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STS-135: Shuttle's Final Launch and the Beginning of a New Era

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Space Shuttle Atlantis' STS-135 mission launched from Launch Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center on July 8, 2011 and was the last space shuttle mission. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Creating Psyche: Mission to an Asteroid

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An electric Hall thruster, identical to those that will be used to propel NASA's Psyche spacecraft, undergoes testing at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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I find these images of Mars getting a little boring. Like looking at images of deserts on Earth. More for academic discussion I guess. Have we actually found water on Mars? That is, has one of the rovers roaming Mars dug some up and had a drink? How far down have we drilled and what is there? These are my questions. Perhaps somewhere there is a list of useful (for Human explorers to live there) things found. Something Mars shattering would be good.
 

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Perseverance Rover Mated to Its Atlas V Rocket

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In this image, NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover waits to be lifted onto its Atlas V launch vehicle at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on July 7, 2020. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project: An Orbital Partnership Is Born

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On July 17, 1975, something momentous happened: two Cold War rivals met in space. When their respective spacecraft rendezvoused and docked, a new era of cooperative ventures in space began. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Apollo 11: Returning from the Moon

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On July 21, 1969, command and service module pilot Michael Collins photographed this close-up view of the docking target on the Apollo 11 Lunar Module from the Command Module. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Comet NEOWISE Streaks Across the Sky Above Lone Pine Lake

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Comet NEOWISE streaked across the sky above the tree line of Lone Pine Lake, located on the Mount Whitney Trail in the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains in California. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Apollo 11 Aboard the USS Hornet

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This image, taken on July 24, 1969, shows the Apollo 11 command codule and the Mobile Quarantine Facility (MQF) are photographed aboard the USS Hornet (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Carrying a Telescope Aloft

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Carried by a balloon the size of a football stadium, ASTHROS will use a telescope to observe wavelengths of light that aren't visible from the ground. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Jezero Crater, Landing Site for the Mars Perseverance Rover

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This image of Jezero Crater, the landing site for the Mars Perseverance Rover, was taken by instruments on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Countdown to Mars

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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover onboard is seen as it is rolled out of the Vertical Integration Facility to the launch pad at Space Launch Complex 41. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Mars Perseverance: Prepared for Launch to the Red Planet

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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover onboard is seen illuminated by spotlights on the launch pad at Space Launch Complex 41. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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A Different View of the Mars Perseverance Launch

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The engines fired as a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover onboard launched from Space Launch Complex 41, Thursday, July 30, 2020. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Liftoff to the Red Planet!

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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover onboard launches from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Thursday, July 30, 2020. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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SpaceX Crew Dragon As It Approached the Space Station

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Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken of NASA's Commercial Crew Program are aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon as it approaches the International Space Station. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 
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