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NASA Mars Orbiter Spies Rover Near Martian Butte
NASA Mars Orbiter Spies Rover Near Martian Butte   16 Apr 2014
An image taken from orbit around Mars shows NASA's Curiosity Mars rover at its April 11, 2014, location beside a rock layer that may become the mission's next drilling target. Read More
New Study Outlines 'Water World' Theory of Life's Origins
New Study Outlines 'Water World' Theory of Life's Origins   15 Apr 2014
Did life first arise on Earth in warm, gentle springs on the sea floor? Researchers are putting together the chemical pieces of how this process might have occurred. Read More
NASA Cassini Images May Reveal Birth of a Saturn Moon
NASA Cassini Images May Reveal Birth of a Saturn Moon   14 Apr 2014
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has documented the formation of a small icy object within the rings of Saturn that may be a new moon, and may also provide clues to the formation of the planet's known moons. Read More
Join in the Cassini Name Game
Join in the Cassini Name Game   10 Apr 2014
The public is invited to help name a future phase of NASA's Cassini mission. Read More
Calendars: Solar System Launches & Events
04 Apr 2014 LADEE: Lunar Impact (Estimated)
17 Apr 2014 1st Anniversary, Antares Test Launch
20 Apr 2014 50th Anniversary, Ye-6/5: Launch
21 Apr 2014 Lyrids Meteor Shower Peak
22 Apr 2014 Earth Day 2014
03 May 2014 20th Anniversary, Clementine: Departure from Lunar Orbit
04 May 2014 25th Anniversary, Magellan: Launch
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