The Media Relations Office at JPL is responsible for issuing press releases and hosting media events. As an institution, discussing new discoveries with the public is key to JPL's success as an institution. Below are selected press releases from JPL about new advances in many research fields.
University High School of Irvine, Calif., beat out 23 other local high schools in an all-day, 'buzzer-beater'-style Science Bowl held at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
NASA will fund seven proposals, including one from JPL, to conduct physics research on the agency's new microgravity laboratory, launching to the International Space Station.
RoboSimian: Designed to be part robot, part ape, JPL's entry in DARPA's Robotic Challenge will be heading to the finals later this year.
NASA's Deep Space Network, the world's largest communications system for "talking to" spacecraft, will reach a milestone on Dec. 24: the 50th anniversary of its official creation.