National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

5:44am

Tue December 31, 2013
Space

Bon Voyage, Voyager: Old Friends Take Stock

Originally published on Tue December 31, 2013 7:37 am

NASA/JPL-Caltech

For the scientists who have emotionally traveled with NASA's Voyager mission for decades, 2013 will be remembered as the year they knew Voyager 1 had finally become the first explorer from Earth to enter the mysterious realm of interstellar space.

Voyager 1 and its twin, Voyager 2, both blasted off in 1977, more than 35 years ago. Voyager 1 flew by Jupiter, then Saturn — and then on toward the unknown region that lies between stars.

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5:30am

Tue December 24, 2013
Space

On Anniversary Of Apollo 8, How The 'Earthrise' Photo Was Made

Originally published on Wed December 25, 2013 5:24 am

The iconic "Earthrise" photo taken by astronaut Bill Anders through a window on the Apollo 8 command module on Dec. 24, 1968.
Bill Anders NASA

The first humans to catch a glimpse of the Earth rising over the moon nearly missed seeing it at all, let alone capturing the snapshot that became one of the most iconic photos of the 20th century.

NASA has released an animation commemorating the 45th anniversary of Apollo 8, the first manned mission to orbit the moon. The famous "Earthrise" photo was taken on Christmas Eve 1968.

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10:18am

Mon November 18, 2013
Space

VIDEO: Watch CU Boulder’s MAVEN Launch To Mars

Screen capture from NASA livestream of MAVEN launch.
NASA

11:02am

Fri November 8, 2013
Wildfires

Satellite Photos Show How Far Coloradans Have Moved Into Wildfire Zones

A 2013 photo of the Pike National Forest showing residents moving into the wild-land urban interface.
Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon, Caption by Adam Voiland NASA Earth Observatory

4:16pm

Thu October 3, 2013

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