10.18.12 - NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has ingested its first solid sample into an analytical instrument inside the rover, a capability at the core of the two-year mission.
10.18.12 - Science and art techniques are often quite similar, indeed each area often helps improve techniques in the other. One such case is a technique known as a 'gradient filter' used to examine fine structures on the sun.
10.17.12 - NASA scientists are observing Jupiter's appearance – its clouds, belts, hotspots, fireballs – change in unprecedented ways.
10.16.12 - NASA's Cassini spacecraft spots curious surface features on Saturn's largest moon, including a "hot-cross bun" and outlines of vast southern seas.
10.16.12 - NASA will host a media teleconference at noon PDT (3 p.m. EDT) on Thursday, Oct. 18, about the latest status of the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars.
10.15.12 - Commands will be sent to Curiosity today instructing the rover to collect a third scoop of soil from the "Rocknest" site of windblown Martian sand and dust.
10.15.12 - It's been 3.8 billion miles and a trunk full of memories for NASA's Cassini spacecraft, launched 15 years ago today.
10.15.12 - Observations from NASA's WISE all-sky survey reveal new clues about Jovian Trojans, mysterious asteroids that orbit in front of and behind Jupiter in its path around the sun.
10.12.12 - A team of scientists from JPL needed some space. When a large fireball turned night into day over Battle Mountain, Nev. they knew they had their chance.
10.12.12 - On Sol 65 (Oct. 11, 2012) of the Mars Science Laboratory mission, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity completed several activities in preparation for collecting its second scoop of soil.