06.08.12 - Astronomers are getting to know the neighbors better. Our sun resides within a spiral arm of our Milky Way galaxy about two-thirds of the way out from the center.
06.08.12 - NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter put itself into precautionary standby status June 8 Universal Time, when it detected unexpected characteristics in movement of one reaction wheel.
06.07.12 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 9 a.m. PDT (noon EDT) on June 11, to provide a status update on the Aug. 5, 2012, landing of the most advanced rover ever to be sent to Mars.
06.06.12 - A new video from NASA's Dawn mission reveals the dappled, variegated surface of the giant asteroid Vesta.
06.06.12 - The Cassini plasma spectrometer instrument (CAPS) aboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft was turned off between Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2, when a circuit breaker tripped off after the instrument experienced some unexpected voltage shifts.
06.05.12 - NASA will host a NASA Social for 25 of its social media fans Aug. 3-5 at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., in anticipation of the Curiosity rover's landing on Mars.
06.05.2012 - It's the final opportunity of the century to witness the rare astronomical reunion of the sun, Venus and Earth.
06.04.12 - During the Venus Transit on June 5-6, 2012, the RHESSI science team hopes to improve the accuracy of their measurements of the diameter of the sun, to provide the best measurement ever obtained.
06.04.12 - Astronomers hope to glimpse a "ring of fire" around Venus during its historic transit across the sun on June 5-6. The apparition, if it is seen, could help crack some of the deepest mysteries of the second planet.
06.01.12 - Astronaut Don Pettit will photograph the June 5, 2012 Transit of Venus from the ISS. He and the Expedition 31 crew will be the first people in history to see a Venus transit from space.