Monthly Archives: October 2023

Rusty Red Waters in Madagascar

This image, taken by an astronaut on the International Space Station, shows the reddish-brown waters of the Betsiboka River Delta in Madagascar. The color is caused by the transport of iron-rich sediment. Image Credit: NASA Read More https://www.nasa.gov/image-detail/iss070e000959-lrg/Copy URL to clipboard> DownloadShare Source link

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Artemis II Water Deluge Test

NASA’s Exploration Ground Systems conducts a water flow test with the mobile launcher at Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39B in Florida on Oct. 24, 2023. It is the third in a series of tests to verify the overpressure protection and sound suppression system is ready for launch of the …

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CADRE Rover Getting Prepped for Testing

An engineer prepares a small rover – part of NASA’s CADRE (Cooperative Autonomous Distributed Robotic Exploration) technology demonstration that’s headed to the Moon – for testing in a thermal vacuum chamber at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California in October 2023. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Read More https://www.nasa.gov/image-detail/pia25669orig/Copy URL …

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A Storm in the Arabian Sea

A storm is pictured in the Arabian Sea less than 700 miles off the coast of Oman as the International Space Station orbited 260 miles above. Image Credit: NASA / Jasmin Moghbeli Read More https://www.nasa.gov/image-detail/iss070e007626-2/Copy URL to clipboard> DownloadShare Source link

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NASA Test Piloting Legends Reunite

Former flight test instructor and current NASA test pilot Nils Larson reunited with former student and current astronaut Victor Glover on Oct. 21 during an open house at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. (Text credit: Kristen Hatfield) Image Credit: NASA / Dave Bowman Read More https://www.nasa.gov/image-detail/lrc-2023-h1-p-nilsvictorclayton-00792/Copy URL to …

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2021 Astronaut Candidates with NASA Senior Leadership

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, second from right, NASA associate administrator Bob Cabana, far right, and NASA Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy (back to camera) speak with the 2021 Astronaut Candidate Class, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023, at the Mary W. Jackson NASA Headquarters building in Washington. Upon completion of two years of …

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Darkened by the Moon’s Shadow

On October 14, 2023, the Moon aligned with the Sun and Earth to produce an annular solar eclipse. The spectacle bathed millions of Americans in a lunar shadow as the Moon blocked the Sun’s rays. The above image was acquired during the eclipse by NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera imager …

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The Moon Passes in Front of the Sun

The Moon passes in front of the Sun during the annular solar eclipse in this photograph taken by Expedition 70 Flight Engineer Jasmin Moghbeli aboard the International Space Station. Image Credit: NASA / Jasmin Moghbeli Read More https://www.nasa.gov/image-detail/gmt288_01_16_jasmin-moghbeli_sn1063_annular-eclipse-second-pass-2/Copy URL to clipboard> DownloadShare Source link

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