02.17.07 - NASA's THEMIS mission successfully launched Saturday, Feb. 17, at 6:01 p.m. EST from Pad 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
01.17.07 - THEMIS is set to venture into space and help resolve the mystery of what triggers geomagnetic substorms.
01.11.07 - NASA will host a media teleconference on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 1 p.m. EST to discuss the THEMIS mission to study auroras.
12.22.06 - Instruments aboard a Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency satellite named Hinode, or "Sunrise," are returning extraordinary new images of our sun.
10.25.06 - NASA's twin Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatories mission, known as STEREO, successfully launched Wednesday night from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
09.18.06 - NASA is preparing major instrument components for launch this September on the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Solar-B spacecraft.
09.13.06 - NASA is hosting a media teleconference to discuss its role in Solar-B, a three-year international mission to study the sun's magnetic field, at 1 p.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 18.
08.17.06 - The STEREO mission will improve understanding of the solar eruptions that can send a billion tons of the sun's outer atmosphere hurtling into space.
07.31.06 - Four university teams will share $100 million to provide experiments and supporting hardware for a future NASA mission to study near-Earth space radiation.
06.26.06 - For the first time, researchers have developed a computer simulation that can accurately create a model of the sun's outer atmosphere, or corona.