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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

GRACE-FO animation
May 11, 2018

Media are invited to cover the prelaunch briefing and launch of the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO), NASA’s latest Earth-observing satellite mission. The briefing on... 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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The stars of IGR J17062–6143, illustrated here, circle each other every 38 minutes.
May 11, 2018

Scientists analyzing the first data from the Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) mission have found two stars that revolve around... Read more

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Blackholes in the Milky Way
May 10, 2018

Astronomers have discovered evidence for thousands of black holes located near the center of our Milky Way galaxy using data from NASA’s Chandra X... Read more

animation of small-scale magnetic reconnection
Sun
May 9, 2018

Explorations in Earth's space environment by NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale spacecraft have discovered a surprising new magnetic event in turbulent plasma. ... Read more

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GRACE-FO animation
May 9, 2018

Imagine standing on the roof of a building in Los Angeles and trying to point a laser so accurately that you could hit a particular building in... Read more

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Group photo of NASA and University of Twente groups
May 7, 2018

Continuous streams of Earth observations and information made possible by NASA form the foundation for critical environmental planning and... 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