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Press Releases & Feature Stories

MAVEN Identifies Links in Chain Leading to Atmospheric Loss

12.15.2014
Early observations from the Mars-orbiting mission reveal details, including a new process by which the solar wind can penetrate deep into a planetary atmosphere.

MESSENGER Data Suggest Recurring Meteor Shower on Mercury

12.12.2014
The closest planet to the sun appears to get hit by a periodic meteor shower, possibly associated with comet Encke, which produces multiple events annually on Earth.

Newest NASA Mars Orbiter Demonstrates Relay Prowess

11.13.2014
The newest node in NASA's Mars telecommunications network -- a radio aboard the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution orbiter -- handled 550 megabits during its first relay of real Mars data.
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Images

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.

Juno at Jupiter

08/04/2011
NASA's Juno spacecraft is shown in orbit above Jupiter's colorful clouds in this artist's rendering.
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