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A woman's face partially in shadow, aboard a suborbital, looks out a window back at Earth.
An artist's rendering of Saturn's moon Enceladus
The MOXIE instrument before it was lowered into NASA's Perseverance Rover, which is currently settled on the surface of Mars.
Mars' surface, in high-resolution and color, as captured by the Hazcams on NASA's Perseverance rover.
An artist's interpretation of Perseverance, NASA's newest Mars rover, parachuting down from orbit.
The Jezero Crater as captured from orbit.
An overhead view of Mars featuring peculiar dark streaks.
Jezero Crater, the destination of the Perseverance rover, is one of many sites on Mars where ancient water flowed, suggesting that the planet once had a thicker atmosphere.
Artist's conception of NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft collecting a sample from the asteroid Bennu.
Lava flows extend for hundreds of kilometers across the fractured plains shown in the foreground, to the base of Maat Mons on Venus.