Atmospheric Imaging Assembly, or AIA, which uses four telescopes working parallel to gather eight images of the sun

Football Moves in Zero Gravity ?

The world has been taken over by football lovers, all over its World cup fever and in this madness how can astronauts be left out and zero gravity isn’t a problem at all.

NASA’s Global Selfie: 100+ Countries, Thousands of Photos

The 3.2 gigapixel Global Selfie mosaic, hosted by GigaPan, was made with 36,422 individual images that were posted to social media sites on or around Earth Day, April 22, 2014. When viewing on GigaPan’s website, clicking on the “Snapshots” icon in the lower-left corner will display

Live: Astronauts Travel To Earth

Three Expedition 39 crew members are set to undock their Soyuz spacecraft Tuesday from the International Space Station and return to Earth after 188 days in space. Expedition 39 Commander Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Flight Engineer Rick Mastracchio of NASA and

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#NASA captured Guatemala Volcano

Blow your top. RT @Piet_Heyn: #NASA captured Guatemala Volcano … pic.twitter.com/XfolDUP3b8 — Robert Lee Hotz (@leHotz) May 9, 2014

NASA Sees Earth From Orbit: 2013

A fleet of orbiting satellites monitors Earth constantly. The satellites from NASA and other space agencies give us a fresh, wide perspective on things that we can see from the ground – and things that we can’t…Read More A look back at Earth in 2013

A Rocket Into The Northern Lights And It Was Astonishing

NASA releases 'Gravity'-inspired photo set ahead of the Oscars

Just in time for the Academy Awards, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center has released a new photo set inspired by Gravity.  The movie makes heavy use of computer-generated imagery, but NASA’s photos show space as it really looks to the astronauts lucky enough to leave the earth’s orbit.

RealGravity look at sunset