In its next phase, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will perform 22 loops between Saturn and its innermost ring.

April 10, 2014

Join in the Cassini Name Game

The public is invited to help name a future phase of NASA's Cassini mission.

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Moon or Planet? The 'Exomoon Hunt' Continues

April 10, 2014

Faraway Moon or Faint Star? Possible Exomoon Found

Does our solar system's pantheon of moons stand alone, or do so-called "exomoons" exist in other planetary systems? The search is ongoing.

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Bright Spot Toward Sun in Image from NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover

April 8, 2014

Images From NASA Mars Rover Include Bright Spots

Images taken by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover last week include bright spots. Such spots, not unusual in images from the rover, have multiple possible explanations.

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Curiosity's View From Arrival Point at 'The Kimberley' Waypoint

April 3, 2014

NASA Mars Rover Curiosity Scoping Out Next Study Area

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has reached a waypoint selected months ago as the location for the mission's next major investigations.

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Ocean Inside Saturn's Moon Enceladus

April 3, 2014

NASA Space Assets Detect Ocean inside Saturn Moon

NASA's Cassini spacecraft and Deep Space Network have uncovered evidence Saturn's moon Enceladus harbors a large underground ocean of liquid water.

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Two people taking a 'selfie'

April 2, 2014

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with 'Global Selfie' Event

For the first time in more than a decade, five NASA Earth-observing missions will be launched into space in a single year.

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The Sagan Fellowship program, named after the late Carl Sagan, supports talented young scientists in their mission to explore the unknown.

April 2, 2014

NASA Selects 2014 Carl Sagan Fellows

NASA has selected seven scientists as recipients of the 2014 Carl Sagan Exoplanet Postdoctoral Fellowships.

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Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2

April 2, 2014

NASA's OCO-2 Brings Sharp Focus on Global Carbon

In July 2014, NASA will launch the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) to study the fate of carbon dioxide worldwide.

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This 2004 levee break, caused by a burrowing beaver

April 1, 2014

NASA Radar Watches Over California's Aging Levees

NASA works with California's water managers to spot tiny signs of trouble in the Sacramento River delta levees, using a research radar.

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March 31, 2014

NASA Model Provides a 3-D Look at L.A.-area Quake

JPL scientists are studying the March 28 La Habra earthquake, a 5.1, to learn more about what may lie ahead.

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