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New InSight into the Red Planet Poster
Jun 21, 2018

We’ve always referred to Mars as the red planet because of its surface color. But what’s below that dusty crust? NASA's InSight mission is... Read more

Jun 20, 2018

A new multiagency report outlines how the U.S. could become better prepared for near-Earth objects—asteroids and comets whose orbits come within 30 million miles of Earth—otherwise known as NEOs. ... Read more

Earth from NASA's Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC), aboard NOAA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) spacecraft
Jun 19, 2018

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 20, to discuss a new report detailing U.S. plans for near-Earth objects (NEOs) that could pose a hazard to Earth. ... Read more

Image from MODIS instrument on NASA Aqua satellite showing phytoplankton along the U.S. West Coast
Jun 18, 2018

A large multidisciplinary team of scientists, equipped with advanced underwater robotics and an array of analytical instrumentation, will set sail for the northeastern Pacific Ocean this August. ... Read more

Photo of CubeSat over Earth's horizon taken from the ISS
Jun 18, 2018

A team led by University of Colorado researchers has successfully developed the first science CubeSat mission for NASA’s Heliophysics Division.... Read more

illustration of Parker Solar Probe
Jun 15, 2018

NASA and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory are now targeting launch of the agency’s Parker Solar Probe spacecraft no earlier than Aug. 4, 2018, to accommodate further software... Read more

EVE sounding rocket launch
Jun 15, 2018

In the harsh space environment, scientific instruments can degrade quickly. With the help of the EVE sounding rocket, scientists can still recover quality data from them. ... Read more

What's Up June 2018
Jun 14, 2018

What's up in the night sky this month? Enjoy a ringside seat for Saturn, plus a night long parade featuring Venus, Jupiter, Mars and Vesta!

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Although the mountains are plastered in snow and ice, measurements tell us that this region is losing ice at an increasing rate.
Jun 13, 2018

Ice losses from Antarctica have tripled since 2012, increasing global sea levels by 0.12 inch (3 millimeters) in that timeframe alone, according to a major new international climate assessment funded... Read more