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September 24, 2018

Just over a month into its mission, Parker Solar Probe has returned first-light data from each of its four instrument suites. These early observations – while not yet examples of the key science observations Parker Solar Probe will take closer to the Sun – show that each of the instruments is working well.

TESS first light image
September 18, 2018

NASA's newest planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), is now providing valuable data to help scientists discover and study exciting new exoplanets, or planets beyond our solar system.

artist's illustration of an "ultrahot Jupiter"
August 9, 2018

A new paper by Laura Kreidberg from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) reports observations of the ultra-hot Jupiter WASP-103b by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope (HST) and Spitzer Space Telescope.