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NASA Selects First Commercial Moon Landing Services for Artemis Program



NASA selected three commercial Moon landing service providers that will deliver science and technology payloads under Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) as part of the Artemis program. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Orion’s AA-2 Flight Test Article Stacks Up!



Orion’s Ascent Abort-2 flight test vehicle was rolled out from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Abort System Facility to Space Launch Complex 46 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station for its July 2 launch. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Forecasting D-Day



Without the sound advice of meteorologists and geologists working behind the scenes, one of the most consequential battles in human history could have gone quite differently. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Venus at Sunrise From the Space Station



From the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Christina Koch snapped and posted this image of the planet Venus at sunrise. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Mature Galaxy Mesmerizes in New Hubble View



NGC 7773 is a beautiful example of a barred spiral galaxy. A luminous bar-shaped structure cuts prominently through the galaxy's bright core, extending to the inner boundary of NGC 7773's sweeping, pinwheel-like spiral arms. Astronomers think that these bar structures emerge later in the lifetime of a galaxy. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor at Excel Academy In Washington, D.C.



NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor is hugged by students after a presentation about her experience on Expeditions 56 and 57 onboard the International Space Station at Excel Academy Public Charter School in DC. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Unveiling Hidden Figures Way



A D.C. Department of Transportation employee removes a paper cover from the "Hidden Figures Way" street sign in front of NASA Headquarters at the corner of 3rd and E Street SW. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Seeing an Aurora From the Space Station



"Years ago at the South Pole, I looked up to the aurora for inspiration through the 6-month winter night." Aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Christina Koch snapped this image of an aurora. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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RockOn! and RockSat-C: Launching Student Experiments to Space



At 5:30 a.m. EDT Thursday, June 20, 2019, a 40-foot tall rocket carrying 28 student experiments (measuring acceleration, humidity, pressure, temperature and radiation counts) launched from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Milestone Achieved as X-57 Mod II Takes Shape



The electric motors for X-57’s Mod II vehicle and their propellers were powered up and spun together for the first time as part of an integrated spin test. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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'Green' Alternative Fuel Set for First In-Space Test



Satellites love hydrazine – a type of space propellant – but it’s toxic to people and extremely difficult to handle. A non-toxic alternative will be put to the test with NASA’s Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM), set to launch on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Preparing for the Expedition 59 Space Station Crew Landing



NASA astronaut and Astronaut Office Representative Joe Acaba is seen along with other NASA, Canadian Space Agency and Roscosmos teams as they deploy from Karaganda for the Expedition 59 landing. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Expedition 59 Space Station Crew Lands Safely in Kazakhstan



The Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft is seen as it lands in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan with Expedition 59 crew members. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Searching for Freshwater In Snowy Places



Snowflakes that cover mountains or linger under tree canopies are a vital freshwater resource for over a billion people around the world. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Tumultuous Clouds of Jupiter



This stunning image of Jupiter's stormy northern hemisphere was captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft as it performed a close pass of the gas giant planet. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 
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