From NASA/JPL: NASA released a new photo taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter of a fresh impact crater on Mars. By examining before and after photos, scientists have figured out that the impact must have occurred between July 2010 and May 2012. The photo itself was taken in November 2013, but was just released to… Read More Mars Orbiter Images New Impact Crater on Mars
From NASA/JPL: The Curiosity rover took a photo of the Earth and Moon as seen from Mars. The photo was taken about an hour and a half after sunset on Mars–Earth as an “Evening Star.”
NASA recently celebrated the Opportunity rover’s tenth year on Mars. And it is still doing science today.
Today’s Google doodle honors American astronomer Maria Mitchell, 195 years after her birth. Check it out!
NASA has released a slideshow of images taken of the Earth (and Moon) on July 19 by the Cassini spacecraft in orbit around Saturn.
Here is a recently released Hubble Telescope image of Comet ISON. For more, see HubbleSite.