NGC 299 is an open star cluster located within the Small Magellanic Cloud just under 200,000 light-years away. via NASA http://ift.tt/2eGZlQm Amazing.
U.S. Navy divers and other personnel in a rigid hull Zodiac boat have attached tether lines to a test version of the Orion crew module during Underway Recovery Test 5 in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California. NASA and the U.S. Navy are conducting a series of tests to practice for recovery of Orion on its return from deep space missions. via NASA http://ift.tt/2fyVo4V Amazing.
The primary mirror of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope that consists of 18 hexagonal mirrors looks like a giant puzzle piece standing in the massive clean room of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. The telescope will help piece together puzzles scientists have been trying to solve throughout the cosmos. via NASA http://ift.tt/2fE9EZi Amazing.