Three-foot telescope could be placed in an orbit over 220,000 miles from the surface of the planet.
The image of the galaxy includes up to 15 million stars.
Pulsars are some of the strangest objects in the universe.
The cluster, around 4 billion light-years from Earth, contains hundreds of individual galaxies.
The galaxy is located around 65 million light-years away from Earth.
The new technique will enable astronomers to study the properties of astronomical objects in much greater detail than was possible before.
The image reveals in incredible detail a fiery region surrounding the supermassive black hole that lies at the heart of the Milky Way.
If only the dinosaurs had such technology.
The test photo includes more than 200,000 stars.
The spacecraft has spotted almost three-quarters of the alien planets scientists have identified to date.
Space might also smell like raspberries, vodka and vinegar.
The device will look for stars like our own sun and examine planets similar to Earth.
Don't cry too much about Cassini. Upcoming missions are going to Mars, Mercury, the Sun, Europa and several asteroids.
You will not get another chance to see Florence in centuries but you have some very good options this weekend.
China is seeking one of the few foreigners qualified to run the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope, but there are some drawbacks.
Don't forget special glasses, solar filters and common sense.
What would be the largest optical observatory has the legal go-ahead, but protesters keep stalling construction.
The ALMA system of antennas has high-resolution capabilities that produced an image of a star with planet-forming rings roughly 450 light-years from the Earth, like "a penny as seen from more than 110 kilometers away."