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<a href="/p/northropgrumman" title="@northropgrumman - @northropgrumman Instagram Images, Medias and Stories - vinteo.tv">@northropgrumman</a> 's <a href="/t/cygnus" title="#cygnus Instagram images and videos - vinteo.tv">#cygnus</a>  spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station (<a href="/p/iss" title="@iss - @iss Instagram Images, Medias and Stories - vinteo.tv">@iss</a> ) with about 7,600 pounds of science investigations and cargo after launching on an Antares rocket on Wednesday, April 17, from <a href="/p/nasawall" title="@nasawall - @nasawall Instagram Images, Medias and Stories - vinteo.tv">@nasawall</a>
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Up, up and away. ⁣ ⁣ @northropgrumman 's #cygnus spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station (@iss ) with about 7,600 pounds of science investigations and cargo after launching on an Antares rocket on Wednesday, April 17, from @nasawall

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🚀🚀🚀 A <a href="/p/northropgrumman" title="@northropgrumman - @northropgrumman Instagram Images, Medias and Stories - vinteo.tv">@northropgrumman</a>  <a href="/t/antares" title="#antares Instagram images and videos - vinteo.tv">#antares</a>  rocket carrying a <a href="/t/cygnus" title="#cygnus Instagram images and videos - vinteo.tv">#cygnus</a>  resupply spacecraft is seen on Tuesday, April 16 during sunrise on Pad-0A at <a href="/p/nasawallops" title="@nasawallops - @nasawallops Instagram Images, Medias and Stories - vinteo.tv">@nasawallops</a>  Flight Facility in Virginia. Set to launch on Wednesday, April 17 at 4:46 p.m. EDT, this will be the c
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🚀🚀🚀 A @northropgrumman #antares rocket carrying a #cygnus resupply spacecraft is seen on Tuesday, April 16 during sunrise on Pad-0A at @nasawallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Set to launch on Wednesday, April 17 at 4:46 p.m. EDT, this will be the c

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Coating the night sky like sprinkles on an ice cream scoop, this globular cluster contains an incredible half-million stars! This 8-billion-year-old cosmic bauble called Messier 3 is one of the largest and brightest globular clusters ever discovered,
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Coating the night sky like sprinkles on an ice cream scoop, this globular cluster contains an incredible half-million stars! This 8-billion-year-old cosmic bauble called Messier 3 is one of the largest and brightest globular clusters ever discovered,

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Double the rocket, double the beauty! 😍 On April 5, we successfully launched two sounding rockets  from Norway that reached 200 miles in altitude before returning back to Earth. Carrying scientific instruments to studying the energy exchange within a
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Double the rocket, double the beauty! 😍 On April 5, we successfully launched two sounding rockets from Norway that reached 200 miles in altitude before returning back to Earth. Carrying scientific instruments to studying the energy exchange within a

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It's not another world. It's Earth and it's the "Eye of the Sahara." 👁️From an altitude of 255 miles, a crewmember on the International Space Station (<a href="/p/iss" title="@iss - @iss Instagram Images, Medias and Stories - vinteo.tv">@iss</a> ) photographed the Richat Structure in northwestern Mauritania. The circular geologic feature i
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It's not another world. It's Earth and it's the "Eye of the Sahara." 👁️From an altitude of 255 miles, a crewmember on the International Space Station (@iss ) photographed the Richat Structure in northwestern Mauritania. The circular geologic feature i

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Infused with swaths of red, blue and yellow, this infrared image of Jupiter’s atmosphere reveals that solar wind has a strong influence on the planet. Within just a day of solar wind hitting Jupiter, scientists observed the chemistry in its a
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❤️ 💙 💛 Infused with swaths of red, blue and yellow, this infrared image of Jupiter’s atmosphere reveals that solar wind has a strong influence on the planet. Within just a day of solar wind hitting Jupiter, scientists observed the chemistry in its a

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In a historic feat by the Event Horizon Telescope and National Science Foundation (<a href="/p/nsfgov" title="@nsfgov - @nsfgov Instagram Images, Medias and Stories - vinteo.tv">@nsfgov</a> ), an image of a black hole and its shadow has been captured for the first time. Several of our missions were part of a large effort to observe the same black h
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In a historic feat by the Event Horizon Telescope and National Science Foundation (@nsfgov ), an image of a black hole and its shadow has been captured for the first time. Several of our missions were part of a large effort to observe the same black h

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Shimmering like gems strewn across the sky, this cluster of stars is one of the largest of its kind. 🌟

Messier 2 is a spherical group of stars tightly bound together by gravity. The globular cluster is populated with 150,000 stars and is located 55,
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Shimmering like gems strewn across the sky, this cluster of stars is one of the largest of its kind. 🌟 Messier 2 is a spherical group of stars tightly bound together by gravity. The globular cluster is populated with 150,000 stars and is located 55,

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What can you see in the April sky? The Moon visits Mars in the evening, and later joins Saturn and Jupiter for a spot of tea. Also, how to find Polaris, the North Star.
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What can you see in the April sky? The Moon visits Mars in the evening, and later joins Saturn and Jupiter for a spot of tea. Also, how to find Polaris, the North Star.

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No, this is not a mirage. That desert is blooming! Due to a very rainy winter season for the Antelope Valley in California, the desert is covered with a canopy of yellow wildflowers and orange blooming poppies. 💐
This colorful view was captured by ou
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No, this is not a mirage. That desert is blooming! Due to a very rainy winter season for the Antelope Valley in California, the desert is covered with a canopy of yellow wildflowers and orange blooming poppies. 💐 This colorful view was captured by ou

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Nothing like a classic Hubble image to get us to Friday. This image of Saturn from 1998 is so brightly colored because it was captured in infrared light, in order to reveal clouds and hazes in the planet’s atmosphere.

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Nothing like a classic Hubble image to get us to Friday. This image of Saturn from 1998 is so brightly colored because it was captured in infrared light, in order to reveal clouds and hazes in the planet’s atmosphere. Credit: Erich Karkoschka (Unive

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A million dreams is all it’s gonna take …⁣⁣
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... A million dreams for the world we're gonna make 💖🎶⁣⁣
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Only 50 years ago, we looked up to the skies in awe. Today, we are smiling from the cosmos. ⁣⁣
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Astronaut Anne McClain completed her first sp
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A million dreams is all it’s gonna take …⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ ... A million dreams for the world we're gonna make 💖🎶⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Only 50 years ago, we looked up to the skies in awe. Today, we are smiling from the cosmos. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Astronaut Anne McClain completed her first sp

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