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Water and Water Ice

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More Moon and Jupiter Changing tides on distant moons November 24, 2016

Moon and Mars Drying out some Martian gullies November 5, 2016

More Moon and Planets Sponging up some lunar water November 2, 2016

Moon and Mars Making ice on a warming planet October 7, 2016

Exoplanets III Hunting for life in all the right places September 14, 2016

Moon and Companions A little moon with big appeal August 12, 2016

Martian Tsunami Churning up the Martian ocean August 3, 2016

Moon and Mars Boiling up an avalanche July 13, 2016

Moon and Jupiter Giant oceans around a giant planet July 8, 2016

Salty Ceres The “salty” surface of an asteroid April 11, 2016

Moon and Mars Some of the last Martian lakes March 27, 2016

Last Visit A final visit to an icy moon December 19, 2015

Cassini at Enceladus Hot water on an icy moon October 26, 2015

Moon and More Companions Filling up a Martian crater October 7, 2015

Noctilucent Clouds Electric-blue clouds in the twilight July 26, 2015

Moon and Saturn Giant storms on a giant world June 27, 2015

Moon and Jupiter Plunging into a hidden ocean June 19, 2015

Oceans Gained Filling up Earth’s oceans June 4, 2015

Ocean Lost A massive ocean on the planet Mars June 3, 2015

Moon and Spica Dipping up water on the Moon April 3, 2015

More Dawn at Ceres Looking for water on an asteroid March 4, 2015

Hot Weather Hot weather on a distant planet December 25, 2014

MAVEN Probing Mars’s escaping atmosphere September 20, 2014

Venus and Jupiter A cold layer cake for a big moon August 14, 2014

Moon and Jupiter Big geysers on big moons May 2, 2014

Watery Asteroid Water vapor from a big ball of rock May 1, 2014

Moon and Mars A garden spot on the Red Planet February 18, 2014

Icy Mars Digging into Mars’s frozen past October 10, 2013

Heading for Mars Streaking down Martian slopes October 9, 2013

Moon and Saturn Diving into a possible water world August 11, 2013

Water World Diving into lunar research July 16, 2013

Mercury Rising Cold pockets on a hot planet May 27, 2013

Soothing Moon Stirring up some epsom salts May 25, 2013

Moon and Jupiter III Mixing up some lunar water December 25, 2012

Venus and Antares Snow clouds on a hot world? December 21, 2012

Jovial Water Worlds Giant oceans around a giant planet September 26, 2012

Water Worlds: Triton Squeezing out a global ocean September 25, 2012

Water Worlds: Titan A world with a really deep ocean September 24, 2012

Water Worlds Filling oceans on distant worlds September 23, 2012

Moon and Mars Prime real estate on other worlds September 18, 2012

Moon and Venus Drying out a wet planet September 8, 2012

Moon and Ceres Peeking beneath the skin of an asteroid September 7, 2012

Moon and Companions II Dipping our toes in a giant ocean September 6, 2012

Moon, Mars, and Regulus Dark ice at the Moon’s poles May 27, 2012

Snow Line A solar system’s best spot for skiing April 3, 2012

Saturnian Encounters A busy week of moon-hopping March 25, 2012

Secret Mars Unlocking the secrets of the Red Planet March 1, 2012

Moon and Mars Watery oases on a desert world January 11, 2012

Wet Universe Sprinkling water throughout the cosmos January 9, 2012

Watery Earth Raining on the young planet Earth January 8, 2012

More Moon and Venus Ancient oceans on a dry world November 26, 2011

Mars Science Laboratory I Plumbing for water on Mars November 21, 2011

Cassini at Enceladus Streaking past a solar-system treasure November 4, 2011

More Moon and Jupiter Reflections on an icy moon September 15, 2011

Stellar Chemistry Forging the chemistry of life September 12, 2011

Evening Lineup A powerful early-season storm August 30, 2011

Triton A frigid moon like no other August 22, 2011

Moon and Mars Looking for Mars-on-Earth July 25, 2011

Moon and Jupiter Water in some orange dirt July 21, 2011

Moon and Saturn Heating up a Saturnian moon May 12, 2011

Watery Mars Divining for water on Mars April 13, 2011

Interesting Planets Interesting worlds in other star systems February 10, 2011

Moon and Companions Stormy skies from top to bottom January 22, 2011

Moon and Jupiter Preventing alien contamination January 8, 2011

Featured Images

Composite view showing plumes of water eruption from Jupiter's moon Europa

Wet Moon September 26, 2016

View of ice field on Pluto from New Horizons

Plutonian Lava Lamp July 18, 2016

Jupiter above Europa

Water World July 8, 2016

The Arda Valles region of Mars

Red Tides February 19, 2016

Plumes of ice and water shoot into space from Enceladus, a moon of Saturn

Getting Wet October 27, 2015

Backlit view of Pluto landscape from New Horizons

Hazy Skies September 22, 2015

A mosaic of spacecraft images shows the varied surface of Ganymede

Hiding an Ocean June 20, 2015

Curiosity rover view of rock layers inside Gale Crater on Mars

Ancient Lakebed December 9, 2014

Hubble Space Telescope view of Jupiter, Ganymede

Layer-Cake Moon August 15, 2014

Artist's concept of water vapor around Ceres; HST image of Ceres

Watery Dwarf May 2, 2014

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter view on lunar north polar regions

Top o' the Moon March 19, 2014

Cassini view of the cracked crust of Saturn's moon Dione

Cracked Up August 12, 2013

Kasei Valles, an ancient flood channel on Mars

Ancient Flood June 10, 2013

Curiosity rover view of Mount Sharp, March 2013

Sharp Destination March 19, 2013

Cassini images of Dione, Rhea

Saturnian Two-Fer December 27, 2012

Recent image from Mars rovers Curiosity and Opportunity

Mars Targets September 29, 2012

Water geysers from the south pole of Enceladus, a moon of Saturn

Leaking Moon March 26, 2012

Cassini view of Saturn's moon Enceladus in front of the planet's rings

Saturnian Encounter October 25, 2011

Craters fill an ancient river channel on Mars

Martian Rapids October 10, 2011

Artist's concept of global ocean on Jupiter's moon Europa

Water World September 16, 2011

A thick torus of dust encircles a quasar

Water Works September 13, 2011

Composite view of a giant storm on Saturn from the Cassini spacecraft

Stormy Skies August 31, 2011

Possible rivulets of water flowing on Mars

Drippy Planet August 8, 2011

Image of water distribution in northern hemisphere of Mars

Watery Mars April 14, 2011

Earth is in the middle of the Sun's habitable zone

In the Zone January 18, 2011

Enceladus passes in front of Saturn's rings

Saturnian Iceball December 8, 2010

Infrared image of CW Leonis, a giant star that is surrounded by soot

Steamy Star November 9, 2010

Cassini snapped views of Saturn's moons Enceladus and Tethys.

Two Moons Rising August 16, 2010

Two Moons Rising August 16, 2010

'Leaking' Moon March 1, 2010