Four Rosetta Candidate Landing Sites

August 25, 2014

Rosetta: Landing Site Search Narrows

The European Space Agency's Rosetta mission has chosen five candidate landing sites on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko for its Philae lander.

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Members of the Voyager science team

August 25, 2014

25 Years After Neptune: Reflections on Voyager

Members of the Voyager team reflect on the mission's Neptune encounter, 25 years later.

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Neptune Full Disk

August 25, 2014

NASA Pluto-Bound Spacecraft Crosses Neptune's Orbit

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has crossed the orbit of Neptune, as it prepares to rendezvous with Pluto less than a year from now.

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August 22, 2014

Mars Rover Team Chooses Not to Drill 'Bonanza King'

The team operating NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has chosen not to proceed with drilling at a target rock called "Bonanza King" after the rock budged when tapped by the drill.

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The Voyager 2 spacecraft flew by Triton, a moon of Neptune, in the summer of 1989.

August 21, 2014

Voyager Map Details Neptune's Strange Moon Triton

NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft gave humanity its first close-up look at Neptune and its moon Triton in the summer of 1989.

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This artist's concept shows the Voyager 1 spacecraft entering the space between stars.

August 21, 2014

NASA TV to Air Events About Pluto-Bound Spacecraft

Media and the public are invited to attend two events Monday, Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. - noon PDT (1-3 p.m. EDT).

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For several months, California has been in a state of

August 18, 2014

New Satellite Data Will Help Farmers Facing Drought

NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive mission, launching this winter, will provide global measurements of water in soil.

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Matthew Sturm of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, a co-author of this study

August 15, 2014

Snow Cover on Arctic Sea Ice Has Thinned 30 to 50 Percent

New research led by NASA and the University of Washington, Seattle, confirms that springtime snow on Arctic sea ice has thinned significantly in the last 50 years.

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Image of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko shows the diversity of surface structures on the comet's nucleus.

August 15, 2014

As Seen by Rosetta: Comet Surface Variations

New Rosetta image shows the diversity of surface structures on the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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Looking Up the Ramp Holding 'Bonanza King' on Mars

August 15, 2014

Curiosity Mars Rover Prepares for Fourth Rock Drilling

Backtracking to get NASA's one-ton Mars rover away from slippery sand has brought the rover to its next candidate rock for drilling.

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