12.01.10 - A team of astronomers, including two NASA Sagan Fellows, have made the first characterizations of a super-Earth's atmosphere by using a ground-based telescope. A super-Earth is a planet up to three times the size of Earth and weighing up to 10 times as much.
12.01.10 - NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, completed the first of three science flights on Wednesday morning to demonstrate the aircraft's potential to make discoveries about the infrared universe.
11.30.10 - More than one million people watched assembly and testing of NASA's next Mars rover via a live webcam since it went on-line in October.
11.29.10 - NASA will hold a news conference at 2 p.m. EST on Thursday, Dec. 2, to discuss an astrobiology finding that will impact the search for evidence of extraterrestrial life.
11.09.10 - NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has unveiled a previously unseen structure centered in the Milky Way.
11.04.10 - NASA's EPOXI mission spacecraft successfully flew past comet Hartley 2 at 10 a.m. EDT Thursday. Scientists say initial images from the flyby provide new information about the comet's volume and material spewing from its surface.
11.04.10 - The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the EPOXI mission's successful flyby of comet Hartley 2:
11.02.10 - NASA will hold a media teleconference at 2:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Nov. 9, to discuss a new discovery by the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope.
10.28.10 - The ground where NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit became stuck last year holds evidence that water, perhaps as snow melt, trickled into the subsurface fairly recently and on a continuing basis.
10.27.10 - Two NASA spacecraft have been assigned a new mission after successfully completing their original science objectives earlier this year.