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Terrain that NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is now crossing is as smooth as team members had anticipated based on earlier images from orbit.
NASA will host a two-day NASA Social for 50 of its social media followers on April 1 and 2, 2014, at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., and the Deep Space Network complex in Goldstone, Calif.
NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft has tweaked its orbit to help scientists make the first systematic observations of how morning fogs, clouds and surface frost develop in different seasons on the Red Planet.
It's not quite Star Trek communications—yet. But long-distance communications in space may be easier now that researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have designed a clever detector array that can extract more information than usual from single particles of light.
New images from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover show Earth shining brighter than any star in the Martian night sky.
NASA's Kepler space telescope mission will be honored with the National Space Club's preeminent award, the Robert H. Goddard Memorial Trophy, in March.
University High School Bowls Over Competition at JPLUniversity High School of Irvine, Calif., beat out 23 other local high schools in an all-day, "buzzer-beater"-style Science Bowl held at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
A NASA team is currently considering an alternate route for Mars rover Curiosity’s trek toward its next drilling site and later to Mount Sharp after considerable wheel damage has occurred over much of the last year.
Scientists at NASA said they are busy prepping for observations of a comet that is expected to streak across the Martian sky. The comet is expected to pass about 10 times closer to Mars than any identified comet has ever flown by Earth.
NASA Opportunity rover was built for a three-month mission on Mars, but continues to return valuable scientific data 10 years later.
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