11.01.12 - On November 2, a NASA mission called FOXSI was launched from White Sands, New Mexico to study nanoflares on the sun.
11.01.12 - NASA's first small explorer, SAMPEX, has studied the zoo of particles and cosmic rays surrounding Earth since 1992. In early Nov., 2012, the spacecraft's orbit will decay enough that SAMPEX will re-enter Earth's atmosphere.
11.01.12 - NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter, already the longest-working Mars spacecraft, will switch to redundant equipment next week that has not been used since before launch in 2001.
10.31.12 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 10 a.m. PDT (1 p.m. EDT) on Friday, Nov. 2, to provide an update on Curiosity's studies of the Martian atmosphere.
10.31.12 - NASA's Cassini spacecraft sees dim, unexplained light diffusing up through the atmosphere of Saturn's largest moon.
10.31.12 - Like a Hollywood starlet constantly retouching her makeup, the giant asteroid Vesta is constantly stirring its outermost layer to present a young face.
10.30.12 - NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has completed initial experiments showing the mineralogy of Martian soil is similar to weathered basaltic soils of volcanic origin in Hawaii.
10.30.12 - New research, funded by the NASA Lunar Science Institute, theorizes that our early Earth and moon were both created together in a giant collision.
10.29.12 - NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has ingested its first solid sample into an analytical instrument inside the rover, a capability at the core of the two-year mission.
10.26.12 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 11:30 a.m. PDT (2:30 p.m. EDT) on Tuesday, Oct. 30, to provide an update about the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars' Gale Crater.