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Press Releases & Feature Stories

NASA’s Asteroid-Bound Spacecraft Aces Instrument Check

09.26.2016
NASA’s spacecraft designed to collect a sample of an asteroid ran the first check of its onboard instruments.

OSIRIS-REx Mission Status Report – Sept. 15

09.15.2016
One week post-launch, OSIRIS-REx remains healthy and on track for its 2-year journey to the asteroid Bennu.

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Speeds Toward Asteroid Rendezvous

09.08.2016
NASA's first asteroid sampling mission launched into space at 7:05 p.m. EDT Thursday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, beginning a journey that could revolutionize our understanding of the early solar system.
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Local News

Science Jamboree event photos

08/04/2016
The 2016 Science Jamboree was a great success! A collection of 50 photos from the event are available now.
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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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