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WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected SpaceX to provide launch services for the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission.
NASA has officially confirmed the Ionospheric Connection Explorer, or ICON, mission, clearing it to move forward into the development phase.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a news teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct.
On Sept. 10, 2014, NASA's newest solar observatory, the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, or IRIS, mission joined other telescopes to witness an X-class flare – an example of one of the strongest solar flares -- on the sun.
The public is invited to a free talk called “The Moody Sun” with Dr. Holly Gilbert in the Pickford Theater, third floor, Madison Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, August 19 at 11:30 a.m. EDT.
On June 27, 2013, NASA's newest solar observatory was launched into orbit around Earth. The Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, or IRIS, observes the low level of the sun's atmosphere -- a constantly moving area called the interface region -- in better detail than has ever been done before.
While NASA’s Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) has uncovered thousands of new stars during its multi-year mission, it has been unable to collect any evidence supporting the supposed existence...
WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a news teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb.
NASA unveiled its ‘Disk Detective’ initiative on Thursday, inviting members of the public to help astronomers discover embryonic planetary systems hidden among data generated by the agency’s Wide-field infrared Survey Explorer mission.