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2012-11-08 08:08:49

Media representatives are invited to attend a ceremony to announce the renaming of NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP).

2012-10-26 16:00:14

NASA has a new online science resource for teachers and students to help bring Earth, the solar system, and the universe into their schools and homes.

NASA Planning New Mars Mission For 2016
2012-08-21 04:48:31

NASA announced on Monday a new mission, named InSight, that will launch in 2016 and will take the first look into the deep interior of Mars to see why the Red Planet evolved so differently from Earth.

2012-08-18 15:44:30

NASA has awarded the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena a new five-year contract to manage the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).

Future Mars Mission Submissions Pour In To NASA
2012-05-25 10:58:59

NASA said it has received 400 mission concepts from scientists and engineers for a future Mars mission. Scientists and engineers submitted their ideas to the Concepts and Approaches for Mars Exploration Workshop in Houston.

2011-09-28 04:14:04

Ed Weiler, who has worked almost 33 years as a leader in NASA's science exploration programs, will retire from the agency effective Sept. 30.

2011-06-28 11:00:00

NASA's new video series offers the public a fast and fun way to learn about scientific discoveries and facts about Earth, the solar system and beyond.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.