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Although it looks more like an entity seen through a microscope than a telescope, this rounded object, named NGC 2022, is certainly not algae or tiny, blobby jellyfish. Instead, it is a vast orb of gas in space, cast off by an aging star.

On August 13, 2019, NASA astronauts Doug Hurley, left, and Bob Behnken continue to work with teams from NASA and SpaceX to rehearse crew extraction from SpaceX’s Crew Dragon.

A test version of NASA’s Orion crew module is ready for rollback at Space Launch Complex 46 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

This stunning image of Jupiter’s stormy northern hemisphere was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft as it performed a close pass of the gas giant planet.

This flag accompanied NASA astronaut Alan B. Shepard on his 15-minute suborbital journey on May 5, 1961.

FILE PHOTO: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a news conference on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 26, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid/File Photo DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the United States was isolated among its […]

FILE PHOTO: Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir speaks during the second day of the 14th Manama dialogue, Security Summit in Manama, Bahrain October 27, 2018. REUTERS/Hamad l Mohammed MANAMA (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Saturday that those behind the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi would be prosecuted […]

BEIJING (Reuters) – China and Japan on Friday pledged to forge closer ties as both countries stood together at an “historic turning point”, signing a broad range of agreements including a $30 billion currency swap pact, amid rising trade tensions with Washington. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang also agreed the […]

PLANTATION, Fla. (Reuters) – Long before Cesar Sayoc was arrested on Friday for allegedly sending pipe bombs to critics of U.S. President Donald Trump, the 56-year-old former stripper with a long arrest record threatened to bomb a power company and posted angry rants. “He was like a 14-year-old in an adult’s body and the kind […]

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s move to legalize recreational marijuana this week is unlikely to immediately trigger a flood of pot-fuelled tourism, as tour operators and consumers are unsure about rules governing the brand new industry. FILE PHOTO: A sign warning travellers about crossing international borders with cannabis is seen at the Ottawa International Airport in […]


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