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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Wavelengths of light

This multipanel image might look like cosmic pop art, but it is actually a showcase of how different wavelengths of light can reveal different features of a cosmic object.



Tuesday, June 25, 2019

This cartoon depicts NASA's next Mars rover, which launches in 2020

The contest for U.S. schoolchildren will open in fall 2019, but judges can sign up now.



Tuesday, June 25, 2019

A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket is ready for launch on the pad at Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida

The technology could improve spacecraft design and one day help us get astronauts to Mars.



Monday, June 24, 2019

New technology from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory will launch on the first night flight of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy

An atomic clock for self-driving spacecraft, climate-observing satellites and more will launch on the first night flight of the Falcon Heavy rocket.



Sunday, June 23, 2019

This image was taken by the left Navcam on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover on June 18, 2019

The Curiosity rover's follow-on sampling shows last week's methane levels have sharply decreased.



Thursday, June 20, 2019

Earth's moon

NASA has chosen the Lunar Trailblazer project as one of three finalists for future small satellite missions.



Thursday, June 20, 2019

Engineers at JPL install the starboard legs and wheels

With the mobility suspension in place, the rover not only looks more like a rover but has many of its 'big-ticket items' installed.



Thursday, June 20, 2019

Four NASA missions will launch on the SpaceX Falcon Heavy

NASA TV will livestream the SpaceX Falcon Heavy's first night launch from NASA's Kennedy Space Center.



Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Three new posters of the Deep Space Atomic Clock

NASA's Deep Space Atomic Clock could be the most stable atomic clock ever flown in space. But what does that mean, and what do clocks have to do with space navigation?



Monday, June 17, 2019

Three images showing the glacier's movement over 3 years.

New NASA data shows that Jakobshavn Glacier - Greenland's fastest-moving and fastest-thinning glacier for most of the 2000s - grew for a third year in a row.