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NASA Saucer Named 'Best of What's New'   20 Nov 2014
NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator project has earned recognition from Popular Science magazine as an innovation worthy of the publication's "Best of What's New" award. Read More
Mars Science Laboratory/Curiosity
Second Time Through, Mars Rover Examines Chosen Rocks   18 Nov 2014
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has returned to the bottom of a three-story-slope to conduct close-up examinations of targets identified by an initial scouting climb. Read More
Rosetta
Rosetta Lander Captured Before/After Bounce   18 Nov 2014
The descent of its comet lander Philae was captured by the Rosetta spacecraft's main camera as the lander approached - and then rebounded off - the comet's surface. Read More
OSIRIS-REx
New Animation Follows Long, Strange Trip of Bennu - Target of NASA's Asteroid Sample Return Mission   18 Nov 2014
"Bennu's Journey," a new animation created at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, shows what's known and what remains mysterious about the life of Bennu and the origin of the solar system. Read More
Calendars: Solar System Launches & Events
24 Nov 2014 45th Anniversary, Apollo 12: Recovery on Earth
26 Nov 2014 1st Anniversary, VeSpR: Launch
26 Nov 2014 55th Anniversary, Pioneer P-3: Launch
27 Nov 2014 1st Anniversary, SOHO: SOHO Sees Comet ISON in Coronagraphs
28 Nov 2014 50th Anniversary, Mariner 4: Launch
30 Nov 2014 50th Anniversary, Zond 2: Launch
02 Dec 2014 1st Anniversary, Chang'e 3 / Yutu: Launch
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