Reddish Bands on Europa

July 15, 2014

NASA Seeks Proposals for Europa Mission Science Instruments

NASA has issued an Announcement of Opportunity (AO) for proposals about science instruments that could be carried aboard a future mission to Jupiter's moon Europa.

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Artist's concept image of a boot print on the moon and on Mars.

July 15, 2014

NASA Honors First Human Moon Landing, Looks to Mars

NASA marks the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing this month while it takes the steps needed for America's next giant leap to send astronauts to Mars.

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The flooded confluence of the Nishnabotna and Missouri Rivers in Iowa, June 2011.

July 10, 2014

NASA Satellite Data Give Early Clues to Flood Danger

NASA satellite data can help predict the potential for a river basin to flood months before flood season, and may result in longer lead times for flood warnings.

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Kepler-186f, the first Earth-size Planet in the Habitable Zone

July 10, 2014

Leading Space Experts to Discuss the Search for Life Beyond Earth

NASA TV will air a panel discussion on July 14, about the scientific and technological roadmap that will lead to the discovery of potentially habitable worlds among the stars.

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Changes Near Downhill End of a Martian Gully

July 10, 2014

NASA Spacecraft Observes Further Evidence of Dry Ice Gullies on Mars

Repeated observations by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter indicate the surface gullies are mainly formed by seasonal freezing of carbon dioxide, not liquid water.

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This artist's concept shows a robot with legs that have microspine grippers

July 10, 2014

Four JPL Suborbital Technology Payloads Chosen

From hopping/tumbling robots to gecko-inspired adhesives, various technologies, including four from JPL, have been chosen by NASA for suborbital flight.

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Curiosity Mars Rover Reaching Edge of Its Landing Ellipse

July 8, 2014

NASA Mars Orbiter Views Rover Crossing Into New Zone

A recent image from a telescopic camera orbiting Mars caught NASA's Curiosity Mars rover reaching the edge of its landing ellipse.

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Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf of Mexico

July 7, 2014

NASA's RapidScat to Unveil Hidden Cycles of Sea Winds

NASA is sending a new instrument to the International Space Station that will be the first to observe how winds over the ocean grow and change each day.

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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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