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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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NASA - Aurora Australis From Space

NASA - Aurora Australis From Space | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
This image is of Atlantis and its Orbital Boom Sensor System robot arm extension backdropped against Earth's horizon and a greenish phenomenon associated with Aurora Australis. One of the station's solar array panels appears at upper left.
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A science comedian’s love affair with space | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine

A science comedian’s love affair with space | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
NASA | Brian Malow | I've written about Brian Malow before; he's a comedian who does science-based stand-up, and he also makes short videos for Time Magazine.
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Spaceflight Now | STS-135 Shuttle Report | Station restocking completed by shuttle Atlantis crew

Spaceflight Now | STS-135 Shuttle Report | Station restocking completed by shuttle Atlantis crew | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
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Fabric From Flag Taken to Moon Is Sold for $45,000

Fabric From Flag Taken to Moon Is Sold for $45,000 | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
A NASA engineer who designed the flag planted on the moon by Neil Armstrong got $45,000 for his collector’s item, less than he had sought.
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Dawn probe has date with asteroid

Dawn probe has date with asteroid | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Nasa's Dawn spacecraft should now be in orbit around the big asteroid Vesta, between Mars and Jupiter, to begin a year-long study.
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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Mannaggia, ma dove sono cammelli e stelle?

Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Mannaggia, ma dove sono cammelli e stelle? | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Già, né più cammelli né più stelle a Dubai, negli Emirati Arabi. Uno può solo immaginarseli oramai sull'onda di Lawrence d'Arabia, film o libro....
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Does Air Pollution Alter Lunar Eclipses? - News Blog - SkyandTelescope.com

Does Air Pollution Alter Lunar Eclipses? - News Blog - SkyandTelescope.com | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Observations of June 15th’s total lunar eclipse suggest that smoggy skies over China created unusual patterns in the umbral glow on the Moon.
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Vi spiego perché la luna piena a volte è rossa e a volte è blu

Vi spiego perché la luna piena a volte è rossa e a volte è blu | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Luna piena di luglio venerdì 15, ma la vedremo bene anche per tutto il weekend. da non perdere !!
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Are The Galaxies In Our Universe More Right-Handed… Or Left-Handed?

Are The Galaxies In Our Universe More Right-Handed… Or Left-Handed? | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
It’s called mirror symmetry and it has everything to do with a recent study done by physics professor Michael Longo and a team of five undergraduates from the University of Michigan.
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Are We Living in a Holographic Universe? This May Be the Greatest Revolution of the 21st Century

Are We Living in a Holographic Universe? This May Be the Greatest Revolution of the 21st Century | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
What if our existence is a holographic projection of another, flat version of you living on a two-dimensional...
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NASA - Friendship 7

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Today, July 18, 2011, is John Glenn's 90th birthday. On Feb. 20, 1962 at 9:47 am EST, Glenn launched from Cape Canaveral's Launch Complex 14 to become the first American to orbit the Earth.
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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Una grossa zanzara, un calabrone, un colibrì "sfuocato"?

Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Una grossa zanzara, un calabrone, un colibrì "sfuocato"? | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
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Pubblicità ... alle stelle per NASA e partner, fra cui ASI - Spaziando

Pubblicità ... alle stelle per NASA e partner, fra cui ASI - Spaziando | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Sarà anche l'ultimo viaggio dell'oramai un po' scalcagnato e vecchio Shuttle, che atterrerà il 21 prossimo, ma certamente NASA ci sta dando dentro con la pubblicità di sè stessa più che della missione Guardate l'ennesimo risveglio con canzione...
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Le incredibili immagini della fuga di gas dal Sole

Le incredibili immagini della fuga di gas dal Sole | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Nelle sequenze, appena distribuite da Nasa in alta definizione, si vedono bene sia il fenomeno che la sua entità, ma soprattutto un effetto piuttosto strano e raro per cui il materiale prima cerca di evadere dal Sole e poi ricade su di esso, seguendo...
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Answer Now Posted for This Week’s Where In The Universe Challenge

Answer Now Posted for This Week’s Where In The Universe Challenge | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Still wondering what this is — or just needing a confirmation that you were correct in your guesses? Find the answer to this week’s WITU challenge back on the original post!
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PhotoBlog - Southern lights are sweeter in space

PhotoBlog - Southern lights are sweeter in space | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The pilot for NASA's last space shuttle flight, Doug Hurley, says one of the highlights of Atlantis' trip to the International Space Station was seeing an "incredible" display of southern lights — and after seeing these pictures, I'd have to agree...
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Dawn's early light

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Dimly seen through the mists of the deep
LAST week all eyes were on the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, as NASA’s space shuttle blasted off on its final mission (see article).
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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio

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La sonda NASA Dawn, aurora, sta per incontrare nelle prossime ore, fra il 15 e 16 luglio, l'asteroide Vesta.
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Another Kepler Planet Confirmed

Another Kepler Planet Confirmed | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The Kepler mission, launched in 2009, is looking to greatly improve our understanding of planets.
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NASA Spacecraft to Enter Asteroid's Orbit on July 15 - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA Spacecraft to Enter Asteroid's Orbit on July 15 - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
On July 15, NASA's Dawn spacecraft will begin a prolonged encounter with the asteroid Vesta, making the mission the first to enter orbit around a main-belt asteroid.
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