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composite image of WB-57F planes and a solar eclipse
Sun
Jul 25, 2017

A team of NASA-funded scientists will take to the skies during the Aug. 21 eclipse, using two of NASA's WB-57 jet planes to chase the shadow of the moon for unparalleled observations of the sun and... Read more

Kyle Phillips- NASA Glenn engineer
Solar System
Jul 25, 2017

After an 80-day test at Venus surface conditions and a two week cooling period, samples were removed from Glenn's Extreme Environments Rig (GEER) at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, July 13... Read more

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Two farmers standing a field looking at mobile device
Earth
Jul 24, 2017

The U.S. is predicting droughts sooner with satellites Unlike us humans, soybeans and wheat can’t turn to acupuncture or aromatherapy when they’re... Read more

illustration showing low- and high-frequency hiss regions in near-Earth space
Sun
Jul 24, 2017

NASA's Van Allen Probes have observed a new population of space sound waves, called plasmaspheric hiss, which are important in removing high-energy particles from around Earth that can damage... Read more

illustration of magnetic field lines and energetic particles surrounding Earth
Sun
Jul 17, 2017

NASA's Van Allen Probes have observed a new population of space sound waves, called plasmaspheric hiss, which are important in removing high-energy particles from around Earth that can damage... Read more

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Solar System, Planets of Our Solar System
Jul 13, 2017

Images of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot reveal a tangle of dark, veinous clouds weaving their way through a massive crimson oval. Read more

animation of SDO observations of a sunspot
Sun
Jul 12, 2017

A new sunspot group has rotated into view and seems to be growing rather quickly in this video captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory between July 5-11, 2017. ... Read more

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illustrated diagram
Universe
Jul 11, 2017

Cutaway CAD model representation of proposed HIRMES instrument design. (Credit: GSFC HIRMES Instrument Team) Technology Development: NASA is... Read more

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close up photograph of mosquito
Earth
Jul 10, 2017

Spaceborne data are monitoring these airborne assailants in the name of public health. It’s a simple tactic in mosquito combat—find out where the... Read more