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On July 7, 2003, NASA launched its second Mars Exploration Rover, Opportunity, aboard a Delta II launch vehicle.

July 7, 2003, NASA's Opportunity Rover Launches to Mars

On July NASA launched its second Mars Exploration Rover, Opportunity, aboard a Delta II launch vehicle

Blastoff! The Orion spacecraft successfully launched, taking us one step closer to Mars!

Successful Launch of Orion Heralds First Step on Journey to Mars

Blastoff! The Orion spacecraft successfully launched, taking us one step closer to Mars!

NASA's Orion spacecraft awaits the U.S. Navy's USS Anchorage for a ride home. Orion launched into space on a two-orbit, 4.5-test flight at 7:05 am EST on Dec. 5, and safely splashed down in the Pacific Ocean, where a combined team from NASA, the Navy and Orion prime contractor Lockheed Martin retrieved it for return to shore on board the Anchorage. It is expected to be off loaded at Naval Base San Diego on Monday. Photo credit: U.S. Navy

Orion Recovery

NASA's Orion spacecraft awaits the U. Navy's USS Anchorage for a ride home…

mtrudell omgspace moon 1 Every Trip To The Moon Ever | Infographic

Every Trip To The Moon Ever

Every Trip To The Moon, Ever. Art illustration charting dates of e every trip taken to the moon. Nasa & Outer space fun poster for kids & boys bedrooms.

Today is the anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.  On January 28, 1986, a devastating explosion resulted in the deaths of the seven astronauts onboard the Space Shuttle Challenger only 73 seconds after liftoff.  We honor those lost: (Back row, L to R): Ellison Onizuka, Christa McAulliffe, Gregory Jarvis, Judith Resnik (Front row, L to R): Michael Smith, Francis Scobee, Ronald McNair  Image credit: NASA

Space Shuttle Challenger Crew Lost January 28 SO Sad, I remember being in Kindergarten when this happened. My teacher had brought the T. into the classroom.this was the first time I ever remembered watching TV in school.

The full moon rises over the only planet we have ever called home.

Chris Hadfield on

The full moon rises over Earth [Photo: Chris Hadfield, a Canadian astronaut currently living aboard the International Space Station]

Phoenix: Bound for Mars

Phoenix: Bound for Mars

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Launch of NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover, Opportunity, aboard a Delta II Heavy rocket to Mars on July 2003 at p. EDT from Pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla

Mittelwerk underground factory, Kohnstein near Nordhausen, Germany: A completed Vergeltungswaffe 2, ('Retribution Weapon 2') or V-2 rocket, is being moved. Built in 1944, as a brilliant but desperate response to the constant Allied bombing of German cities, it would surpass Mach 4 and was the first man-made object to reach outer space.

Dora-Mittelbau, Germany, Prisoners moving a completed missile

Like stars in the firmament  -  Nikola Tesla

Close up within NGC 6188 showing immense gas and dust filaments, using false color to reveal sulfur, hydrogen and oxygen in red, green and blue. NGC 6188 is located about light-years from Earth toward the constellation Ara.

View a Rocket Launch

View a Rocket Launch

Find out how you can get up close to an ELV launch!

Apollo 7 Liftoff; October 11, 1968

Apollo 7 Liftoff

Apollo 7 liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 34 on October (Source: NASA)

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