Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, as photographed by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. Photo Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which has been exploring Saturn and its many moons (roughly 60 discovered so far) since 2004, recently discovered an ingredient on the moon Titan that is very common here on Earth, one which is probably in your kitchen [...]
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Data from a NASA airborne science mission reveals evidence of a large and previously unknown canyon hidden under a mile of Greenland ice.
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NASA will host a Google+ Hangout at 1 p.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 9, about wildfire research and what a changing climate could mean for future fire activity in the United States.
NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft has arrived at Kennedy Space Center in Florida in preparation for a November launch to the Red Planet. Image Credit: NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center
NASA’s next spacecraft bound for Mars—the $450 million MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN) mission—completed its final Earth-bound journey yesterday, Friday, Aug. 2 at NASA’s [...]
This spectacular image of comet Tempel 1 was taken 67 seconds after it obliterated Deep Impact’s impactor spacecraft. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UMD
Like many of his colleagues at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., Shyam Bhaskaran is working a lot with asteroids these days. And also like many of his colleagues, the deep space navigator [...]
In this image, both of the impact sites of the mirror-image GRAIL spacecraft can be seen. The final resting spots of these two spacecraft were imaged by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. Image Credit: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University
NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has found the impacts made by its cousin(s), the Gravity Recovery and Interior [...]
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WASHINGTON — NASA’s Operation IceBridge scientists have begun another season of research activity over Arctic ice sheets and sea ice, with the first of a series of science flights from Greenland completed Wednesday.
Of the 10 million square miles (26 million square kilometers) of northern vegetated lands, 34 to 41 percent showed increases in plant growth (green and blue), 3 to 5 percent showed decreases in plant growth (orange and red), and 51 to 62 percent showed no changes (yellow) over the past 30 years. Satellite data [...]
Technicians completing the final assembly of the MAVEN Spacecraft. Photo Credit: NASA/GSFC
The next mission to the Red Planet, MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN), has reached an important milestone, as construction was officially completed Feb. 8. The spacecraft is now being prepared to move into the first rounds of its environmental testing. Assembly had been [...]
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PASADENA, Calif — NASA has joined the European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) Euclid mission, a space telescope designed to investigate the cosmological mysteries of dark matter and dark energy.