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.
Two prominent aerospace industry organizations are recognizing the contributions of NASA, especially the achievements of the team that landed NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars in August, with coveted awards.
NASA has selected 24 small satellites, including three from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, to fly as payloads aboard rockets planned to launch in 2014, 2015 and 2016.