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Friday, August 7, 2020

ARIA Damage Map: Beirut Explosion Aftermath

Scientists are using satellite data to map ground surface changes in the aftermath of the recent explosion.



Wednesday, August 5, 2020

This illustration depicts high-altitude electrical storms on Jupiter

The spacecraft may have found where the colorless gas has been hiding on the solar system's biggest planetary inhabitant.



Monday, August 3, 2020

A self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity rover

The NASA rover touched down eight years ago, on Aug. 5, 2012, and will soon be joined by a second rover, Perseverance.



Monday, August 3, 2020

This ECOSTRESS temperature map shows the region surrounding the Apple fire

As the wildfire rages in Southern California, an Earth-observing instrument aboard the International Space Station was able to measure its heat and dark smoke plume.



Thursday, July 30, 2020

Launch of Mars Perseverance

The agency's Mars 2020 mission is on its way. It will land at Jezero Crater in about seven months, on Feb. 18, 2021.



Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Advanced spacesuit designer Amy Ross of NASA's Johnson Space Center stands with the Z-2, a prototype spacesuit

In a Q&A, spacesuit designer Amy Ross explains how five samples, including a piece of helmet visor, will be tested aboard the rover, which is targeting a July 30 launch.



Monday, July 27, 2020

Mount Rainier in Washington

The new projects look at food- and water-supply stability and how changes in human activity are affecting the environment.



Monday, July 27, 2020

In this illustration, NASA's Mars 2020 rover uses its drill to core a rock sample on Mars.

With a targeted launch date of July 30, the next robotic scientist NASA is sending to the to the Red Planet has big ambitions.



Sunday, July 26, 2020

Hurricane Douglas

Wild weather sweeping in from the Pacific and the Gulf of Mexico is bringing flooding rains, high winds, and dangerous storm surges to Hawaii and Texas.



Thursday, July 23, 2020

This illustration shows a high-altitude balloon ascending into the upper atmosphere

Carried by a balloon the size of a football stadium, ASTHROS will use a cutting-edge telescope to observe wavelengths of light that aren't visible from the ground.