By Ben Evans
September 29th, 2012 | Tags: Al Shepard, Apollo, Astronaut, Atlas, Cape Canaveral, Dee O'Hara, Exploration, Explore, John Glenn, Kennedy Space Center, KSC, Lunar, Mercury Program, Mercury-Atlas-8 (MA-8), Moon, NASA, Pad 14, rocket, Rockets, Scott Carpenter, Sigma 7, Space, space exploration, Spaceflight, USS Kearsarge, Wally Schirra, Woomera | Category: Alan Shepard, Apollo, astronaut, Ben Evans, Celebrating 50 Years of Americans in Orbit, Earth observation, Gemini, Gordon Cooper, Gus Grissom, Mercury Program, NASA, Spaceflight, Walter Schirra | 6 comments - (Comments are closed)
Next Launch OA-4 on a Atlas V 401 rocket from Cape Canaveral AFB, FL
3 Dec 15 23:03:00 GMT
3 Dec 15 18:03:00 EST
Hubble Captures a Galactic Waltz
NASA's Amazing Daily Image
This curious galaxy — only known by the seemingly random jumble of letters and numbers 2MASX J16270254+4328340 — has been captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope dancing the crazed dance of a galactic merger. The galaxy has merged with another galaxy leaving a fine mist, made of millions of stars, spewing from it in long trails.