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Total eclipse image taken Mar. 20, 2015 at Svalbard, Norway
Sun, Sky Watching, Eclipses
May 15, 2017

Join NASA, other federal agencies, and science organizations for a nationally-televised event on the upcoming total solar eclipse. Read more

This illustration depicts NASA's Juno spacecraft approaching Jupiter.
Solar System
May 22, 2017

Scientists from NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter will discuss their first in-depth science results in a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 25, when multiple papers with early findings... Read more

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NASA's Sounding Rockets Poster
Sun, Earth’s Space Environment
May 16, 2017

Sounding rocket missions can often be the key to getting a quick answer to a tightly focused science question. Read this story Read more

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Image of airplane scanning snow fall in landscape
Earth, Climate Change
May 12, 2017

Water is a critical resource in the western U.S. NASA’s Airborne Snow Observatory is giving California water agencies the first complete measurements... Read more

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Satellite image of a flood
Earth
May 8, 2017

Floods are the deadliest, most frequent, and most expensive natural disasters in the U.S. and in the world. Because floods are difficult to... Read more

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Chart list Earth Venture Suborbital 2 awards
Apr 27, 2017

Technologies Infused: In 2015, NASA funded six new suborbital Earth Venture-class missions—five of which include technologies infused from SMD-... Read more

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Close Approach Comets Poster
Solar System, Sky Watching
Apr 20, 2017

In 2017 and 2018, three comets will pass near the Earth providing the opportunity to observe and study these icy interlopers. Read this story Read more

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Artist concept of mission spacecraft flying through magnetic fields around earth
Earth
Apr 20, 2017

Technology Infused: In March 2015, NASA launched an exciting new mission to investigate how the sun’s and Earth’s magnetic fields connect and... Read more

Visitors explore the exhibits at NASA's Earth Day event at Union Station in Washington, DC, Friday, April 22, 2016.
Earth
Apr 17, 2017

This year, NASA will celebrate Earth Day, April 22, with a variety of live and online activities Thursday and Friday, April 20-21, to engage the public in the agency’s mission to better understand... Read more

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Universe
Apr 17, 2017

Stringent testing is underway to prove the James Webb Space Telescope can handle an Earth-shaking take-off and still capture the universe’s first... Read more