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Using the Galaxy Evolution Explorer, scientists have spotted what appear to be massive baby galaxies in our corner of the universe.


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This artist's conception shows what a dusty and bright galaxy located billions of light-years away might look like close up if viewed in infrared light.Photo of spiral galaxy NGC 55 taken by the Galaxy Evolution Explorer orbiting space telescope.
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 A close-up view of a bloom in the Lada greenhouse aboard the International Space Station.
Orbiting Agriculture
The ultimate in container gardening.
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 Engineered glowing bacteria
Helpful Bacteria to the Rescue
Good bacteria are being developed to signal the presence of their destructive relatives.
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 Phil Fowler, Jim Clawson and Erin Wilkerson gather around a Mars test chamber.
Fruits for Their Labor
NASA scientists are designing greenhouses to feed Mars explorers.
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 A SLS experiment loaded into the Mars chamber
Hitchhikers in Space
Scientists at NASA study how long spacecraft stowaways can survive.
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 DART
Anomaly in Orbit Ends DART Mission
After a successful launch, the DART spacecraft placed itself in the retirement phase before completing all planned operations.
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Robonaut's Sensitive Side
Space-driven sensor technology may protect our seas.
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 The atomic force microscope fits in the palm of a hand.
Small Wonder
Tiny microscope has big potential
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 Astronaut Michael Gernhardt floats aove the Earth
Space Exploration
A human response to curiosity about Earth, the moon, the planets, the sun, and other galaxies.
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 Strawberries growing in Kennedy's SLS lab
Farming in Space
Plants may bring a home-like comfort to NASA's space-dwelling astronauts.
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 Radish growth under study at the Space Life Sciences Lab.
Radishes and Rockets
Growing radishes certainly isn't rocket science -- or is it?
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