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Friday, January 24, 2020

Artist's rendering of a

In the scorching atmosphere of exoplanet KELT-9b, even molecules are torn to shreds.

Thursday, January 23, 2020


The infrared instrument at Palomar Observatory's Hale Telescope holds the promise of deepening our understanding of planets beyond our Sun.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Hale Telescope

Take a front-row seat as scientists test a powerful new tool in the search for planets beyond our solar system.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope launches

While the Spitzer Space Telescope is headed for retirement, many of its breakthroughs will be studied more precisely with NASA's forthcoming James Webb Space Telescope.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Spitzer Space Telescope Ready for Launch

With discoveries spanning from our own solar system to nearly the edge of the universe, the infrared mission lasted longer than expected, and will come to an end on Jan. 30.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

This cartoon depicts NASA's next Mars rover, which launches in 2020

Nine finalists have been chosen in the essay contest for K-12 students across U.S. to name NASA's next Mars rover. Now you can help by voting for your favorite.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Artist's concept shows NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

The live-streamed show, featuring mission members and NASA leadership, will air on Jan. 22, at 10 a.m. PST (1 p.m. EST). Members of the public can ask questions.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

NASA's ARIA team mapped damage in southwestern Puerto Rico

New satellite data shows worst-hit areas of Puerto Rico following a 6.4-magnitude earthquake and hundreds of aftershocks.

Monday, January 13, 2020

This cartoon depicts NASA's next Mars rover, which launches in 2020

155 students from across the U.S. have been chosen as semifinalists in NASA's essay contest to name the Mars 2020 rover. and see it launch from Cape Canaveral this July.

Friday, January 10, 2020

Puerto Rico quake map

Scientists use satellite data to help response agencies identify damaged areas.