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10 Amazing Space Discoveries by the World’s Largest Flying Observatory

On the night of May 26, 2010, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, the world’s largest flying observatory, first peered into the cosmos. Its mission: to study celestial… NASA

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Swift: Our Sleuth for the Universe’s Gamma-ray Bursts

The universe is full of mysteries, and we continue to search for answers. How can we study matter and energy that we can’t see directly? What’s it like inside the crushed core of a massive dead star?… NASA

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21 Years of Amazing Earth Imagery

On April 29, 1999, NASA Earth Observatory started delivering science stories and imagery to the public through the Internet. Today, we turn 21! So much has changed in the past two decades…  One of… NASA

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Game Time: Final Voting for Tournament Earth

The moment has arrived- it’s time to decide the NASA Earth Observatory’s all-time best image. After four grueling rounds of voting, two contenders remain: Ocean Sand, Bahamas (#5 seed) versus Raikoke… NASA

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How do you guys help with climate change?

timelesschild13 said: How do you guys help with climate change? Answer: NASA

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todaysdocument: Photograph of the Apollo 13 Spacecraft Being…

todaysdocument: “Photograph of the Apollo 13 Spacecraft Being Returned to the Prime Recovery Ship, USS Iwo Jima, 4/17/1970“Series: Color Photograph Files, 1965 – 2002. Record Group 255: Records of the… NASA

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Sometimes… there’s more than meets the eye. 👀 You’re…

Sometimes… there’s more than meets the eye. 👀 You’re looking at two very different takes on an iconic image. ⁣Human eyes can see only a small portion of the range of radiation given off by the objects… NASA

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Participate in the 50th anniversary of Earth Day by asking our…

Participate in the 50th anniversary of Earth Day by asking our experts anything about NASA’s role in Earth Science! This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and to commemorate the big day… NASA

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