Tag: NASA

Dec 28, 2015

Picture of the Day: Earthrise 2015

Picture of the Day: Earthrise 2015

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) recently captured a unique view of Earth from the spacecraft’s vantage point in orbit around the moon

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Dec 16, 2015

Picture of the Day: Cassini Captures Saturn Moons in Perfect Alignment with Rings

Picture of the Day: Cassini Captures Saturn Moons in Perfect Alignment with Rings

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft captured this incredible view of Saturn moons, Enceladus and Tethys, in perfect alignment with the planet’s rings

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Nov 20, 2015

Picture of the Day: Fingerprints of Water on the Sand

Picture of the Day: Fingerprints of Water on the Sand

Astronaut Kjell Lindgren took this photo of Oman from the International Space Station on 11 November 2015.

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Oct 15, 2015

Picture of the Day: Blue Skies on Pluto

Picture of the Day: Blue Skies on Pluto

Incredible when you think how far from Earth this picture was taken from.

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Sep 28, 2015

Picture of the Day: Water on Mars

Picture of the Day: Water on Mars

An imaging spectrometer on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has detected signatures of hydrated minerals on slopes of the Red Planet.

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Sep 26, 2015

Picture of the Day: Moonlight Over Italy

Picture of the Day: Moonlight Over Italy

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly is spending a year in space and his daily stream of photos continue to inspire. This one is from day 180 and shows Italy at night, illuminated by the moon.

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Sep 7, 2015

Picture of the Day: Ferrofluid Up Close

Picture of the Day: Ferrofluid Up Close

A ferrofluid (portmanteau of ferromagnetic and fluid) is a liquid that becomes strongly magnetized in the presence of a magnetic field. It was invented in 1963 by NASA’s Steve Papell

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