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At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 60 crew members Drew Morgan of NASA, Alexander Skvortsov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and Luca Parmitano of ESA (European Space Agency) pose for pictures July 5, 2019, in front of their Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft during prelaunch preparations. They will launch July 20, 2019 from Baikonur for their mission on the International Space Station. Credits: Roscosmos/Andrey Shelepin

NASA to provide live coverage of Crew’s Launch and Arrival at International Space Station

NASA to host live coverage of Crew’s launch and arrival at International Space Station which includes NASA’s astronaut Andrew Morgan on its Television and agency’s website on 20th July.
An animated map that shows where in the night sky more than 4,000 extrasolar planets are. Matt Russo and Andrew Santaguida/SYSTEM Sounds (via YouTube)

NASA just released stunning video map of all 4,000 exoplanets

Exoplanets are a subject of interest for astronomers since they orbit various stars, but because they can potentially harbor life. A few exoplanets found...
This Hubble Space Telescope image of the giant, petulant star Eta Carinae is yielding new surprises./ Image: NASA

Hubble snapped a stunning image of cosmic fireworks at Eta Carinae

The Hubble Space Telescope recently captured a spectacular image of the galaxy’s largest ongoing stellar “fireworks” which reveals new details of a cosmic explosion....
NASA detected asteroid just before it hit the Earth, exploded in the sky

NASA detected asteroid just before it hit the Earth, exploded in the sky

Spotting and tracking large asteroids is easy, but scientists have a weak spot when it comes to detecting smaller asteroids. On June 22, a lightning...
Peaks within the moon's Tycho Crater. (Credit: NASA Goddard/Arizona State University)

An infrared close up of the moon

NASA has selected the first-of-its-kind camera called the Lunar Compact Infrared Imaging System (L-CIRiS) for payload integration and operations, launching from Earth and landing...
Telescopes, including Hubble, have monitored the Eta Carinae star system for more than two decades. It has been prone to violent outbursts, including an episode in the 1840s during which ejected material formed the bipolar bubbles seen here. Now, using Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3 to probe the nebula in ultraviolet light, astronomers have uncovered the glow of magnesium embedded in warm gas (shown in blue) in places they had not seen it before. The luminous magnesium resides in the space between the dusty bipolar bubbles and the outer shock-heated nitrogen-rich filaments (shown in red). The streaks visible in the blue region outside the lower-left lobe are a striking feature of the image. These streaks are created when the star’s light rays poke through the dust clumps scattered along the bubble’s surface. Wherever the ultraviolet light strikes the dense dust, it leaves a long, thin shadow that extends beyond the lobe into the surrounding gas. Eta Carinae resides 7500 light-years away. Credit: NASA, ESA, N. Smith (University of Arizona, Tucson), and J. Morse (BoldlyGo Institute, New York)

Hubble Captures Cosmic Fireworks in Ultraviolet

Hubble offers a special view of the double star system Eta Carinae’s expanding gases glowing in red, white, and blue. This is the highest...
NASA’s TESS Mission Finds Its Smallest Planet Yet

NASA’s TESS discovers the smallest exoplanet it has ever found

NASA's TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) spacecraft is continuing to find exoplanets frequently since it began operations and now it has discovered its smallest...
This image shows an irregular galaxy named IC 10, a member of the Local Group — a collection of over 50 galaxies in our cosmic neighborhood that includes the Milky Way.

Hubble captures elusive, irregular galaxy

Recently Hubble captured an image of an irregular galaxy named IC 10, a losest-known starburst galaxy. The galaxy is experiencing a furious bout of...
NASA’s First Astrobee Robot “Bumble” Starts Flying in Space. / Image: NASA

Bumble became the first Astrobee robot to fly under its own power in space

Bumble, a cube-shaped free-flying robot, has become the first Astrobee robot to fly under its own power in space. Such type of robots that can...