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Japan's HTV-9 Cargo Craft Helps Supply the Space Station

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Japan's resupply ship, the H-II Transfer Vehicle-9 (HTV-9), is pictured attached to the International Space Station's Harmony module. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Grand Finale: One of Cassini's Last Dives

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This illustration imagines the view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft during one of its final dives between Saturn and its innermost rings. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Hubble Glimpses a Galaxy Among Many

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Looking deep into the universe, the Hubble Space Telescope catches a passing glimpse of the numerous arm-like structures that sweep around this barred spiral galaxy, known as NGC 2608. Appearing as a slightly stretched, smaller version of our Milky Way, the peppered blue and red spiral arms are anchored together by the prominent horizontal (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Bringing Einstein's Concepts to Life Through Art

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Launched on April 20, 2004, Gravity Probe B (GP-B) was a collaboration between Stanford University and NASA designed to test two previously untested aspects of Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Hubble Makes a Bright Find

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Seen here in incredible detail is the starburst galaxy formally known as PLCK G045.1+61.1. The galaxy, which appears as multiple reddish dots near the center of the image, is being gravitationally lensed by a cluster of closer galaxies, also seen in the image. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Preparing for Future Missions at the Armstrong Flight Research Center

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Pilots Troy Asher and Wayne Ringelberg walk out of NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center’s (AFRC) hangar in Palmdale, California, toward the flight line. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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The Space Station's Solar Transit

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This composite image, made from six frames, shows the International Space Station, with a crew of five onboard, in silhouette as it transits the Sun. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Hubble Captures Galaxy on Edge

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We don’t see the beautiful spiral arms of galaxy NGC 5907 in this Hubble image because we are viewing it edge-on, like looking at the rim of a plate. It is for this reason that NGC 5907 is also known as the Knife Edge galaxy. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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An Astronaut's View of Work

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Spacewalkers Bob Behnken (left) and Chris Cassidy (right) in the Quest Airlock on June 26, 2020, before beginning a spacewalk to replace batteries on one of two power channels on the International Space Station. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Heat Shield Milestone Complete for First Orion Mission with Crew

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Technicians at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida recently finished meticulously applying more than 180 blocks of ablative material to the heat shield for the Orion spacecraft. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 
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