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Hubble photographs a stunning “mirror galaxy” 6.9 billion light years away from Earth.
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Hubble photographs a stunning “mirror galaxy” 6.9 billion light years away from Earth.

According to a news release from the European Space Agency, gravitational lensing enabled the Hubble Space Telescope to take a stunning "mirror image" of a galaxy. The image captured above looks to be of two galaxies that are linked to one another. There is only one, and its name is SGAS J143845+145407. The light from a distant galaxy cluster, which is reaching us from two separate sides, is visible while we observe the magnified galaxy. Hubble photographs a far-off "mirror galaxy" Astronomers can see far further into the distant galaxy thanks to gravitational lensing. This is caused by a peculiarity of gravity that warps light flowing through the gravitational field of a large object, such as a galaxy cluster. The term "lensed" refers to the gravitational distortion of an object...
Starship fits the world’s highest 3D-printed space habitat.
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Starship fits the world’s highest 3D-printed space habitat.

How would life in space be like? A Starship-ready space home was constructed by the Danish architecture firm SAGA Space Architects in collaboration with students at the Institut auf dem Rosenberg, ranging in age from 6 to 18. A Swiss boarding school called Institut auf dem Rosenberg thinks that the program would inspire students to imagine creating brand-new space inventions. The space habitat prototype has been under development for years and is now on exhibit in a Swiss experimental park, according to a press release. A student space habitat that is Starship-ready The housing was created to fit inside the Starship launch vehicle from SpaceX, which is headed for Mars and could make its first orbital launch this summer. Astronauts can work at numerous workstations around th...
Super-Earths might be able to support life for 80 billion years.
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Super-Earths might be able to support life for 80 billion years.

Super-Earths keep their atmospheres habitable, living up to their moniker. That's because, according to a recent study, enormous Super-Earth planets can preserve their atmosphere and water for tens of billions of years. Theoretically, the Earth-like exoplanets can sustain life for considerably longer periods of time than Earth; researchers on the latest study believe they may be habitable for up to 80 billion years. The age of the entire cosmos is estimated to be 13.7 billion years old as a point of comparison. Super-Earths have atmospheres with increased power. Computer simulations, according to the astronomers who conducted the new study, which was published in the journal Nature Astronomy, demonstrate that Super-Earths are capable of sustaining their primary atmospheres, which ar...
Gift from space: NASA shares amazing image of Pluto, rainbow colors seen on surface
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Gift from space: NASA shares amazing image of Pluto, rainbow colors seen on surface

The United States government space agency NASA frequently publishes breathtaking photographs taken in orbit. The James Webb Space Telescope, which is operated by NASA, has only recently made available some breathtaking photographs of the obscure cosmos. Everyone is ecstatic since NASA has shared such a remarkable photo of Pluto with the public. The space agency NASA has released a photograph of Pluto that features rainbow colors. In this photo, you can make out a variety of different parts of Pluto. People are sharing stunning photographs of Pluto, which feature stunning coloration and remarkable effects. NASA explained in a caption that the image was generated by scientists working on the New Horizons mission. The agency shared the photo on Instagram. The many regions of Plut...
Finally! A date was selected for the moon-bound Artemis I mission by NASA.
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Finally! A date was selected for the moon-bound Artemis I mission by NASA.

A specific date for the SLS launch has been specified by NASA. According to a report from Ars Technica, U.S. space agency officials stated on Wednesday, July 20, that they are on track to launch the moon-bound Space Launch System (SLS) this summer. We may be less than five weeks away from witnessing the Artemis I mission to lift off because the agency established a provisional launch date of August 29. NASA's SLS has a set date for the launch. According to current plans, SLS would be used to launch NASA's Orion spacecraft toward the moon. On August 18, the organization's big rocket will be transported to the launch site. The space agency then decided to launch on August 29, September 2, and September 5, respectively. "These are the dates we are working toward today," said ...