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NASA-Microsoft Collaboration Will Allow Scientists To 'Work On Mars'

NASA and Microsoft have teamed up to develop software called OnSight, a new technology that will enable scientists to work virtually on Mars using wearable technology called Microsoft HoloLens. 590 more words

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Time to See Comet Lovejoy Before It Leaves for 8,000 Years

California sky watchers may be able to see two celestial bodies zooming past Earth in the next few days with just a pair of binoculars. 79 more words


Giant Asteroid Headed Toward Earth Will Be Visible With Binoculars

(CBS SF) — An asteroid a third of a mile wide is poised to soar past the Earth on Jan. 26 — the closest any known space rock this size is expected to fly by until 2027. 245 more words


Vacation on Beautiful Kepler-16b!

Considering a weekend getaway? Check out travel posters for these new destinations, courtesy of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Kepler Space Telescope.

NASA made travel posters for real exoplanets, and they’re superb… 74 more words


JPL Discusses Death Of Renowned Scientist In Van Nuys Plane Crash

VAN NUYS (CBSLA.com) — Colleagues of a Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientist killed Friday when his small plane went down in Van Nuys are discussing his contributions to JPL and NASA. 332 more words


JPL Scientist Killed in Van Nuys Plane Crash Aided 'Extreme' Exploration

Alberto Enrique Behar dedicated his career to the idea that there was no place too hot, too cold or too remote for science.

At NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Arizona State University, he developed robotic instruments that investigated Antarctic lakes, the deep ocean and volcanoes and helped determine there was once water on the surface of Mars. 81 more words

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#6: Why I love JPL + Internships

1989: I applied for a full-time summer job at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) because my uncle was a computer scientist at JPL and encouraged me to apply. 1,080 more words