Image from STEREO mission of Coment ISON
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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.

  • 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.

  • mosaic of lunar north pole

    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.

  • 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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  • 3 Aug 2014 Model Rocket Launches Like to build model rockets, but don't have a launch pad? Now you do! Come to Goddard — no fees to participate!

  • 18 Aug 2014 Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter A conjunction of Venus and Jupiter occurs 5:00 UT, with the two just 15’ apart. (That's just half the diameter of the moon!)

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.

Moonbase Alpha

Step into the role of an explorer in a futuristic lunar settlement... Your mission is to restore critical systems after a meteor strike cripples life support equipment.

Visualization Explorer

This is the NASA Visualization Explorer—the coolest way to get stories about NASA's exploration of the Earth, sun, moon, planets and universe delivered right to your iPad.

Goddard Internship Video

Goddard Senior Intern Grace Montalvo produced this video about internships at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., during her time at the center in summer 2012.
                                                                                                                                                                                         
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