A Jet Propulsion Laboratory-managed spacecraft made history Friday as the first mission to achieve orbit around a dwarf planet.
Scientists hope to get a close-up look this week at a planet about the size of Texas that’s lurking in the asteroid belt located between Mars and Jupiter.
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft captured the sharpest images ever of the dwarf planet Ceres, according, Jet Propulsion Laboratory officials said Thursday.
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Minutes before the sun dawned on the coast of central California on Saturday, NASA looked to the skies, and launched a critical part of its Earth Sciences mission into Low-Earth Orbit.
Colleagues of a Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientist killed Friday when his small plane went down in Van Nuys are discussing his contributions to JPL and NASA.
A coroner’s official late Friday released the identity of the pilot killed when a small plane crashed near Van Nuys Airport.
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.