• Fruit flies such as these spent one month aboard the International Space Station during the Heart Flies study. Image Credit: NASA / Dominic Hart
    The astronaut badge may be limited to human beings, but we’re not the only organisms that have made it into orbit. From microorganisms to animals, many travelers have made the journey to the International Space Station. Among the most-traveled organisms are Drosophila melanogaster, more commonly 
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  • MAVEN deployed over Mars. Credit: Courtesy NASA/GSFC
    NASA's MAVEN spacecraft is set for its orbital insertion at Mars on Sunday, September 21, 2014.
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  • Phoebe Cohen, Assistant Professor of Geosciences at Williams College. Credit: Williams College
    Dr. Phoebe A. Cohen is a Professor of Geosciences at Williams College and is involved in numerous research projects with the NASA Astrobiology Program. Cohen studies the fossil record to uncover clues about the evolution of complex life on Earth. In her work, she studies
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  • Martian meteorite known as “Black Beauty.” Image credit: NASA
    Astrobiology Magazine speaks with Munir Humayun about a recent study of the martian meteorite 'Black Beauty.'
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  • Curiosity tweeted this image from the surface of Mars on Sept 2, 2014. Credit: NASA, @MarsCuriosity
    Curiosity is collecting a wealth of geological data on Mars, but the rover is also keeping an eye on Mars' current weather conditions.
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  • Interferogram of the Califorinia's Napa region created using two Sentinel-1A images. The two round shapes around Napa valley, which are visible in the central part of the image show how the ground moved during an earthquake on August 24, 2014. Credit: Copyright, Copernicus data (2014)/ESA/PPO.labs/Norut/COMET-SEOM Insarap study
    The Sentinel-1A spacecraft has captured a spectacular image of the recent earthquake that shook northern California.
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  • Was this what Earth looked like during the Archean eon? Image Credit: Peter Sawyer / Smithsonian Institution
    A new study has revealed details about the composition of Earth’s atmosphere during the Archean eon, which lasted from around 4 billion years ago to 2.4 billion years ago.
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  • Organisms cultured from the samples collected from Lake Whillans. Credit: LSU/Christner et. al. (2014)
    Scientists have proven that microbial ecosystems exist in one of Antarctica's subglacial lakes.
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  • The Voyager 2 spacecraft flew by Triton, a moon of Neptune, in the summer of 1989. Paul Schenk, a scientist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston, used Voyager data to construct the best-ever global color map of Triton. This map has a resolution of 1,970 feet (600 meters) per pixel. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Lunar & Planetary Institute
    Using old data, scientists have provided new details about Neptune's moon Triton.
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  • OCO-2. Credit: NASA/JPL
    NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) has returned its first science data after reaching its final operating orbit.
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