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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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Celebrate Earth Day with NASA’s Terra Tools and Posters | Space.com

To celebrate Earth Day (April 22) this year, NASA invites everyone to share views of Earth with the world — and to tack up artists’ perspectives of our home planet on their walls.

Earth Day 2018

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See the Spring Snowstorm Over the US Northeast in These Satellite Views | Space.com


A massive storm is expected to dump more than a foot of snow in some states along the northeastern U.S. coast, and satellites are tracking the snowfall from space.

The GOES-East satellite, operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has captured stunning views

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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.
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International Observe the Moon Night 2017 Is Saturday! How to Celebrate

International Observe the Moon Night 2017 Is Saturday!

It’s time to celebrate the moon’s importance in astronomy. This Saturday (Oct. 28), institutions worldwide will take part in International Observe the Moon Night, when they will discuss….space.com: International Observe the Moon Night 2017 Is Saturday! How to Celebrate

 

21 National Parks Where You Can Enjoy the 2017 Solar Eclipse

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If you’re planning a trip to see the total solar eclipse, here’s a list of all of the national parks that will experience the daytime darkness.

Planning for the Eclipse

The Great American Total Solar Eclipse will race across the U.S. on Aug. 21, 2017, casting a shadow over 21 of the country’s national parks coast to coast.  It’s been nearly 100 years since a total solar eclipse has traveled the width of the U.S. and has been visible from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Not-So-Super (New) Moon Coming Next Week

The moon will make its closest pass to Earth of the year next week, but there will be no bright, full “supermoon” to look for.

Space.com: Not-So-Super (New) Moon Coming Next Week

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‘Alien’ Horror: 9 Terrifying Extraterrestrials from the ‘Alien’ Movies

From facehuggers to chestbursters, here are the creepiest creatures from the “Alien” movies.   via Space.com

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Best Night Sky Events of May 2017 (Stargazing Maps)

starrynightSee what’s up in the night sky for May 2017, including stargazing events and the moon’s phases, in this Space.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.

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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.

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Photos: Asteroids in Deep Space

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There are countless asteroids in our solar system. See amazing photos of asteroids from astronomers and NASA spacecraft studying the space rocks up close.

Source: Photos: Asteroids in Deep Space

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