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18 Aug
2016
A closeup of Luna 24 acquired in 2012 by NASA's LRO. The white specs in the image are probably fragments from the lander's thermal blankets blown across the lunar surface at lift off. Click on image to enlarge. (NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University)
14 Aug
2016
NASA's Lunar Orbiter spacecraft shown without its thermal blankets installed. (NASA)
7 Aug
2016
Artist conceptions of various Earth-size planets. (PHL/ESA-Bubble/NASA)
23 Jul
2016
This artist's concept depicts one possible appearance of the planet Kepler-452b, the first near-Earth-size world to be found in the habitable zone of star that is similar to our sun. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle)
22 Jul
2016
An artist's depiction of Kepler observing the transits of the four-planet K2-72 system. (NASA/JPL)
18 Jul
2016
View of the Agena GATV from Gemini 10 as rendezvous was being completed. (NASA)
5 Jul
2016
The launch of Apollo AS-203 on July 5, 1966 from LC-37B at Cape Kennedy, Florida. (NASA)
28 Jun
2016
Pioneer 11 image D8 acquired at a range of 1.1 million kilometers. (NASA)
13 Jun
2016
An artist's depiction of a Pioneer Venus probe on the surface of Venus. (NASA)
6 Jun
2016
The crew of Gemini 9 after their spacecraft was hoisted aboard the USS Wasp following the successful conclusion of their mission. (NASA)
30 May
2016
The Surveyor lunar lander. (NASA)
14 May
2016
Diagram showing the field of view for Kepler's primary mission. (Carter Roberts)