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Friday, June 14, 2019

Artist's concept of Orbital Test Bed satellite flying over Earth

JPL navigators Todd Ely and Jill Seubert fly rovers to Mars. Now the pair have a new mission: helping to develop a future in which spacecraft and landers navigate themselves.



Friday, June 14, 2019

Members of NASA's Mars 2020 project

Engineers at JPL take a group selfie after attaching the remote sensing mast to the Mars 2020 rover.



Thursday, June 13, 2019

A false-color image mosaic shows Daphnis

Images collected during Cassini's superclose orbits in 2017 are giving scientists new insight into the complex workings of the rings.



Thursday, June 13, 2019

SST and the Milky Way, an Artist's Concept

The creators of this infrared workhorse never imagined it would still be running 15 years after launch. What is its secret? A little luck and a great engineering team.



Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Tara Regio is the yellowish area to left of center

Scientists have discovered that the yellow color seen on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa is actually sodium chloride, a compound known on Earth as table salt.



Wednesday, June 12, 2019

All-sky map

Peering at three dark patches of sky for long periods will allow the Euclid mission to study the universe's expansion and perhaps learn why it is accelerating.



Wednesday, June 12, 2019

This artist's concept depicts astronauts and human habitats on Mars

The next robotic Mars mission will carry technology that will help enable astronauts to eventually explore the Red Planet.



Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Artist's concept of the Psyche spacecraft

The Psyche mission, an exploration an asteroid made of metal, begins its final design and fabrication phase.



Tuesday, June 11, 2019

This artist's concept shows the geometry of a space telescope aligned with a starshade

To hunt for exoplanets, the flowerlike shade would need to stay aligned with a space telescope over vast distances. Recent work demonstrates how that's possible.



Thursday, June 6, 2019

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A newly installed webcam offers the public a live, bird's-eye view of NASA's Mars 2020 rover as it takes shape at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.