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Crazy storm on Saturn!

NASA’s Cassini probe is currently orbiting Saturn and taking close-up pictures. You can clearly see Saturn’s rings and stripes. About a year ago, on December 5th 2010, a tiny storm was noticed. By January, it had encircled the entire planet. … Continue reading

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Space Shuttle Atlantis's final mission

The picture above is an amazing photo showing the space shuttle Atlantis about to dock with the International Space Station on its final mission. They passed in front of the sun for a half-second and a photographer in Spain was … Continue reading

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An unusual view of the International Space Station

NASA released this picture of the moon–that little white dot in the dark side of the moon is the International Space Station. Pretty cool! Speaking of the space station, it’s been getting some new equipment lately. On February 8th, NASA’s … Continue reading

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What's living beneath the ice?

NASA doesn’t only study space! They also study the Earth, and the recently drilled an eight-inch hole through the Antarctic ice sheet. In the darkness 600 feet below the ice, where no light shines, they expected to find only microscopic … Continue reading

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High Resolution photos of the Earth

The image I used as the header image for this blog came from high-resolution photos of Earth. They were taken by a camera on board NASA’s satellite “Terra,” which is in orbit 435 miles above the Earth. You can see … Continue reading

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