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Artist’s illustration of Jupiter and Europa with the Galileo spacecraft after its pass through a plume erupting from Europa
May 14, 2018

Scientists re-examining data from an old mission bring new insights to the tantalizing question of whether Jupiter’s moon Europa has the ingredients to support life. ... Read more

NASA's Mars Helicopter, a small, autonomous rotorcraft, will travel with the agency's Mars 2020 rover
May 11, 2018

NASA is sending a helicopter to Mars. The Mars Helicopter, a small, autonomous rotorcraft, will travel with the agency’s Mars 2020 rover mission, currently scheduled to launch in July 2020, to... Read more

A view of Europa created from images taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in the late 1990s.
May 11, 2018

NASA will host a Science Chat at 1 p.m. EDT Monday, May 14, to discuss the latest analysis of Jupiter’s moon Europa and its status as one of the most promising places in the solar system to search... Read more

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Atlas V lifts off for InSight mission.
May 7, 2018

NASA’s Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission is on a 300-million-mile trip to Mars... Read more

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An artist’s impression of the InSight lander on Mars
May 4, 2018

The early-morning liftoff on Saturday of the Mars InSight lander will mark the first time in history an interplanetary launch will originate from... Read more

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New Science from Jupiter Poster

As the Juno spacecraft orbits Jupiter, new discoveries about the giant planet continue to be made.

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An artist’s impression of the InSight lander on Mars
Apr 27, 2018

NASA’s next mission to Mars, Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight), is scheduled to launch Saturday, May 5, on a first-ever mission to study the... Read more

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Jupiter's Great Red Spot

This image of Jupiter’s iconic Great Red Spot and surrounding turbulent zones was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

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What's Up April 2018

The Moon, Mars and Saturn form a pretty triangle in early April, The Lyrid Meteors are visible in late April, peaking high overhead on the 22nd.... Read more