Today NASA released eight incredible never-seen-before incredible photos of the universe, taken by the agency’s x-ray space telescope. Read/see more on Motherboard

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Behind the scenes at the ISS! International Space Station Commander Sunita Williams gives a tour of the orbital laboratory in November, just before she returned to Earth. Floating through the different modules, Williams describes in great detail the sleep stations, exercise areas, the kitchen, bathrooms and the stunning views from the Cupola. — heidi

This is definitely the most rad thing you will watch today. 

Experts at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) share the challenges of Curiosity’s rover final 7 minutes to landing on the surface of Mars tonight (10:31PM PDT). (via GeekWire)

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NASA science: revealed! This is the NASA Visualization Explorer, the coolest way to get stories about advanced space-based research delivered right to your iPad. A direct connection to NASA’s extraordinary fleet of research spacecraft, this app presents cutting edge research stories in an engaging and exciting format. See the Earth as you’ve never seen it before; travel to places otherwise unavailable to even the most intrepid explorers! Download it now, tap into the power of NASA’s cutting-edge research today and check for new stories every week!

NASA Visualization Explorer iPad app:

NASA science: revealed! This is the NASA Visualization Explorer, the coolest way to get stories about advanced space-based research delivered right to your iPad. A direct connection to NASA’s extraordinary fleet of research spacecraft, this app presents cutting edge research stories in an engaging and exciting format. See the Earth as you’ve never seen it before; travel to places otherwise unavailable to even the most intrepid explorers! Download it now, tap into the power of NASA’s cutting-edge research today and check for new stories every week!