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Satellite image of Hurricane Harvey's precipitation over Texas
Earth, Climate Change
Sep 18, 2017

It’s estimated that Hurricane Harvey dumped more than 30 trillion gallons of water across parts of the U.S. – most of it in east Texas and Louisiana... Read more

Artist rendering of Voyager
Sun
Sep 18, 2017

Out beyond 10 billion miles away from Earth, there is no day and night. Time and space are fathomless and our Sun is a distant point of starlight — a faint reminder of the home the Voyagers left... Read more

moon Enceladus behind Saturn
Solar System
Sep 15, 2017

A thrilling epoch in the exploration of our solar system came to a close today, as NASA's Cassini spacecraft made a fateful plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn, ending its 13-year tour of the ringed... Read more

Artist's illustration of NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn
Solar System
Sep 13, 2017

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is on final approach to Saturn, following confirmation by mission navigators that it is on course to dive into the planet’s atmosphere on Friday, Sept. 15. ... Read more

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Image of Cassini with Saturn in the background
Solar System
Sep 12, 2017

When the Cassini orbiter plunges into the atmosphere of Saturn on Sept. 15, a group of NASA scientists based in Greenbelt, Maryland, will be among... Read more

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Photo of a city damaged by an earthquake
Earth
Sep 12, 2017

What if the terabytes of global environmental data streaming down every day from NASA’s fleet of Earth-orbiting satellites for researchers studying... Read more

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Photograph of Canadian Rocky mountains, view from airplane
Earth, Ice
Sep 11, 2017

Technology Development: A new instrument, the Ultrawideband Software-Defined Microwave Radiometer (UWBRAD), aims to provide measurements of ice sheet... Read more

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Magnified image of OSIRIS-REx spacecraft (circled) approaching Earth
Solar System
Sep 8, 2017

This set of magnified, cropped images shows NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft (highlighted in red) as it approaches Earth for its Sept. 22 Earth Gravity... Read more

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Satellite image of Hurrincane Irma
Earth
Sep 7, 2017

Satellite imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite and NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite have provided different data on the still Category 5 Hurricane Irma... Read more

Antares rocket at Wallops with sun in background
Sun
Sep 6, 2017

You don't have to wait on the next eclipse for another cool opportunity to look at the Sun: Sunspots are dark patches on the face of the Sun and you can see them with your eclipse glasses. ... Read more