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Opportunity Pausing at a Bright Outcrop on Endeavour Rim Sol

Opportunity Pausing at a Bright Outcrop on Endeavour Rim, Sol 3854

NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is continuing its traverse southward on the western rim of Endeavour Crater during the fall of 2014, stopping to investigate targets of scientific...

Images of the Day

Enhanced Color Caloris

The sprawling Caloris basin on Mercury is one of the...


A Possible Landing Site for the 2020 Mission Jezero Crater

It’s not only when trying to find a scientifically...


Shipping Superhighways

The oceans may be vast, yet they still can grow crowded....

Solar System

Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Guanabara Bay in southeast Brazil is pictured in this...


Mount Pinatubo Philippines

This image from the Sentinel-1A radar satellite on 6 June...


Rud-e-Gaz and Rud-e-Hara wetlands

This image over a remote area in southern Iran was...

Human Exploration

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(16 Aug. 2010) --- NASA astronaut Doug Wheelock,...


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(16 Aug. 2010) --- NASA astronauts Tracy Caldwell Dyson...


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(16 Aug. 2010) --- NASA astronauts Tracy Caldwell Dyson...

Science

Stem cells grow on 3-D substrates

This 3-D traction force microscopy image shows where and...


Nanoparticle opens door to clean-energy alternatives

Cheaper, clean-energy technologies could be made possible...


Oldest primate skeleton Image 2

An artist's conception of what the recently discovered...

Return to Flight

Flight Suit Demonstration

An attendee at the NASA Social at Dryden Flight Research...


NASA Pilot Jim Less

This is NASA pilot Jim Less signing autographs at the...


Mark Pestana

NASA pilot Mark Pestana speaks to attendees of the NASA...

Wallpapers

Strait of Gibraltar Spain

The Strait of Gibraltar is the main feature on this...


Southern Florida Cuba and the Bahamas

The shallow blue waters of the Bahamas as seen from...


Paris France

The City of Light, Paris is centered on this Medium...

Telescopes

Galactic Pyrotechnics on Display

A galaxy about 23 million light-years away is the site of...


I Spy a Little Asteroid With My Infrared Eye

This image of asteroid 2011 MD was taken by NASA's...


Galaxy Cluster SDSS J15313414

This is a Hubble Space Telescope photograph of a...

Robotic Exploration

Rosetta Orbiter Instruments

"The orbiter instruments combine remote sensing...



The Ion and Electron Sensor IES

The Ion and Electron Sensor (IES) is one of five...

Misc

FitBit One

In case you haven't heard, this is the year of the...


CES Car Cameras

GoPro giving attendees a look at what its product line is...


ESPN 3D At CES

Boxer "Dr. Drain" making his professional debut on ESPN...

Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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Until they come to see us from their planet, I wait patiently. I hear them saying: Don't call us, we'll call you.

- Marlene Dietrich (1904 - 1992)
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