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Aug 30, 2017

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is 18 days from its mission-ending dive into the atmosphere of Saturn. Its fateful plunge on Sept. 15 is a foregone... Read more

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Photo of dust accelerator setup in laboratory
Universe, Stars
Aug 28, 2017

Technology Development: In the last three years, a NASAsponsored team at the University of Colorado has developed a facility that allows “shooting... Read more

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Satellite image showing Hurricane Harvey over Texas
Earth
Aug 28, 2017

Tropical Storm Harvey's center of circulation did not move much during the day on Sunday, Aug. 27 and NASA's infrared data identified powerful storms... Read more

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Sun
Aug 24, 2017

Now that the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse across America is over, you may be wondering: Can I reuse or recycle my eclipse glasses? Read more

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is shown during its Sept. 15, 2017, plunge into Saturn's atmosphere in this artist's depiction.
Solar System
Aug 24, 2017

On Sept. 15, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will complete its remarkable story of exploration with an intentional plunge into Saturn's atmosphere, ending its mission after nearly 20 years in space. ... Read more

A second image from Hinode of the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, taken approximately 5 minutes farther into lunar transit.
Sun
Aug 23, 2017

As Americans across the nation watched the total solar eclipse Aug. 21, the international Hinode solar observation satellite, flying some 422 miles above the Pacific Ocean, caught its own unique... Read more

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Photo of gorillas in a rainforest
Earth
Aug 21, 2017

How free and open data are fostering innovative applications in Africa A SERVIR project put space-based rainforest data online. Now the data are... Read more