07.17.08 - NASA will hold a media teleconference on Thursday, July 24, at 1 p.m. EDT, to announce the first results from a fleet of five satellites that have discovered what powers sudden brightening and rapid movements of the Northern Lights, or aurora borealis.
07.02.08 - NASA's sun-focused Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory, or STEREO, twin spacecraft unexpectedly detected particles from the edge of the solar system last year.
03.26.08 - Dr. S. Alan Stern, NASA associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, has decided to leave the agency. Dr. Edward J. Weiler, director of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., will serve as interim associate administrator.
02.22.08 - The joint NASA and European Space Agency Ulysses mission to study the sun and its influence on surrounding space is likely to cease operations in the next few months.
12.06.07 - Images from NASA-funded telescopes aboard a Japanese satellite have shed new light about the sun's magnetic field and the origins of solar wind, which disrupts power grids, satellites and communications on Earth.
12.05.07 - A new NASA project will use more than 40 high altitude balloons to return new scientific insights about Earth's Van Allen Belts.
08.20.07 - NASA's two venerable Voyager spacecraft are celebrating three decades of flight as they head toward interstellar space.
06.28.07 - A NASA satellite has captured the first occurrence this summer of mysterious iridescent polar clouds that form 50 miles above Earth's surface.
05.25.07 - The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) now enables scientists to forecast solar radiation storms, giving future astronauts, traveling to the moon and Mars, time to seek shelter and ground controllers time to safeguard satellites.
04.25.07 - NASA's AIM spacecraft launched Wednesday on a mission to study polar clouds.
04.11.07 - NASA is preparing to launch the Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM) spacecraft, the first mission dedicated to exploration of mysterious ice clouds that dot the edge of space in Earth's polar regions.
04.05.07 - NASA will host a media teleconference on Wednesday, April 11 at 2 p.m. EDT to discuss science objectives of the Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM) mission.
03.21.07 - NASA released on Wednesday never-before-seen images that show the sun's magnetic field is much more turbulent and dynamic than previously known.
03.14.07 - A NASA Science Update at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, March 21 will be held to discuss never-before-seen observations from an international mission studying the sun.
03.12.07 - NASA's Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM) spacecraft arrived Saturday at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., for a targeted April 25 launch aboard a Pegasus XL rocket.