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  • NASA caught deleting data from Mars Curiosity Rover images
    NASA caught deleting data from Mars Curiosity Rover images
    Images from the Mars Curiosity Rover have been digitally altered by NASA’s JPL affiliate to cover up objects discovered on Mars. The latest digital alteration was revealed in a November 15 video released on Youtube that showed how an object...
  • Thigh Bone on Mars
    Mars Rover image of thigh bone sparks media frenzy & NASA response
    On August 14, the Mars Curiosity Rover photographed an object that appears to be a thigh bone on the Martian surface. When the photo was released by NASA’s JPL affiliate a few days later, initial observers claimed that the object was a...
  • Huge cylindrical UFO captured by Mars Curiosity Rover
    Huge cylindrical UFO captured by Mars Curiosity Rover
    The latest images released by Mars Curiosity Rover show what appears to be a very large cylindrical shaped UFO traveling in the Martian night sky. The UFO appears in a sequence of five images over a ten minute period with the time stamp of April...
  • Exomoon
    Astronomers find possible exomoon
    On April 10, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), a branch of NASA, announced that researchers have identified a possible exomoon, a moon orbiting a planet outside of this solar system.An international team of researchers led by the Japan-New...
  • Voyager 1
    New JPL film tells story behind Voyager spacecraft
    On Wednesday night, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena will be screening its newest documentary film, "The Stuff of Dreams," the story of the early days of NASA's Voyager mission. Although the two Voyager spacecraft...
  • Orbit of Asteroid 2014 AA
    First Asteroid discovered in 2014 burns up over Atlantic Ocean
    A small asteroid discovered in the early hours of January 1, 2013 hit the Earth's atmosphere about 21 hours later and burned up harmlessly. NASA' Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) announced today that the 6 to 9 foot asteroid, named Asteroid...
  • Juno
    Juno Continues on to Jupiter Despite Glitch
    The Juno spacecraft, which was launched by NASA in 2011 to explore the gas giant planet Jupiter, has encountered some technical problems on its' swing by Earth in order to gain momentum for the long trip to the outer planet, but scientists are...
  • Xombie in flight
    NASA JPL/Masten Space Systems testing landing software with Xombie test vehicle
    NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory announced on August 12, 2013 that it had embarked on a joint project with Masten Space Systems to test new planetary landing software, using Masten’s Xombie XA-0.1B vertical takeoff/vertical landing...
  • Voyager 1: humanity's 'most distant scout,' nearing interstellar space
    Voyager 1: humanity's 'most distant scout,' nearing interstellar space
    Humanity's most distant scout, Voyager 1, is about to enter interstellar space after several decades spent hurtling towards the edge of our solar system.Ed Stone, a project scientist on Voyager from the California Institute of Technology in...
  • MODIS
    Wildfire season in Southern California: JPL and Chapman monitor danger
    Fire season has started early in Southern California, and the teams at JPL and Chapman University are on it. Using date from NASA and Indian satellites, scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena and Chapman University in Orange...
  • Hurricane at Saturn's North Pole 4 times stronger than storm on Earth
    NASA finds gigantic hurricane on Saturn. Video and photos
    Weather exists on other planets and is one of the main reasons for space exploration within our solar system. The giant spot on Jupiter that makes it look like pizza is a storm that has lasted for hundreds of years. Now NASA’s Cassini probe...
  • NASA's GRAIL probes to impact moon
    NASA's twin probes to end mission with lunar impact on Monday (Video)
    Two lunar-orbiting NASA spacecraft that have helped scientists to learn more about the internal structure and composition of the moon are being prepared for their controlled descent and impact on a mountain near the moon’s north pole at...
  • Mars Curiosity Rover
    Is NASA muzzling scientific results from Mars Curiosity Mission?
    Yesterday, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) took the extraordinary step of dampening speculation over comments made by one of the leaders of the Mars Curiosity Mission. Just before Thanksgiving, on November 20, John Grotzinger,...
  • Mars rover
    Mayor of Mars battle rages; Foursquare pits Curiosity against Opportunity
    Science geeks around the world are checking out who is the current Mayor of Mars. This title is about to be battled out by two Mars rovers on the planet. With Curiosity and Opportunity cruising around the planet to learn about the surface,...
  • 2012 Cassini Scientist for a Day Essay Contest
    Writing Contest for students: Cassini Scientist for a Day
    Join the 11th edition of the Cassini Science Team.Essay Contest, sponsored byNASA's JPL,for grades 5 through 12.What is Cassini?Cassini, or Cassini-Huygens, is a robotic spacecraft sent to the Saturn system that was launched by NASA on October...