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NASA's LRO Spacecraft Finds March 2013 Impact Crater and More

03.17.2015
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter acquired images before and after a boulder-sized object hit the surface in March 2013, causing a flash of light 10 times as bright as anything recorded before.

OSIRIS-REx Mission Successfully Completes System Integration Review

02.27.2015
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

02.04.2015
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.
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Full View of Asteroid Vesta

10/03/2013
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

10/03/2013
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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