The International Space Station deployed this small satellite for the NanoRacks-Remove Debris investigation, designed to demonstrate an approach to reduce the risks presented by orbital debris or “space junk.”
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Just over a month into its mission, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has returned first-light data from each of its four instrument suites. These early observations show that each of the instruments is working well.
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Astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor examines her eye with a Funduscope.
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A Delta II rocket launches with NASA’s ICESat-2 onboard, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
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A long, brown oval known as a “brown barge” in Jupiter’s South Equatorial Belt is captured in this color-enhanced image from NASA’s Juno spacecraft.
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NASA completed the final test to qualify Orion’s parachute system for flights with astronauts, an important milestone on the path to send humans on missions to deep space.
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