- NASA to Host News Conference on Discovery Beyond Our Solar System February 20, 2017NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 22, to present new findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as exoplanets. The event will air live on NASA Television and the agency's website.
- NASA Cargo Headed to Space Station Includes Important Experiments, Equipment February 19, 2017Major experiments that will look into a range of scientific disciplines from human health to atmospheric conditions on Earth are on their way to the International Space Station following liftoff at 9:39 a.m. EST aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
- NASA’s Juno Mission to Remain in Current Orbit at Jupiter February 17, 2017NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter, which has been in orbit around the gas giant since July 4, 2016, will remain in its current 53-day orbit for the remainder of the mission.
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