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Three Satellites See Eruption of Puyehue-Cordón Volcano from Space
NASA's Terra Satellite, the GOES-13 and GOES-11 satellites all captured images of the ash plume from southern Chile's Puyehue-Cordó...
Aerosols May Drive a Significant Portion of Arctic Warming
hough greenhouse gases are invariably at the center of discussions about global climate change , new NASA research suggests that muc...
Progress Launches to Space Station
A new Progress cargo carrier launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Tuesday at 12:49 a.m. EST. Less than 9 minutes later, ...
NASA's LRO Reveals 'Incredible Shrinking Moon'
Newly discovered cliffs in the lunar crust indicate the moon shrank globally in the geologically recent past and might still be shrinking t...
Could Burning Fuel on the Space Station Ultimately Save Fuel on Earth?
The price of gas is skyrocketing, but thankfully so is a potential mitigation. The recent mission of the Space Shuttle Discovery , which re...
Cities at Night, Northern China
Nighttime images have a way of dramatically revealing the amount of land development in metropolitan areas. This astronaut photograph featur...
Navigator Technology Takes GPS to a New High
GPS navigational devices are as ubiquitous as cell phones , freely used by commercial and government users alike to determine location,...
Profiling the Largest Solar Explosions
Solar flares – they're big and they're fast. They can knock out a satellite or create a beautiful aurora. And the jury is still out ...
Sun Prominence NASA Celebrates Solar Week with Education Activities and a NASA Chat
Eight planets and their moons, tens of thousands of asteroids, and trillions of comets revolve around the sun. One of these is our Earth, ...
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