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Mars Orbiter on Precautionary Standby Status

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), at Mars since 2006, put itself into a precautionary standby…

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Gravity Assist Podcast: The Kuiper Belt, with Alan Stern, Part 2

What’s the next stop for NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft? Jim Green finds out as he…

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Gravity Assist Podcast: The Kuiper Belt, with Alan Stern, Part 1

What’s the next stop for NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft? Jim Green finds out as he…

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5,000 Days on Mars; Solar-Powered Rover Approaching 5,000th Martian Dawn

The Sun will rise on NASA's solar-powered Mars rover Opportunity for the 5,000th time on…

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Long-Lived Mars Rover Opportunity Keeps Finding Surprises

NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity keeps providing surprises about the Red Planet, most recently with…

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Hubble Sees Neptune’s Mysterious Shrinking Storm

Three billion miles away on the farthest known major planet in our solar system, an…

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‘Handyman Of Proteins’ Got Life Started

A simple, unconventional protein had the flexibility to help life evolve.

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A Piece of Mars is Going Home

A piece of a meteorite called Sayh al Uhaymir 008 (SaU008) will be carried on…

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Gravity Assist Podcast: Pluto, with Alan Stern, Part 2

NASA’s Planetary Science Division Director, Jim Green, talks to Alan Stern of the Southwest Research…

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When it comes to extinction, body size matters

An interdisciplinary team of scientists proposes a more nuanced model for extinction that also shows…

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