This schematic shows where the Shallow Radar instrument on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter detected flood channels that had been buried by lava flows in the Elysium Planitia region on Mars.
Stars form in great dark clouds of cold gas and dust. Stars eventually die, some of them exploding in the very same place they were born.
This photograph taken by an astronaut on the International Space Station shows water of different colors within sub-basins of the Laguna (lake) Verde in the high Andes of northwest Argentina.
SDO's HMI instrument provides maps of magnetic fields of the entire surface of the sun, showing how strong they are and, for the first time ever, in which direction they are pointing.
Activities for the family showcasing Goddard's science and engineering research and technological developments.
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