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The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) lifts off at 6:51 p.m. EDT.
Apr 18, 2018

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has launched on the first-of-its-kind mission to find worlds beyond our solar system, including some that could support life. ... Read more

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Image of satellite in orbit around earth
Apr 20, 2018

This Earth Day, NASA invites you to create your own shareable views of our home planet, help combat mosquito-transmitted diseases, and watch our... Read more

NASA’s B200 taking off for an eight-hour science flight on March 12.
Apr 19, 2018

NASA scientists are hard at work trying to unlock mysteries of our planet’s ocean surface currents and winds using a new Earth science radar instrument called DopplerScatt. ... Read more

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dual image of nebula one colorful, one blue white - annotations
Apr 19, 2018

These NASA Hubble Space Telescope images compare two diverse views of the roiling heart of a vast stellar nursery, known as the Lagoon Nebula. The... Read more

Conceptual image of the TESS mission
Apr 18, 2018

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) now is scheduled for launch today at 6:51 p.m. EDT Wednesday, April 18, on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral... Read more

NASA Earth Day 2018 shareable with the hashtag #NASA4Earth
Apr 17, 2018

This Earth Day, NASA invites you to create your own shareable views of our home planet, help combat mosquito-transmitted diseases, and watch our fleet of Earth-observing spacecraft as they circle the... Read more

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Apr 17, 2018

Launch teams are standing down today to conduct additional Guidance Navigation and Control analysis, and teams are now working towards a targeted... Read more

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Milky Way
Apr 16, 2018

The worlds orbiting other stars are called “exoplanets,” and they come in a wide variety of sizes, from gas giants larger than Jupiter to small,... Read more

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Illustrated cross-section of technology demonstration convertors
Apr 16, 2018

This blog post originated in the 2016 Science Mission Directorate Technology Highlights Report (20 MB PDF). Technology Development... Read more

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Photo of mosquito
Apr 13, 2018

West Nile Virus (WNV) is commonly spread to humans by the bites of Culex sp. mosquitoes. As South Dakota is the U.S. hotspot for WNV, local... Read more