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Looking down on a shooting star

Emily Lakdawalla • August 15, 2011

This photo is making the rounds of Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and whatever other social network you care to name today. It was shot by astronaut Ron Garan from the Space Station, and it's a meteor seen from above. Way cool.

Summer Sights of the Solar System

Ray Sanders • June 07, 2011

What can you expect to see if you look at the night sky this summer (2011)?

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