Boulder on Mars

August 13, 2014

Tall Boulder Rolls Down Martian Hill, Lands Upright

A new photo from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows an oblong boulder about 20 feet (6 meters) tall standing upright on Mars after tumbling downhill, leaving a trail.

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Animated sequence of Cassini images shows methane clouds moving above the large methane sea on Saturn's moon Titan

August 12, 2014

Cassini Tracks Clouds Developing Over a Titan Sea

NASA's Cassini spacecraft recently captured images of clouds moving across the northern hydrocarbon seas of Saturn's moon Titan.

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Artist's concept of a black hole

August 12, 2014

NASA's NuSTAR Sees Rare Blurring of Black Hole Light

A supermassive black hole is grabbing and stretching light to an extreme degree never seen before.

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Artist's rendering of NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO)-2

August 11, 2014

NASA Carbon Counter Reaches Final Orbit, Returns Data

NASA's first spacecraft dedicated to studying atmospheric carbon dioxide has reached its final orbit and returned its first science data.

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Rockets fire in this video clip captured by the test vehicle for NASA's LDSD project.

August 8, 2014

Ride Shotgun With NASA Saucer As It Flies to Near Space

NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project successfully flew a rocket-powered, saucer-shaped test vehicle into near-space.

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Artist's rendering of the AcrimSat spacecraft. Image credit: NASA

August 8, 2014

Sun sets for a NASA solar monitoring spacecraft

After 14 years of monitoring radiation from the sun, NASA's AcrimSat has lost contact with ground operations and its mission has been declared completed.

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Artists's Conception of Cassini Saturn Orbit Insertion

August 7, 2014

Cassini Prepares For Its Biggest Remaining Burn

NASA's Cassini spacecraft will execute the largest planned maneuver of the spacecraft's remaining mission on Aug. 9.

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SST and the Milky Way, an Artist's Concept

August 7, 2014

Spitzer Telescope Honored by Aerospace Society

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has received the 2014 AIAA Space Science Award for its ongoing infrared studies of the hidden cosmos.

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NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program.

August 6, 2014

The Future is Now: Concepts Chosen for Study

Five technology proposals, including one from JPL, have been selected for continued study under the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program.

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NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft passes above Mars' south pole in this artist's concept illustration. Image credit: NASA/JPL

August 6, 2014

Orbiter Completes Maneuver to Prepare for Comet Flyby

NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft has successfully adjusted the timing of its orbit around Mars as a defensive precaution for a comet's close flyby of Mars on Oct. 19, 2014.

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