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NASA'S Chandra Finds Fastest Wind From Stellar-Mass Black Hole

15 Apr 2012

NASA'S Chandra Finds Fastest Wind From Stellar-Mass Black Hole.

This artist's impression shows a binary system containing a stellar-mass black hole called IGR J17091-3624, or IGR J17091 for short. The strong gravity of the black hole, on the left, is pullin

Cygnus Loop Nebula

29 Mar 2012

Cygnus Loop Nebula is a supernova remnant, left over from a massive stellar explosion that occurred 5,000-8,000 years ago. The nebula lies about 1,500 light-years away.

Cygnus Loop Nebula Picture

The Cygnus Loop extends more than three times the size of the full moon in the night sky and is tucked next to one of the 'swan’s wings' in the constellation of Cygnus.

First Space Shuttle Launch

29 Mar 2012

First Space Shuttle Launch was Space Shuttle Columbia STS-1.

 First Space Shuttle Launch Picture

 First Space Shuttle Launch Picture

Space Shuttle Columbia STS-1 was the first orbital flight of NASA's Space Shuttle program and was launched on 12 April 1981. First Space Shuttle Launch Space Shuttle Columbia STS-1 returned to Earth on 14 April, having orbited the Earth 37 times during the 54.5-hour mission.

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