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NASA Tech Aids Search Following Mexico Quake

An emergency responder in Mexico City carries an orange case holding a radar instrument called FINDER. This technology can detect the heartbeats of earthquake survivors buried under rubble. It was developed in a collaboration between NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and ...

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Jupiter’s Auroras Present a Powerful Mystery

Jupiter’s Northern Lights This is a reconstructed view of Jupiter’s northern lights through the filters of Juno’s Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrometer (UVS) instrument on Dec. 11, 2016, as the Juno spacecraft approached Jupiter, passed over its poles, and plunged towards the ...

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Veteran Ocean Satellite to Assume Added Role

Illustration of the U.S./European Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM)/Jason-2 satellite in orbit. OSTM/Jason-2 will soon take on an additional role to help improve maps of Earth’s sea floor. Credit: NASA-JPL/Caltech Click for a full size image   Veteran Ocean Satellite ...

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