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Earth's Moon Hit by Surprising Number of Meteoroids

The moon experiences a heavier bombardment by small meteoroids than models had predicted, according to new observations from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft.

NASA Tests Thrusters on Journey to Asteroid Bennu

OSIRIS-REx fired its Trajectory Correction Maneuver thrusters Friday in order to slightly adjust trajectory on the outbound journey from Earth to Bennu.

Public Invited to Goddard to Celebrate Annual International Moon Event

Members of the public are invited to celebrate International Observe the Moon Night at Goddard in Greenbelt, Maryland, on Oct. 8.
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Full View of Asteroid Vesta

As the Dawn spacecraft travels to its next destination, this mosaic synthesizes some of the best views the spacecraft had of the giant asteroid Vesta.

Two Generations of Windblown Sediments on Mars

This colorful scene is situated in the Noctis Labyrinthus region of Mars, perched high on the Tharsis rise in the upper reaches of the Valles Marineris canyon system.
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