Flower Power Starshade Unfurls in Space

March 20, 2014

Flower Power Starshade Unfurls in Space

This animation shows the prototype starshade, a giant structure designed to block the glare of stars so that future space telescopes can take pictures of planets.

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Cassini spacecraft at Saturn

March 14, 2014

Cassini: Coming Attractions at Saturn

What incredible things will the Cassini spacecraft at Saturn see and do over the next few years? Here's a preview.

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What's Up - March 2014

March 4, 2014

What's Up - March 2014

Watch starlight get blocked by a passing asteroid, planets march across the sky and a lunar eclipse preview.

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NASA's AIRS Sees Rivers of Rain for California

February 28, 2014

NASA's AIRS Sees Rivers of Rain for California

NASA's AIRS instrument eyes the 'atmospheric rivers' -- narrow channels of concentrated moisture -- bringing rain to drought-stricken California at the end of February.

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Radar Movie Highlights Asteroid 2006 DP14

February 25, 2014

Radar Movie Highlights Asteroid 2006 DP14

Radar data of asteroid 2006 DP14 were obtained on Feb. 11, 2014. The asteroid is about 1,300 feet (400 meters) long, 660 feet (200 meters) wide.

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Sloshing Star Goes Supernova

February 18, 2014

Sloshing Star Goes Supernova

NuSTAR is showing that exploding stars slosh around before blasting apart. This 3-D computer simulation demonstrates how the supernova explosion might look.

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Rover's 5K Run

February 14, 2014

Rover's 5K Run

Curiosity logs 5K after a punishing trek over sharp terrain. To celebrate, JPLers put on their running shoes!

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Dance of Saturn's Auroras

February 10, 2014

Dance of Saturn's Auroras

Ultraviolet and infrared images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft and Hubble Space Telescope show active and quiet auroras at Saturn's north and south poles.

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What's Up - February 2014

February 3, 2014

What's Up - February 2014

See all the planets, plus mission updates from comet and asteroid missions Dawn and Rosetta.

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10 Years on Mars: Science

January 23, 2014

10 Years on Mars: Science

Find out how the Mars Exploration Rover team traversed the Red Planet, examined the diverse environment and transformed our understanding of Mars.

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