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Aurora over Maine

Astronomy Picture of the Day - 8 hours 33 min ago

It has been a good week for auroras.


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Median Mashup: Hubble's Top 100

Astronomy Picture of the Day - 8 hours 33 min ago

Now, as you sip your


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NASA Mars Spacecraft Ready for Sept. 21 Orbit Insertion

JPL News - Wed Sep 17, 2014 01:09 pm MDT



NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft is nearing its scheduled Sept. 21 insertion into Martian orbit after a 10-month interplanetary journey.



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Milky Way above Atacama Salt Lagoon

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Wed Sep 17, 2014 01:04 am MDT

Galaxies, stars, and a serene reflecting pool combine to create this memorable land and skyscape.


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Supernova Remnant Puppis A

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Wed Sep 17, 2014 01:04 am MDT

Supernova Remnant Puppis A


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Dawn Operating Normally After Safe Mode Triggered

JPL News - Tue Sep 16, 2014 01:09 pm MDT



The Dawn spacecraft has resumed normal ion thrusting after the thrusting unexpectedly stopped and the spacecraft entered safe mode on September 11.



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NASA Air Campaigns Focus on Arctic Climate Impacts

JPL News - Tue Sep 16, 2014 01:09 pm MDT



As the region's summer comes to a close, NASA is hard at work studying how rising temperatures are affecting the Arctic.



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Pulse of a Dead Star Powers Intense Gamma Rays

JPL News - Tue Sep 16, 2014 01:09 pm MDT



When the most massive stars explode as supernovas, they don't fade into the night, but sometimes glow ferociously with high-energy gamma rays.



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Milky Way above Atacama Salt Lagoon

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Tue Sep 16, 2014 01:03 am MDT

Galaxies, stars, and a serene reflecting pool combine to create this memorable land and skyscape.


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62 Kilometers above Comet Churyumov Gerasimenko

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Tue Sep 16, 2014 01:03 am MDT

Spacecraft Rosetta continues to approach, circle, and map Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko.


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Zodiacal Light before Dawn

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Tue Sep 16, 2014 01:03 am MDT

You might not guess it, but sunrise was still hours away when


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'J' Marks the Spot for Rosetta's Lander

JPL News - Mon Sep 15, 2014 01:09 pm MDT



The European Space Agency's Rosetta mission has chosen the primary and backup cometary landing sites for its November landing attempt.



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