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  • NASA Announces Media Briefing on New Van Allen Probes Results

    02.25.13 - NASA will hold a news conference at 2 p.m. EST, Thursday, Feb. 28, to discuss new observations from NASA's twin Van Allen Probes, which are studying Earth's radiation belts. The briefing will be held at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Kossiakoff Center, 11100 Johns Hopkins Rd., in Laurel, Md.

  • NASA Student Mars Project Wins Education Award

    02.21.13 - A NASA project that allows students to use a camera on a spacecraft orbiting Mars for research has received a new education prize from the journal Science.

  • NASA Selects Science Instrument and Hardware for European Mission to Jupiter

    02.21.13 - NASA has selected key contributions to a 2022 European Space Agency (ESA) mission that will study Jupiter and three of its largest moons in unprecedented detail. The moons are thought to harbor vast water oceans beneath their icy surfaces.

  • NASA Hosts Teleconference Today About Curiosity Rover

    02.20.13 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EST (noon PST) today, Feb. 20, to provide an update on the Mars rover Curiosity mission. This morning, Curiosity engineers confirmed the rover had collected the first-ever sample from inside a rock on Mars

  • NASA's Kepler Mission Discovers Tiny Planet System

    02.20.13 - NASA's Kepler mission scientists have discovered a new planetary system that is home to the smallest planet yet found around a star similar to our sun.

  • NASA Mars Rover Confirms First Drilled Martian Rock Sample

    02.20.13 - NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has relayed new images that confirm it has successfully obtained the first sample ever collected from the interior of a rock on another planet. No rover has ever has drilled into a rock beyond Earth and collected a sample from its interior.

  • NASA Experts Discuss Russia Meteor in Media Teleconference Today

    02.15.13 - NASA experts will hold a teleconference for news media at 4 p.m. EST today to discuss a meteor that streaked through the skies over Russia's Urals region this morning.

  • NASA'S Fermi Proves Supernova Remnants Produce Cosmic Rays

    02.14.13 - A new study using observations from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope reveals the first clear-cut evidence the expanding debris of exploded stars produces some of the fastest-moving matter in the universe.

  • NASA to Chronicle Close Earth Flyby of Asteroid

    02.13.13 - NASA Television will provide commentary starting at 2 p.m. EST (11 a.m. PST) on Friday, Feb. 15, during the close, but safe, flyby of a small near-Earth asteroid named 2012 DA14.

  • NASA Curiosity Rover Collects First Martian Bedrock Sample

    02.09.13 - NASA's Curiosity rover has, for the first time, used a drill carried at the end of its robotic arm to bore into a flat, veiny rock on Mars and collect a sample from its interior. This is the first time any robot has drilled into a rock to collect a sample on Mars.