Solar System and Beyond
NASA Invites Media to Discuss First Mission to Study Mars Interior, First Interplanetary Launch from West Coast
NASA's next mission to the Red Planet will be the topic of a media briefing at 5 p.m. EDT (2 p.m. PDT) Thursday, March 29, at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California. The briefing will air live on NASA Television and the agency's website.
NASA to Discuss Upcoming Launch of Next Planet Hunter
Join NASA at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, March 28, as astrophysics experts discuss the upcoming launch of NASA's next planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS).
NASA Scientist to Discuss 'Finding Our Origins with the Hubble and Webb Telescopes' at Library of Congress Lecture
The public is invited to a free talk called "Finding Our Origins with the Hubble and James Webb Space Telescopes," with Dr. Jonathan Gardner in the Pickford Theater, third floor, Madison Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., on March 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EDT.
Exploring the Dangers of Space Radiation at NASA Langley
What they are and how they can be protected against will be discussed Tuesday, Feb. 6 at NASA's Langley Research Center and again at the Virginia Air and Space Center.
NASA Invests in Concept Development for Missions to Comet, Saturn Moon Titan
NASA has selected two finalist concepts for a robotic mission planned to launch in the mid-2020s: a comet sample return mission and a drone-like rotorcraft that would explore potential landing sites on Saturn’s largest moon, Titan.
NASA to Name Finalists for Future Solar System Mission
NASA will announce finalist concepts for a future robotic mission to explore the solar system during a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EST Wednesday, Dec. 20.
Artificial Intelligence, NASA Data Used to Discover Eighth Planet Circling Distant Star
Our solar system now is tied for most number of planets around a single star, with the recent discovery of an eighth planet circling Kepler-90, a Sun-like star 2,545 light years from Earth. The planet was discovered in data from NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope.
NASA Hosts Media Teleconference to Announce Latest Kepler Discovery
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, Dec. 14, to announce the latest discovery made by its planet-hunting Kepler space telescope.
NASA Highlights Jupiter, Search for Life at American Geophysical Union
NASA researchers will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union, Dec. 11-15 in New Orleans. NASA-related briefings will stream live on the agency’s website.
The Moon Shines Brightly Among NASA’s 2017 Highlights
The Moon became a key focus point for NASA in 2017, whether it was blocking out the Sun during one of the most-viewed events in U.S. history, or reinvigorating the agency’s human space exploration plans.
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