NASA is inviting people everywhere to become cloud-studying citizen scientists

October 1, 2014

NASA Invites Public to Join #SkyScience Cloud Study

NASA is inviting people around the globe to step outside during Earth Science Week, Oct. 12-18, observe the sky and share their observations as citizen scientists.

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Spectral map of Titan with Polar Vortex

October 1, 2014

Swirling Cloud at Titan's Pole is Cold and Toxic

Scientists analyzing data from NASA's Cassini mission have found a giant, toxic cloud hovering over the south pole of Titan, after the atmosphere there cooled dramatically.

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Visitors learn about Cassini, NASA's mission to explore Saturn and its moons

October 1, 2014

Ride Through Space Exploration at JPL Open House

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, opens its doors to the public at its Open House on Saturday, October 11, and Sunday, October 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden (left) and Chairman K. Radhakrishnan of the Indian Space Research Organisation

September 30, 2014

U.S., India to Collaborate on Earth, Mars Missions

NASA and the Indian Space Research Organisation signed agreements to launch a joint space mission to observe Earth and establish a pathway for joint Mars exploration missions.

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Mysterious Changing Feature in Ligeia Mare

September 29, 2014

Cassini Watches Mysterious Feature Evolve in Titan Sea

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is monitoring the evolution of a mysterious feature in a large hydrocarbon sea on Saturn's moon Titan.

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Image depicts the primary landing site on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

September 26, 2014

Rosetta to Deploy Lander on November 12

The European Space Agency's Rosetta mission will deploy its lander, Philae, to the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on Nov. 12.

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Artist's concept of an atom chip for use by NASA's Cold Atom Laboratory (CAL)

September 26, 2014

Cold Atom Laboratory Chills Atoms to New Lows

NASA's Cold Atom Laboratory mission has succeeded in producing a state of matter known as a Bose-Einstein condensate, a key breakthrough for the instrument.

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First Sampling Hole in Mount Sharp

September 25, 2014

NASA Rover Drill Pulls First Taste From Mars Mountain

The robotic arm of NASA's Curiosity rover is holding the rover's first sample of rock powder drilled from the base of Mount Sharp on Mars.

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Alaskan tundra is showing the effects of melting permafrost.

September 24, 2014

With Few Data, Arctic Carbon Models Lack Consensus

A new NASA study shows how much work is still needed to reach consensus on the most basic questions about carbon in the Arctic, where global warming is hitting hard.

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Seeing Starlight Through a Planet's Rim

September 24, 2014

NASA Telescopes Find Clear Skies and Water Vapor on Exoplanet

Astronomers using data from three of NASA's space telescopes -- Hubble, Spitzer and Kepler -- have discovered clear skies and steamy water vapor on a gaseous exoplanet.

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