04.17.13 - IRIS spacecraft arrives at VAFB for final preparations for a NET May 28 launch aboard a Pegasus rocket.
04.16.13 - Once a satellite is in orbit, it's not ready to take measurements until a series of check-out procedures have been performed.
04.16.13 - SLAMS, or short large amplitude magnetic structures, have been spotted in the froth of waves in front of Earthspace as it moves through the solar system. They create a magnetic mirror reflecting fast ion beams into space.
04.16.13 - This project would be the first to capture a small near-Earth asteroid and safely redirect it.
04.16.13 - Three unusually long-lasting stellar explosions discovered by NASA's Swift satellite represent a new class of gamma-ray bursts that likely arise from dying stars hundreds of times larger than the sun.
04.16.13 - As NASA marked the anniversary of the president's exploration vision, news media were updated on the Orion spacecraft that could take astronauts to an asteroid.
04.16.13 - The hunt is on for methods to aim a spacecraft at an asteroid.
04.15.13 - On April 16, 2008, a suite of NASA instruments was launched to study a unique region of space: the electrically charged portion of the upper atmosphere called the ionosphere, a region crucial for radio communications.
04.15.13 - Scientists at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. are currently rehearsing with the placement of the Webb's Microshutter Array into the NIRSpec.
04.15.13 - An infrared sensor that could improve NASA's future detecting and tracking of asteroids and comets has passed a critical design test.
04.15.13 - The station’s Expedition 35 crew kicked off the workweek with science experiments, spacewalk preps and a cargo craft departure.› Space Station Live Recap | › ISS Crew Timelines
04.15.13 - NASA's Cassini mission tracks long-lived lakes in Titan's northern hemisphere and finds that the moon's methane may be disappearing.
04.15.13 - NASA test conductors are making progress on the agency's new rocket by listening closely to the roar of four thrusters.› Photo | › Watch Video
04.12.13 - A full-size model of the space shuttle's solid rocket booster and external tank stack will dwarf many other Space Coast structures.
04.12.13 - Expedition 34 is hard at work 200 plus miles above us! Catch this week's research highlights here.
04.12.13 - The six-member Expedition 35 crew combined science and maintenance work Friday as they observed Cosmonautics Day.› Space Station Live Recap | › ISS Crew Timelines
04.12.13 - A new look at data from NASA's Galileo mission yields pointers for where on Europa's surface the watery interior of this moon of Jupiter is best revealed.
04.12.13 - GPM will set a new standard for precipitation measurements from space by joining forces with countries around the world.
04.12.13 - The soft glow in this image is NGC 2768, an elliptical galaxy located in the northern constellation of Ursa Major (The Great Bear).
04.16.13 - The CME impact on April 13 was weak but it still produced high latitude aurora. The sun emitted a mid-level flare, peaking at 3:16 a.m. EDT on April 11, 2013 accompanied by an Earth-directed CME.