Visual Astronomy Display: May 2017

Visual Astronomy Display for May 2017


  • The Hubble Space Telescope brings us more evidence for water vapor plumes on Europa;
  • Cassini takes a historic dive through the narrow gap between the planet Saturn and its rings, returning images for its closest look at Saturn’s atmosphere;
  • NASA’s Kennedy Space Center shared a few videos explaining all about CubeSats;
  • NASA profiles Anna Fisher, who retired from NASA after a career that stretched from the beginnings of the space shuttle program through International Space Station and into the design of the Orion spacecraft; and
  • NASA’s OSIRS-REx searches for Earth’s elusive Trojan asteroids when the spacecraft passes by Earth’s L4 Lagrange point, en route to asteroid Bennu in 2018.

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