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August 3, 2017

SwRI Part Of International Team Identifying Primordial Asteroids August 3, 2017 – Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) was part of an international team that recently discovered a relatively unpopulated region of the main asteroid belt, where the few asteroids present are…

July 21, 2017

Eclipse Science Along The Path Of Totality July 21, 2017 – Leading U.S. solar scientists today highlighted research activities that will take place across the country during next month’s rare solar eclipse, advancing our knowledge of the Sun’s complex and…

July 19, 2017

PISCES And Honeybee Robotics Receive NASA STTR Grant To Develop In-Situ Resource Utilization July 19, 2017 – The Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES) and Honeybee Robotics, Ltd. have received a $118,690 NASA Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR)…

July 13, 2017

JPSS-1 Launch Slips To October July 13, 2017 – The launch of the first Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS-1) has been postponed to a date no earlier than October 12, 2017. According to NOAA spokesperson John Leslie, there are some…

July 10, 2017

Juno To Peer Into Solar System’s Largest Storm July 10, 2017 – Tonight, NASA’s Juno mission will fly directly over Jupiter’s Great Red Spot. The spacecraft will pass over the planet at 7:55 p.m. MDT, turning its science instruments to…

How To Rescue A Moonwalker In Need

July 6, 2017 – During a simulated space mission underwater last week, ESA tested an ingenious concept to bring astronauts safely back to base if they are incapacitated during lunar exploration. Four ‘aquanauts’, including NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren and ESA…

July 5, 2017

Surprise Methanol Detection Points To An Evolving Story Of Enceladus’s Plumes July 5, 2017 – A serendipitous detection of the organic molecule methanol around an intriguing moon of Saturn suggests that material spewed from Enceladus undertakes a complex chemical journey…