NASA pressing ahead with studies of a Europa lander
NASA Lab Partners with Startup To Detect Wildfires from Space
NASA Could Reboot Balky SMAP Radar In ‘Late August’

VIDEO | JPL’s Mars Parachute Test


The Hispasat telecommunications satellite has suffered an anomaly in its power system but is stable in orbit.

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U.S. Government Shutdown | NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Remains Open, For Now

Former JPL Boss, Planetary Society Founder Murray Dies


Murray ran JPL from 1976 to 1982.

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James To Become Next JPL Deputy Director
Profile | Eugene Tattini, Deputy Director, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Making a Difference – NASA/JPL Mars Curiosity Rover Operations Team
Profile | Charles Elachi, Director, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Layoffs Loom at JPL [Pasadena Star-News]


As many as 250 employees at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, Calif., could be laid off by the end of March due to the uncertain funding situation for the remainder of 2011, the Pasadena Star-News reports.

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U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments in JPL Privacy Case


NEW YORK — The U.S. Supreme Court considered whether NASA can conduct intensive employee background checks without violating privacy rights during oral arguments Oct. 5 from lawyers for the space agency and concerned scientists.

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NASA Looking at Putting JPL Under New Management

Review Sought of Ruling on Background Checks at JPL


The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama asked the U.S. Supreme Court in November to review an appeals court ruling blocking mandatory background checks of employees at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, Calif., arguing it could limit the government’s ability to conduct background checks on contract employees.

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