• NASA Awards Contract to Maintain Webb Telescope Operations
    on December 15, 2022 at 9:02 pm

    NASA has selected Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation of Redondo Beach, California, to support the James Webb Space Telescope Phase E – Operations and Sustainment contract.

  • NASA’s Big 2022: Historic Moon Mission, Webb Telescope Images, More
    on December 13, 2022 at 3:22 pm

    2022 is one for the history books as NASA caps off another astronomical year.

  • Experts Available to Discuss NASA Webb Telescope Science Results
    on November 15, 2022 at 9:41 pm

    Experts from NASA and other institutions will be available by teleconference at 11 a.m. EST on Thursday, Nov. 17, to answer media questions about early science results from the agency’s James Webb Space Telescope.

  • El impacto de DART cambió el movimiento de un asteroide en el espacio
    on October 11, 2022 at 5:28 pm

    El análisis de los datos obtenidos en las últimas dos semanas por el equipo de investigación de la Prueba de redireccionamiento del asteroide doble (DART, por sus siglas en inglés) de la NASA muestra que el impacto cinético de la nave espacial contra su asteroide objetivo, Dimorphos, alteró con éxito la órbita del asteroide. Esto marca la primera v

  • NASA Confirms DART Mission Impact Changed Asteroid’s Motion in Space
    on October 11, 2022 at 5:12 pm

    Analysis of data obtained over the past two weeks by NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) investigation team shows the spacecraft's kinetic impact with its target asteroid, Dimorphos, successfully altered the asteroid’s orbit. This marks humanity’s first time purposely changing the motion of a celestial object and the first full-scale dem

  • NASA to Provide Update on DART, World’s First Planetary Defense Test
    on October 7, 2022 at 7:34 pm

    NASA will host a media briefing at 2 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, Oct. 11, to discuss the agency’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission and its intentional collision with its target asteroid, Dimorphos.

  • NASA’s DART Mission Hits Asteroid in First-Ever Planetary Defense Test
    on September 27, 2022 at 12:09 am

    After 10 months flying in space, NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) – the world’s first planetary defense technology demonstration – successfully impacted its asteroid target on Monday, the agency’s first attempt to move an asteroid in space.

  • Celebrate 'International Observe the Moon Night' with NASA
    on September 23, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    The public is invited to participate in NASA’s celebration of "International Observe the Moon Night" on Saturday, Oct. 1.

  • NASA to Host Briefing on Perseverance Mars Rover Mission Operations
    on September 12, 2022 at 1:49 pm

    NASA will host a briefing at 11:30 a.m. EDT (8:30 a.m. PDT) on Thursday, Sept. 15, at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California to provide highlights from the first year and a half of the Perseverance rover’s exploration of Mars.

  • La NASA invita a la prensa a la primera prueba de defensa planetaria
    on August 23, 2022 at 3:47 pm

    La misión Prueba de redireccionamiento del asteroide doble (DART, por sus siglas en inglés) de la NASA, la primera en el mundo que pone a prueba una tecnología para defender a la Tierra de posibles peligros de asteroides o cometas, impactará con su objetivo, un asteroide que no supone ninguna amenaza para la Tierra, a las 7:14 pm EDT del lunes 26 d