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Best Space Photos of the Week - April 7, 2012

Amazing Photo Captures Robot Cargo Ship's Space Station Arrival


Astronauts aboard the International Space Station captured an extraordinary photo of an unmanned European cargo ship as it docked to the orbiting outpost last week. [Full Story]

Cosmic Collision Likely Spawned Massive Nearby Galaxy

Far-infrared: ESA/Herschel/PACS/SPIRE/C.D. Wilson, MacMaster University, Canada; X-ray: ESA/XMM-Newton/EPIC

New observations from two European spacecraft strengthen the view that the huge nearby galaxy Centaurus A was created by the collision of two older galaxies. [Full Story]

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