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Happy 33rd Birthday To NASA’s Space Shuttle!

In September 1976 the first Space Shuttle, Enterprise, was unveiled by NASA. Construction in the Enterprise began on the first orbiter on June 4, 1974 Designated OV-101, it was originally planned to be named Constitution. However, a write-in campaign caused … Continue reading

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Revamped Hubble Telescope Produces Amazing New Images

The Hubble Telescope was out of commission for quite a while but after five space walks the world’s greatest remote space observatory is back in action! According to cnet news, “NASA scientists showed off spectacular new pictures from the Hubble Space Telescope Wednesday, a stunning gallery of remote galaxies, a stellar nursery, an enormous globular cluster packed with countless pinpoint stars, and a dying sun blowing off its outer atmosphere in butterfly-like wings of debris.” If you’d like to see the pictures just click the thumbnails below! Continue reading

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