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Dawn Starts Steep Descent to Most Dazzling Orbit of Ceres

The most dazzling views ever seen of dwarf planet Ceres and its mysterious bright spots are what’s on tap by…

5 years ago

NASA Launches Revolutionary Earth Science Satellite Measuring Soil Moisture Cycle

NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory, on a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket, is seen after the mobile…

6 years ago

NASA’s Carbon Dioxide Greenhouse Gas Observatory Captures ‘First Light’ at Head of International ‘A-Train’ of Earth Science Satellites

NASA’s first spacecraft dedicated to studying Earth’s atmospheric climate changing carbon dioxide (CO2) levels and its carbon cycle has reached…

6 years ago

NASA Set to Launch OCO-2 Observatory on July 1 – Sniffer of Carbon Dioxide Greenhouse Gas

NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) at the Launch Pad This black-and-white infrared view shows the launch gantry, surrounding the United…

6 years ago

1st Student Selected MoonKAM Pictures Look Inspiringly Home to Earth

[/caption] The first student selected photos of the Moon’s surface snapped by NASA’s new pair of student named Lunar Mapping…

9 years ago

Twin NASA Science Probes Start Lunar Gravity Mapping

[/caption] NASA’s twin lunar orbiting GRAIL (Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory) spacecraft christened Ebb and Flow have kicked off their…

9 years ago

America’s Youth Christen NASA’s Twin New Lunar Craft – Ebb & Flow

[/caption] A classroom of America’s Youth from an elementary school in Bozeman, Montana submitted the stellar winning entry in NASA’s…

9 years ago

Student Alert: GRAIL Naming Contest – Essay Deadline November 11

[/caption] Student Alert ! - Here’s your once in a lifetime chance to name Two NASA robots speeding at this…

9 years ago

GRAIL Twins Awesome Launch Videos – A Journey to the Center of the Moon

http://youtu.be/PKd4hK9AU9w Video caption: NASA's twin GRAIL spacecraft blast off atop a Delta II Heavy booster at 9:08 a.m. EDT on…

9 years ago