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MAVEN: Mars Atmosphere Stripped Away By Solar Wind

NASA announced today that data from Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission reveals the fate of Mars atmosphere; it was stripped away by solar winds, altering it’s atmosphere from a warm and wet environment to the cold, dry planet we know and study today.

For more – click through to the NASA press release:

MAVEN Atmosphere Announcement

Rosetta Completes her Decade Long Journey

Traveling at more than 34,000 miles per hour, ESA’s Rosetta is set to land on 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko after a ten year voyage. Click through to see options to watch the landing live:

Tribute to Apollo 11

Please take 8:32 of your life to watch this tribute to the 400,000 individuals that made it possible for 12 men to walk on our Moon.

The Eagle Has Landed

45 Years ago today, Neil Armstrong piloted the Eagle to the surface of the moon – and changed the world.

Back to the Future

Have you ever wondered what it would have been like to experience the Apollo program in an era of Social Media?  Now, you have the chance!  Tune in tomorrow, Wednesday, July 16, 2014, to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center to re-experience the era in a new way. 


Pyrotechnics Inside Out!

Filmed with a drone, using a GoPro camera, this pyrotechnics display is unlike any you’ve seen before!


OCO_2 Launch Pad Images

Images from this afternoon at Vandenberg AFB, Flight Complex 2 in preparation for the OCO-2 launch:

OCO-2 Launch Good for GO

OCO-2 is a go for 2 July at 2:56 a.m. after a scrub on last night’s launch due to a faulty valve on the sound suppression system. Live updates on:

OCO-2 Launch On Schedule

OCO-2 is Scheduled for launch in the early hours of 1 July, 2014 from flight complex 2 at Vandenberg AFB. The launch should be visible from many Southern California and Central Coast areas. For more about OCO-2:

What’s Up For June?

What’s Up For June?

Where to spot comets this month along with planet and moon observations!

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