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Solar Eclipse 2017: the Ultimate Teachable Moment
Across North America, the August 21 eclipse provides both an inspiring reason to look to the sky and opportunities to engage in scientific observations and discovery.
New Choices for Explorers Program
Six astrophysics concept study proposals that would investigate emissions from galaxies, galaxy clusters, and neutron star systems, as well as exoplanet atmospheres, have been selected as a way to fill in the gaps between the agency’s larger missions.
Voyager: Still Exploring After 40 Years and 13 BILLION Miles
"None of us knew, when we launched 40 years ago, that anything would still be working, and continuing on this pioneering journey," said Ed Stone, Voyager project scientist. "The most exciting thing they find in the next five years is likely to be something that we didn't know was out there to be discovered."
Flying Over Pluto and Charon
Created using actual New Horizons data, these flyover movies offer spectacular new perspectives of the many unusual features that were discovered – from a vantage point even closer than the spacecraft itself.