Fermi Finds Youngest Millisecond Pulsar, 100 Pulsars To-Date

WASHINGTON — An international team of scientists using NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has discovered a surprisingly powerful millisecond pulsar that challenges existing theories about how these objects form. At…

NASA Transfers Endeavour Title To California Science Center

WASHINGTON — NASA transferred title and ownership of space shuttle Endeavour to the California Science Center (CSC) during a ceremony Tuesday at the center in Los Angeles. The transfer is…

LRO Spacecraft Gets Its First Look at Apollo Landing Sites

    WASHINGTON — NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, has returned its first imagery of the Apollo moon landing sites. The pictures show the Apollo missions’ lunar module descent…

MESSENGER Spacecraft Begins Historic Orbit Around Mercury

WASHINGTON — NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft successfully achieved orbit around Mercury at approximately 9 p.m. EDT Thursday. This marks the first time a spacecraft has accomplished this engineering and scientific milestone…