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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

A satellite view of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy

Scientists have developed a technique for analyzing satellite data that can reveal subtle structural changes in bridges and other infrastructure.

Monday, July 8, 2019

Artist's concept depicts one of NASA's Voyager spacecraft

To manage Voyager 2's dwindling power supply, engineers recently shut off one instrument's primary heater. So far, the cooled instrument continues to return data.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

These maps of four European cities show ECOSTRESS surface temperature images

The mission aboard the space station imaged four European cities during a heat wave that sent temperatures soaring above 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius).

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

This artist's illustration shows the theoretical internal structure of the exoplanet GJ 3470 b

A new study has, for the first time, analyzed the atmosphere of a planet larger than Earth but smaller than Neptune - potentially the most common type of planet in the galaxy.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Engineers install the SuperCam instrument on Mars 2020's rover

With its rock-zapping laser, the SuperCam will enable the science team to identify the chemical and mineral makeup of its targets on the Red Planet.

Monday, July 1, 2019

NASA's Mars 2020 mission will have an autopilot

NASA's newest rover will have an autopilot called Terrain-Relative Navigation.

Monday, July 1, 2019

A new interactive website from NASA's Space Place shows children of all ages where they can find NASA in their home state.

Monday, July 1, 2019

On June 28, 2019, NASA's InSight lander used its robotic arm to move the support structure for its digging instrument

The lander's robotic arm has successfully removed a piece of hardware blocking the view of its digging device in order to help with recovery efforts.

Friday, June 28, 2019

On June 21, 2019, engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory install the main robotic arm on the Mars 2020 rover

The main robotic arm has been installed on NASA's newest rover. When complete, the arm will enable the rover to hold and use science tools like a human geologist would.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

GIF shows the flash of an asteroid impacting Earth's atmosphere over the Caribbean Sea on June 22, 2019

The object never posed any harm but was an ideal test case for NASA planetary defense teams to test their alert system.