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Astrophysics picture of the day for May 23, 2019
Picture of the Day
On May 20, a nearly Full Moon and Jupiter shared this telephoto field of view. Captured when a passing cloud bank dimmed the moonlight, the single...
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NASA Invites Public to Submit Names to Fly Aboard Next Mars Rover
Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names — etched on microchips — to the Red Planet with NASA's Mars 2020 rover...
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Science By The Numbers

Technology Innovation
$400M
Invested Annually
Balloons
13
Science Payloads
12
Student Experiments
Research
10,000
U.S. Scientists Funded
$600M
Awarded Annually
Earth-Based Investigations
25
Major Airborne Missions
8
Global Networks
Sounding Rockets
16
Science Missions
3
Tech/Student Missions
SMALLSATS/CUBESATS
31
Science Missions
24
Technology Demos
Spacecraft
105
Missions
85
Spacecraft

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