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Video: NASA Visualization of Shallow Lightning on Jupiter
NASA visualization shows a simulated journey into a high-altitude exotic storm on Jupiter. (August 10, 2020)

JPL Shares New Version of The Pale Blue Dot
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has shared a new version of the Pale Blue Dot to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the famous image of Earth taken by NASA's 1990 Voyager mission. (February 19, 2020)

NASA Shares Black Hole Visualizations
NASA has released new visualizations of a black hole illustrating how its gravity distorts our view. (September 27, 2019)

NASA Releases Free Earth Ebook
NASA has released a free ebook called Earth that contains 69 stunning images from Earth-observing satellites. (February 28, 2019)

NASA Proves Fidget Spinners are Still Cool
NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik used a fidget spinner on the International Space Station. (October 23, 2017)

NASA Corrects Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop on Wearable Body Stickers Product Claim
NASA has corrected a false statement on Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop site about a wearable healing stickers product called Body Vibes. (June 23, 2017)

NASA Unveils Mars Rover Concept Vehicle
NASA unveiled a cool looking black Mars Rover concept vehicle at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex earlier this week. (June 10, 2017)

NASA to Send Solar Probe Directly Into Sun's Atmosphere
NASA has announced a mission that will send a solar probe directly into the atmosphere of the sun. It will launch in summer 2018. (May 31, 2017)

NASA Video Shows Cassini Spacecraft's Saturn Dive
NASA releases video showing Cassini spacecraft's dive through the gap betweeen Saturn and its rings. (May 4, 2017)

EPIC NASA Video Shows a Year of Life on Earth
NASA releases a video showing a year of life on Earth as seen by NASA's EPIC camera. (July 24, 2016)

NASA Mission to Sample Asteroid Set for September Launch
NASA plans to launch a spacecraft to take a sample from an asteroid in September. The spacecraft that will be used is called OSIRIS-REx (May 23, 2016)

NASA Uses Satellites to Track Volcanic Ash
NASA is using satellites to track volcanic ash. The NASA/NOAA/DoD Suomi NPP satellite maps the concentration of sulfur dioxide and volcanic aerosols (May 15, 2016)

NASA Opens New Planetary Defense Coordination Office
NASA has opened its Planetary Defense Coordination Office. The PDCO is the formalized name for NASA's ongoing program for detecting NEOs. (January 13, 2016)

NASA Developing Helicopter Scouts for Mars Rovers
NASA engineers are designing helicopters that could act as scouts for Mars rovers. (January 30, 2015)

NASA Launches Orion Spacecraft on First Test Flight
NASA's Orion Spacecraft had a successful launch test flight this morning from FLorida's Cape Canaveral (December 5, 2014)

NASA's Sunflower-Shaped Starshade Could Help Astronomers Take Better Pictures of Exoplanets
NASA is working on a prototype spacecraft named Starshade that could take pictures of planets orbiting other stars. (March 29, 2014)

NASA Launches Rocket Into an Aurora
NASA launched a sounding rocket into an aurora over Venetie, Alaska on Monday. (March 5, 2014)

NASA Scientists Perplexed by Mystery Jelly Doughnut Shaped Rock on Mars
NASA scientists are puzzled by a mystery jelly doughnut rock that seemed to appear in front of the rover. (January 20, 2014)

NASA's NuSTAR Captures Image of Structure Nicknamed the Hand of God
NASA's NuSTAR captures image of a structure nicknamed the Hand of God. The structure, which looks like an X-ray of a hand, is the remains of a dead star. (January 10, 2014)

NASA Satellite Captures Midwest White Out
NASA's GOES-EAST satellite captured white out conditions in the midwest. (January 8, 2014)

Hubble Spies Water Vapor Venting Off Europa
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has observed water vapor venting off Jupiter's moon Europa (December 14, 2013)

NASA Unveils Valkyrie Robot
NASA has unveiled its Valkyrie robot. (December 11, 2013)

NASA's Curiosity Rover Finds 2% of Soil on Surface of Mars is Water
NASA's Curiosity rover has found that approximately 2% of the soil on the surface of Mars is water. (September 29, 2013)

Leaping Frog Captured in Photo During Launch of NASA LADEE Spacecraft
A frog was photographed jumping during the launch of the NASA LADEE spacecraft. (September 12, 2013)

Polaris Excavator Rover Digs a Ton of Dirt in Demonstration at NASA Glenn
Polaris excavator robot digs a ton of dirt in demostration at NASA Glenn. The rover bot was created by Astrobotic. (September 11, 2013)