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Antares Rocket Set to Launch NASA Science to the International Space Station



The Orbital ATK Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, is seen at launch Pad-0A, Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Liftoff is currently targeted for 4:39 a.m. Eastern on Monday, May 21. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Orbital ATK Antares Rocket Lifts Off on Resupply Mission to the International Space Station



The Orbital ATK Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, launches from Pad-0A, Monday, May 21, 2018 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Cygnus will deliver approximately 7,400 pounds of science and research, crew supplies and vehicle hardware to the International Space Station and its crew. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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GRACE-FO Launches to Provide a Unique View of Earth’s Climate



(GRACE-FO) mission launched onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Going Forward



This close-up image is of a 2-inch-deep hole produced using a new drilling technique for NASA's Curiosity rover. The hole is about 0.6 inches (1.6 centimeters) in diameter. This image was taken by Curiosity's Mast Camera (Mastcam) on Sol 2057. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Black Hole Bounty Captured in the Center of the Milky Way



Astronomers have discovered evidence for thousands of black holes located near the center of our Milky Way galaxy using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Expedition 55 Crew Returns Home from the International Space Station



The Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft is seen as it lands with Expedition 55 crew members Anton Shkaplerov of Roscosmos, Scott Tingle of NASA, and Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Sunday, June 3, 2018. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Soyuz Lifts Off to Bring New Crew to Space Station



The Soyuz MS-09 rocket is launched with Soyuz Commander Sergey Prokopyev of Roscosmos and astronauts Serena Auñón-Chancellor of NASA and Alexander Gerst of ESA on June 6, 2018. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Evaluating the Noise of Future Aircraft



To address the expected noise levels of future aircraft, NASA’s Commercial Supersonic Technology project is already developing technologies focused on reducing the noise produced by an aircraft’s engine exhaust. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Shades of Martian Darkness



Science operations for NASA's Opportunity rover have been temporarily suspended as it waits out a dust storm on Mars. This series of images shows simulated views of a darkening Martian sky blotting out the Sun from NASA's Opportunity rover's point of view,. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 
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