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NASA Pilot Rich Rogers: "All Good Things ..."

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For NASA Wallops Flight Facility research pilot Rich Rogers, July 26 brought an end to one of the things in his life that he has greatly enjoyed – flying Navy and NASA aircraft. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Viewing the Mediterranean Coasts of Tunisia and Libya from the Space Station

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The Mediterranean coasts of Tunisia and Libya and the Italian island of Sicily across the sea are pictured as the International Space Station orbited 260 miles above north Africa. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Mariner 6 and 7 Explore the Red Planet

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Lost in the glare following the Apollo 11 Moon landing, two intrepid robotic spacecraft flew by Mars in the summer of 1969 and returned photographs and a trove of scientific information. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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One Small Step: The Legacy of Neil Armstrong

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Born on August 5, 1930, Neil Armstrong was a man of many accomplishments and when he landed on the Moon, he walked into the history books. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Our Sun Today

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NASA's Solar Dynamic Observatory, or SDO, was the first mission to be launched for NASA's Living With a Star (LWS) Program, and is designed to understand the causes of solar variability and its impacts on Earth. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Seven Years After Landing, Curiosity Rover is Still Rock N' Rolling

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Our Curiosity rover has come a long way since touching down on Mars seven years ago. It has traveled a total of 13 miles (21 kilometers) and ascended 1,207 feet (368 meters) to its current location. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Hubble Spots Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

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This new Hubble Space Telescope view of Jupiter, taken on June 27, 2019, reveals the giant planet's trademark Great Red Spot, and a more intense color palette in the clouds swirling in Jupiter's turbulent atmosphere than seen in previous years. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Hubble Catches 2 Galaxies at Play

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This galactic duo is known as UGC 2369. The galaxies are interacting, meaning that their mutual gravitational attraction is pulling them closer and closer together and distorting their shapes in the process. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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One Year of NASA's Parker Solar Probe

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The Parker Solar Probe's WISPR instrument saw the solar wind streaming past during the spacecraft's first solar encounter in November 2018. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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A Full Moon Over the Pacific

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The crew of the International Space Station snapped this image of a full Moon as the orbiting complex flew 270 miles above the South Pacific Ocean off the coast of South America. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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NASA and SpaceX: Dragon Crew Extraction Rehearsal

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On August 13, 2019, NASA astronauts Doug Hurley, left, and Bob Behnken continue to work with teams from NASA and SpaceX to rehearse crew extraction from SpaceX’s Crew Dragon. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Hubble’s Portrait of Star’s Gaseous Glow

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Although it looks more like an entity seen through a microscope than a telescope, this rounded object, named NGC 2022, is certainly not algae or tiny, blobby jellyfish. Instead, it is a vast orb of gas in space, cast off by an aging star. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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SpaceX Dragon Crew Emergency Evacuation Rehearsal

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A quick moving storm passes as teams from NASA and SpaceX practice procedures for medical emergency evacuation onboard the GO Searcher ship, Friday, August 15, 2019. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 
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