Ingenuity will be the first Martian helicopter.

Opportunity Signs Off

Mars mission concludes.

  • 17 February 2019
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Opportunity's Last Message

The rover's mission concludes.

  • 13 February 2019
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Grab those picks and shovels, Mars may have regions covered in opals if recent images from JPL's HiRise camera are confirmed. [caption id="attachment_7158" align="aligncenter" width="1024" caption="Potential opal deposits on Mars (credit: JPL/NASA)"][/caption] Even if the rocks don't turn out to be those fiery, iridescent gemstones, the JPL image is a beauty. WHB
  • 2 September 2011
  • Author: Hugh Bollinger
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The Milky Way and the Andromeda Galaxy are on a collision course. Andromeda --the only galaxy that can be seen with the naked eye --is on a course to collide with us billions of years from now. If you ever wondered what colliding galaxies might look like, check out this Hubble photo: [caption id="attachment_7086" align="aligncenter" width="575" caption="Colliding galaxies (credit: NASA)"][/caption] WHB
  • 30 August 2011
  • Author: Hugh Bollinger
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In honor of the 15th anniversary in 2005 for the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, NASA released a photograph of the Fairy Pillar, part of the Eagle Nebula. The entire nebula is a stellar nursery where many new stars are forming. At one point, gravity will collapse the nebula inward to the new stars. [caption id="attachment_6791" align="aligncenter" width="502" caption="Fairy Pillar as seen by the Hubble telescope (source: NASA)"][/caption] The Fairy Pillar is one of many ...
  • 22 August 2011
  • Author: Hugh Bollinger
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