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Wow, Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung is Making a Mess. Here’s the View From Space!

The Eruption of Mount Sinabung on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia, was recently photographed from space by satellites belonging to…

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Some of The Last Glaciers in The Tropics. They’ll be Gone in About a Decade

Images released by NASA's Earth Observatory show how ice loss in the tropics is advancing, and how glaciers there will…

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Now That NASA’s Missing IMAGE Satellite Has Been Found, Talking To It Is Going To Be Difficult

NASA has confirmed that their missing IMAGE satellite was indeed located by an amateur astronomer in Canada. But re-establishing contact…

2 years ago

NASA’s Aqua Satellite Watches Ships Crossing the Atlantic Ocean

A new image released by NASA's Aqua satellite shows a beautiful pattern of clouds created by ships criss-crossing the Atlantic…

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This is Ice in Antarctica, Flowing in Slow Motion Like Water Going Through River Rapids

As part of their ninth year monitoring the Antarctic peninsula, Operation IceBridge recently flew above the ice sheet and took…

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Station Astronauts Unload Cygnus Science; Antares Launch Gallery

NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA – Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are now busily unloading nearly four tons of…

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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Captures Lovely Blue Marble during Gravity Assist Swing-by to Asteroid Bennu

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid mission captured a lovely ‘Blue Marble’ image of our Home Planet during…

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Hey Citizen Scientists! Help NASA Analyze Images Taken from the Space Station

Calling all citizen scientists, geography buffs, fans of the International Space Station and those who love that orbital perspective! CosmoQuest…

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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sampler Slingshots Around Earth Friday, Sept. 22 – Catch It If You Can!

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - Barely a year after NASA’s OSIRIS-REx robotic asteroid sampler launched on a trailblazing mission to…

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