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• August 24, 2017
Where did you venture to view the Great American Eclipse? About 100 people were lucky enough to make the trip of a lifetime for it: 38,000 feet above the Pacific Ocean, courtesy of Alaska Airlines.
• August 16, 2017
Next week's solar eclipse will reveal the Sun's corona, nearby bright planets and stars, and, if we get extremely lucky, a comet!
• August 15, 2017
Bill Nye, CEO of The Planetary Society, has some suggestions for staying safe during next week's solar eclipse.
• August 14, 2017
With the North American Total Solar Eclipse coming on August 21, people across the continent are getting eclipse mania! Astronomer Tyler Nordgren has written a detailed book on eclipses with a special focus on the August 21st event.
• May 31, 2017
NASA's Parker Solar Probe spacecraft will repeatedly dive through the Sun's corona, giving scientists their first-ever up-close look at our star.
• November 10, 2016
A roundup of pretty pictures and news from our robotic ambassadors around the solar system, from November 4 through 8.
• November 09, 2015
On October 28th, the Cassini spacecraft flew through the geyser plume of Saturn's moon Enceladus. But Cassini was not the only spacecraft operating in the solar system that day.
• September 24, 2015
There will be a spectacular total lunar eclipse on the night of Sept. 27-28, 2015, a newly dubbed Mega Hemorrhaging Eclipse. Here is info on what lunar eclipses are and how to observe the eclipse.
• September 15, 2015
Two sun-observing spacecraft in Earth orbit captured images of a partial solar eclipse Sunday morning.
• May 24, 2015
Pause your life for six minutes and watch the Sun set....on Mars. Thank you, Glen Nagle, for this awe-inspiring simulation based on Curiosity's sol 956 sunset images.
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