At 10:31 p.m. PDT today, April 27, (1:31 p.m. EDT), NASA's Mars Science Laboratory, carrying the one-ton Curiosity rover, will be within 100 days from the Martian surface.
Images from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) reveal an old star in the throes of a fiery outburst, spraying the cosmos with dust.
Saturn's moon Titan has a thick, smoggy atmosphere that's one of the most complex chemical environments in the solar system. How long has this "factory" been in business?
While some galaxies are rotund and others are slender disks like our spiral Milky Way, new observations from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope show that the Sombrero galaxy is both.
A research network of Western U.S. GPS stations will be tested to see if it can quickly pinpoint a strong quake's location/size and aid in disaster response/tsunami warning.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., through its Business Opportunities Office, will host a supplier fair featuring 20 to 25 local and national high-tech small businesses.
Images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have revealed strange half-mile-sized objects punching through parts of Saturn's F ring, leaving glittering trails behind.
The Arctic region is home to large reservoirs of the potent greenhouse gas methane. A new study with NASA contributions finds the Arctic Ocean may be an important source.
Just in time for Earth Day, NASA's Global Climate Change website unveils a new version of its "State of Flux" image gallery, which highlights how our home planet is changing.
Scientists with NASA's Cassini mission find that a lake on Saturn's moon Titan most resembles Etosha Pan in Namibia.
NASA's Dawn mission has received official confirmation that 40 extra days have been added to its exploration of the giant asteroid Vesta.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft beams back images of the icy moons Enceladus and Tethys during its course through the Saturn system.
It's been 100 years since the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg in the North Atlantic and sank. JPL scientists demystify these frozen mountains of floating ice.
Less than three weeks after its last swoop over the Saturn moon, NASA's Cassini spacecraft returns for an encore.
New data from the Herschel Space Observatory suggest comets are constantly smashing together around the star Fomalhaut.
Astronomers are hunting a class of supermassive black holes throughout the universe called blazars thanks to data collected by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer.
Join us in person at JPL, or virtually via the Internet, on April 12 for a public talk about Gale Crater, landing site of NASA's next Mars rover.
NASA's Deep Space Atomic Clock will improve the way we conduct deep-space navigation by enabling a spacecraft to calculate its own timing and navigation data in real time.
The swirling flows of tens of thousands of ocean currents are captured in a new NASA scientific visualization created with the help of JPL satellite and model data.
NASA is extending three missions affiliated with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., as a result of the 2012 Senior Review of Astrophysics Missions.