Photo of the asteroid Vesta
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Full View of Asteroid Vesta

09.30.2013

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.

  • image of Hayn Crater from LRO

    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.

  • View of Earth rising from LRO

    LRO View of Earth

    05.07.2014

    This image shows a colorized view of Earth from the moon-based perspective of NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

  • false-color image of possible supervolcano on Mars

    Mars Crater May Actually Be Ancient Supervolcano

    10.22.2013

    Scientists from NASA and the Planetary Science Institute in Tucson, Ariz., have identified what could be a supervolcano on Mars—the first discovery of its kind.

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