Astronaut photograph of Korean peninsulat at night taken by Expedition 38 crew
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The Koreas at Night

02.24.2014

Flying over East Asia, astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) took this night image of the Korean Peninsula.

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    First Interactive Mosaic of Lunar North Pole

    03.18.2014

    An interactive mosaic from LRO covers the north pole of the moon from 60 to 90 degrees latitude at a resolution of 2 meters per pixel. Close-ups of Thales crater (right side) zoom in to reveal detail.

  • image of the flare in three different wavelength bands

    Mid-Level Solar Flare Seen by NASA’s SDO

    03.13.2014

    SDO captures images of the sun in many wavelengths of light at the same time. Each wavelength shows different aspects of the same event, as seen in these three images of a solar flare from March 12.

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    Hubble Helps Solve Mystery of Ultra-Compact, Burned-Out Galaxies

    01.29.2014

    This graphic shows the evolutionary sequence in the growth of massive elliptical galaxies over 13 billion years. The growth is quickly driven by rapid star formation and mergers with other galaxies.

What's happening now

  • 23 May 2014 Operation IceBridge Find out what Operation IceBridge - an airborne mission for Earth's polar ice - is doing... on their blog. Now 'til May 23.

MESSENGER Activities, Animations and Movies

A variety of animations, simulations, movies, and activities related to the MESSENGER mission, Mercury, and comparing Mercury to other planets in the Solar System.

DiskDetective

Help comb our galaxy for stars with planet-forming disks! This is the first NASA led and funded crowdsourcing project whose main goal is to produce publishable scientific results.

Know Your Earth 2.0, Chicago

"Know Your Earth 3.0, Local Connections" is a partnership among 22 of NASA's Earth-observing missions. This educational project focuses on educating students, teachers and the public about cutting-edge NASA Earth science research

Know Your Earth 1.0

The “Know Your Earth” project is a venture between NASA’s Earth-Observing missions and National CineMedia. Know Your Earth is a fun, engaging, and educational three-minute segment of “Did You Know” questions that all have a message that focuses on global climate change and literacy throughout the Lobby Entertainment Network in 291 national movie theaters.
                                                                                                                                                                                         
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