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Reflections of Starlight

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This Hubble Space Telescope image captures a portion of the reflection nebula IC 2631, which contains a protostar, the hot, dense core of a forming star that is accumulating gas and dust. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Hubble Views a Galaxy With an Explosive Past

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In this image, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captures a side-on view of NGC 3568, a barred spiral galaxy roughly 57 million light-years from the Milky Way in the constellation Centaurus. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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James Webb Telescope Rolls to the Pad Aboard an Ariane 5 Rocket

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Arianespace's Ariane 5 rocket with NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope onboard, is rolled out to the launch pad, Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Images of 2021: International Space Station Transits the Sun

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This composite image made from seven frames shows the International Space Station, with a crew of seven onboard, in silhouette as it transits the Sun. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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NASA’s X-59 Kicks Off 2022 in Texas for Ground Testing

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2021 saw significant milestones achieved in the assembly of NASA’s X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology aircraft (QueSST), and all eyes now look forward to a pivotal 2022. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Drilling Holes on the Red Planet

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This image shows the Highfield drill hole, on Vera Rubin Ridge in Gale crater on Mars, made by NASA’s Curiosity rover in its search for rock samples. Just recently, scientists announced that an analysis of rock samples collected by the rover were enriched in carbon 12, a type of carbon that on Earth is associated with biological processes. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 
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