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Satellite Gets First Look at Sun s Tail

Artist's conception of the heliosphere, a bubble surrounding our sun carved out by the solar wind. The tail seen by IBEX is to the right of this picture.

July 15, 2013 — Christopher Crockett

Next Mars Rover Will Seek Out Signs of Past Life

Artists concept of Mars 2020 rover. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA officials have revealed their vision for what comes after the wildly successful Curiosity rover on Mars.

July 11, 2013 — Christopher Crockett

Today the Earth Falls Towards the Sun

The Sun and Earth seen from Space Shuttle Endeavor. Credit: NASA Notice anything different today? Is the sun looking a little smaller? Or the Earth moving a little slowly?Well, today is Aphelion Day.Around 11 A.M.

July 5, 2013 — Christopher Crockett

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