Seasons Greetings from the cosmos to Earth...brought to you by the Hubble Space Telescope.
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Courtesy of NASA, ESA & Mohammad Heydari-Malayeri (Observatoire de Paris, France)

For the Holidays...
News story originally written on December 20, 2001

This is a picture that the Hubble Space Telescope took of a nebula. Nebulas are clouds of gas in outer space from which stars form. Because it is red and white and green, it looks like something that could be on front of a holiday card!

Other holiday happenings include Houston, mission control, being changed into "Santa Control" this Christmas Eve. NASA experts will help watch out for Santa. They will measure Santa's speed and reindeer performance, helping Santa get to the many places he needs to be on Christmas Eve. The 3 members of the International Space Station (ISS) will even be watching out for Santa to fly by! "Santa Control, Houston" will be shown on NASA Television during the NASA Video File December 24, which will air at noon, 3 p.m., 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. EST.

All of us at Windows to the Universe would like to wish you a safe and peaceful holiday season.

Last modified December 20, 2001 by Jennifer Bergman.

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