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Galaxy NGC 4535 has a somewhat ghostly appearance when viewed from a smaller telescope earning it the nickname the “Lost Galaxy.”
Hubble Takes Portrait of the ‘Lost Galaxy'
Ingenuity, a technology experiment, is preparing to attempt the first powered, controlled flight on the Red Planet.
6 Things to Know About NASA's Mars Helicopter
NASA is hosting a media briefing on Jan. 27, at 4:30 p.m. EST to discuss the upcoming landing of the Perseverance rover.
NASA to Host Virtual Briefing on Perseverance's Landing
Featured here in a new image from Hubble, NGC 613 is a lovely example of a barred spiral galaxy.
Hubble Snaps Stunning Barred Spiral Galaxy
Astronomers are winding back the clock on the expanding remains of a nearby, exploded star.
Rewinding the Clock to Calculate Age and Site of Supernova Blast
The heat probe hasn’t been able to gain the friction it needs to dig, but the mission has been granted an extension to carry on with its other science.
NASA InSight's ‘Mole' Ends Its Journey on Mars
NASA and Poland have agreed to cooperate on a NASA heliophysics mission, the Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP).
NASA, Poland to Cooperate on Interplanetary Space Mission
Audio gathered by Perseverance may not sound quite the same on Mars as it would to our ears on Earth.
Perseverance Rover to Capture Sounds From Mars
How dark does space get? NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is helping answer that question.
New Horizons Spacecraft Answers Question: How Dark Is Space?
The spacecraft will become an explorer of the full Jovian system – Jupiter and its rings and moons.
NASA's Juno Mission Expands Into the Future
NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, has experienced its first lunar transit of the year.
NASA's SDO Spots First Lunar Transit of 2021
Astronomers have discovered a cosmic equivalent of Old Faithful – they've found a distant galaxy that erupts roughly every 114 days.
NASA Missions Help Investigate an ‘Old Faithful' Active Galaxy