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August 22, 2011
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Karen Nyberg: “The Canary Islands. And some really cool cloud patterns.” Photo credit: Karen Nyberg

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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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November 12, 2013 A rainy day
June 18, 2014

Star factory Messier 17 What’s happening at the center of this nebula? Sculpted by stellar winds and radiation, the star factory known as Messier 17 lies some 5,500 light-years away in the nebula-rich constellation Sagittarius. At that distance, this degree wide field of view spans almost 100 light-years. The sharp, composite, color image utilizing data from space and ground based telescopes, follows faint details of the region’s gas and dust clouds against a backdrop of central Mil...

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

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Mars in the Clouds Mars is in the upper left and appears yellow in this exposure. Antares glows brightly in the lower center, and to its right lies star cluster M4. (more at APOD/NASA). Image Credit & Copyright: Sebastian Voltmer

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July 19, 2014 ☽ Space Blog ☾
November 17, 2014
November 23, 2013

Fresh tiger stripes on Saturn’s Enceladus Do underground oceans vent through the tiger stripes on Saturn’s moon Enceladus? Long features dubbed tiger stripes are known to be spewing ice from the moon’s icy interior into space, creating a cloud of fine ice particles over the moon’s South Pole and creating Saturn’s mysterious E-ring. Evidence for this has come from the robot Cassini spacecraft now orbiting Saturn. Pictured above, a high resolution image of Enceladus...

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November 7, 2011 By: Pitch Pull
February 7, 2011

flyingphotog: A former AirTran 737 in the new Southwest colors! N7705A #avgeek http://ift.tt/1rEH7g1

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A splash of Earth art over the Bahamas!January 19, 2016.Credit: NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly’s Twitter Account

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The Right Stuff Both astronauts and Olympians are chosen by rigorous selection processes as they compete for much-vaunted positions in their respective fields. Regardless of natural abilities, they both work, sweat, and shed blood and tears to excel. Their hard work realized, they inspire us all to push past barriers to reach our potential. Congratulations to all the athletes of the Canadian Olympic Team who represented our country so well! Today, the whole nation is united in pride. Go Canada G...

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#olympics, #canada, #sochi, #athletes, #sports, #wearewinter

November 13, 2014
September 6, 2011 By: APK Hub
December 8, 2013

Lufthansa’s Boeing 747-8I, Sachsen, departs Washington-Dulles International Airport at dawn! Headed back home to Frankfurt!

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June 27, 2013 Boeing 747. 

Here comes the first Airbus A319 to be equipped with the new wingtip device, Sharklets! Sharklets, hunting down fuel burn!

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August 29, 2014
July 20, 2017 Andromeda js
March 24, 2013 By Alberto Reyes
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November 25, 2011 By: Unknown
July 24, 2017 Crab Nebula js

huffingtonpost: Photos Of School Lunches From Around The World Will Make American Kids Want To Study Abroad

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