Springtime has brought a substantial and long-lasting bloom of phytoplankton in the Bay of Biscay, off the western coast of France.
This image shows a "bite mark" where NASA's Curiosity rover scooped up some Martian soil. Enhanced color in this image shows the Martian scene as it would appear under lighting conditions on Earth.
The giant barred spiral galaxy NGC 6872 is 522,000 light-years across from the tip of one outstretched arm to the tip of the other, making it about 5 times the size of our home galaxy, the Milky Way.
The Sun blows a robust prominence out into space on December 10, 2012
Activities for the family showcasing Goddard's science and engineering research and technological developments.
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