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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Elevation data at the highest possible resolution from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission

September 23, 2014

U.S. Releases Enhanced Shuttle Land Elevation Data

High-resolution topographic data from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission, previously only available for the United States, will be released globally over the next year.

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Artist's concept of the LA Megacities Carbon Project observing system.

September 23, 2014

NASA, Partners Target Megacities Carbon Emissions

As world leaders meet to discuss Earth's climate, NASA is participating in an international initiative to monitor the greenhouse gas emissions of Earth's most populous cities.

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The image shows Kelvin waves of high sea level (red/yellow) crossing the Pacific Ocean at the equator.

September 22, 2014

The Fickle El Nino of 2014

Prospects have been fading for an El NiƱo event in 2014, but now there's a glimmer of hope for a very modest comeback.

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