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2013-09-19 10:28:43

Gen. Eugene Tattini, who has served for the past 12 years as deputy director of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., will begin his retirement on Sept. 20.

NASA Technology Detects Heartbeat In Rubble
2013-09-18 09:57:44

NASA and the Department of Homeland Security have developed a technology that can detect a human heartbeat behind 20 feet of solid concrete or 30 feet of crushed material.

2013-09-17 23:30:26

American Express Global Corporate Payments will sponsor the one-day event on Thursday, October 10, 2013.

NASA Inviting Social Media Fans To Earth Science Event
2013-09-17 07:27:04

NASA is inviting its social media followers to apply for participation in a two-day NASA Social on Nov. 4 and 5 at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.

Former JPL Director Bruce C. Murray Dies After A Long Illness At The Age Of 81
2013-08-30 06:59:54

Murray was at the helm of JPL from 1976 to 1982, during a very busy time for planetary exploration - when the Viking spacecraft landed on Mars, and Voyager 1 and 2 were launched and flew by Jupiter and Saturn.

Mars Curiosity's First Year: Watch Live Talk Online
2013-08-15 08:44:50

No matter where you are, you can join us online for a live public talk from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. PDT (10 p.m. EDT) about the Curiosity rover's first year on Mars.

Charles Bolden Previews the 'Year Of Earth' At JPL
2013-08-14 10:21:27

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden checked on the progress today of two Earth missions being built at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., for launch in 2014.

New Precision Landing Software Being Tested By JPL, Masten
2013-08-13 07:22:18

A year after NASA's Mars rover Curiosity's landed on Mars, engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., are testing a sophisticated flight-control algorithm that could allow for even more precise, pinpoint landings of future Martian spacecraft.

Old Age Makes Monster Galaxies Picky Eaters
2013-08-02 13:32:17

A new analysis from scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) revealed that supermassive galaxies have stopped cannibalizing their neighbors over the past few billion years.


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