Two NASA photos of Alaska that are beautiful and scary – seattlepi.com (blog)


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Two NASA photos of Alaska that are beautiful and scary
seattlepi.com (blog)
It is the primary outlet for the 310-square mile Yakutat ice field, which drains into Harlequin Lake and, ultimately, the Gulf of Alaska. (Photo: Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory image by Robert Simmon, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological ...

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NASA’s MAVEN Orbiter 3 Weeks and 4 Million Miles from Mars – Universe Today


NASA's MAVEN Orbiter 3 Weeks and 4 Million Miles from Mars
Universe Today
Now just 3 weeks and 4 million miles (6 million kilometers) from rendezvous with Mars, NASA's ground breaking Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) orbiter is tracking precisely on course for the crucial Mars Orbital Insertion (MOI) engine ...

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First Public Tours Of NASA Ames In Nearly 2 Decades, Tickets Available – CBS Local


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First Public Tours Of NASA Ames In Nearly 2 Decades, Tickets Available
CBS Local
MOFFETT FIELD (CBS SF) — For the first time in 17 years, NASA Ames Research Center will open its normally well-secured gates to the public, allowing behind the scenes tours of the wind tunnels, laboratories, and even a simulated Martian landscape.
NASA Ames to open campus to publicPalo Alto Online
NASA Ames Opens Campus Gates, Hosts First Public Open House in 17 YearsSpace Ref (press release)

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NASA’s New Orion Spaceship Makes a Splash in Ocean Tests – Space.com


NASA's New Orion Spaceship Makes a Splash in Ocean Tests
Space.com
For a full week in August, NASA engineers and the U.S. Navy worked side by side to practice retrieving the new spacecraft from the Pacific Ocean after a water splashdown like the one that will end the capsule's upcoming test flight in December.

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NASA Wants Your Tweets And Images For Its Space Time Capsule – Fast Company

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Sail past Neptune’s moon Triton in this amazing NASA video – The Huntsville Times – al.com


Sail past Neptune's moon Triton in this amazing NASA video
The Huntsville Times - al.com
NASA has released a new video map of Neptune's moon Triton based on historic, restored footage shot by Voyager 2 in 1989. The new map has enhanced colors, but NASA says they actually reflect Triton's true colors. Because of Voyager's speed and ...

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