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Welcome to the Adler's Blogs! Adler Transmissions provides you with the latest news and views from Adler's astronomers, curators, partners, and programming staff. From Earth to distant planets and beyond, This Week in Space discusses the latest discoveries and accomplisments in science, space, and technology.

NASA Hubble Finds New Neptune Moon

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has detected the 14th and smallest known moon orbiting Neptune.  


Third Drive of Curiosity's Long Trek Covers 135 Feet

On July 9, NASA's Mars Curiosity rover advanced 135 feet on its third drive towards Mount Sharp. 


NASA Hubble Finds a True Blue Planet

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has allowed astronomers to detect the true color of a faraway alien world for the first time.


New Science Observations from IBEX

After three years of observations, the IBEX team is now prepared to give a rundown of the observational features of the heliotail. 



Three Potentially Habitable Planets Found Orbiting Gliese 667C

The search is on for planets that may harbor life and now we're another step closer.


NASA Selects 2013 Astronaut Candidate Class

After a thorough year-and-a-half search through more than 6,100 applicants, NASA has selected the 2013 Astronaut Candidate Class. 


Valentina Tereshkova and Sally Ride: Space Pioneers

This week we celebrate the spaceflight anniversaries of two important women who changed the course of human space exploration - Valentina Tereshkova and Sally Ride. Haling from the Soviet Union, Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman to fly into space 50 years ago on June 16. Sally Ride followed 20 years later on June 18, 1983, becoming the first American woman in space.