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AAS 2014 - My Time in the NITARP Program Comes to an End...

06.30.14 Posted by Danielle Miller | 0 Comments

If you've been following my blog, you know I was lucky enough to be part of the NASA/IPAC Teacher Archive Research Program, or NITARP. It was an amazing year and the program wrapped up with a trip to the American Astronomical Society meeting with two of my students in January.

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Become a Photojournalist of the Milky Way!

04.02.14 Posted by Tim Pyle | 0 Comments

Over the years, NASA has released a lot of beautiful space images. Sometimes they're even given cute names based on what they look like, such as a black widow spider, a rose, or a snake. Have you ever looked at them and wished you could find & capture your own unique photos from space?

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Remembrance of Things Past

03.20.14 Posted by Gordon Squires | 0 Comments

There are many things I remember from late 2003 and early 2004. I remember on December 25, 2003 I was in my office at Caltech during the morning and early afternoon, staging data. I did the same thing on January 1, 2004, after I returned from watching the Rose Parade on Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena. This was a routine that carried on for the next few months. Somewhere in this time frame, I pulled and staged the first image from the GLIMPSE survey of our Milky Way galaxy. It was taken on December 23, 2003. I don’t remember when I staged it, but I’m guessing it was sometime in early January. At the time, I had no idea of what was to come.

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