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Crab Nebula (NASA, Sailing With NASA, 10/24/09) | by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center
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Crab Nebula (NASA, Sailing With NASA, 10/24/09)

The Crab Nebula, the result of a supernova seen in 1054 AD.


This is a supporting image for the "Sailing With NASA" blog, which is documenting space shuttle external tank ET-134's sea voyage from Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.


Credit: NASA, ESA, J. Hester, A. Loll (ASU)


Read the original blog post, "Exploration May Be a Matter of Timing" --


Follow the "Sailing With NASA" blog and the ET-134 journey:

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Uploaded on October 24, 2009