An infrared space telescope designed to help advance NASA’s planetary defense efforts
Jan 1, 2026
The Psyche mission is a journey to a unique metal asteroid orbiting the Sun between Mars and Jupiter.
Aug 1, 2022
NEA Scout is an exciting new mission that was recently selected by NASA's Advanced Exploration Systems (AES) by a team from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Marshall Space Flight Center.
Nov 1, 2021
Seven days after this historic milestone, a massive antenna at NASA’s Deep Space Network Goldstone complex imaged another, far larger object.
Sep 3, 2021
As part of NASA’s Discovery Program, the mission to explore a metal-rich asteroid is well on its way to an August 2022 launch.
Aug 24, 2021
Models and lab tests suggest the asteroid could be venting sodium vapor as it orbits close to the Sun, explaining its increase in brightness.
Aug 16, 2021
Along with collecting a sample from the Bennu’s surface, the spacecraft provided precision data to better predict the near-Earth object’s orbit around the Sun.
Aug 11, 2021
The mission spent over two years with Bennu, gathering information about its size, shape, mass, and composition while monitoring its spin and orbital trajectory.
Aug 9, 2021
Sailing on sunlight, NEA Scout will capture images of an asteroid for scientific study.
Jul 13, 2021
NEOWISE has provided an estimate of the size of over 1,850 near-Earth objects, helping us better understand our nearest solar system neighbors.
Jun 30, 2021