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New Horizons
New Horizons Only One Year from Pluto

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is only a year away from Pluto. Researchers are buzzing with anticipation as NASA prepares to encounter a new world for the first time in decades.
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NASA's Next Giant Leap
NASA's Next Giant Leap

The Apollo missions blazed a path for human exploration to the moon and today we are extending that path to near-Earth asteroids, Mars and beyond.
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Comet Pan-STARRS Marches Across the Sky
Comet Pan-STARRS Marches Across the Sky

Comet Pan-STARRS poses with a spiral galaxy in new snapshots from NASA's NEOWISE mission.
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Comet Pan-STARRS Marches Across the Sky
Comet Pan-STARRS Marches Across the Sky

Comet Pan-STARRS poses with a spiral galaxy in new snapshots from NASA's NEOWISE mission.
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Hubble Space Telescope
Hubble to Proceed with Full Search for New Horizons Targets

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has been given the go-ahead to conduct an intensive search for a suitable outer solar system object that the New Horizons (NH) spacecraft could visit after the probe streaks though the Pluto system in July 2015.
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Hubble Space Telescope
Hubble to Proceed with Full Search for New Horizons Targets

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has been given the go-ahead to conduct an intensive search for a suitable outer solar system object that the New Horizons (NH) spacecraft could visit after the probe streaks though the Pluto system in July 2015.
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Rosetta
Rosetta's Comet Target 'Releases' Plentiful Water

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is releasing the Earthly equivalent of two glasses of water into space every second.
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Cassini
Titan's Building Blocks Might Pre-date Saturn

A combined NASA and European Space Agency (ESA)-funded study has found firm evidence that nitrogen in the atmosphere of Saturn's moon Titan originated in conditions similar to the cold birthplace of the most ancient comets from the Oort cloud.
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Cassini
Titan's Building Blocks Might Pre-date Saturn

A combined NASA and European Space Agency (ESA)-funded study has found firm evidence that nitrogen in the atmosphere of Saturn's moon Titan originated in conditions similar to the cold birthplace of the most ancient comets from the Oort cloud.
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New Horizons
What If Voyager Had Explored Pluto?

Voyager 1 actually could have reached Pluto after its Saturn flyby, had it been targeted to do so. Mission planners chose to target Saturn's moon Titan instead.
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