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OSIRIS-REx Mission Successfully Completes System Integration Review

With the successful completion of the System Integration Review, the project can proceed with assembling and testing the spacecraft in preparation for launch in September 2016.

Lunar Hydrogen More Abundant on Moon's Pole-Facing Slopes

Recent observations by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter found more hydrogen-bearing deposits on crater slopes that face the lunar south pole than those that face the equator.

A View of the Moon From The Other Side

Ever wonder what the phases of the moon would look like if you were facing the far side? Data from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter makes that visualization possible. (Video)
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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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