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Earth From Space: 15 Amazing Things In 15 Years

The view of Earth from orbit is never the same – from minute to minute, day to day, year to year. To celebrate 15 successful years of the Earth Observing System, we’ve collected 15 impressive, awe-inducing or simply just plain interesting images gathered by NASA’s three flagship Earth orbiters.

NASA 5 years ago

Out Of This World Food Traditions

As we gather around our dinner tables for Thanksgiving, many food traditions will ensue, everything from turkey to stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy. Similarly, NASA has a long history of food traditions, too.

NASA 5 years ago

NASA's #NextGiantLeap

The first humans who will step foot on Mars are walking the Earth today.

NASA 5 years ago

10 Years Roving the Red Planet

The twin Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity were launched toward Mars in the summer of 2003. They arrived months later in spectacular fashion, bouncing down safely on the surface ten years ago.

NASA 6 years ago

10 Cool Things NASA Did In 2013

As usual, we did lots of awesome stuff at NASA this year. It's hard not to do cool things when your job description includes "explore space." You can check out our full list of 2013 accomplishments here, but here are a few of our favorites:

NASA 6 years ago