The latest Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite will aid the nation's meteorologists and climate scientists, providing familiar weather pictures seen in daily newscasts in the U.S.
The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)-O represents the newest generation of environmental satellites.
NASA's search for habitable planets.
NASA’s first mission dedicated to studying atmospheric carbon dioxide moves a step closer to reality.
The search for possible conditions for life in the Martian arctic.
A mission to achieve the first global observations of the region beyond the termination shock at the very edge of our solar system.
The joint NASA-French satellite will help scientists better monitor and understand rises in global sea level, study the world's ocean circulation and its links to Earth's climate.
06.25.08 - Later this summer NASA will attempt to deploy and operate the first spacecraft in low Earth orbit propelled only by the power of sunlight.
The Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope (formerly the Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST) will answer questions about supermassive black hole systems, pulsars and the origin of cosmic rays.
10.31.06 - Shuttle astronauts will make one final house call to NASA's Hubble Space Telescope as part of a mission to extend and improve the observatory's capabilities through 2013.› Hubble Servicing Mission | › Photo Gallery
Ares rockets and the Orion crew vehicle.
10.17.07 - Dawn launched in September, becoming the first spacecraft ever planned to orbit two different bodies after leaving Earth. The spacecraft will orbit Vesta and Ceres, two of the largest asteroids in the solar system.
01.09.07 - AIM's two-year mission is to study Polar Mesospheric Clouds, the Earth’s highest clouds, which form an icy membrane 50 miles above the surface at the edge of space.
10.25.06 - STEREO has successfully launched on its sun imaging mission.› View This Video
03.02.07 - NASA's New Horizons spacecraft launches on mission to visit Pluto, its moon Charon and the Kuiper Belt.› New Horizons Section | › Chandra Views Jupiter | › Hubble Views Jupiter
03.08.06 - As the long-lived robotic rover Opportunity begins to explore the area ringing the massive Victoria crater on Mars, the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter will help guide the rover's exploration of Victoria.
02.07.07› Mars Section