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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

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Artist’s rendition showing the inner structure of Mars
Mar 29, 2018

Starting next year, scientists will get their first look deep below the surface of Mars.

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The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is a NASA Explorer mission launching in 2018.
Mar 28, 2018

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is undergoing final preparations in Florida for its April 16 launch to find undiscovered worlds around nearby stars, providing targets where future... Read more

Advanced Supersonic Parachute Inflation Research Experiment (ASPIRE) 2 payload
Mar 20, 2018

NASA will test a parachute for possible future missions to Mars from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Tuesday, March 27. Live coverage of the test is scheduled to begin at 6:15 a.m. EDT... Read more

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Composite image, derived from data collected by the Jovian Infrared Auroral Mapper (JIRAM) instrument

Data collected by NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter indicate that the atmospheric winds of the gas-giant planet run deep into its atmosphere and last... Read more

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four part image with globes of neptune over BW closeups

Three billion miles away on the farthest known major planet in our solar system, an ominous, dark storm – once big enough to stretch across the... Read more