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  • SERVIR: NASA lends a helping hand in Central America

    Dec. 28, 2007

    NASA is bringing high-tech satellite images and visualization tools to bear on the unique environmental problems of Central America.

  • The Exploding Lunar Eclipse

    Aug. 27, 2007

    On Tuesday morning, Aug. 28th, a team of astronomers and engineers at the Marshall Space Flight Center will attempt something never done before--to observe meteoroids hitting The Moonand exploding during a lunar eclipse.

  • The Moonis a School for Exploration

    Feb. 14, 2007

    NASA has been exploring space for nearly half a century, yet there's one thing we still don't know: what is the best way to explore an alien planet?

  • Preventing "Sick" Spaceships

    May 11, 2007

    Wherever humans go, microorganisms follow--and that includes space. Bacteria and other microbes living onboard spaceships may not only cause health problems for the crew, but also cause the spaceship itself to malfunction.

  • Repair Shops for Broken DNA

    Nov. 7, 2007

    NASA-supported scientists have discovered cellular repair shops where DNA broken by space radiation may be put back together again.

  • Tones from Deep Space

    Oct. 4, 2007

    Fifty years after the launch of Sputnik kicked off the Space Age, an ultra-modern probe heading for Pluto is using retro Sputnik-like tones to communicate with Earth.

  • 181 Things to do on the Moon

    Feb. 2, 2007

    If you woke up tomorrow morning and found yourself on the moon, what would you do? NASA has just released a list of 181 good ideas.

  • Fantastic Flyby

    May 1, 2007

    Today, NASA released stunning new images taken by the New Horizons spacecraft during its recent flyby of Jupiter. Highlights include a movie of an erupting volcano on Jupiter's moon Io and the best-ever color photo of Jupiter's "Little Red Spot."

  • Thinking Big About Space Telescopes

    June 25, 2007

    NASA's next Moon rocket is still on the drawing board, but already scientists are dreaming up big new things to do with it--such as launching giant telescopes into space.

  • Is a New Solar Cycle About to Begin?

    Dec. 14, 2007

    The solar Physicscommunity is abuzz this week. No, there haven't been any great eruptions or solar storms. The source of the excitement is a modest knot of magnetism that popped up on the sun, possibly heralding the start of a new solar cycle.