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New Clues to Boomerang Nebula Mystery

This composite image shows the Boomerang Nebula, a pre-planetary nebula produced by a dying star. Data from ALMA (orange) are shown on top of an image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope (blue). Credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO); NASA/ESA Hubble; NRAO/AUI/NSF Click for ...

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NASA’s Asteroid-Hunting Spacecraft a Discovery Machine

Gif This movie shows the progression of NASA’s Near-Earth Object Wide-field Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) investigation for the mission’s first three years following its restart in December 2013. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/JHU   NASA’s Asteroid-Hunting Spacecraft a Discovery Machine NASA’s Near-Earth Object ...

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Graduate Student Earns NASA Fellowship

Ellen Czaplinski with the Titan surface simulation chamber. Photo by Whit Pruitt, University Relations Click for a full size image   Graduate Student Earns NASA Fellowship Ellen Czaplinski, a space and planetary sciences doctoral student, has won a NASA Earth ...

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Australian satellite in orbit

Photo: UNSW Click for a full size image Update: Australian satellite in orbit The first Australian satellite in 15 years, UNSW-EC0, was successfully deployed from the International Space Station, and UNSW engineers are working to make contact when it next ...

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