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NASA Selects New Science Investigations for Future Moon Deliveries

. NASA Selects New Science Investigations for Future Moon Deliveries The payloads, including one from JPL, mark the agency’s first selections from its Payloads and Research Investigations on the Surface of the Moon (PRISM) call for proposals. As NASA continues plans for multiple commercial deliveries to the Moon’s surface per year, the agency has…
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NASA’s Perseverance Rover Begins Its First Science Campaign on Mars

. NASA’s Perseverance Rover Begins Its First Science Campaign on Mars The six-wheeled scientist is heading south to explore Jezero Crater’s lakebed in search of signs of ancient microbial life. On June 1, NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover kicked off the science phase of its mission by leaving the “Octavia E. Butler” landing site. Until recently…
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See the First Images NASA’s Juno Took As It Sailed by Ganymede

. See the First Images NASA’s Juno Took As It Sailed by Ganymede The spacecraft flew closer to Jupiter’s largest moon than any other in more than two decades, offering dramatic glimpses of the icy orb. The first two images from NASA Juno’s June 7, 2021, flyby of Jupiter’s giant moon Ganymede have been received on Earth. The photos – one from…
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NASA’s Juno to Get a Close Look at Jupiter’s Moon Ganymede

. NASA’s Juno to Get a Close Look at Jupiter’s Moon Ganymede The first of the gas-giant orbiter’s back-to-back flybys will provide a close encounter with the massive moon after over 20 years. On Monday, June 7, at 1:35 p.m. EDT (10:35 a.m. PDT), NASA’s Juno spacecraft will come within 645 miles (1,038 kilometers) of the surface of Jupiter’s…
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