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 image by NASA (@nasa) with caption : "This glittering ball of stars is a globular cluster lying toward the center of the Large Magellanic Cloud — one of our c" - 1893961828392850168
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This glittering ball of stars is a globular cluster lying toward the center of the Large Magellanic Cloud — one of our closest cosmic neighbors. Seen by the Hubble Space Telescope (@NASAHubble), it hosts an extremely rich population of star clusters making it an ideal laboratory for investigating star formation. Discovered in November 1834 by British astronomer John Herschel, NGC 1898 has been scrutinized numerous times by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Today we know that globular clusters are some of the oldest known objects in the universe and that they are relics of the first epochs of galaxy formation. While we already have a pretty good picture on the globular clusters of the Milky Way — still with many unanswered questions — our studies on globular clusters in nearby dwarf galaxies just started. The observations of NGC 1898 will help to determine whether their properties are similar to the ones found in the Milky Way, or if they have different features, due to being in a different cosmic environment. Image Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA

 image by NASA (@nasa) with caption : "Youngest pulsar in the Milky Way! The brightly-colored remnant at the center of this image is Kes 75 - a star 🌟until it " - 1893139375928262090
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Youngest pulsar in the Milky Way! The brightly-colored remnant at the center of this image is Kes 75 - a star 🌟until it exploded in a supernova 💥 - 500 years ago, as seen from Earth. Astronomers used data from our Chandra X-ray Observatory (@nasachandraxray) to confirm that it contains the youngest known pulsar in our Milky Way galaxy. The Chandra observatory allows scientists from around the world to obtain X-ray images of exotic environments to help understand the structure and evolution of the universe. Image Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/NCSU/S. Reynolds; Optical: PanSTARRS

 image by NASA (@nasa) with caption : "This spiral galaxy has a bright, active core, powered by a supermassive black hole. But how do we learn more about the v" - 1892383410062462937
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This spiral galaxy has a bright, active core, powered by a supermassive black hole. But how do we learn more about the voraciously feeding black hole at its center - and how it affects other galaxies? Our forthcoming James Webb Space Telescope's sharp vision will be able to see into the swirling material inside the galaxy and measure the motions of stars - one way to confirm the black hole's mass. Credits: NASA, ESA, and J. DePasquale (STScI)

 image by NASA (@nasa) with caption : "A Celestial View from Orbit! Astronaut Nick Hague is safe and sound and back in Houston after last week’s mission to the" - 1890991481339229594
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A Celestial View from Orbit! Astronaut Nick Hague is safe and sound and back in Houston after last week’s mission to the International Space Station (@ISS) was aborted during ascent. Meanwhile, the three orbiting crew members continue ongoing research, maintenance and cargo packing. Back in space, astronauts Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Alexander Gerst (@astro_alex_esa) worked on a variety of life support and science experiments. Cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev worked throughout Monday on life support maintenance in the station’s Russian segment. Seen here, the station was orbiting about 256 miles above South Australia when a camera on board the orbital complex captured this celestial view of Earth’s atmospheric glow and the Milky Way. Image credit: NASA

 image by NASA (@nasa) with caption : "Behold.... the Moon! 
We continue to make steady progress toward the first missions of the Orion spacecraft and the Spac" - 1890147165974409723
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Behold.... the Moon! We continue to make steady progress toward the first missions of the Orion spacecraft and the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket that will lead the next steps of human exploration to the Moon and beyond, extending human exploration farther into space than ever before. Exploration Mission-1 will be the first integrated test of Orion, SLS, and the supporting ground systems (@ExploreNASA)launching from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida in 2020, and will pave the road for future missions with astronauts. Seen here is the Moon in June 2018, captured by an astronaut on the International Space Station (@ISS) looking through Earth's atmosphere from the orbiting outpost. Image credits: NASA

 image by NASA (@nasa) with caption : "Sunset from Antarctica! 
Our Operation #IceBridge mission began flying in 2009, but this year's Antarctic field campaign" - 1889285480516777980
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Sunset from Antarctica! Our Operation mission began flying in 2009, but this year's Antarctic field campaign is the first time it's coordinating with our newly-launched satellite. While IceBridge surveys the height of ice sheets from the sky, ICESat-2 measures them with lasers from space. During an Oct. 10 flight, the IceBridge team captured this photo of the Shackleton Range in Antarctica at sunset, with snow blowing off the ridges. Credits: NASA/Michael Studinger

 image by NASA (@nasa) with caption : "Since making landfall, Hurricane Michael has caused severe property damage and deaths in the southeastern United States." - 1888872776572463227
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Since making landfall, Hurricane Michael has caused severe property damage and deaths in the southeastern United States. An instrument on the Suomi NPP satellite acquired data for this composite image in the early morning hours of October 11, as the storm passed over Georgia and South Carolina. The false-color image shows infrared signals known as brightness temperature, which helps distinguish the shape and temperature of the clouds. The image was overlaid on data from the instruments “day-night band.” Credit: NASA/NOAA/Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership

