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Aug 23, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A scientist has created the best-ever global color map of Neptune's big moon Triton, using images taken by a NASA spacecraft 25 years ago.
Aug 11, 2014 08:40 AM ET // Discovery News
Astronomers call the event a perigee full moon, as perigee means near Earth.
Aug 7, 2014 12:01 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Unfortunately, this year, there is a major obstacle that will likely interrupt your shooting star viewing pleasure: the moon. Continue reading →
Aug 4, 2014 03:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
One of Jupiter's moons has unleashed a series of huge volcanic eruptions over a hellish 2 week period that were so bright they could be studied in detail by ground based observatories. Continue reading →
Jul 29, 2014 11:28 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
On July 26, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) noticed something peculiar about its normally uninterrupted view of the sun -- a chunk was missing. Continue reading →
Jul 26, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, Space.com
Apollo 11's historic trip to the lunar surface in 1969 helped to debunk many a myth about our moon.
Jul 21, 2014 05:40 AM ET
When viewed through the lens of history, the Apollo 11 landing was not so much a blinding breakthrough as much as it was the culmination of several Apollo's-worth of things learned and put into practice leading up to that one small step.
Jul 20, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Discovery News
On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon. 45 Years after this historic day, we take a look through archived NASA photos that aren't so commonly seen online.
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