13 Jul , 2018 by Matt Williams
In recognition of their efforts to communicate the importance of the Cassini mission, NASA’s JPL recently received an Emmy nomination for their Cassini Grande Finale campaign.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Kepler Mission
12 Jul , 2018 by Matt Williams
The Kepler mission has been put into hibernation prior to downloading data from its 18th campaign and commencing its last.
International Space Station, NASA, Space Exploration Technologies
10 Jul , 2018 by Matt Williams
NASA is currently partnering with companies to develop technologies for dealing with garbage during long-duration space flights.
Missions, NASA, Venus
4 Jul , 2018 by Matt Williams
NASA recently partnered with the Boulder-based drone company Black Swift to create an unmanned aerial system to explore Venus’ cloud tops for signs of life.
1 Jul , 2018 by Matt Williams
In response to the report issued by an Independent Review Board, NASA has decided to delay the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope to 2021.
25 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
The Martian dust storm that began a few weeks ago has grown to engulf the entire planet, and Curiosity is well-positioned to get it on camera!
Asteroid Belt, Ceres, Dawn
17 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new study from Brown University, it appears Ceres has more organic molecules on its surface than previously thought
Astronomy, New Horizons, Pluto
4 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
After reviewing data from the New Horizons mission, an international team of scientists determined that Pluto has dunes made of grains of methane
Launches, NASA, News
29 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
Footage obtained from Bill Ingall’s melted camera shows exactly how flames triggered by the launch it was covering consumed the camera
Astronomy, Missions, sun
25 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
Two upcoming missions – NASA’s Parker Solar Probe and the ESA’s Solar Orbiter – will get closer to the Sun than ever before in the hopes of unlocking its secrets.
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