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There it goes! Thirteen photographs assembled in sequence show the International Space Station (@ISS), with a crew of three onboard, pass in front of our view of the Sun while orbiting Earth at a speed of roughly five miles per second on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. Each day, the station completes 16 orbits of our home planet as the crew lives and works aboard the station conducting important science and research. Their work will not only benefit life here on Earth, but will help us venture deeper into space than ever before. Credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky

 image by NASA (@nasa) with caption : "Do you like watching the Sun rise over the water? How about from space? An astronaut aboard the International Space Stat" - 1886682857766715384
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Do you like watching the Sun rise over the water? How about from space? An astronaut aboard the International Space Station (@ISS) snapped this photo of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula as dawn illuminated Lake Superior’s shoreline. Lake Superior is Earth’s largest freshwater lake by surface area. The subdued, orange sunglint and hazy atmosphere may be due to wildfires that occurred in August 2017 throughout the northwestern United States and parts of Canada. Smoke particles in the atmosphere can cause the scattering of light waves and create pale orange-red hues at dusk or dawn, when Sun elevation is low relative to the local horizon. This image was taken on Sept. 3, 2017. It has been cropped and enhanced to improve contrast, and lens artifacts have been removed. Astronauts have used hand-held cameras to photograph the Earth for decades. Beginning with the Mercury missions in the early 1960s, astronauts have taken more than 1.5 million photographs of the Earth. Today, the International Space Station continues this tradition of Earth observation from human-tended spacecraft. Astronauts onboard take pictures of Earth that will be of the greatest value to scientists and the public. Image credit: NASA

 image by NASA (@nasa) with caption : "Four large islands are hard to miss in satellite imagery of the Severnaya Zemlya archipelago in the Russian high Arctic." - 1884445600871738242
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Four large islands are hard to miss in satellite imagery of the Severnaya Zemlya archipelago in the Russian high Arctic. Spanning 37,000 square kilometers, (about the same area as the U.S. state of Indiana), about half of this archipelago is covered in ice. Despite its size and proximity to the Siberian mainland, the archipelago went unnoticed and unmapped until its discovery by an ocean expedition in 1913. You won’t find any trees growing here. This is Arctic tundra, and cold, dry conditions prevail throughout the year. The average daily temperature in August, when this image was acquired, is 0 degrees C (32°F). Such conditions are quite favorable for year-round ice, which covers about half of the archipelago. This image shows part of the island group on August 9, 2018, as observed by Landsat 8. In this view, you see ice caps dotting the surface and thin, broken sea ice choking the water in the straits. Some of the edges of the ice caps rest on land and others stretch over seawater. Ice loss occurs from surface melting and from the shedding of icebergs. Image credit: NASA/USGS/Landsat

 image by NASA (@nasa) with caption : "In the final minutes of a recent close flyby of Jupiter, our @NASAJuno spacecraft captured a departing view of the plane" - 1883781747313741321
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In the final minutes of a recent close flyby of Jupiter, our @NASAJuno spacecraft captured a departing view of the planet's swirling southern hemisphere. This color-enhanced image was captured Sept. 6, 2018 as the spacecraft performed its 15th close flyby of Jupiter about 55,600 miles above the planet's cloud tops. Since 2016, Juno has been penetrating Jupiter’s deep, colorful zones and belts in a quest to answer fundamental questions about the gas giant planet's origin and evolution. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt

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Welcome to Earth! 🌍Earlier today, astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold, and cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev returned safely from the International Space Station (@ISS) after a 197-day mission spanning 3,152 orbits of Earth and a journey of 83.4 million miles. They landed at 7:44 a.m. EDT (5:44 p.m. in Kazakhstan) southeast of the remote town of Zhezkazgan in Kazakhstan. Swipe to see images of their landing and of the trip shortly after their return to Earth. During their time in space, they conducted hundreds of experiments, welcomed five cargo spacecraft that delivered supplies, kept our orbiting laboratory fully operational, performed three spacewalks and much more. Each day, humans live and work aboard the station conducting important science and research. Their work will not only benefit life here on Earth, but will help us venture deeper into space than ever before. Image credits: NASA/Bill Ingalls