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Press Releases & Feature Stories

3-D Study of Comets Reveals Chemical Factory at Work

08.11.2014
A NASA-led team of scientists has created detailed 3-D maps of the atmospheres surrounding comets, identifying several gases and mapping their spread at the highest resolution ever achieved.

NASA Team Lays Plans to Observe New Worlds

07.23.2014
It can take decades to mature an astrophysics flagship mission from concept to launch pad. Given the long lead times, it’s time to lay plans for a future flagship mission.

Friction from Tides Could Help Distant Earths Survive, and Thrive

07.08.2014
New computer modeling by Goddard scientists shows that friction could be the key to survival for some distant Earth-sized planets traveling in dangerous orbits.
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Images

Full View of Asteroid Vesta

10/03/2013
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.

Two Generations of Windblown Sediments on Mars

10/03/2013
This colorful scene is situated in the Noctis Labyrinthus region of Mars, perched high on the Tharsis rise in the upper reaches of the Valles Marineris canyon system.

Stormy Saturn

11/28/2011
Saturn's northern storm marches through the planet's atmosphere in the top right of this false-color mosaic from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
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