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Neutron Stars Create Gold and Platinum in Their Wake
on October 20, 2020 at 12:38 pm
This illustration shows the hot, dense, expanding cloud of debris stripped from neutron stars just before they collided.
Orion’s Recently Installed Solar Array Wings
on October 19, 2020 at 1:06 pm
Two of Orion’s four recently installed solar array wings are exposed and surrounded by the panels that will protect it during launch and ascent.
Hubble Snaps a Special Stellar Nursery
on October 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm
This Hubble image shows a special class of star-forming nursery known as Free-floating Evaporating Gaseous Globules. Called frEGGs for short, these dark compact globules of dust and gas can give birth to low-mass stars.
Cliffs in Ancient Ice on Mars
on October 15, 2020 at 12:26 pm
Scientists have come to realize that, just below the surface, about one third of Mars is covered in ice.
NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins Prepares for Launch to Space Station
on October 14, 2020 at 12:27 pm
NASA astronaut Kate Rubins is seen as she has her Russian Sokol suit pressure checked as she and fellow crewmates prepare for their Soyuz launch to the International Space Station.