Best Space Photos of the Week - April 6, 2013

NASA's Pioneer Spacecraft: A Solar System Legacy

NASA Ames Research Center

An artist's view of a Pioneer spacecraft heading into interstellar space. Both Pioneer 10 and 11 are on trajectories that will eventually take them out of our solar system. [ See the full gallery]

Little Lighthouse

Mike Taylor

Astrophotographer Mike Taylor sent in a photo and wrote: “The Milky Way makes a dramatic background for Marshall Point Light in Port Clyde, Maine.” Photographed on March 18, 2013. [See More Images]

Paschal Full Moon

Chris Hadfield ‏(via Twitter as @Cmdr_Hadfield)

Commander Chris Hadfield tweeted this photo from the International Space Station on March 31, 2013. He wrote: "A Full Moon. It may not be made of chocolate, but it makes for a wonderfully natural Easter egg." [See More Images]

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