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Ticket Reservations for NASA's Popular 'Explore JPL' Event Begins Saturday; Here's How to Get One

For one springtime weekend every year, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory offers space enthusiasts of every age a chance to explore its expansive campus nestled below the San Gabriel Mountains in La Cañada Flintridge, 340 more words

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JPL Engineers Prepare to Launch New Set of Probes to Mars

A group of NASA engineers who are working to launch a new set of probes to Mars gave a discussion on their new mission at Pasadena’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. 39 more words

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Small Asteroid To Pass By Earth Friday

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – One of two recently-discovered small asteroids will safely pass by Earth Friday, after the first did so earlier this week.

According to the Pasadena-based Jet Propulsion Laboratory, asteroid “2018 CB” will come within 39,000 miles of Earth at 2:30 p.m. 119 more words

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Potentially Hazardous Asteroid To Safely Pass Earth Super Bowl Sunday

By Chris Spears

DENVER (CBS4) – NASA says an ‘intermediate-sized’ asteroid that is somewhere between 0.3 and 0.75 miles wide will fly safely past Earth on Super Bowl Sunday. 155 more words


On high

you elevate me transecting cloud tufts ice crystals with jagged tips brush skin, so unaccustomed to this maiden flight with fistfuls of feathers i grip your… 12 more words


Sierra Nevada Grew an Inch During California Drought Because of Water Loss: JPL

The Sierra Nevada mountains grew nearly an inch taller during the recent drought and shrank by half an inch when water and snow returned to the area, according to new research from… 161 more words

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An autonomous racing drone that can (almost) beat a human

Researchers have been improving the ability of drones to fly autonomously for several years now, but these self-navigating drones had not mastered the skills to navigate the tight turns and complicated obstacles of the racing courses on which human drone-flyers compete. 199 more words