01.17.2013 - Kepler has completed two science data downloads since the last update, successfully completing Quarter 15 flight operations and beginning Quarter 16.
01.16.13 - Today, NASA will deploy the first experimental flight of a multi-year airborne science campaign.
01.16.13 - This week, scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are running an experiment simulating a deep ocean hydrothermal vent to test theories about the origins of life.
01.14.13 - On Friday, Jan. 11th, high school students from around the world joined in fierce competition to claim the championship spot.
01.10.2013 - A new analysis of Kepler data shows that about 17 percent of stars have an Earth-sized planet in an orbit closer than Mercury.
01.09.2013 - Starting this month NASA will start the first flights of the Airborne Tropical TRopopause EXperiment (ATTREX).
01.08.2013 - Astronomers using NASA space telescopes have created the most detailed "weather map" yet for the class of cool, star-like orbs known as brown dwarfs.
1.08.13 - Researchers using the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) have captured new images of a ring of gas and dust seven light-years in diameter surrounding the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, and of a neighboring cluster of extremely luminous young stars embedded in dust cocoons.
01.07.2013 - William Borucki, principal investigator for the Kepler mission at the agency's Ames Research Center, is recipient of the 2013 Henry Draper Medal.
01.07.2013 - Four of the potential new planets are less than twice the size of Earth and orbit in the "habitable zone," where liquid water might exist.
1.03.13 - All of the solar panels have been attached to LADEE, and it has been prepared for transportation to the National Technical Systems mechanical testing facility.
12.20.12 - Kepler mission, Mars exploration and other photo highlights from NASA Ames' news 2012.
12.20.12 - Scientists found treasure studying a meteorite recovered April 22 at Sutter's Mill, the gold discovery site that led to the California Gold Rush.
12.18.12 - Ashok Srivastava, a scientist at NASA’s Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., is dedicated to making aviation safer through data science.
12.18.12 - David Morrison, a senior scientist and astrobiologist at NASA Ames is working to inform the public that December 2012 doomsday claims are false.
12.18.12 - Continuing discoveries and involvement in flagship missions were among the top news stories in 2012 for Ames.
12.14.12 - Looking back at a successful quarter century with the world's largest wind tunnels.
12.11.12 - Today, NASA is celebrating the 25th anniversary of one of the largest and most distinctive structures in California’s Silicon Valley.
12.10.12 - Using computer simulations, a NASA Astrobiology Institute team has discovered how stars orbiting each other as far as a light-year apart can form.
12.10.2012 - If you're familiar with the website for NASA's Ames Research Center, you may have noticed a few new developments on the home page late last week.