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Thursday April 27, 2017 @ 02:42:01 AM mt

Jeanette A. Scissum Scientist and Mathematician at NASA Marshall



Jeanette Scissum joined NASAs Marshall Space Flight Center in 1964 after earning bachelor's and master's degrees in mathematics from Alabama A&M University. Scissum published a NASA report in 1967, Survey of Solar Cycle Prediction Models, which put forward techniques for improved forecasting of the sunspot cycle.

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Thursday April 27, 2017 @ 02:41:50 AM mt

Hubble Showcases a Remarkable Galactic Hybrid



UGC 12591's classification straddles somewhere between a lenticular and a spiral galaxy. It lies just under 400 million light-years from us in the PiscesPerseus Supercluster.

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Thursday April 27, 2017 @ 02:41:45 AM mt

Traffic-free and Sky-high



The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite captured this natural-color image of cloud streets over the Barents Sea and Mezhdusharsky Island on March 7, 2017. Such formations occur frequently in the region in late winter.

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Thursday April 27, 2017 @ 02:41:33 AM mt

Illustration of Cassini Spacecraft's Grand Finale Dive



This illustration shows NASA's Cassini spacecraft about to make one of its dives between Saturn and its innermost rings as part of the mission's grand finale. Cassini will make 22 orbits that swoop between the rings and the planet before ending its mission on Sept. 15, 2017, with a final plunge into Saturn.

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Wednesday April 26, 2017 @ 11:49:12 PM mt

Mt. Etna Lava Plume



Mt. Etna Lava Plume


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Wednesday April 26, 2017 @ 02:35:53 PM mt

Dawn Observing Ceres; 3rd Reaction Wheel Malfunctions





NASA's Dawn spacecraft is preparing to observe Ceres on April 29 from an "opposition" position, directly between the dwarf planet's mysterious Occator Crater and the sun.



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Wednesday April 26, 2017 @ 02:35:53 PM mt

NASA Study Challenges Long-held Tsunami Formation Theory





A new NASA study is challenging a long-held theory that tsunamis form and acquire their energy mostly from vertical movement of the seafloor.



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Wednesday April 26, 2017 @ 02:35:53 PM mt

NASA Communications Honored with 2017 Webby Awards





NASA's digital communications team will be honored at the 21st Annual Webby Awards on May 16 in New York.



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Wednesday April 26, 2017 @ 02:35:53 PM mt

'Iceball' Planet Discovered Through Microlensing





Scientists have discovered a new planet with the mass of Earth, orbiting its star at the same distance that we orbit our sun.



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Wednesday April 26, 2017 @ 12:51:10 PM mt

Cygnus Spacecraft Approaches Space Station in the Sunset



On Saturday April 22, 2017, Expedition 51 Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency photographed Orbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft as it approached the International Space Station. Using the station's robotic Canadarm2, Cygnus was successfully captured by Pesquet and Commander Peggy Whitson at 6:05 a.m. EDT Saturday morning.

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