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“We're safe on Mars.” La Caņada Flintridge's connection to the heavens made for a sensational story in 2012, as Jet Propulsion Laboratory safely landed the NASA rover Curiosity on the Red Planet. JPL engineer Al Chen made the announcement...
Scientists and engineers at Jet Propulsion Laboratory are working around the clock this week to monitor Curiosity, the largest-ever Mars rover, which was launched Saturday from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. “This is the most capable and...
The rover being sent to Mars in search of extraterrestrial life has found its parking spot, and like many humans, its getting one as close to its destination as possible. Scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Caņada Flintridge said this...
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) provoked a tense exchange with NASA Administrator Charles Bolden during a House budget hearing Wednesday on proposed cuts to Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Mars program. Schiff grilled Bolden for nearly 17 minutes about NASA's...
Proposed cuts to next year’s NASA budget would drastically scale back the agency’s efforts to explore Mars, likely costing hundreds of Jet Propulsion Laboratory workers their jobs. In the scope of a more than $17.7-billion proposed 2013...
With proposed federal budget cuts threatening to eliminate hundreds of jobs at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA head Charles Bolden pledged Wednesday at JPL’s Mars mission control room that the agency would try to keep those scientists and...
Two very different narratives are emerging from the trial in which former Jet Propulsion Laboratory worker David Coppedge claims he faced discrimination because he discussed the theory of intelligent design with co-workers. Early this week, Coppedge...
Software that allows the Mars rover Opportunity to perform autonomous data collection and research on portions of the Martian surface recently was named NASA’s “Software of the Year” for 2011. The award was a cause of celebration for...
Tags: NASA, Science, New Products, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
A former NASA investigator who had worked at JPL in La Caņada Flintridge pleaded guilty this week to filing a fraudulent federal tax return that failed to report nearly $300,000 he stole from a Lancaster church. Alvin Danielle Allen, 42, was a special...
Satellite images of dark streaks that reappear seasonally on the surface of Mars provide new evidence of flowing liquid water, an ingredient for possible extraterrestrial life. The streaks — more than a thousand of them — appear to be mineral...
La Caņada Flintridge braced for the fallout of what could be 250 layoffs at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, brought on by tighter federal spending. [This corrects an earlier version of this story. Scroll down for details] Layoff notices...
Tags: Science and Technology, NASA, Job Layoffs, Politics, Science
On Valentine’s Day night, JPL employees forfeited any plans for romance in order to taste the fruits of a single celestial encounter. At a little before 9 p.m. Monday, NASA’s Stardust-NExT shuttle came within 125 miles of Tempel 1, a comet...
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