Tag: NASA

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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Aug 18, 2015

Astronauts on ISS Eat Veggies They Grew in Space

Astronauts on ISS Eat Veggies They Grew in Space

It’s the first food ever grown, harvested and eaten in space by NASA crew members.

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Aug 6, 2015

NASA Captures Dark Side of the Moon as it Crosses Earth

NASA Captures Dark Side of the Moon as it Crosses Earth

The same side of the moon always faces Earth but this view was captured by a NASA satellite one million miles away.

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Aug 4, 2015

When Buzz Aldrin Returned from the Moon He Had to Fill Out a Customs Form

When Buzz Aldrin Returned from the Moon He Had to Fill Out a Customs Form

He also had to fill out a travel voucher form for the historic mission.

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Jul 31, 2015

Picture of the Day: Pluto Says Farewell To New Horizons

Picture of the Day: Pluto Says Farewell To New Horizons

Pluto sends a breathtaking farewell to New Horizons. Backlit by the sun, Pluto’s atmosphere rings its silhouette like a luminous halo.

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Jul 29, 2015

Picture of the Day: Barcelona from Space

Picture of the Day: Barcelona from Space

Astronaut Scott Kelly shows us what the beautiful city of Barcelona looks like from the International Space Station.

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