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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
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
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
Mars is about to get a new stream of weather reports, once NASA's Perseverance rover touches down on Feb. 18, 2021.
Mars Is Getting a New Robotic Meteorologist
Plumes of water vapor that may be venting into space from Jupiter's moon Europa could come from within the icy crust itself, according to new research.
Potential Plumes on Europa Could Come From Water in the Crust
Scientists using NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft discovered that water vapor near the surface of Mars is lofted higher into the atmosphere than expected.
Heat and Dust Help Launch Martian Water Into Space, Scientists Find
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has a new selfie. This latest is from a location named "Mary Anning," after a 19th-century English paleontologist.
NASA's Curiosity Takes Selfie With 'Mary Anning' on the Red Planet
An independent review indicates NASA is ready to undertake its Mars Sample Return campaign to bring pristine samples from Mars to Earth.
Review Indicates NASA Prepared for Mars Sample Return Campaign
Mark your calendars: NASA's latest rover has only about 100 days to go before it touches down on the Red Planet, becoming history's next Mars car.
NASA's Perseverance Rover 100 Days Out
Before NASA's Lucy mission can begin its long journey to the Trojan asteroids, a camera had to take a 1,500-mile journey.
First Scientific Instrument Installed on NASA's Lucy Spacecraft
New research on nine craters on Saturn's largest moon Titan provides details about how weathering affects the surface – and what lies beneath.
Impact Craters Reveal Details of Titan's Dynamic Surface Weathering
OSIRIS-REx has successfully stowed its Sample Return Capsule filled with an abundant sample of asteroid Bennu.
OSIRIS-REx Successfully Stows Sample of Asteroid Bennu
When scientists downlinked data from Parker Solar Probe's sixth orbit, there was a surprise waiting for them: a sungrazing comet.
Two Views of a Sungrazing Comet
OSIRIS-REx has successfully placed its sample collector head – filled with dust and debris from asteroid Bennu – into the Sample Return Capsule.
OSIRIS-REx is Working to Store Sample of Asteroid Bennu
Perseverance has about 146 million miles (235 million kilometers) left to reach its destination.
NASA's Perseverance Rover Is Midway to Mars
A new study of Greenland's shrinking ice sheet reveals that many of the island's glaciers are not only retreating but are also undergoing other physical changes.
Greenland's Retreating Glaciers Could Impact Local Ecology
New results from NASA's Juno mission suggest that either "sprites" or "elves" could be dancing in the upper atmosphere of Jupiter.
Juno Data Indicates 'Sprites' or 'Elves' Frolic in Jupiter's Atmosphere
The next full Moon will be on the morning of Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, The Moon will appear full for about three days, making this a full Moon weekend.
October 2020 - Part II: The Next Full Moon is a Halloween Hunter's Moon and "Micro" Moon
NASA scientists have identified a molecule in Titan’s atmosphere that has never been detected in any other atmosphere.
NASA Scientists Discover ‘Weird' Molecule in Titan's Atmosphere
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission is ready to perform an early stow on Tuesday, Oct. 27, of the large sample it collected from the surface of asteroid Bennu.
NASA's OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Goes for Early Stow of Asteroid Sample
NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon.
NASA's SOFIA Discovers Water on Sunlit Surface of Moon
This illustration shows Jezero Crater — the landing site of the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover — as it may have looked billions of years ago.
Jezero Crater Was a Lake in Mars' Ancient Past
MEDLI2 is a collection of sensors that take measurements during the atmospheric entry phase of the Mars 2020 mission.
Sensors on Mars 2020 Spacecraft Answer Long Distance Call from Earth
This series of images shows the OSIRIS-REX SamCam imager’s field of view as the spacecraft approaches and touches down on asteroid Bennu’s surface.
OSIRIS-REx TAGs Surface of Asteroid Bennu
OSIRIS-REx unfurled its robotic arm, and in a first for NASA, briefly touched an asteroid to collect a sample.
OSIRIS-REx Successfully Touches Asteroid Bennu