Hubble’s 28th Anniversary | NASA

Hubble launched aboard the space shuttle Discovery on April 24, 1990, and was deployed into Earth orbit a day later. NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA), which jointly run the Hubble mission, release great photos every April to celebrate these milestones.  – Space.com

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International Observe the Moon Night 2017 Is Saturday!

This composite view of the moon made from Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter photos shows how the moon will appear on the night of Oct. 28, 2017, during International Observe the Moon Night. Credit: NASA/Goddard/LRO International Observe the Moon Night 2017 Is Saturday! It’s time to celebrate the moon’s importance in astronomy. This Saturday (Oct. 28), institutions …

The Most Amazing Space Photos This Week!

See the best photos on Space.com this week, including amazing images of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket blasting off, a greenish comet gleaming in the heavens and an Indian space plane prototype launching for the first time. Source: The Most Amazing Space Photos This Week!

Photos: Asteroids in Deep Space

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