Space

Humans began the physical exploration of space during the 20th century with the advent of high-altitude balloon flights, followed by manned rocket launches. Earth orbit was first achieved by Yuri Gagarin of the Soviet Union in 1961 and unmanned spacecraft have since reached ...

A Clear View of the Alps and Apennines from Space

A Clear View of the Alps and Apennines from Space

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A Perfect Storm of Turbulent Gases in Omega Nebula (M17)

A Perfect Storm of Turbulent Gases in Omega Nebula (M17)

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A Tectonic Feast on Icy Surface of Enceladus

A Tectonic Feast on Icy Surface of Enceladus

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Dark Matter Ring in Galaxy Claster CL0024-17

Dark Matter Ring in Galaxy Claster CL0024-17

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Dorian Gray - I Zwicky 18 (Dwarf Irregular Galaxy)

Dorian Gray - I Zwicky 18 (Dwarf Irregular Galaxy)

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