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Hubble Finds Medusa in the Sky

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The Medusa merger, was not always one entity, but two. An early galaxy consumed a smaller gas-rich system, throwing out streams of stars and dust into space. These streams resemble the writhing snakes that Medusa, a monster in ancient Greek mythology, famously had on her head in place of hair, lending the object its intriguing name. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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A Mega-Cluster of Galaxies in the Making

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Astronomers using data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes have put together a detailed map of a rare collision between four galaxy clusters. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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A Trail of Night Lights from the International Space Station

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This image of star trails was compiled from time-lapse photography taken by NASA astronaut Christina Koch while onboard the International Space Station. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Jupiter's Cloud Tops: From High to Low

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This view from NASA's Juno spacecraft captures colorful, intricate patterns in a jet stream region of Jupiter's northern hemisphere known as "Jet N3." (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Observing California's Wildfires from the Space Station

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From the vantage point of space aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan captured this image of a California wildfire. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Astronaut John Herrington Carried A Piece of Native American History to Space

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When astronaut John Herrington made his voyage to space aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour's STS-113 mission, he became the first Native American in space. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Northrop Grumman Resupply Mission Bringing Science, Cargo to Station

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The Northrop Grumman Antares rocket, with Cygnus resupply spacecraft onboard, launches from Pad-0A of NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Saturday, November 2, 2019. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Orson John: A NASA Pathways Student Becomes a Reliability Engineer

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Orson John helps prepare Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) for encapsulation in the United Launch Alliance Delta II payload fairing on Sept. 4, 2018, at Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Powtawche Valerino: Supporting NASA’s Space Launch System Program

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Powtawche Valerino is a guidance engineer who works for Aerodyne Industries at the NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, supporting the agency’s Space Launch System program. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 
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