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Feb 15, 2018

NASA’s Jim Green and bestselling author Andy Weir explore the fascinating intersection of science and science fiction.

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Artist's concept of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft flying by 2014 MU69 on Jan. 1, 2019
Feb 1, 2018

New Horizons Principal Investigator Alan Stern talks about what we’ve learned about Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69 and the remarkable story of how... Read more

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America's Debut in Space Poster
Jan 30, 2018

On January 31, 1958, the United States joined the "space race" with the successful launch of the Explorer 1 satellite, marking the birth of space... Read more

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Pluto in enhanced color

In this episode of Gravity Assist, Jim Green talks with New Horizons Principal Investigator Alan Stern of the Southwest Research Institute about... Read more

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Image of Saturn

The sixth planet from the Sun, Saturn is a gas giant that’s best known for its striking icy rings. How old are the rings, and how are they... Read more

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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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Mars
Dec 29, 2017

With Jim Green today is the “man about Mars,” Bruce Jakosky from the University of Colorado.

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Views of Home Poster
Dec 22, 2017

Cameras on NASA spacecraft have treated us to intriguing and inspiring perspectives of our home planet as they've looked back at Earth from... Read more