NASA Solar System Exploration News
- NASA’s Fermi Traces Source of Cosmic Neutrino to Monster Black Hole
For the first time ever, scientists using NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have found the source of a high-energy neutrino from outside our galaxy.
- NASA Completes Webb Telescope Review, Commits to Launch in Early 2021
The Independent Review Board (IRB) established by NASA to assess progress on its James Webb Space Telescope has unanimously recommended that development on the world’s premier science observatory shou …
- Our Solar System’s First Known Interstellar Object Gets Unexpected Speed Boost
Using observations from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and ground-based observatories, an international team of scientists have confirmed ′Oumuamua (oh-MOO-ah-MOO-ah), the first known interstellar obje …
- NASA Hosts Media Teleconference on Status of James Webb Space Telescope
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, June 27, to provide an update on the agency’s James Webb Space Telescope and the findings of an external independent review board.
- NASA Finds Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane on Mars
NASA’s Curiosity rover has found new evidence preserved in rocks on Mars that suggests the planet could have supported ancient life, as well as new evidence in the Martian atmosphere that relates to t …
- NASA to Host Live Discussion on New Mars Science Results
The media and public are invited to ask questions during a live discussion at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, June 7, on new science results from NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover.
- NASA Hosts Live Discussion about Europa Findings, Potential for Life
NASA will host a Science Chat at 1 p.m. EDT Monday, May 14, to discuss the latest analysis of Jupiter’s moon Europa and its status as one of the most promising places in the solar system to search for …
- NASA, ULA Launch Mission to Study How Mars Was Made
NASA’s Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission is on a 300-million-mile trip to Mars to study for the first time what lies deep beneath the …
- NASA Sets Sights on May 5 Launch of InSight Mars Mission
NASA’s next mission to Mars, Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight), is scheduled to launch Saturday, May 5, on a first-ever mission to study the heart …
- NASA Planet Hunter on Its Way to Orbit
NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has launched on the first-of-its-kind mission to find worlds beyond our solar system, including some that could support life.