The Hubble Space Telescope ~ 2010: Pillar and Jets in Carina Credit: NASA, ESA, and M. Livio and the Hubble 20th Anniversary Team (STScI)
Hubble Probes the Great Orion Nebula Name: M 42, Messier 42, NGC 1976, Orion Nebula Type: • Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation • X - Nebulae Images Distance: 1400 light years Constellation: Orion Credit: C.R. O'Dell/ Rice University NASA/ESA
Alan Shepherd posing in the first spacesuit design for the Mercury Program in 1963. He will be the first American to enter space.
Star-forming region Westerlund 2 captured by Hubble for the 25th anniversary of the Hubble's launch on April 24, 1990. Located 20,000 light-yrs away, strong winds and radiation from have sculpted the region's gas and dust, into pillars that point back to the central cluster. Red dots surrounding the bright stars are the cluster's faint newborn stars, still in their natal gas and dust cocoons. Many of the bright blue stars are not part of the cluster, instead lie in the foreground field of…
THE NORTHERN LIGHTS DANCING ACROSS THE NIGHT'S SKY.