Rosetta’s Comet

May 29, 2016

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and several international partners said, “Rosetta’s comet contains ingredients for life” in a release dated May 27, 2016. These ingredients include the amino acid glycine, which is commonly found in proteins, and […]

New Tech Proposals Chosen by NASA

May 13, 2016

From ‘Magnetoshells’ to Growable Habitats, NASA Invests in Next Stage of Visionary Technology Development Released by Gina Anderson (NASA), with Karen Northon (Editor) NASA has selected eight technology proposals for investment that have the potential to […]

NASA Seeks Industry Ideas for an Advanced Mars Satellite

April 22, 2016

Released by Dwayne Brown and Laurie Cantillo, NASA Headquarters NASA is soliciting ideas from US industry for designs of a Mars orbiter for potential launch in the 2020s. The satellite would provide advanced communications and imaging, as […]

NASA Shares Data from Space on Earth Day

April 16, 2016

While Earth Day is celebrated here on Earth, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will be sharing what they have going on above Earth. ________________________________________ NASA Announces Earth Day #24Seven Social Media Event Released […]

Saturn Spacecraft Not Affected by Hypothetical Planet 9

April 11, 2016

Released by Preston Dyches, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Contrary to recent reports, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is not experiencing unexplained deviations in its orbit around Saturn, according to mission managers and orbit determination experts at NASA’s Jet […]

Mars Odyssey Fuel Outlasting Expectation

April 7, 2016

Mars Longevity Champion Launched 15 Years Ago Released by Guy Webster (JPL), Dwayne Brown (NASA), and Laurie Cantillo (NASA) The NASA spacecraft that was launched 15 years ago this week carried the name 2001 Mars Odyssey and […]

JPL Tells A ‘Tail’ of Two Comets

March 19, 2016

Released by DC Agle (JPL) and Dwayne Brown & Laurie Cantillo (NASA) Two comets that will safely fly past Earth later this month may have more in common than their intriguingly similar orbits.  They may be twins of […]

MUFON-NC Guest Speakers Cover Aztec UFO

February 25, 2016

March Meeting in Archdale NC Released by Lakita Adams The Mutual UFO Network of North Carolina, or MUFON-NC, is covering the Aztec UFO incident in their March Meeting. This upcoming MUFON Chapter meeting is scheduled for  March 12, […]

Pulsar Web Could Detect Low-Frequency Gravitational Waves

February 25, 2016

Released by Elizabeth Ferrara (NANOGrav), with Elizabeth Landau (JPL) and Elizabeth Ferrara (NANOGrav) The recent detection of gravitational waves by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) came from two black holes, each about 30 times the mass of […]

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 […]

UFO Sightings Increase in NC

August 15, 2012

Contributed by Israel Curiel, MUFON NC Public Relations Director MUFON has received larger and larger numbers of sighting reports over the last 18 months. North Carolina has also seen a large increase in sighting. It […]

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