NASA Study: To Find an Extraterrestrial Civilization, Pollution Could Be the Solution
on February 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm
If there’s an advanced extraterrestrial civilization inhabiting a nearby star system, we might be able to detect it using its own atmospheric pollution, according to new NASA research.
NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for SPHEREx Astrophysics Mission
on February 4, 2021 at 9:21 pm
NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization, and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx) mission.
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Mission Plans for May Asteroid Departure
on January 26, 2021 at 3:48 pm
On May 10, NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft will say farewell to asteroid Bennu and begin its journey back to Earth.
NASA Highlights Astrophysics Missions at ‘Super Bowl of Astronomy’
on January 11, 2021 at 2:54 pm
Experts from across NASA will discuss topics ranging from black holes to exploding stars to planets beyond our solar system at the 237th meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS).
NASA, NSF Sign Agreement to Advance Space, Earth, Biological, Physical Sciences
on January 7, 2021 at 3:41 pm
NASA and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) have signed a memorandum of understanding affirming the agencies’ intent to continue their longstanding partnership in mutually beneficial research activities advancing space, Earth, biological, and physical sciences to further U.S. national space policy and promote the progress of science.
NASA Discoveries, R&D, Moon to Mars Exploration Plans Persevere in 2020
on December 21, 2020 at 3:21 pm
“NASA has impressed the nation with our resilience and persistence during the pandemic,” said NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine.
NASA Exploration Mission Integral to 2020 National Space Policy
on December 9, 2020 at 10:06 pm
Today, President Donald J. Trump issued the National Space Policy.
NASA Highlights New Findings, Upcoming Missions at Virtual AGU Meeting
on December 1, 2020 at 8:27 pm
NASA and researchers from around the world will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), Dec. 1-17, held virtually this year.
NASA Invites Media to Briefing on OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Stowage
on October 29, 2020 at 3:35 pm
NASA will host a media teleconference at 4 p.m. EDT today, Thursday, Oct. 29, to provide an update on the status of the agency’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft and the mission’s work to safely stow the sample it collected from asteroid Bennu.
NASA’s SOFIA Discovers Water on Sunlit Surface of Moon
on October 26, 2020 at 3:02 pm
NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon.