image of Hayn Crater from LRO
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Hayn Crater

02.18.2014

The floor of Hayn crater contains spectacular remnants of the impact event: impact melt, slump blocks, and complex debris. In some areas, rocks have cracked and eroded into fields of boulders.

  • Image from STEREO mission of Coment ISON

    STEREO Shows Comet ISON Approaching the Sun

    11.26.2013

    NASA's Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory, or STEREO, is monitoring Comet ISON as it approaches the sun.

  • Global Selfie mosaic of over 36,000 images

    The Making of NASA’s Global Selfie

    05.22.2014

    On Earth Day, NASA asked people all around the world a simple question – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?” This image was built using 36,422 individual photos that were posted on social media.

  • evolutionary sequence of massive elliptical galaxies

    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.

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Know Your Earth 2014

The current phase of the Know Your Earth Project aligns to the larger NASA Earth Right Now Campaign through the creation of NASA Earth science quizzes. The quizzes, to be released throughout 2014, will focus on current NASA Earth science research topics and will be centered on an Earth science theme.

ICESat-2 Mission Penguin Naming Contest

The ICESat-2 Mission needs your help! Our penguin friend, who happens to be part of our mission logo, needs a name.

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.

Rain EnGAUGE

Celebrate the launch of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission by hosting a GPM Rain EnGAUGE Event – a family science night at your school, outdoor education center, library or museum.
                                                                                                                                                                                         
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