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Here are some HD wallpapers to download. You can make any of these images into your computer desktop wallpaper. Just click on an image to enlarge it, and then choose “Set as Desktop Background”.
This photo of the external tank after separation with the space shuttle Discovery was captured from the International Space Station during the STS-29 mission in 1989. The external tank or ET is an important component of a space shuttle flight since it supplies the fuel and oxidizer under pressure to the three space shuttle main engines.
This is an image of the Crab Nebula generated using 24 different exposures taken by NASA Hubble Space Telescope’s Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 in October 1999, January 2000, and December 2000. The Crab Nebula is located in the constellation of Taurus.
Here’s another very nice composite photo of a planet. This time, it’s the beautiful planet Saturn. This photo was created using the separate photos captured by the Cassini space craft on August 12, 2009. Cassini is a robotic space craft sent to space to study Saturn and its moons.
Here’s a nice composite photo of the N49, the remains of a supernova explosion located in the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy. This view was observed by the NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory.
This is an amazing picture of Astronaut Michael Good while having his final spacewalk at the International Space Station for the STS-132 mission. The STS-132 mission was launched on May 14, 2010 using the space shuttle Atlantis.
We’ve recorded many episodes of Astronomy Cast, including one about Hubble. Check it out, Episode 88: The Hubble Space Telescope.