Spiral Galaxy NGC 1232 - The central region contains older stars of a reddish color, while the spiral arms are populated by young, blue stars and star-forming regions. js

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April 30, 2014
October 25, 2013 On short final

The Leo Triplet, a small group of galaxies about 35 million light-years away in the constellation Leo by Chris Grimmer js

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April 30, 2014
July 14, 2013
September 6, 2013 Changing the heading
March 23, 2012 FO

Chris Hadfield: “The only thing that delights me more than this picture is imagining her thoughts.” Photo credit: Chris Hadfield

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May 29, 2015
September 15, 2012 By Alberto Reyes
May 16, 2012 By: Flight Global
February 5, 2014 The HUD

The James Webb Space Telescope will study the origins of our Universe as the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope. Image credit: Twitter User @fabriziolab

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sunset-wing: Photography by sunset-winghttp://sunsetwing.com/ Chitose Air Base (RJCJ) / 千歳基地

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just–history: The SS Ancon being the first ship to pass through the Panama Canal, which open 100 years ago today. 15 August 1914. (2820x2298)

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December 29, 2013
June 29, 2017

#latergram Got a picture taken in the cockpit of @royalbruneiair’s @tweeting787 after landing at Bandar Seri Begawan earlier today.

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helghasttactician: A pair of Dassault Super Etendard Modernise of the Aéronavale - French Naval Aviation waiting for a Eurofighter 2000 to land. (Source)

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IC 405: Flaming Star NebulaA runaway star lights the Flaming Star Nebula in this cosmic scene. Otherwise known as IC 405, the Flaming Star Nebula’s billowing interstellar clouds of gas and dust lie about 1,500 light-years away toward the constellation of Auriga. AE Aurigae, the bright star at upper left in the frame, is a massive and intensely hot O-type star moving rapidly through space, likely ejected from a collision of multiple star-systems in the vicinity of the Orion Nebula millions...

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versacegravy: awwww-cute: The webcam is set to shoot only one frame in every minute, so the chances of catching this were nearly impossible, but there it is! SELFIE

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March 16, 2013
November 4, 2013

laughingsquid:Swincar Spider, An Extremely Nimble Off-Road Electric Car With Flexible Tilting Technology

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itstactical: Air National Guard aircrew members utilize a jet-assisted takeoff to depart Shackleton Glacier, located in the Transantarctic Mountains 500 miles south of McMurdo Station, Antarctica.

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Chris Hadfield: “Today’s photo is sunrise, the windows glinting and solar array gilded in the unbelievably harsh morning light.” Photo credit: Chris Hadfield

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June 22, 2011

zainisaari:A KC-10 Extender from the 6th Air Refueling Squadron, gets refueled from a KC-10 Extender from the 9th Air Refueling Squadron during a training mission over the Pacific Northwest, August 21, 2017. Both KC-10 Extenders are assigned to Travis Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

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sunset-wing: Photography by sunset-winghttp://sunsetwing.com/ New Chitose Airport / 新千歳空港

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sunset-wing: Photography by sunset-winghttp://sunsetwing.com/ Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport) / 羽田空港

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December 30, 2012 BOEING-777 Landing

sunset-wing: Photography by sunset-winghttp://sunsetwing.com/ Narita International Airport (RJAA/NRT) / 成田国際空港

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June 29, 2017
June 3, 2016
August 1, 2013 SR-71 Blackbirds. 
March 31, 2015
July 20, 2017