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Jun 16

#TeamUSA at a glance.

#TeamUSA at a glance.

Jun 10

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May 22

May 21

Last night’s lightning storm in Chicago.(Photo: Justin Mehring)

Last night’s lightning storm in Chicago.

(Photo: Justin Mehring)

Jan 31

cbsnews:

A solar flare caused a portion of the plasma in the Sun’s atmosphere to break off and fly out into space at a speed of about 5 million miles an hour. Seen here is the coronal mass ejection (CME) ejection of the plasma cloud breaking off from the sun.

cbsnews:

A solar flare caused a portion of the plasma in the Sun’s atmosphere to break off and fly out into space at a speed of about 5 million miles an hour. Seen here is the coronal mass ejection (CME) ejection of the plasma cloud breaking off from the sun.

(Source: nasa.gov)

Sep 11

“The city is bigger, stronger, twice as many people live down here now than before Sept 11th” — Former New York City Major Rudy Giuliani on Face The Nation

Aftermath of World Trade Center Attack:This true-color image was taken by the Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus aboard the Landsat 7 satellite on September 12, 2001, at roughly 11:30 a.m.

Aftermath of World Trade Center Attack:
This true-color image was taken by the Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus aboard the Landsat 7 satellite on September 12, 2001, at roughly 11:30 a.m.

(Source: nasa.gov)

Jul 21

The end of an era: Space shuttle Atlantis zoomed back to Earth today, marking the end of the 30-year program. ”Time to make our mamas proud,” flight director Tony Ceccacci told his team in Houston’s Mission Control. “Coming home, folks.”

The end of an era: Space shuttle Atlantis zoomed back to Earth today, marking the end of the 30-year program. ”Time to make our mamas proud,” flight director Tony Ceccacci told his team in Houston’s Mission Control. “Coming home, folks.”

(Source: nasa.gov)

Jul 08

The Space Shuttle Atlantis lifts off embarking on the final mission of NASA’s 30-year shuttle program.

The Space Shuttle Atlantis lifts off embarking on the final mission of NASA’s 30-year shuttle program.

(Source: Flickr / scobleizer)

“After the wheels have stopped and the displays go blank and the orbiter is unpowered for the final time…there will be a rush of emotion when we all finally realize that’s it, that it’s all over”
-Shuttle Commander Christopher Ferguson” — http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/07/08/scitech/main20077863.shtml