MASCOT Path Across Asteroid Ryugu During its 17 Hours Mission
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MASCOT Path Across Asteroid Ryugu During its 17 Hours Mission

The tiny hopping-robot MASCOT completed its 17 hour mission on the asteroid Ryugu in early…

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Scientists to Debate Landing Site for Next Mars Rover
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Scientists to Debate Landing Site for Next Mars Rover

Hundreds of scientists and Mars-exploration enthusiasts will convene in a hotel ballroom just north of…

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Giant planets around young star raise questions about how planets form
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Giant planets around young star raise questions about how planets form

Researchers have identified a young star with four Jupiter and Saturn-sized planets in orbit around…

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NASA Helps Bring Story of Historic Moon Landing, Neil Armstrong to Younger Generations
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NASA Helps Bring Story of Historic Moon Landing, Neil Armstrong to Younger Generations

Space Farming Possible with a Plant Hormone
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Space Farming Possible with a Plant Hormone

With scarce nutrients and weak gravity, growing potatoes on the Moon or on other planets…

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Even Ganymede is Showing Tectonic Activity. We’re Going to Need Another Icy Moon Orbiter
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Even Ganymede is Showing Tectonic Activity. We’re Going to Need Another Icy Moon Orbiter

Ganymede was shaped by pronounced periods of tectonic activity in the past, according to a…

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Chandra Enters Safe Mode; Investigation Underway
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Chandra Enters Safe Mode; Investigation Underway

At approximately 9:55 a.m. EDT on Oct. 10, 2018, NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory entered safe…

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Update on Opportunity Rover after Martian Dust Storm
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Update on Opportunity Rover after Martian Dust Storm

One month since increasing their commanding frequency, engineers have yet to hear from NASA’s Opportunity…

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Ceres Rolled Over at Some Point in the Past
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Ceres Rolled Over at Some Point in the Past

In 2007, the Dawn mission launched from Earth and began making its way towards two…

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NASA Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 7
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NASA Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 7

On Oct. 11, 1968, NASA launched its first crewed Apollo mission, which paved the way for the…

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