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Orion Approaches Moon

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On Nov. 20, the fifth day of the 25.5-day Artemis I mission, a camera mounted on the tip of one of Orion’s solar array wings captured this footage of the spacecraft and the Moon as it continued to grow nearer to our lunar neighbor. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Snoopy Hitches Ride to Space Aboard Artemis I

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Snoopy, the zero-gravity indicator for NASA’s Artemis I flight test, floating in space Nov. 20, 2022, while attached to his tether in the Orion spacecraft. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Orion Approaches Moon for Outbound Powered Flyby

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A portion of the far side of the Moon looms large just beyond the Orion spacecraft in this image taken Nov. 21, the sixth day of the Artemis I mission, by a camera on the tip of one of Orion’s solar arrays. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Kamala Harris and French President Macron Meet at NASA Headquarters

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Vice President Kamala Harris delivers remarks prior to meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron and NASA Administrator Bill Nelson for an Earth Science briefing, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022, at the Mary W. Jackson NASA Headquarters building in Washington. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Orion’s Moon Crater Close-up

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On the sixth day of the Artemis I mission, Nov. 21, 2022, the Orion spacecraft’s optical navigation camera captured black-and-white images of craters on the Moon below. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Hubble Spies Emission Nebula-Star Cluster Duo

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This whole collection is NGC 1858, an open star cluster in the northwest region of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of our Milky Way that boasts an abundance of star-forming regions. NGC 1858 is estimated to be around 10 million years old. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Orion Approaches Moon Before Return Flyby

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On the 19th day of the Artemis I mission, Dec. 4, 2022, a camera mounted on the Orion spacecraft captured the Moon just in frame as Orion prepared for its return powered flyby on Dec. 5, when it passed approximately 79 miles above the lunar surface. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Endeavour Crew Make Repairs to Hubble

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In this Dec. 1993, onboard view from Space Shuttle mission STS-61 shows astronauts Story Musgrave and Jeffrey Hoffman's Extra Vehicular Activity (EVA) to repair the Hubble Space Telescope. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Apollo 17 Astronauts Capture Iconic Blue Marble 50 Years Ago

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This classic photograph of the Earth was taken on Dec. 7, 1972, by the crew of the final Apollo mission, Apollo 17, as they traveled toward the moon on their lunar landing mission. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 
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