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First Planets Found Around Sun-Like Stars in a Cluster

NASA-funded astronomers have, for the first time, spotted planets orbiting sun-like stars in a crowded cluster of stars.

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A pale milky galaxy seen on edge - with pink clusters of star-forming regions sprinkled through the center

Hubble Sees NGC 7090 — An actively star-forming galaxy

This image portrays a beautiful view of the galaxy NGC 7090, as seen by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. The galaxy is viewed edge-on from the ...

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Small spherical objects on Mars

NASA Mars Rover Opportunity Reveals Geological Mystery

NASA's long-lived rover Opportunity has returned an image of the Martian surface that is puzzling researchers.

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Mobile Launcher Platform-3 returns to the VAB after the launch of shuttle Atlantis on the STS-135 mission

Mobile Launcher Platforms Prepped for New Generation

NASA's launch bases are being revamped to serve a variety of next-generation launch vehicles.

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RBSP spacecraft with EMFISIS instruments labeled.

New 'Chorus' Recording By RBSP's EMFISIS Instrument

Radio waves, recorded by RBSP's EMFISIS instrument, are at frequencies that are audible to the human ear and are emitted by the energetic particles ...

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RBSP Mission Operations Center at Johns Hopkins APL

Hours After Launch, RBSP Takes First Science Steps

Immediately after launch, RBSP entered a 60-day commissioning phase of operations, where all of the spacecrafts’ systems and instruments are ...

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'Infrared: Beyond the Visible,' is a fast, fun look at why infrared light matters to astronomy, and what the Webb Space Telescope will search for once it's in orbit.

Webb Takes Viewers 'Beyond Visible Light'

STScI created the new video called 'Infrared: Beyond the Visible,' to help explain the purpose and benefits of using infrared light in astronomy.

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