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Monday, October 21, 2019

An artist's rendering of the Galileo spacecraft

The latest JPL-produced film, screening at Caltech on Oct. 26, follows the challenges and successes of the historic mission to Jupiter.



Friday, October 18, 2019

In time-lapse video bunny-suited engineers remove the inner layer of protective foil on NASA's Mars 2020 rover after it was moved to a different building at JPL for testing.

In time-lapse video, bunny-suited engineers remove the inner layer of protective foil on NASA's Mars 2020 rover after it was relocated for testing.



Friday, October 18, 2019

A man retrieving coconuts from a home destroyed by landslides, with damaged rice paddies in the background.

A new study identifies intensive rice irrigation - never before known to be a risk factor - as the cause of deadly mud landslides during Indonesia's major 2018 earthquake.



Thursday, October 17, 2019

A USGS Earthquake Science Center Mobile Laser Scanning truck scans the surface rupture near the zone of maximum surface displacement of the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that struck the Ridgecrest area.

Using satellite and seismometer data from the Ridgecrest Quake sequence, scientists have identified new faults and a complex web of fault ruptures.



Thursday, October 17, 2019

InSight's shadow

Efforts to save the heat probe continue.



Wednesday, October 16, 2019

HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter got its best view yet of the InSight lander

New images taken from space offer the clearest orbital glimpse yet of InSight as well as a view of Curiosity rolling along.



Friday, October 11, 2019

The Space Shuttle Endeavor flying upside-down with SIR-C/X-SAR

Twenty-five years ago, SIR-C/X-SAR flew aboard the space shuttle Endeavour for a final transformative mission observing large-scale environmental processes on Earth.



Tuesday, October 8, 2019



The latest season of NASA-JPL's podcast answers the question: What happens if an asteroid hits Earth?



Monday, October 7, 2019

Illustration of one of the eight CYGNSS satellites

The same GPS signals your phone uses for navigation can reveal winds hidden deep within hurricanes and detect water on land.



Monday, October 7, 2019

Possible Mud Cracks Preserved in Martian Rock

New evidence suggests salty, shallow ponds once dotted a Martian crater - a sign of the planet's drying climate.