NASA Invites Public to Send Artwork to Asteroid

February 22, 2016

Released by Dwayne C. Brown & Laurie Cantillo (NASA), and Nancy Neal Jones (NASA Goddard) NASA is calling all space enthusiasts to send their artistic endeavors on a journey aboard NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer […]

Most Luminous Galaxy Is Ripping Itself Apart

January 19, 2016

 Released by Elizabeth Landau, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory  In a far-off galaxy, 12.4 billion light-years from Earth, a ravenous black hole is devouring galactic grub. Its feeding frenzy produces so much energy, it stirs up gas across […]

NASA CORAL Mission to Raise Reef Studies to New Level

January 7, 2016

Released by Alan Buis (JPL) and Steve Cole (NASA), and written by Carol Rasmussen (NASA Earth Science News Team) A new three-year NASA field expedition gets underway this year that will use advanced instruments on airplanes and in […]

Cassini Closes in on Enceladus, One Last Time

December 17, 2015

Released by Preston Dyches, Jet Propulsion Laboratory A thrilling chapter in the exploration of the solar system will soon conclude, as NASA’s Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft makes its final close flyby of the ocean-bearing moon Enceladus. Cassini […]

The Strange-ness: Drilling Rocks on Mars

October 9, 2015

Released by DC Agle and Guy Webster, Jet Propulsion Laboratory On Tuesday, Sept. 29, NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover drilled its eighth hole on Mars, and its fifth since reaching Mount Sharp one year ago. The […]

NASA’s Three-Billion-Mile Journey to Pluto

July 19, 2015

Released by Dwayne Brown/Laurie Cantillo (NASA), et al After a decade-long journey through our solar system, New Horizons made its closest approach to Pluto Tuesday, about 7,750 miles above the surface — roughly the same […]

Construction to Begin on 2016 NASA Mars Lander

May 23, 2014

Released by Guy Webster, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena CA, Dwayne Brown, NASA Headquarters, Washington, & Gary Napier, Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver NASA and its international partners now have the go-ahead to begin construction on […]

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