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NASA Captures Dark Side of Moon, from Nearest Distance Ever

A NASA camera aboard the DSCOVR) satellite captured the “dark side” of the moon that is never visible from Earth  from the nearest distance ever taken, at a distance of one million miles away. The images were captured by Deep Space Climate Observatory’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC), a four megapixel CCD camera and telescope on the DSCOVR satellite orbiting ...

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What’s NASA Spacecraft DAWN up to in Ceres Orbit?

It’s more than a month since the rendezvous of NASA’s DAWN spacecraft reaching the gravitational orbit of the dwarf planet Ceres between Jupiter and Mars happened. NASA said the spacecraft has performed flawlessly, continuing to thrust with its ion engine as planned and that all its computer systems and observation instruments are in excellent health, despite the fact that the ...

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