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NASA satellite has observed movement of millions of tons of dust on Earth NASA satellite has observed movement of millions of tons of dust on Earth

The NASA satellite Calipso, short for Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observation, studied the movement of 182 million tons of dust across the Earth between 2007 and 2013...

NASA satellites may uncover key sources of climate change NASA satellites may uncover key sources of climate change

Over the past twelve months, NASA has launched five new missions designed to gather important and detailed information about the Earth’s weather patterns and changing climate...

Mystery deepens as second bright spot appears on Ceres in new Dawn photo Mystery deepens as second bright spot appears on Ceres in new Dawn photo

As NASA's Dawn spacecraft approaches the dwarf planet Ceres, the mystery about the white spot on its surface has only deepened -- the spot has a companion...

Spacewalk successful despite water leak in astronaut’s helmet Spacewalk successful despite water leak in astronaut’s helmet

NASA is investigating a mysterious malfunction of an astronaut’s helmet that occurred during Wednesday’s spacewalk at the International Space Station...

It’s Mars versus the Moon as next destination for U.S. space program It’s Mars versus the Moon as next destination for U.S. space program

As reported by the Washington Post, debate still rages over whether the Moon or Mars makes the most sense as the next major goal for America’s manned space missions...

Latest spacewalk ‘selfie’ taken against background of Earth, ISS Latest spacewalk ‘selfie’ taken against background of Earth, ISS

Astronaut Butch Wilmore took a dramatic picture of himself during a spacewalk this weekend, featuring himself against a background of the blue and white Earth and part of the International Space Station (ISS)...

New Horizons takes first look at two of Pluto’s tiny moons: A ‘major milestone’ New Horizons takes first look at two of Pluto’s tiny moons: A ‘major milestone’

To commemorate the 85th anniversary of Pluto's discovery by Clyde Tombaugh on February 18, 1930, the New Horizons mission, now closing in on Pluto, released its first ever images of tiny moons Nix and Hydra...

NASA’s Dawn probe snaps clearest images yet of a heavily-crated Ceres NASA’s Dawn probe snaps clearest images yet of a heavily-crated Ceres

According to a NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory statement, the agency’s Dawn probe has captured remarkably clear images of the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest body in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter...

Iconic ‘Pale Blue Dot’ image celebrates 25th anniversary: Voyager 1 still on the move Iconic ‘Pale Blue Dot’ image celebrates 25th anniversary: Voyager 1 still on the move

At the urging of astrophysicist Carl Sagan, head of the Voyager 1 imaging team, the spacecraft that had visited Jupiter and Saturn turned itself around and took the most distant photograph of the Earth, which has come to be known as the "Pale Blue Dot," on February 14, 1990...

‘Constant ballet’ of Sun’s atmosphere shown in new NASA videos ‘Constant ballet’ of Sun’s atmosphere shown in new NASA videos

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has been observing and photographing the Sun's Earth-facing side in multiple wavelengths for five years, since its launch on February 11, 2010...