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Space Photo of the Day 2013

Saturn's Colorful Rings by NASA/JPL/University of Colorado via wired.com: Images taken during the Cassini spacecraft's orbital insertion on June 30 show definite compositional variation within the rings. The general pattern is from "dirty" particles indicated by red to cleaner ice particles shown in turquoise in the outer parts of the rings. #Astronomy #Saturn

NASA Chief Scientist Predicts We'll Find Signs Of Alien Life By 2025

NASA Chief Scientist Predicts We'll Find Signs Of Alien Life By 2025

Earth isn't the only ocean world in our solar system. Oceans could exist in diverse forms on moons and dwarf planets, offering clues in the quest to discover life beyond our home planet. Check out this infographic about these ocean worlds:

Voyager 1 may have left the solar system, 35 years after launch

On February 17, 1998, Voyager 1 became the farthest man-made object from Earth, passing Pioneer 10 at 69 AU from the sun. From this day onwards to the present, Voyager 1 has been the farthest man made object from Earth.

ESA’s moment of greatest glory before Rosetta was the successful landing of its Huygens probe on Saturn’s giant moon Titan in 2005 – the first and so far the only touchdown of a manmade object on a body in the outer solar system.

Aujourd'hui, la sonde Rosetta se trouve à 30 kilomètres de la comète Tchourioumov-Guérassimenko, aussi surnommée Tchouri par les intimes et les jou...

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Space Photo of the Day for November 2014

WIRED Space Photo of the Day for November 2014 | November 7, 2014: Beautiful, Ominous XZ Tauri ESA/Hubble and NASA | WIRED.com

Scientists don't yet know what to make of a white spot spotted on the dwarf planet Ceres, in the most recent batch of images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft.