Tag: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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Apr2017
  A new image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows planet Earth as a point of light between the icy rings of Saturn. The spacecraft captured the view on April 12, 2017, at 10:41 p.m. PDT (1:41 a.m. EDT on April 13). Cassini was 870 million miles (1.4 billion kilometers) away from Earth ... Read More
April 24, 2017Chris Minney
rhea

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May2015

Rhea’s Rugged Horizon

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The surface of Rhea has been sculpted largely by impact cratering, each crater a reminder of a collision sometime in the moon's history. On more geologically active worlds like Earth, the craters would be erased by erosion, volcanoes or tectonics. But on quieter worlds like Rhea, the craters remain until ... Read More
May 27, 2015Chris Minney
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Sep2014
NASA’s Newest Mars Mission Spacecraft Enters Orbit around Red Planet NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft successfully entered Mars’ orbit at 10:24 p.m. EDT Sunday, Sept. 21, where it now will prepare to study the ... Read More
September 24, 2014Chris Minney
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Nov2013

MAVEN Launches Successfully

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This morning shortly before 10:30 AM PST NASA’s MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN) spacecraft successfully launched aboard the Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral. This mission will study the Martian upper atmosphere with particular focus on the question of how the planet went from having air and ... Read More
November 18, 2013Luxel Corporation

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