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  • NASA Messenger mission captures photos of polar ice on Mercury

    NASA Messenger mission captures photos of polar ice on Mercury
    A spacecraft circling Mercury has captured the first photos of ice deep inside polar craters on the planet, strengthening confirmation that such pockets exist and helping to further explain how they have evolved. Scientists working on NASA's Messenger...
  • Get behind-the-scenes look at NASA

    Get behind-the-scenes look at NASA
    Photographer Michael Soluri will appears at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on Nov. 8 for a book signing and presentation for his new book, "Infinite Worlds: The People and Places of Space Exploration." On display are 19 of Soluri's images of the...
  • Enthusiasts land at JPL

    Enthusiasts land at JPL
    More than 45,000 science fans took advantage of a free offer to explore the inner workings of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory last weekend when the La Cañada facility opened its doors for its annual Open House. The event, which attracts large...
  • Former Clarksville man sentenced to 15 months in prison in federal fraud scheme

    Former Clarksville man sentenced to 15 months in prison in federal fraud scheme
    A 51-year-old Chinese man who is a naturalized U.S. citizen and former Clarksville resident was sentenced Monday to more than a year in prison for impersonating a federal employee as part of a scheme to take U.S. technology to China, the U.S. Attorney's...
  • NASA orbiters watch as comet flies safely past Mars

    NASA orbiters watch as comet flies safely past Mars
    Comet Siding Spring sailed past Mars on Sunday, coming 10 times closer to the Red Planet than any comet on record has come to Earth. At the time of the comet's closest approach at 11:27 a.m., it was just 87,000 miles from Mars. That's less than half the...
  • NASA Langley helps build robot to fetch an asteroid

    NASA Langley helps build robot to fetch an asteroid
    Before American astronauts go to Mars, they first have to grapple with an asteroid. Literally. NASA plans to launch a robotic mission in a few years to capture a small asteroid, haul it home and redirect it into a stable orbit around the moon. Then...
  • Space plane lands after 674-day secret mission

    The U.S. military landed its X-37B robotic space plane at Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California on Friday, ending a classified 22-month mission that marked the third in Earth orbit for the experimental program, the Air Force said. The X-37B, a...
  • A comet is about to fly by Mars: Here's everything you need to know

    A comet is about to fly by Mars: Here's everything you need to know
    On Sunday, a comet the size of a mountain will brush past Mars, passing just 87,000 miles away from the red planet. That's about one-third the distance between the Earth and the moon, and scientists say it is likely closer than any comet has gotten to...
  • Mimas, Saturn's 'Death Star' moon, could harbor a secret ocean

    Mimas, Saturn's 'Death Star' moon, could harbor a secret ocean
    When it comes to Saturn’s moons, water-squirting Enceladus and the hydrocarbon lakes of Titan typically steal the spotlight. But now, scientists think that lesser-known Mimas may be harboring a strange secret of its own. Scientists who studied the...
  • Space plane returns from secret mission, lands at Vandenberg

    Space plane returns from secret mission, lands at Vandenberg
    The Pentagon’s secret space plane, which has been orbiting Earth for nearly two years on a mysterious mission, landed Friday morning at Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara County. The Air Force has said little about the purpose of the...
  • NASA robotic probe slips into orbit around Mars

    NASA robotic probe slips into orbit around Mars
    A NASA robotic spacecraft fired its braking rockets on Sunday, ending a 10-month journey to put itself into orbit around Mars and begin a hunt for the planet's lost water. After traveling 442 million miles, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution,...