This image of space shuttle Atlantis was taken shortly after the rotating service structure was rolled back at Launch Pad Thursday, July Atlantis is set to liftoff today, Friday, July on the final flight of the Space Shuttle Program.
This infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows the Helix nebula, a cosmic starlet often photographed by amateur astronomers for its vivid colors and eerie resemblance to a giant eye. 36 / 40 Photo by Comets Kick up Dust in Helix Nebula;
Globular Cluster Omega Centauri - the light of 2 million stars [1280 x 1168]
“Monster” outflows of charged particles from the centre of our Galaxy, stretching more than halfway across the sky, have been detected and mapped with CSIRO’s Parkes radio telescope. The new-found outflows of particles (pale blue) from the.