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1 May 2022
31 Jul 2022
Challenge 2022 NASA's Astrophoto Challenge (Summer)
The summer 2022 NASA's Astrophoto Challenges wll take place May 1, 2022 through July 31, 2022. The season's target has not yet been anounced. Try your hand at processing images from NASA's...
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Ultra Deep Field
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Ultra Deep Field: Looking Out into Space, Looking Back into Time

This six-minute visual exploration of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field showcases the characteristics and contents of this landmark observation, as well as its four-dimensional nature across both space and time....
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Webb Telescope in clean room (folded)
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Teachable Moments: Learn About the Universe with the James Webb Space Telescope

Learn about the science and engineering behind the largest and most powerful space telescope ever built while exploring ways to engage learners in the mission. TEACHABLE MOMENTS: JAMES WEBB SPACE...
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1 Jul 2021
16 Aug 2021
Challenge 2021 NASA's Astrophoto Challenge (Summer)
The summer 2021 NASA's Astrophoto Challenges have ended. This season's target: Messier 87 Galaxy. Try your hand at processing images from NASA's space telescopes, or capture and process...
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Sonification

A Universe of Sound

Every sound begins with a vibration. When those vibrations travel through the air, they can enter the human eardrum where they are eventually turned into electrical signals that our brain interprets as...
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The Expanded Universe: Playing with Time Activity Guide

In this activity, participants use balloons to model the expansion of the universe and observe how expansion affects wavelengths of light and distance between galaxies. Participants will learn: The...
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Black hole in a super massive black hole
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ViewSpace Videos: Black Holes

What are black holes? How can we detect them? These videos allow your visitors to journey to the centers of galaxies to explore what we know about these elusive objects. Are you interested in playing...
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9 Dec 2019
29 Feb 2020
Challenge 2020 NASA's Astrophoto Challenge (Winter)
The winter 2020 NASA's Astrophoto Challenges have ended. This season's target: M82 Galaxy. Try your hand at processing images from NASA's space telescopes, or capture and process your...
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31 May 2019
31 Jul 2019
Challenge 2019 NASA's Astrophoto Challenge (Summer)
The summer 2019 NASA's Astrophoto Challenges have ended. This season's target: Whirlpool Galaxy. Try your hand at processing images from NASA's space telescopes, or capture and process...
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Interactive

ViewSpace Interactives: Black Holes

A black hole is a region of space packed with so much mass that its own gravity prevents anything from breaking away. Although we can’t see a black hole, telescopes can observe the material around...
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Interactive

ViewSpace Interactives: Dark Matter

Scientists know more about what dark matter isn’t than what it is. We know dark matter exists because of its gravitational effects on objects we do see – objects that emit or reflect light....
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Interactive

ViewSpace Interactives: Interacting Galaxies

When galaxies are drawn toward each other by gravity, stars and planets can pass by each other unharmed, but the gas and dust between stars collide. The gas is compressed and heated, setting off waves...
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Expansion of the universe and early stars and galaxies
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ViewSpace Videos: History and Origin of the Universe

How big is the universe? What happened after the big bang? How do we know the universe is expanding? Explore what we know about the history and origin of the universe in this video series. Are you interested...
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Stephan’s Quintet of five galaxies
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ViewSpace Videos: Galaxies

Examine galaxies up close: These videos showcase stunning spiral, elliptical and irregular galaxies, show what various light reveals about certain targets, and link galaxies to larger structures like galaxy...
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Star-Forming Region in the Small Magellanic Cloud Star Cluster NGC 602
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ViewSpace Videos: Space

ViewSpace videos tell the stories of planets, stars, galaxies, and the universe, giving viewers opportunities to experience space observed by satellites and telescopes. Explore more than 250 videos in...
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