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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.
Martian gullies were in the spotlight last week thanks to a NASA press release stating they were
Scientists showcased a wide range of features and processes on Mars' surface at last week's Lunar and Planetary Science Conference.
The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) Context Camera (CTX) is almost a silent star at Mars. The latest MRO data release brought the total number of available CTX images to over 70,000, covering well over 90% of the Red Planet at a stunning resolution of 6 meters per pixel.
The science team of NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter wants your help in mapping out the weird and wonderful features of Mars' south polar region!
Tanya Harrison wraps up the final week of Mars sample return analogue mission operations at the Canadian Space Agency.
Tanya Harrison reports on Canada's efforts to simulate a Mars sample return mission here on Earth.
Bright and early this morning, we NASA Social folks met at the Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex for a tour of the space shuttle Atlantis. This is the first shuttle I've seen in person, and it was a stunning sight to see.
MAVEN launched flawlessly and pretty much exactly on schedule. Congratulations to NASA, the MAVEN team, and United Launch Alliance for a picture perfect launch!
I am at the MAVEN launch at Kennedy Space Center for a
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