NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which has been exploring Saturn and its many moons (roughly 60 discovered so far) since 2004, recently discovered an ingredient on the moon Titan that is very common here on Earth, one which is probably in your kitchen [...]
For years the planetary science community has speculated, with much optimism, that methane exists in the environment of Mars. Data from observations of the Red Planet made from Earth and from spacecraft [...]
NASA announced today under much fanfare that the agency’s Voyager 1 spacecraft, which launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station over three decades ago, has entered interstellar space, becoming the [...]
On a day which yielded another historic announcement about [...]
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will visit the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 13, to see progress on two Earth-observing missions currently undergoing preparation for launch in 2014.
NASA will host a Google+ Hangout at 1 p.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 9, about wildfire research and what a changing climate could mean for future fire activity in the United States.
Video courtesy NASA / JPL
NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) released a video encompassing the last year of the Curiosity rover digging, scooping, and drilling for science on Mars.
Curiosity is the car-sized rover launched on November 26, 2011, as part of the [...]
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has named planetary geologist Ellen Stofan the agency’s chief scientist, effective Aug. 25.
NASA detailed its plans for the next robotic mission to Mars on Tuesday, July 9 during a conference held in Washington, D.C. This mission will use a robot similar to the successful Mars Science Laboratory rover Curiosity which touched down on the surface of Mars almost one [...]