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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-31 Comet Rosetta
OSIRIS
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This image of the coma of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, seen with ESA'S OSIRIS onboard the Rosetta spacecraft, shows the hazy circular structure to the right and center of the coma is an artifact due to overexposure of the nucleus.
PIA18422:
Rosetta's Comet: Imaging the Coma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-31 Comet Rosetta
OSIRIS
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This view from the OSIRIS instrument onboard ESA's Rosetta spacecraft shows the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimernko from a distance of 1,210 miles (1950 kilometers).
PIA18423:
Comet 67P from 1,200 Miles Away
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-31 2020 Mars Rover
Scanning Habitable Environments with Raman & Luminescence for Organics and Chemicals (SHERLOC)
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This illustration depicts the mechanism and conceptual research targets for an instrument named SHERLOC, which has been selected as one of seven investigations for the payload of NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission.
PIA18407:
Ultraviolet Instrument for Mars 2020 Rover is SHERLOC
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-31 2020 Mars Rover
Planetary Instrument for X-RAY Lithochemistry (PIXL)
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This diagram depicts the sensor head of the Planetary Instrument for X-RAY Lithochemistry, or PIXL, which has been selected as one of seven investigations for the payload of NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission.
PIA18406:
X-Ray Instrument for Mars 2020 Rover is PIXL
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-31 2020 Mars Rover
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This diagram shows components of the investigations payload for NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission.
PIA18405:
Payload for NASA's Mars 2020 Rover
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-31 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The linear feature in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is part of Cyane Fossae. The circular collapse features are bounded by linear faults.
PIA18548:
Cyane Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-30 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Schiaparelli Crater is a 460 kilometer (286 mile) wide multi-ring structure. However, it is a very shallow crater, apparently filled by younger materials such as lava and/or fluvial and aeolian sediments as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA18635:
Layers and Sand on the Floor of Schiaparelli Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-30 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Monitoring by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE has shown that gully formation on Mars occurs in winter and early spring in times and places with frost on the ground.
PIA18634:
Frosty Gullies
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-30 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows what is termed a pedestal crater, so-called because the level of the surface adjacent to the crater is elevated relative to the surface of the surrounding terrain.
PIA18633:
Preserving Ice from a Vanished Terrain
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-30 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Many of the depressions in Noctis Labyrinthus contain water-bearing minerals, suggesting that water was available and persistent in this region during the Late Hesperian to Amazonian epochs on Mars, as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA18632:
Water-Bearing Rocks in Noctis Labyrinthus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-30 Mercury MESSENGER
MDIS - Narrow Angle
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At an Angle. This image NASA's MESSENGER features an elongated impact crater north of Rembrandt impact basin. This crater was most likely formed by a oblique impact which created the crater's distinct elongated shape and central peak.
PIA18631:
At an Angle
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-30 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The dark, narrow band of sand dunes in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is called Hyperboreae Undae.
PIA18550:
Hyperboreae Undae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-29 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The channel in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is a portion of Hrad Vallis.
PIA18549:
Hrad Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-28 Mercury MESSENGER
MDIS - Narrow Angle
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MESSENGER Gets Closer to Mercury than Ever Before. This image is one of the highest resolution images taken by NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft to date. It features a field of secondary craters in Mercury's northern smooth plains.
PIA18630:
MESSENGER Gets Closer to Mercury than Ever Before
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-28 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This artist's rendering shows a regional cross-section of the ice shell underlying Enceladus' south polar terrain, illustrating our current knowledge of the physical and thermal structure and processes ongoing below and at the surface.
PIA17190:
What Lies Beneath: Regional View (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-28 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This artist's rendering shows a cross-section of the ice shell immediately beneath one of Enceladus' geyser-active fractures, illustrating the physical and thermal structure and the processes ongoing below and at the surface.
PIA17189:
What Lies Beneath: Close Up View (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-28 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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On this polar stereographic map of Enceladus' south polar terrain, all 100 geysers have been plotted whose source locations have been determined in NASA's Cassini's imaging survey of the moon's geyser basin.
PIA17188:
Surveyor's Map of Enceladus' Geyser Basin
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-28 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This plot shows the variation in brightness of the plume of material, composed of all the geysers erupting from the south polar terrain of Saturn's moon Enceladus, as a function of the moon's orbital position around Saturn.
PIA17187:
Enceladus' Plume Brightness Variations
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-28 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This graphic shows a 3-D model of 98 geysers whose source locations and tilts were found in a NASA Cassini imaging survey of Enceladus' south polar terrain by the method of triangulation.
PIA17186:
Geyser Basin in 3-D Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-28 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, one of those acquired in the survey conducted by the Cassini imaging science team of the geyser basin at the south pole of Enceladus, was taken as Cassini was looking across the moon's south pole.
PIA17184:
Encroaching Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-28 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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This dramatic view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks across the region of Enceladus' geyser basin and down on the ends of the Baghdad and Damascus fractures that face Saturn.
PIA17183:
Elevated View of Enceladus' South Pole
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-28 Earth Terra
ASTER
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This image from the NASA's Terra spacecraft shows extensive flooding resulting from Typhoon Rammasun in Ningming, China. This ASTER image was acquired on July 24, 2014.
PIA18628:
NASA Spacecraft Eyes China Flooding
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-28 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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This scene from NASA's Opportunity rover shows 'Lunokhod 2 Crater,' which lies south of 'Solander Point' on the west rim of Endeavour Crater. Lunokhod 2 Crater is approximately 20 feet (6 meters) in diameter.
PIA18416:
'Lunokhod 2' Crater on Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-28 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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This stereo view from NASA's Opportunity rover shows 'Lunokhod 2 Crater,' which lies south of 'Solander Point' on the west rim of Endeavour Crater. Lunokhod 2 Crater is approximately 20 feet (6 meters) in diameter.
PIA18415:
'Lunokhod 2' Crater on Mars (Stereo)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-28 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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This scene from NASA's Opportunity rover shows 'Lunokhod 2 Crater,' which lies south of 'Solander Point' on the west rim of Endeavour Crater. Lunokhod 2 Crater is approximately 20 feet (6 meters) in diameter.
PIA18414:
'Lunokhod 2 Crater' on Mars (False Color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-28 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
CTX
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NASA's Opportunity rover, working on Mars since January 2004, passed 25 miles of total driving on the July 27, 2014. The gold line on this map shows Opportunity's route from the landing site inside Eagle Crater, in upper left.
PIA18404:
Opportunity's Journey Exceeds 25 Miles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-28 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The term 'colles' means hills. The hills in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are located on the northern plains near Phlegra Dorsa.
PIA18547:
Colles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-28 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, Tethys, like many moons in the solar system, keeps one face pointed towards the planet around which it orbits. Tethys' anti-Saturn face is seen here, fully illuminated, basking in sunlight.
PIA18275:
Tethys in Sunlight
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-28 Earth 752x564x3
Scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory make a rocket nozzle using a new 3-D printing technique that allows for multiple metallic properties in the same object.
PIA18570:
Laser Printing of Gradient Metals
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-28 Earth 3717x3583x3
This is a prototype of a mirror mount that scientists made using a new 3-D printing technique at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
PIA18569:
Mirror Mount
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-25 Mercury MESSENGER
MDIS - Wide Angle
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Paint Me a Picture. This color view from NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft of Raditladi crater gives us a fresh view of the peak-ring basin.
PIA18629:
Paint Me a Picture
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-25 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Rubicon Valles, a complex region of channels found on the northwestern flank of Alba Mons.
PIA18546:
Rubicon Valles
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