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IXPE Measures Exploded Star Remains

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When a massive star collapsed in the Cassiopeia constellation, it generated a supernova explosion with some of the fastest shockwaves in the Milky Way. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Webb Reveals New Details in Pillars of Creation

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Our James Webb Space Telescope has captured a new image of the famous Pillars of Creation—first imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope in 1995—that reveals new details about the region. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Grinning Gourd Decorates Milky Way

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While observing the outer region of the Milky Way galaxy, our Spitzer Telescope captured this infrared image of a cloud of gas and dust that looks like the hollowed-out pumpkins we see every Halloween. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Stress Testing Super Hornet’s Wings

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Teams at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, recently completed stress testing on the Navy’s F/A-18E Super Hornet aircraft from the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) in Patuxent River, Maryland. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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NASA ABoVE Team Studies Thawing Permafrost, Lakes

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Since 2015, scientists participating in NASA’s Arctic Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) have been studying the impacts of climate change on Earth’s far northern regions and how those changes are intertwined. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Artemis I Glows After Sunset

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NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with the Orion spacecraft aboard was seen lit by spotlights atop the mobile launcher at Launch Pad 39B as preparations for launch continued Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Blood Moon Total Eclipse at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

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This composite made from ten images shows the progression of the Moon during a total lunar eclipse above the Vehicle Assembly Building, Nov. 8, 2022, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Astronauts Jessica Watkins and Bob Hines Study Farming in Space

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In this image from June 24, 2022, NASA astronauts Jessica Watkins and Bob Hines work on the XROOTS space botany investigation, which used the International Space Station’s (ISS) Veggie facility to test soilless hydroponic and aeroponic methods to grow plants. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Celebrating Native American Heritage Month with Jerry C. Elliott

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Jerry Elliott, a former NASA physicist and one of the first Native Americans hired at NASA's Johnson Space Center, speaks during Native American Heritage Month event in 2017 at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Liftoff! Successful Launch for JPSS-2, LOFTID

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The Moon makes a stunning backdrop for the successful launch of the third in a series of polar-orbiting weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and our Low-Earth Orbit Flight Test of an Inflatable Decelerator (LOFTID) on Nov. 10 at 1:49 a.m. PST from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Moonlit Launch Preparations at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

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The Moon is seen rising above NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with the Orion spacecraft aboard at Launch Pad 39B as preparations for launch continue, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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We Are Going: Artemis I Launches

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Our Space Launch System (SLS), the most powerful rocket in the world, carrying the Orion spacecraft launches on the Artemis I flight test, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, from Launch Complex 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 1:47 a.m. EST. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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First Nations Launch Teams Build Rockets

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Stephanie Yazzie, Northern Arizona University student and NAU Space Jacks team member, poses with her team’s rocket in this photo from the 2019 NASA First Nations Launch (FNL) competition. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 
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