Space Shot of the Day: Animation of Six Decades of a Warming Earth

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This newly released video has developed quite the controversy. The NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies has created this short clip that visualizes the warming of Earth over the past 60 years. Supporters of the Global Warming theory feel that the video is solid proof of a dangerous trend while skeptics argue that 60 years is too short of a time period to fully understand climate change.

Space Shot of the Day: Footage of the Moon Orbiting Earth from Passing Spacecraft

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On a mission to Jupiter with an arrival scheduled for July 4, 2016, NASA's Juno spacecraft captured this footage of the Moon orbiting Earth from a distance of about 600,000 miles. As it passed our planet, the spacecraft accelerated to more than 8,800 MPH in order to reach its final destination.

Space Shot of the Day: Hi-Def Orbit of the Moon

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This beautiful high definition animation of the moon's rotation was captured by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

This is What the United States Looks Like at Nighttime

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This is What the United States Looks Like at Nighttime
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Here's the latest view of the United States at nighttime captured by NASA's Suomi NPP satellite and revealed at the American Geophysical Union conference earlier this week on Wednesday, December 5.

Space Shot of the Day: Cathedral to Massive Stars

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Space Shot of the Day: Cathedral to Massive Stars
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The Hubble Space Telescope took this spellbinding image of Pismis 24 (shown center above), one of the most massive and luminous star clusters known, glimmering above the NGC 6357 nebula that is approximately 8150 light-years away. According to NASA's estimates, the brightest star of Pismis 24 cluster is over 200 times the mass of our Sun.



Space Shot of the Day is a feature series following the latest developments in planetary science, astrophotography, space exploration, future plans for colonization and all things related to outer space.