Comet ISON streaming towards the Sun. At its closest approach on Thanksgiving Day 2013, it will be just 730,000 miles above the sun's surface. (Image Credit: ESA/NASA/SOHO) This image comes from SOHO, the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory - the comet is in the lower right. Mona Evans, "Comets" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art33712.asp
Bright, brighter, brightest: these views of Comet ISON after its closest approach to the sun Nov. 28 show that a small part of the nucleus may have survived the encounter. Images from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory. (Credit: ESA/NASA/SOHO/GSFC) Mona Evans, "Comets" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art33712.asp
11 Psychedelic Pictures Of Space That Won Awards This Year
“The Horsehead Nebula” by Bill Snyder (winner, left), and “At the Feet of Orion (NGC 1999) – Full Field”, by Marco Lorenzi | 11 Psychedelic Pictures Of Space That Won Awards This Year #horseheadnebula #nebula
Cubesats Released From Space Station ISS038-E-003872 (19 Nov. 2013) --- Three nanosatellites, known as Cubesats, are deployed from a Small Satellite Orbital Deployer (SSOD) attached to the Kibo laboratory’s robotic arm at 7:10 a.m. (EST) on Nov. 19, 2013. Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Koichi Wakata, Expedition 38 flight engineer, monitored the satellite deployment while operating the Japanese robotic arm from inside Kibo. The Cubesats were delivered to the International Space…
Expedition 38 Lifts Off The Soyuz TMA-11M rocket is launched with Expedition 38 Soyuz Commander Mikhail Tyurin of Roscosmos, Flight Engineer Rick Mastracchio of NASA and Flight Engineer Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency onboard, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan (Nov. 6 in the U.S.). Tyurin, Mastracchio, and, Wakata will spend the next six months aboard the International Space Station.