STUDIES OF EARTH’S SEAS, SKIES AND SOILS

They’re carbonated, salty, and alternately wet and dry. Exotic champagnes? No, they’re NASA’s three Earth System…

EL NINO INCREASES GREENHOUSE GAS

Year-to-year changes in concentration of carbon dioxide and methane, two important greenhouse gases in the atmosphere,…

Record-breaking ancient galaxies

Studies of two distant galaxy clusters using a combination of the largest radio, optical and x-ray…

NASA 2003 Milestones

NASA’s plans for 2003 were abruptly changed February 1 with the sudden and tragic loss of…

SPIRIT ON MARS

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Sean O’Keefe regarding Saturday’s successful landing of the…

NASA SPACECRAFT HAS SHIELDS UP

T-minus 48 hours and counting to a historic rendezvous, NASA’s Stardust spacecraft has officially entered a…

Mars Express scheduled orbit change successful

ON 12/30/2003 at 09:00 CET, the first European mission to Mars registered another operational success. The…

Arianespace/Starsem Flight ST12 success

Arianespace/Starsem Flight ST12 successfully placed Israel’s AMOS 2 telecommunications satellite into geostationary transfer orbit on Sunday,…

Chinese satellite successfully launched

On 29 December, the Chinese National Space Administration (CNSA) successfully launched TC-1, the first of two…

ION ENGINE DESIGN PASSES TEST

A team of engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif, successfully tested a new ion…