A Southern California scientist was back home Tuesday night after working on one of the most daring space missions of all time.
It’s been a mission in progress for 10 years for the European Space Agency, and scientists from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena are among those watching keenly as the first-of-its-kind objective prepares to reach its apex.
The anticipated blockbuster return of El Niño is looking more like it will be a flop, a climatologist said Monday.
Research shows California’s drought situation is much worse than officials realize.
NASA know-how has been used to make camera lenses, software and infrared devices, among many other items.
It’s not exactly a flying saucer, but a new lightweight spacecraft from NASA soon hopes to invade the skies of distant planets in our solar system.
One of NASA’s orbiting telescopes, tasked with identifying planets similar to Earth outside the Milky Way, is reporting promising results.
NASA said Thursday that Voyager 1 has become the first spacecraft to ever leave the solar system.
A NASA administrator was at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena Tuesday to check the progress of three satellites designed to monitor the Earth’s climate.
Members of the team behind the NASA Mars rover Curiosity along with personnel at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena were set to celebrate the first anniversary of the rover’s landing.
A mile-long asteroid set to pass safely by Earth on Friday appears to be bringing along a companion.
An ambitious plan to capture a potentially dangerous asteroid and safely relocate it was the focus of a Southland visit by NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on Thursday.
A popular annual event at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory is the latest program to fall victim to federal budget cuts.
A football-sized space rock is set to pass safely by the Earth on Friday.
NASA officials were expected to discuss an near-Earth flyby of an asteroid that will pass closely – but safely – next week.