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October 19, 2017

 

Romaine Lettuce

Space Gardens

The first crop harvested from the International Space Station's garden was romaine lettuce.

August 31, 2017

 

An image of the Juventae Chasma supplied by NASA

The Disappearing Atmosphere

As of three point eight billion years ago, Mars had already lost much of its atmosphere.

August 18, 2017

 

A boy in front of a chainlink fence

Viewing the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Trying to figure out how to experience the 2017 solar eclipse? We've got options for you.

August 16, 2017

 

A total solar eclipse with visible corona

The Sun’s Corona And Solar Eclipses

Total solar eclipses are when the sun's corona are most easily observed.

September 17, 2015

 

radiation particles

Radiation in Deep Space

Mars-bound astronauts will face many dangers including extended exposure to galactic radiation, which has been shown to cause brain damage.

June 12, 2015

 

gecko climbing up glass pane

NASA’s Gecko Grippers

NASA has designed a new grappling tool based on geckos' foot grips.

December 5, 2014

 

full moon and lunar eclipse

New Moon

In case there was ever any doubt, Earth only has one moon.

September 21, 2014

 

Three people look into the night sky with binoculars and a telescope during a meteor shower.

Helping NASA From Home

NASA wants YOU to help them make new discoveries! Crowdsourcing alleviates big data problems for astronomers.

August 30, 2014

 

An artist's rendering of a pyramid structure on Mars.

Live On Mars

Mars One hopes to send settlers to the red planet by 2024.

February 4, 2014

 

Arieal photo of Arizona's Meteor Crater

Mapping (Potentially) Killer Asteroids

There are a million space rocks nearby. Astronomers have only mapped about 9,700 of them.

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