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With NASA's Eyes on the Earth web-based app, you can tag along with the U.S.-European satellite as it orbits the globe.
Follow Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich in Real Time As It Orbits Earth
NASA's Perseverance rover carries a device to convert Martian air into oxygen that one day could be used not just for breathing, but also for fuel.
MOXIE Could Help Future Rockets Launch Off Mars
The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite will enhance forecasts and provide detailed information on large-scale ocean currents.
Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Satellite Launched to Monitor Global Ocean
Seasonal cues tell Arctic animals when to migrate, when to mate, and when and where to find food. A shift in these cues is already happening.
Arctic Animals Shifting Movement Patterns as Earth's Climate Changes
The galaxy in this Hubble image looks more like a cinnamon bun than a megastructure of stars and gas in space.
Hubble Captures Cosmic Cinnamon Bun
For Artemis astronauts traveling to the Moon, two space weather instrument suites, NASA’s HERMES and ESA’s ERSA, will provide an early forecast.
Lunar Gateway Instruments to Improve Forecasting for Artemis Astronauts
Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, the latest in a series of spacecraft designed to monitor our oceans, is ready for launch.
Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Satellite Prepared for Launch
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope marked a significant testing milestone with the deployment of a critical structure: the Deployable Tower Assembly.
NASA's Webb Completes Significant Testing Milestone
NASA’s Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope will detect vestiges of sound waves that once rippled through the primordial cosmic sea.
Roman Space Telescope to Uncover Echoes of the Universe's Creation
Astronomers calculating the amount of dust in galaxies have found more dust than expected, and they don’t know where it’s coming from.
Webb Telescope to Investigate Intertwined Origins of Dust and Life
The first rover to be rigged with microphones, Perseverance picked up sounds of its inner workings during flight.
Hear Audio From NASA's Perseverance As It Travels Through Deep Space
The Blue Ring Nebula, which perplexed scientists for over a decade, appears to be the youngest known example of two stars merged into one.
16-Year-Old Cosmic Mystery Solved, Revealing Stellar Missing Link