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Mar 31, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The Aral Sea is shrinking, leaving a dried-up white lakebed where there used to be blue water. But in the eyes of a radar satellite, the sea's shores look like a colorful abstract painting.
Mar 17, 2015 12:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A previously undiscovered moon crater has been provisionally named after the famous US aviator Amelia Earhart.
Mar 3, 2015 01:46 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The 20-year mission of a U.S. military weather satellite came to an abrupt end last month after a power system temperature spike and an apparent explosion.
Feb 13, 2015 07:11 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket made its first foray into deep space this week, depositing a U.S. space weather satellite into an orbit that eventually will reach more than four times farther away than the moon.
Feb 9, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
This week, the eye in the sky shows us massive fires in Australia, thunderstorms over the Amazon and a military buildup on the Iraq-Iran border. Plus: Let's launch a rocket into the northern lights.
Jan 31, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Miriam Kramer, LiveScience.com
NASA's newest Earth-observing satellite will get the dirt on the dirt beneath our feet.
Jan 30, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
NASA's next Earth-observing satellite is scheduled to launch Saturday (Jan. 31), and it could vastly improve the way scientists monitor droughts around the world.
Dec 24, 2014 12:20 PM ET // John Upton, Climate Central
NASA's holiday pictures look like splotchy representations of lights magically sparkling, and energy consumption being amplified during the holidays.
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