The Best Space Photos That 2015 Had To Offer (15 Pics)

The Hubble Space Telescope captured these jets of energized gas shooting from a young star.
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The Pillars of Creation as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope in infrared light.
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Comet 67P taken by the Rosetta Orbiter.
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NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter took this picture of Acidalia Planitia, a location from the movie ‘The Martian.’
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Globular cluster Messier 22 as observed by the Hubble Space Telescope.
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Star Hen 2-427 and nebula M1-67 taken by the Hubble Space telescope.
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Galaxy NGC 488 taken by the Mount Lemmon SkyCenter.
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NASA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory gave us this new Blue Marble image of Earth.
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A beautiful view of the Milky Way from astronaut Kjell Lindgren.
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NASA’s Curiosity rover took this composite image of Mount Sharp on Mars.
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The New Horizons spacecraft’s historic flyby gave us this detailed image of Pluto.
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Saturn’s moons Enceladus and Tethys line up in this photo by the Cassini spacecraft.
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In this photo from the Hubble Space Telescope gravitational lensing caused this group of galaxies to appear as a smiley face.
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This nebula is named ‘Thor’s Helmet’ and was taken at the Mount Lemmon SkyCenter.
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Astronaut Terry Virts took this photo of Super Typhoon Maysak from the ISS.
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