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Space Gardening Poster
ISS
Jun 19, 2017

Scientists have been studying plant growth on the International Space Station. The results could help boost the productivity of both extraterrestrial... Read more

NASA’s Kepler space telescope team has identified 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size.
Universe
Jun 19, 2017

NASA’s Kepler space telescope team has released a mission catalog of planet candidates that introduces 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and orbiting in their star's... Read more

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Total eclipse image taken Mar. 20, 2015 at Svalbard, Norway
Sun, Sky Watching, Eclipses
Jun 14, 2017

Join NASA, other federal agencies, and science organizations for a nationally-televised event on the upcoming total solar eclipse. Read more

mage of the moon crossing in front of the sun was captured on Jan. 30, 2014, by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory
Sun
Jun 13, 2017

For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will cross the entire nation Aug. 21. Representatives from NASA, other federal agencies, and science organizations, will provide important... Read more

Illustration of the ring of dust that can obscure the energetic processes near the black hole of an active galactic nuclei.
Universe
Jun 13, 2017

Researchers at the University of Texas San Antonio using observations from NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA, found that the dust surrounding active, ravenous black holes... Read more

This illustration depicts a sample of the many planets discovered by NASA's Kepler space telescope.
Universe
Jun 12, 2017

NASA will hold a media briefing at 11 a.m. EDT Monday, June 19, to announce the latest planet candidate results from the agency's exoplanet-hunting Kepler mission. The briefing, taking place during... Read more

Kepler K2 SciCon IV
Universe
Jun 9, 2017

NASA invites members of the media to attend the fourth Kepler and K2 Science Conference held June 19-23. The weeklong science conference will take place at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s... Read more

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Greenland's Thinning Ice Poster
Earth, Climate Change, Ice
Jun 8, 2017

NASA's OMG and Operation IceBridge missions are investigating the thinning of Greenland's ice sheets from both above and below. Read this story Read more

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Image of NICER mission
Universe, Stars
Jun 5, 2017

The NICER instrument which will explore neutron stars launched to the International Space Station. Read more

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Photo of people releases weather balloons into blue sky
Sun, Sky Watching, Eclipses
Jun 2, 2017

For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will cross the entire nation on Monday, August 21, 2017. Over the course of 100 minutes, 14... Read more