Solar Physics News


Mission Press Releases

  • Frank Hill Retires from National Solar Observatory
    National Solar Observatory -
    Posted on: 4/7/2020 7:01:20 PM PDT

  • NRL, NASA combine to produce sun imagery with unprecedented clarity
    Naval Research Laboratory - Wednesday, December 4, 2019
    Posted on: 12/5/2019 12:00:53 AM PDT

  • Closest-ever approach to the sun gives new insights into the solar wind
    Imperial College London - Wednesday, December 4, 2019
    Posted on: 12/4/2019 11:58:52 PM PDT

  • Parker Solar Probe traces solar wind to its source on sun's surface: coronal holes
    University of California Berkeley - Wednesday, December 4, 2019
    Posted on: 12/4/2019 11:57:25 PM PDT

  • Scientist leads international team to crack 60-year-old mystery of Sun's magnetic waves
    Queens University Belfast - Wednesday, October 23, 2019
    Posted on: 12/3/2019 12:26:39 AM PDT

  • NASA to Present First Findings of Solar Mission in Media Teleconference
    NASA HQ - Monday, December 2, 2019
    Posted on: 12/2/2019 8:29:40 PM PDT

  • Scientists Crack 60-Year-Old Mystery of Sun's Magnetic Waves
    University of Exeter - Monday, December 2, 2019
    Posted on: 12/2/2019 6:13:24 PM PDT

  • Solar Orbiter leaves Europe for the USA
    DLR - Friday, October 18, 2019
    Posted on: 10/18/2019 11:37:53 PM PDT

  • Sun Explorer Spacecraft Leaves For Launch Site
    UK Space Agency - Friday, October 18, 2019
    Posted on: 10/18/2019 11:35:18 PM PDT

  • SwRI-led PUNCH mission to image Sun’s outer corona enters Phase B
    Southwest Research Institute - Thursday, September 26, 2019
    Posted on: 9/26/2019 7:57:37 PM PDT

  • NASA to Host Briefings, Events for Aug. 11 Launch to Touch Sun
    NASA HQ - Monday, August 6, 2018
    Posted on: 8/6/2018 10:39:56 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media to View Launch of Mission to "Touch" Sun
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, July 3, 2018
    Posted on: 7/3/2018 2:19:32 PM PDT

  • Towards a better prediction of solar eruptions
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) - Thursday, February 8, 2018
    Posted on: 2/8/2018 3:39:27 PM PDT

  • 2.1 Million Eclipse Glasses Distributed through 7.100 Public Libraries
    Foothill College - Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    Posted on: 9/27/2017 4:27:04 PM PDT

  • A Record Number of Americans Viewed the 2017 Solar Eclipse
    University of Michigan - Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    Posted on: 9/27/2017 4:24:03 PM PDT

  • NASA Selects Proposals to Study Sun, Space Environment
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - Saturday, July 29, 2017
    Posted on: 7/29/2017 6:44:23 PM PDT

  • UV Spectropolarimetry Opens a New Window for Solar Physics Research
    National Astronomical Observatory of Japan - Thursday, May 18, 2017
    Posted on: 5/18/2017 3:10:33 PM PDT

  • An Easier Way to Observe Peculiar Particles that Reveal the Inner Workings of the Sun
    Stanford University - Thursday, November 10, 2016
    Posted on: 11/10/2016 9:47:57 PM PDT

  • SwRI to demonstrate low-cost miniature solar observatory
    Southwest Research Institute - Monday, August 29, 2016
    Posted on: 8/29/2016 4:00:40 PM PDT

  • Satellites to see Mercury enter spotlight on May 9
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Wednesday, May 4, 2016
    Posted on: 5/4/2016 11:09:52 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA ROSES-19 A​mendment 54: Due Date Delays Three Heliophysics Program Elements
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - November 26, 2019
    Posted on: 11/26/2019 8:54:33 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-19 Amendment 39: B.13 Outer Heliosphere Guest Investigators program due date delay and data eligibility correction
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - October 3, 2019
    Posted on: 10/3/2019 6:58:10 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-19 Amendment 31: B.2 H-SR Step-2 Due Date Delay
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - August 28, 2019
    Posted on: 8/28/2019 5:06:38 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-19 Amendment 25: B.12 Heliophysics U.S. Participating Investigator Not Solicited This Year
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - August 2, 2019
    Posted on: 8/2/2019 1:59:32 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-19 Amendment 12: New Opportunity Outer Heliosphere GI
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - May 31, 2019
    Posted on: 5/31/2019 7:30:09 PM PDT

  • NASA OIG: NASA's Heliophysics Portfolio
    NASA Office of Inspector General - May 7, 2019
    Posted on: 5/7/2019 11:24:27 PM PDT

  • NASA DRAFT Heliophysics Explorers Program 2019 MIDEX Announcement of Opportunity NNH19ZDA012J Call for Community Comment
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - May 6, 2019
    Posted on: 5/6/2019 9:28:53 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-18 Amendment 41: H-USPI deferred to ROSES-19
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - December 10, 2018
    Posted on: 12/10/2018 9:45:24 PM PDT

  • NASA Intention to release draft Heliophysics MIDEX AO
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - December 10, 2018
    Posted on: 12/10/2018 9:44:23 PM PDT

  • Amendment #6 to SALMON-3 AO Creates New Proposal Opportunity via PEA M 2018 Heliophysics Science Mission of Opportunity
    NASA HQ - August 7, 2018
    Posted on: 8/7/2018 11:09:09 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-18 Amendment 18: B.10 ECIP Step-2 due September 13, 2018
    NASA HQ - July 2, 2018
    Posted on: 7/2/2018 4:45:27 PM PDT

  • DRAFT NASA Heliophysics Technology Demonstration SALMON-3 PEA
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - May 2, 2018
    Posted on: 5/2/2018 2:22:05 PM PDT

  • NASA Community Announcement NNH18ZDA008L: 2018 Heliophysics Technology Demonstration Mission of Opportunity via SALMON-3
    NASA HQ - April 24, 2018
    Posted on: 4/24/2018 9:11:13 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-18 Amendment 1: Final text for B.10 Early Career Investigator Program in Heliophysics
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - February 15, 2018
    Posted on: 2/15/2018 3:58:48 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-2017 Amendment 59: New Opportunity in B.11 H-SWO2R
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - January 9, 2018
    Posted on: 1/9/2018 6:29:57 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-17 Amendment 11: B.6 H Heliophysics Living With a Star Due Dates Temporarily TBD
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - May 31, 2017
    Posted on: 5/31/2017 7:56:13 PM PDT

  • ROSES-16 Amendment 47: Data requirements and due date change for MMS GI
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - December 6, 2016
    Posted on: 12/6/2016 9:17:50 PM PDT

  • ROSES-16 Amendment 33: Final Text Released for Interdisciplinary Science for Eclipse 2017.
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - September 28, 2016
    Posted on: 9/28/2016 4:07:11 PM PDT

  • ROSES-16 Amendment 29: Advance notice of Interdisciplinary Science for Eclipse program element.
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - September 15, 2016
    Posted on: 9/15/2016 3:55:56 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-16 Amendment 26: Change of Scope and Due Date Delay for B.5 H-GCR
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - August 25, 2016
    Posted on: 8/25/2016 3:51:39 PM PDT