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Celebrating Women at NASA: Aerospace Engineer Michelle Lynde

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Michelle Lynde is an aerospace engineer who conducts aerodynamic analysis of configurations using Computational Fluid Dynamics tools, wind tunnel experiments and flight tests. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Tracking Methane Sources and Movement Around the Globe

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NASA’s new three-dimensional portrait of methane concentrations shows the world’s second largest contributor to greenhouse warming. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Hubble Hooks a One-Arm Galaxy

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Located about 21 million light-years from our galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici, NGC 4618 has a diameter of about one-third that of our Milky Way. Together with its neighbor, NGC 4625, it forms an interacting galaxy pair, which means that the two galaxies are close enough to influence each other gravitationally. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Rosette Nebula Gives Birth to Stars

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This 2010 image from the Herschel Space Observatory shows dust clouds associated with the Rosette Nebula, a stellar nursery about 5,000 light-years from Earth in the Monoceros, or Unicorn, constellation. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Hubble Captures a Cannibal Galaxy

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This remarkable spiral galaxy, known as NGC 4651, may look serene and peaceful as it swirls in the vast, silent emptiness of space, but don’t be fooled — it keeps a violent secret. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 
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