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This illustration depicts NASA's Juno spacecraft soaring over Jupiter’s south pole.

Our solar system is a wondrous place with a single star, our Sun, and everything that orbits around it - planets, moons, asteroids and comets -... Read more

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Image of Venus

The next stop on our virtual tour is Venus, the closest planet to Earth and the hottest planet in our solar system, with surface temperatures... Read more

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New Horizons' Discoveries Keep Coming Poster

New Horizons is on its way to new discoveries deep in the Kuiper Belt – a region inhabited by ancient remnants from the dawn of the solar system... Read more

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Cassini's Grand Finale Poster

Cassini is in the process of executing 22 daring ‘Grand Finale’ dives in the 1,200-mile gap between Saturn and its innermost ring, concluding with... Read more

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

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Testing of HEEET material at the NASA Ames Arc Jet Complex in the Interaction Heating Facility.

Technology Development: When the Galileo mission’s probe entered the Jovian atmosphere in December 1995, it experienced... Read more

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Methane Stinks Poster 1

NASA is sniffing out the sweet smell of methane on Earth, Mars and beyond. It's a greenhouse gas and, in some places, possibly a sign of life.

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Red and Golden Planets Poster

Mars and Saturn are getting together in the constellation Scorpius for back-to-back oppositions in May and June 2016.

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Close Encounters with Jupiter Poster

On March 8th, 2016 Earth and Jupiter will have a close encounter. The giant planet will be "up all night," soaring almost overhead at midnight and... Read more