NASA's latest mission to Mars has uncovered the origins of fast-moving streams of particles high above the planet, flowing against the solar wind.
NASA-ISRO SAR Mission Science and Applications Workshops; Ahmedabad, India, 19–20 November 2015
NASA Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission detects energy differences in electrons scattered by magnetic reconnection.
The Van Allen Probes began an extended mission in November to advance understanding of Earth's radiation belts.
Witnesses at a congressional hearing highlighted the need to provide stability to NASA but were lukewarm in supporting specific provisions of the proposed Space Leadership Preservation Act.
Alexander is remembered for her leading role in the Galileo and Rosetta missions and her efforts to encourage women scientists from underprivileged and underrepresented groups.
2nd Planetary Data Workshop; Flagstaff, Arizona, 8–11 June 2015
NASA's Cassini probe takes a trip through a cosmic sprinkler to learn more about a subsurface ocean.
NASA's low-cost space telescope opened up a universe of possibilities for scientists who scour space in search of planets—and possibly life.
Devoted to exploration and discovery, this JPL scientist's inquisitive mind, inventiveness, and infectious enthusiasm inspired students, colleagues, and friends alike.