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NASA’s Collapsing Heat Shield

https://www.nasa.gov/feature/ames/exploring-the-solar-system-you-may-need-to-pack-an-umbrella

One of the coolest developments in 10 years.

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A Star Is Born, Literally, And It’s In the Neighborhood

http://spacetelescope.org/images/potw1551a/?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=SocialSignIn


As It Spirals To It’s Demise, Dawn Is Sending Back Great Photos

Note, unlike BBC, we in the US don’t block our content from other countries. The Photos are from Dwarf Planet Ceres in the Asteroid Belt where the Dawn Spaceship will be retired.
https://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/multimedia/images/?view=grid_view&start=0


NGC 2623 Two Galaxies Become One

This picture shows the Galaxies 250 Million years ago. It probably hasn’t changed much, galactic merging happens pretty slowly.
http://spacetelescope.org/images/potw1742a/?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=SocialSignIn


NASA’s Dawn Spaceship Shuts Down Ion Engines For The Last Time

I have been following this mission from the beginning. To visit two dwarf planets with one spaceship is groundbreaking. Ion engines are the real future of deep space travel. They broke speed records!
https://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news-detail.html?id=7177


Colors Of Change

Zaria Forman paintings of Glaciers:
http://www.zariaforman.com/


The Veil Nebula

http://spacetelescope.org/images/heic1520a/?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=SocialSignIn