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  • Hubble Unveils Colorful Star Birth Region on 100,000th Orbit

    08.11.08 - In commemoration of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope completing its 100,000th orbit during its 18th year of exploration and discovery, scientists aimed Hubble to take a snapshot of a dazzling region of celestial birth and renewal.

  • NASA Sets Briefings for Hubble Space Telescope Shuttle Mission

    07.28.08 - NASA will hold a series of news media briefings Sept. 8 - 9 to preview the space shuttle's fifth and final servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope.

  • NASA Selects Explorer Mission of Opportunity Investigations

    06.20.08 - NASA has selected two science proposals to be the agency's next Explorer Program Mission of Opportunity investigations. One activity will study black holes; the other will determine how the Earth's outer atmosphere responds to external forces.

  • NASA's GLAST Launch Successful

    06.11.08 - NASA's Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST, successfully launched aboard a Delta II rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 12:05 p.m. EDT today.

  • NASA Targets GLAST Launch for No Earlier Than June 11

    06.05.08 - NASA has set no earlier than June 11 as the new target launch date for the Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

  • NASA Targets GLAST launch for June 7

    06.02.08 - The launch team found additional time was needed to resolve open engineering issues.

  • NASA Targets GLAST Launch for June 5

    05.29.08 - The launch of NASA’s GLAST spacecraft aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket is scheduled for Thursday, June 5. The launch window extends from 11:45 a.m. to 1:40 p.m. EDT and remains unchanged through Aug. 7.

  • NASA'S GLAST Space Telescope to Launch Aboard Delta II on June 3

    05.22.08 - -- Launch of NASA's Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST, is targeted for Tuesday, June 3, from Pad 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The launch window extends from 11:45 a.m. to 1:40 p.m. EDT.

  • NASA to Hold GLAST Pre-Launch News Briefing

    05.20.08 - NASA Goddard Space Flight Center will hold a teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, May 27, for a science and mission status briefing on NASA's upcoming Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope mission.

  • Discovery of Most Recent Supernova in Our Galaxy

    05.14.08 - The most recent supernova in our galaxy has been discovered by tracking the rapid expansion of its remains, using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory's Very Large Array.