NASA Testing Satellite Servicing Technologies

NASA’s satellite servicing technologies are opening up a new world where space robots diagnose, maintain and extend a spacecraft’s life. via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/testing-satellite-servicing-technologies
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NASA Orion Parachutes Chalk Up Another Test Success in Arizona

The parachute system for Orion, America’s spacecraft that will carry humans to deep space, deployed as planned after being dropped from an altitude of 6.6 miles on July 12, at the U.S. Army Proving Ground in Yuma, Arizona. via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/orion-parachutes-chalk-up-another-test-success-in-arizona

NASA Jamming with the ‘Spiders’ from Mars

This image from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, acquired May 13, 2018 during winter at the South Pole of Mars, shows a carbon dioxide ice cap covering the region and as the sun returns in the spring, “spiders” begin to emerge from the landscape. via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/jamming-with-the-spiders-from-mars

NASA ‘X’-ploring the Eagle Nebula and ‘Pillars of Creation’

The Eagle Nebula, also known as Messier 16, contains the young star cluster NGC 6611. It also the site of the spectacular star-forming region known as the Pillars of Creation, which is located in the southern portion of the Eagle Nebula. via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/images/x-ploring-the-eagle-nebula-and-pillars-of-creation.html