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Engineers Mark Completion of Orion’s Pressure Vessel 0

Engineers Mark Completion of Orion’s Pressure Vessel

NASA’s Orion spacecraft is another step closer to launching on its first mission to deep space atop the agency’s Space Launch System rocket. On Jan. 13, technicians at Michoud Assembly Facility finished welding together the primary structure of the Orion spacecraft destined for deep space, marking another important step on the journey to Mars. via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/engineers-mark-completion-of-orion-s-pressure-vessel

Space Station Flyover of the Mediterranean 0

Space Station Flyover of the Mediterranean

Expedition 46 flight engineer Tim Peake of the European Space Agency (ESA) shared this stunning nighttime photograph with his social media followers on Jan. 25, 2016, writing, “Beautiful night pass over Italy, Alps and Mediterranean.” via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/space-station-flyover-of-the-mediterranean

A Half-Enceladus 0

A Half-Enceladus

This half-lit view of Enceladus bears a passing resemblance to similar views of Earth’s own natural satellite, but the similarities end there. via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/pia18351/a-half-enceladus

2016 Blizzard by Moonlight 0

2016 Blizzard by Moonlight

An image from Suomi NPP shows the Eastern United States covered with snow and lit by a blizzard. via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/2016-blizzard-by-moonlight

Blizzard Bears Down on U.S. East Coast 0

Blizzard Bears Down on U.S. East Coast

NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite snapped this image of the blizzard approaching the U.S. East coast around 2:35 a.m. EST on Jan. 22, 2016 using the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument’s Day-Night band. via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/blizzard-bears-down-on-us-east-coast

Major Winter Storm Headed For Eastern U.S. 0

Major Winter Storm Headed For Eastern U.S.

NASA and NOAA satellites are tracking a large winter storm that is expected to bring heavy snowfall to the U.S. Mid-Atlantic region on Jan. 22 and 23. Data from NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP and NOAA’s GOES-East satellite were used to create images and an animation of the movement of the powerful storm. via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/major-winter-storm-headed-for-eastern-us

Aurora and the Pacific Northwest 0

Aurora and the Pacific Northwest

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and ESA astronaut Tim Peake shared a series of aurora photographs taken from the International Space Station on Jan. 20, 2016. Kelly wrote, “#goodmorning #aurora and the Pacific Northwest! #YearInSpace” and Peakefollowed up with, “Getting a photo masterclass from @StationCDRKelly – magical #aurora” via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/aurora-and-the-pacific-northwest

First Flower Grown in Space Station’s Veggie Facility 0

First Flower Grown in Space Station’s Veggie Facility

On Jan. 16, 2016, Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly shared photographs of a blooming zinnia flower in the Veggie plant growth system aboard the International Space Station. Kelly wrote, “Yes, there are other life forms in space! #SpaceFlower #YearInSpace” via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/first-flower-grown-in-space-stations-veggie-facility

First Flower Grown in Space 0

First Flower Grown in Space

On Jan. 16, 2016, Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly shared photographs of a blooming zinnia flower in the Veggie plant growth facility on the International Space Station. Kelly wrote, “First ever flower grown in space makes its debut!” and “Yes, there are other life forms in space! #SpaceFlower #YearInSpace” via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/first-flower-grown-in-space

Jason-3 Satellite Launches 0

Jason-3 Satellite Launches

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is seen as it launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base Space Launch Complex 4 East with the Jason-3 spacecraft onboard, , Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jason-3-satellite-launches