01.10.11 - NASA's Kepler mission confirmed the discovery of its first rocky planet, named Kepler-10b. Measuring 1.4 times the size of Earth, it is the smallest planet ever discovered outside our solar system.
01.07.11 - NASA researchers will present new findings on a wide range of space science topics during the meeting of the American Astronomical Society.
12.22.10 - NASA will give 100 of its Twitter followers an insider look at its planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft and the agency's Ames Research Center on Feb. 11 in Moffett Field in California.
12.21.10 - NASA has selected the United Negro College Fund Special Programs Corp. of Falls Church, Va., to administer a $1 million career development and educational program designed to address the critical shortage of U.S. minority students in science and engineering fields.
12.02.10 - NASA-funded astrobiology research has changed the fundamental knowledge about what comprises all known life on Earth.
11.18.10 - The EPOXI mission's recent encounter with comet Hartley 2 provided the first images clear enough for scientists to link jets of dust and gas with specific surface features.
11.15.10 - Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have found evidence of the youngest black hole known to exist in our cosmic neighborhood.
11.15.10 - NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EST on Thursday, Nov. 18, to discuss new scientific findings from the recent EPOXI mission spacecraft encounter with comet Hartley 2.
11.10.10 - NASA will hold a media teleconference at 5 p.m. EST today to discuss an independent review panel's report on the status of the James Webb Space Telescope project.
11.09.10 - NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has unveiled a previously unseen structure centered in the Milky Way.