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Photos: NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter

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NASA's Juno spacecraft has been orbiting Jupiter since 2016, beaming back spectacular pictures of the largest planet in our solar system. See those amazing Jupiter photos in our mission gallery here.

NASA GOLD Mission to Image Earth’s Interface to Space


Portal origin URL: NASA GOLD Mission to Image Earth’s Interface to SpacePortal origin nid: 417348Published: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 13:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: On Jan. 25, 2018, NASA launches Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk, or GOLD, a hosted instrument aboard SES-14 that will inspect the dynamic intermingling of space and Earth's uppermost atmosphere.Portal image: illustration of satellite hosting GOLD instrumentScience Categories: Sun

NASA's GOLD Mission to Explore Earth's Ionosphere Set for Launch Jan. 25


Like Earth, space has weather. Except instead of swirling winds and downpours of precipitation, space weather is defined by shifting electric and magnetic fields and rains of charged particles. At the very beginning of space, starting just 60 miles above Earth’s surface, there’s a layer of the atmosphere that shifts and changes in concert with both types of weather.

News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 11:22

Haumea: Fast-Spinning Dwarf Planet

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Haumea, the fifth body in the solar system to be classified as a dwarf planet, spins faster than any other known large body in the solar system.


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