12.19.12 - Sea ice thickness data gathered in April 2012 by NASA's Operation IceBridge has been used in seasonal sea ice forecasts for the first time.
12.18.12 - Just in time for the holidays, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, in orbit around Saturn for more than eight years now, has delivered another glorious, backlit view of the planet Saturn and its rings.
12.18.12 - The NASA Mars rover Curiosity this week is driving within a shallow depression called "Yellowknife Bay," providing information to help researchers choose a rock to drill.
12.18.12 - An Air Force transport plane delivered the TDRS-K communications satellite to Kennedy so it can be processed for launch in January.
12.17.12 - NASA has named the site where twin agency spacecraft impacted the moon Monday in honor of the late astronaut Sally K. Ride, who was America's first woman in space and a member of the probes' mission team.
12.12.12 - Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers uncovered a previously unseen population of seven primitive galaxies that formed more than 13 billion years ago, when the universe was less than 4 percent of its present age.