Herschel News


Mission Press Releases

  • Herschel Finds Hot Gas on Menu for Milky Way's Black Hole
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, May 7, 2013
    Posted on: 5/7/2013 4:21:42 PM PDT

  • Largest Space Telescope Ever Closes its Eyes on the Universe
    Canadian Space Agency - Monday, April 29, 2013
    Posted on: 4/30/2013 12:42:05 AM PDT

  • ESA's Herschel Space Observatory Runs Out of Helium
    European Space Agency - Monday, April 29, 2013
    Posted on: 4/30/2013 12:41:11 AM PDT

  • Herschel to Finish Observing Soon
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, March 5, 2013
    Posted on: 3/6/2013 3:58:48 AM PDT

  • Herschel Finds Star Past Its Prime Possibly Making Planets
    University of Michigan - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
    Posted on: 1/30/2013 8:21:05 PM PDT

  • Herschel Finds Star Past Its Prime Possibly Making Planets
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
    Posted on: 1/30/2013 8:20:13 PM PDT

  • Stars Can Be Late Parents
    European Space Agency - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
    Posted on: 1/30/2013 8:19:24 PM PDT

  • Large water reservoirs at the dawn of stellar birth
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Posted on: 10/9/2012 4:24:31 PM PDT

  • Flying along the Vela ridge
    European Space Agency - Monday, July 9, 2012
    Posted on: 7/9/2012 2:46:17 PM PDT

  • Herschel Sees Intergalactic Bridge Aglow With Stars
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Thursday, May 17, 2012
    Posted on: 5/17/2012 4:47:25 PM PDT

  • Overfed Black Holes Shut Down Galactic Star-Making
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Thursday, May 10, 2012
    Posted on: 5/10/2012 4:33:27 PM PDT

  • image: Cygnus-X: the Cool Swan Glowing in Flight
    European Space Agency - Thursday, May 10, 2012
    Posted on: 5/10/2012 3:20:52 PM PDT

  • The dark heart of a cosmic collision Centaurus A: Far-infrared and X-rays
    European Space Agency - Monday, April 16, 2012
    Posted on: 4/16/2012 12:10:58 PM PDT

  • Young Stars Flicker Amidst Clouds of Gas & Dust
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Wednesday, February 29, 2012
    Posted on: 2/29/2012 4:59:04 PM PDT

  • Herschel Space Observatory Finds Oceans of Water in Planet-Forming Disk Around Nearby Star
    NASA HQ - Thursday, October 20, 2011
    Posted on: 10/20/2011 6:54:13 PM PDT

  • Herschel Paints New Story of Galaxy Evolution
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, September 13, 2011
    Posted on: 9/13/2011 6:33:39 PM PDT

  • Herschel links star formation to sonic booms
    European Space Agency - Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Posted on: 4/13/2011 5:26:51 PM PDT

  • Herschel Measures Dark Matter Required for Star-Forming Galaxies
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, February 16, 2011
    Posted on: 2/17/2011 1:04:19 AM PDT

  • First Results from Herschel Mars Observations
    Europlanet - Tuesday, September 21, 2010
    Posted on: 9/21/2010 6:41:32 PM PDT

  • Herschel Finds Hot Water Vapor Around a Carbon Star
    Observatoire de Paris - Tuesday, September 14, 2010
    Posted on: 9/14/2010 3:56:18 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Andromeda's Colorful Rings
    NASA HQ - January 29, 2013
    Posted on: 1/29/2013 7:22:55 PM PDT

  • Image: Blowing bubbles in the Carina Nebula
    European Space Agency - June 4, 2012
    Posted on: 6/4/2012 2:16:12 PM PDT

  • Herschel Spots Comet massacre Around Nearby Star Fomalhaut
    European Space Agency - April 11, 2012
    Posted on: 4/11/2012 3:19:08 PM PDT

  • Arianespace Ariane 5 Launch of Herschel and Planck a Success (Watch Video)
    Arianespace - May 14, 2009
    Posted on: 5/14/2009 10:32:03 AM PDT

  • Herschel and Planck to lift off on 14 May
    ESA Science & Technology - April 28, 2009
    Posted on: 4/28/2009 10:37:25 AM PDT

  • Herschel and Planck Launch Postponed
    European Space Agency - April 20, 2009
    Posted on: 4/20/2009 10:12:57 AM PDT

  • Herschel spacecraft assembly complete
    European Space Agency - April 23, 2008
    Posted on: 4/23/2008 10:46:10 AM PDT