Space Swoon: NASA drops Lagoon Nebula fly-through live shots to celebrate its 28th Anniversary

I say, goddamn. To celebrate its 28th anniversary, NASA has dropped a “fly through” video of the Lagoon Nebula. It’s about as cosmically pornographic as you’d expect, too.

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Space Swoon: Astronomers Find Galaxy With *Almost* No Dark Matter

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This is one of this cosmic stories that pops-up every so often, and I just fucking love. Astronomers have found a galaxy with almost no dark matter. This is, of course, a wet fart on the face of conventional astronomical wisdom. Which I love.

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Space Swoon: Cassini captures gorgeous look at Saturn’s moon, Dione

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The amount of dope pictures sent back by Cassini is fucking preposterous, my dudes.

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Space Swoon: Colorized photo of Pluto proves that while it may not be a planet, it is gorgeous

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NASA has dropped a gorgeous colorized photo of Pluto. Man, the planet may have been demoted to dwarf status, but that don’t make this photo any less pretty.

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Space Swoon: Jupiter’s South Pole gets captured in a glorious time-lapse

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Better than a time-lapse of my south pole, especially on a Friday night, amirite?

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Space Swoon: Saturn’s rings go translucent, courtesy of Cassini

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Cassini captured this gorgeous photo of Saturn and its rings looking all translucent as fuck, for our benefit. I don’t really have anything else to add, just enjoy this shit!

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NASA wants to send a probe to Alpha Centauri in 2069, assuming we exist then, right?

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Hyperbolic headline is hyperbolic! But, what portion of it is hyperbolic? The part about NASA? The part about us existing in 2069? Both? Neither? What ever the case, pulling this off would be fucking rad.

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NASA and Google found first solar system with 8 planets like our own, Pluto is like pfft

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NASA and Google have teamed-up to find a solar system like ours, sporting eight planets. Cool! I mean, cool? It’s neat.

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Bad Ass: Voyager 1’s thrusters have been fired up for the first time in 37 years

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No big whup. NASA Wizards have just dusted off Voyager 1’s old as fuck code, and successfully fired up its thrusters for the first time in 37 goddamn years.

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Space Swoon: Earth viewed from 10,000 miles away is resplendent as fuck

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Drink in some perspective, swine! Do so by checking out this glorious image of Earth, taken some 10,000 miles away.

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