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Known as the fighting dragons of Ara, two colorful gas clouds appear to be posing in attack position. The 300-light-year-wide molecular cloud is being shaped by radiation from massive young stars formed inside during the past few million years.

thesaurusrexx:

Known as the fighting dragons of Ara, two colorful gas clouds appear to be posing in attack position. The 300-light-year-wide molecular cloud is being shaped by radiation from massive young stars formed inside during the past few million years.

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NASA Picks Seven Commercial Spaceships for the Next Generation of Suborbital Science Missions
The new post-shuttle NASA has said it aims to work more cooperatively with private space industry and outside sources of innovation in writing the next chapter in space exploration and science, and the agency is putting its money where its mouth is. After selecting 30 future technology proposals for funding earlier this week, NASA has now inked a number of much larger contracts with seven private space companies—including Virgin Galactic—to integrate and fly various technology payloads aboard their suborbital spacecraft.
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NASA Picks Seven Commercial Spaceships for the Next Generation of Suborbital Science Missions

The new post-shuttle NASA has said it aims to work more cooperatively with private space industry and outside sources of innovation in writing the next chapter in space exploration and science, and the agency is putting its money where its mouth is. After selecting 30 future technology proposals for funding earlier this week, NASA has now inked a number of much larger contracts with seven private space companies—including Virgin Galactic—to integrate and fly various technology payloads aboard their suborbital spacecraft.

Keep reading.