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

July 7, 2014

Sun Sends More 'Tsunami Waves' to Voyager 1

NASA's Voyager has experienced more "tsunami waves" from the sun -- the same kind that led to the realization last year that the spacecraft had entered interstellar space.

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Planet with Twin Parent Stars

July 3, 2014

Newfound Frozen World Orbits in Binary Star System

A planet twice the mass of Earth has been spotted with twin parent stars.

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Comet Pan-STARRS Sails By Distant Galaxy

July 3, 2014

Comet Pan-STARRS Marches Across the Sky

Comet Pan-STARRS poses with a spiral galaxy in new snapshots from NASA's NEOWISE mission.

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OCO-2 will become the leader of the Afternoon Constellation

July 3, 2014

OCO-2 Takes the A-Train to Study Earth's Atmosphere

New NASA satellite will be the latest addition to an international line of Earth observers.

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Europe's 2016 Mars Orbiter Gets NASA Electra Radio

July 2, 2014

NASA Radio Delivered for Europe's 2016 Mars Orbiter

The first of two NASA Electra radios that will fly aboard the European Space Agency's next mission to Mars has been delivered onto the ESA ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO).

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Researchers found that Titan's ice shell, which overlies a very salty ocean

July 2, 2014

Ocean on Saturn Moon Could be as Salty as the Dead Sea

Scientists analyzing data from NASA's Cassini mission have firm evidence the ocean inside Saturn's largest moon, Titan, might be as salty as Earth's Dead Sea.

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A galaxy about 23 million light-years away is the site of impressive, ongoing, fireworks.

July 2, 2014

Black Hole Fireworks in Nearby Galaxy

"Fireworks" in a nearby galaxy are driving away its star-making fuel.

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Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 Launch

July 2, 2014

NASA Launches Carbon Mission to Watch Earth Breathe

NASA successfully launched its first spacecraft dedicated to studying atmospheric carbon dioxide at 2:56 a.m. PDT (5:56 a.m. EDT) Wednesday.

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Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 Launch

July 2, 2014

Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 Lifts Off!

The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 has launched into the night skies above the Pacific Ocean.

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With help from the public, members of NASA's Cassini mission have chosen to call the spacecraft's

June 30, 2014

Cassini Names Final Mission Phase Its 'Grand Finale'

With input from the public, team members on NASA's Cassini mission to Saturn have chosen a name for the final phase of the mission.

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