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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