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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

The actor Brad Pitt (right) shows off his

You have until Sept. 30 to send your names to Mars aboard the Mars 2020 rover.



Monday, September 16, 2019

Team members at the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards

NASA-JPL's coverage of the Mars InSight landing earns one of the two wins, making this the NASA center's second Emmy.



Friday, September 13, 2019

An artist's rendering of NASA's Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST)

Here's how an upcoming NASA space observatory called the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) will help illuminate the cosmic puzzle known as dark energy.



Thursday, September 12, 2019

Animation of interstellar object

Comet C/2019 Q4 (Borisov) has excited the astronomical community because it appears to have originated from outside the solar system.



Thursday, September 12, 2019



Aiming to pinpoint the Martian vehicle's center of gravity, engineers took NASA's 2,300-pound Mars 2020 rover for a spin in the clean room at JPL.



Monday, September 9, 2019

Illustration of lakes formed on the surface of Titan created from Cassini data.

A new theory, based on radar data from NASA's Cassini mission, proposes that some of Titan's lakes formed when pockets of nitrogen blew out basins that filled with methane.



Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Hurricane Dorian off the coast of Florida, as seen by the small satellite TEMPEST-D

A satellite the size of a cereal box revealed the rain-swept interior of the storm using its miniaturized technology.



Wednesday, September 4, 2019



NASA's NuSTAR X-ray observatory saw a flash of light that could be produced only by an extremely energetic event. Scientists are investigating what could have caused the flare.



Tuesday, September 3, 2019

NASA's ARIA team used satellite data acquired on Sept. 2, 2019, to map flooding in the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.

NASA's ARIA team used satellite data acquired on Sept. 2, 2019 to map flooding on the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas.



Thursday, August 29, 2019

A triptych of three different views of Hurricane Dorian.

Several NASA satellites and spacecraft are keeping an eye on Hurricane Dorian from space. New imagery from them shows different storm-related data.