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Listen: Sound of Electromagnetic Energy Moving Between Saturn, Enceladus

Solar System Jul 11, 2018
New research from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft’s up-close Grand Finale orbits shows a surprisingly powerful and dynamic interaction of plasma waves mo
What's Up July 2018

What's Up in the Solar System - July 2018

July's night skies feature Mars opposition on the 27th, when Mars, Earth, and the Sun all line up, and Mars' closest approach to Earth since 2003 o
The International Asteroid Hunt Poster

The International Asteroid Hunt

Solar System Jun 30, 2018
A coordinated effort is being made by many nations around the world to detect and track near-Earth objects, such as asteroids.
New InSight into the Red Planet Poster

New InSight into the Red Planet

Solar System, Mars Jun 21, 2018
We’ve always referred to Mars as the red planet because of its surface color. But what’s below that dusty crust? NASA's InSight mission is determined to find out.

NASA to Host Media Teleconference on National Near-Earth Object Preparedness Report

Solar System Jun 19, 2018
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 20, to discuss a new report detailing U.S. plans for near-Earth objects (NEOs) that could pose a hazard to Earth.
What's Up June 2018

What's Up in the Solar System - June 2018

Solar System, Sky Watching Jun 14, 2018
What's up in the night sky this month? Enjoy a ringside seat for Saturn, plus a night long parade featuring Venus, Jupiter, Mars and Vesta!

NASA to Hold Media Teleconference on Martian Dust Storm, Mars Opportunity Rover

Solar System Jun 12, 2018
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 13, to discuss a massive Martian dust storm affecting operations of the agency’s Opportunity rover and what scientists can...
Solar System

New NASA Position to Focus on Exploration of Moon, Mars and Worlds Beyond

Solar System Jun 12, 2018
NASA’s Science Mission Directorate (SMD) is taking a giant leap focusing the agency’s exploration of the Moon, Mars and our Solar System.

NASA Puts Mars-forward Student Technologies to the Test

Solar System Jun 8, 2018
NASA Puts Mars-forward Student Technologies to the Test

Old Data Reveal New Evidence of Europa Plumes

Solar System May 14, 2018
Scientists re-examining data from an old mission bring new insights to the tantalizing question of whether Jupiter’s moon Europa has the ingredients to support life.