NASA's UAVSAR Studies Ground Deformation from Napa California Quake

September 10, 2014

NASA Research Aids Response to California Napa Quake

NASA data and expertise are proving invaluable in California's ongoing response to the Aug. 24 magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Napa Valley, northeast of San Francisco.

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Mars Rover Curiosity in Artist's Concept, Close-up

September 9, 2014

NASA Telecon to Discuss Mars Curiosity Science Plans

NASA will host a telecon at 10 a.m. PDT (1 p.m. EDT) Thursday, Sept. 11, to discuss mission status and the future science campaign for the Mars rover Curiosity mission.

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Rover Tracks in Northward View Along West Rim of Endeavour

September 9, 2014

Mars Rover Opportunity's Vista Includes Long Tracks

Wheel tracks from about a month of driving on Mars recede into the distance in a recent color view captured by the Pancam on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity.

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Scientists

September 9, 2014

Spitzer's SPLASH Project Dives Deep for Galaxies

Astronomers "fishing" for galaxies turn up surprisingly massive catch.

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Shadows and Rings

September 8, 2014

Bright Clumps in Saturn Ring Now Mysteriously Scarce

A NASA-funded study finds a drop in the number of bright clumps in one of Saturn's rings over the past 30 years, suggesting small moonlets there have been on the decline.

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ISS International Space Station

September 8, 2014

NASA Launches New Era of Earth Science from Space Station

The launch of a NASA ocean winds sensor to the International Space Station (ISS) this month inaugurates a new era of Earth observation from the space station's vantage point.

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Conceptual illustration of the subduction process

September 8, 2014

Scientists Find Evidence of 'Diving' Tectonic Plates on Europa

Scientists have found evidence of plate tectonics on Jupiter's moon Europa. This indicates the first sign of this type of surface-shifting geological activity on a world other than Earth.

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Artist's concept of comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring. On Oct. 19

September 4, 2014

JPL to Host 'NASA Social' Highlighting Comets

NASA will hold a one-day NASA Social for up to 50 of its social media followers on Oct. 13, 2014, at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.

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RapidScat's two-part payload is shown in the trunk of a SpaceX Dragon

September 4, 2014

NASA's RapidScat: Some Assembly Required -- in Space

ISS-RapidScat will be the first science payload to be robotically assembled in space since the International Space Station itself.

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Rosetta at Comet

September 4, 2014

NASA Instrument on Rosetta: First Science Results

A NASA instrument aboard the European Space Agency's Rosetta orbiter has successfully made its first delivery of science data from comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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