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WASHINGTON, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m.
This summer, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will complete a flyby of Pluto, studying among other things the surface composition, geology, morphology, atmosphere and surface temperature of the dwarf planet and its moons. The goal is to understand how the system formed.
What would you upload to the One Earth Message project? In a project very similar to the "golden records" on the Voyager, artist Jon Lomberg wants to get everyone involved.
WASHINGTON, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has opened media accreditation for the New Horizons spacecraft's historic encounter with Pluto in mid-July.
For the first time ever, Pluto and its moons were captured in a photo together using NASA's Long Range Reconnaissance Imager. What a tender family reunion.
New images captured by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft have revealed a bright feature near the visible pole of the dwarf planet Pluto – a feature that could be a polar cap made out of frozen molecular nitrogen ice, officials from the US space agency announced on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, images from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft are revealing bright and dark regions on the surface of faraway Pluto - the
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WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 3:30 p.m.
If this image gives you the heebie jeebies, you might not want to wait around for New Horizons to get a good look at the spider-like patterns on Pluto.
NEAR-Shoemaker Mission -- The Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous - Shoemaker (NEAR Shoemaker), renamed after its launch in honor of Gene Shoemaker, is an unmanned spacecraft designed to study the near-Earth asteroid Eros from close orbit over a period of a year. The primary scientific objectives of NEAR were to return data on the bulk properties, composition, mineralogy, morphology, internal mass distribution and magnetic field of Eros. Secondary objectives include studies of regolith...
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