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  • Global Ice Viewer Interactive

    Global Ice Viewer

    This new tool from NASA provides an interactive window into how climate change is affecting glaciers, sea ice and continental ice sheets worldwide

  • GRIP Hurricane Mission

    NASA's Global Hawk Takes on Hurricanes

    NASA's unmanned Global Hawk aircraft joins the Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes, or GRIP, mission to study hurricanes.

  • Apollo 11 40th anniversary

    Apollo 11: Giant Leap For Mankind

    On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on another world.

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    Photo Gallery: Apollo-Soyuz

    The 1975 Apollo-Soyuz mission set the stage for today's international partnership in space.

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  • Webb/Hubble

    James Webb vs. Hubble

    The James Webb Space Telescope has been called the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope. How will the Webb telescope be different than Hubble?

  • NASA insignia meatball

    NASA Face in Space

    NASA is giving everyone the opportunity to fly a picture of their face on one of the last shuttle missions.

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  • STS-132

    STS-132: Mission Timeline

    Atlantis’ 12-day mission will deliver the Russian-built Mini Research Module-1 that will provide additional storage space and a new docking port for Russian Soyuz and Progress spacecraft.

  • Hubble 20

    Hubble Celebrates 20 Years

    Hubble has been responsible for some of the most pivotal recent discoveries in our continued quest to learn more about our universe.

  • Share how you and your family help our planet

    Celebrate Earth Day With NASA

    Share how you and your family help our planet. Learn how NASA studies Earth.

  • GloPac Interactive

    Global Hawk Science

    The Global Hawk carries 11 instruments to sample the chemical composition of Earth’s two lowest atmospheric layers, to profile the dynamics and meteorology of both, and to observe the distribution of clouds and aerosol particles.

  • STS-131 Discovery shuttle mission

    STS-131: Mission Timeline

    Discovery and crew will use the Leonardo module to deliver new science equipment to the International Space Station.

  • Eskimo Nebula

    Hubble: A Journey Through Space and Time

    NASA set out on a monumental journey with the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope in April 1990. Since then, it has captured the minds and imaginations of people around the world.

  • Sperry M-1 in the first full-scale Propeller Research Tunnel.

    The NACA: A Look Back

    The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) was founded on Mar. 3, 1915. It provided advice and carried out much of the cutting-edge research in aeronautics in the United States until it's incorporation into NASA in 1958.

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  • President Hoover presenting the Collier Trophy to Joseph Ames.

    Collier Trophy: Highest Honors for Game-Changing Innovation

    The Collier Trophy has been awarded annually since 1911 by the National Aeronautic Association "for the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America."

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  • Bill Taub

    NASA Remembers Agency Photographer Bill Taub

    As NASA's first senior photographer, Bill Taub covered every major agency event from the beginning of the Mercury project through the end of Apollo.

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  • Robert McCall

    Space Artist Robert McCall Inspired Generations

    McCall, a long-time space-scene painter, created art work that has been seen in NASA mission patches, artist concepts and in murals at NASA centers and museums.

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  • Build Your Own Space Mission

    Build Your Own Space Mission

    Design your scientist, lab and spacecraft, choose your destination, and launch!

  • Solar Dynamics Observatory

    Solar Dynamics Observatory: Living With A Star

    SDO's onboard telescopes will scrutinize sunspots and solar flares using more pixels and colors than any other observatory in the history of solar physics.

  • Kamchatka, Russia: Glacial Terrain, climate change

    10 Years of Earth-Mapping Images

    The international Shuttle Radar Topography Mission collected topographic data over nearly 80 percent of Earth's land surfaces.

  • FY2011 Budget

    Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Gallery

    NASA enters a new era through commercial partnerships and cutting-edge technology research designed to enable us to explore new worlds and increase our understanding of the Earth and our universe.

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