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Astronauts Complete First Excursion to Repair Cosmic Particle Detector
on November 18, 2019 at 3:36 pm
Station Commander Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency conducts repairs, while attached to the Canadarm during the first spacewalk to repair the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer.
Hubble Spots a Curious Spiral
on November 15, 2019 at 12:30 pm
Many galaxies we see through telescopes such as the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, the source of this beautiful image, look relatively similar: spiraling arms, a glowing center, and a mixture of bright specks of star formation and dark ripples of cosmic dust weaving throughout. This galaxy, a spiral galaxy named NGC 772, is no exception.
Apollo 12 Sees a Solar Eclipse
on November 14, 2019 at 8:59 am
Fifty years ago, on Nov. 14, 1969, Apollo 12 launched at 11:22 a.m. EST from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Powtawche Valerino: Supporting NASA’s Space Launch System Program
on November 13, 2019 at 6:58 am
Powtawche Valerino is a guidance engineer who works for Aerodyne Industries at the NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, supporting the agency’s Space Launch System program.
Mercury’s Solar Transit
on November 12, 2019 at 3:37 pm
The planet Mercury is seen in silhouette, low center, as it transits across the face of the Sun, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019.