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NASA History News & Notes

With issues going back to 1965, our quarterly newsletter connects you with articles, news, and upcoming events in the aerospace history community.

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Fall 2023

Solar System Exploration

The Fall 2023 edition of News and Notes looks at solar system exploration history, particularly NASA’s Discovery Program which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Topics include changes to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s approach to planning planetary science missions, the Clementine mission, an oral history with Dr. James Garvin, artist Les Bossinas’s representations of future NASA missions, and a comparative look at international planetary science. Also included in this issue are highlights from NASA’s archival holdings for the Mars Laser Altimeter and MESSENGER mission, spacecraft testing, the Moon’s permanently shadowed regions, and more.

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Front page of NASA History News and Notes, Fall 2023 edition with the heading Worlds Beyond and featuring an image of Mercury.
Front page of NASA History News and Notes, Fall 2023 edition

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Issues from 2006–2014

Vol. 31-4
Vol. 31-3
Vol. 31-2
Vol. 31-1
Vol. 30-4
Vol. 30-3
Vol. 30-2
Vol. 29-4
Vol. 29-2 & 3
Vol. 29-1
Vol. 28-4
Vol. 28-3
Vol. 28-2
Vol. 28-1
Vol. 27-4
Vol. 27-3
Vol. 27-2
Vol. 27-1
Vol. 26-3
Vol. 26-2
Vol. 26-1
Vol. 25-4
Vol. 25-3
Vol. 25-2
Vol. 25-1
Vol. 24-4
Vol. 24-3
Vol. 24-2
Vol. 24-1
Vol. 23-4
Vol. 23-3
Vol. 23-2
Vol. 23-1

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