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Total eclipse image taken Mar. 20, 2015 at Svalbard, Norway
Sun, Sky Watching, Eclipses
May 15, 2017

Join NASA, other federal agencies, and science organizations for a nationally-televised event on the upcoming total solar eclipse. Read more

Report and title cover for the NASA Earth Science's Applied Sciences Program 2016 report
May 14, 2017

From penguins to plant stress, the 2016 Annual Report highlights the many innovative ways our partners use Earth observations to support their... Read more

This image shows Jupiter’s south pole, as seen by NASA’s Juno spacecraft from an altitude of 32,000 miles
Solar System
May 25, 2017

Early science results from NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter portray the largest planet in our solar system as a complex, gigantic, turbulent world, with Earth-sized polar cyclones, plunging storm... Read more

James Webb Space Telescope primary mirror at Goddard being prepared for testing at Johnson Space Center.
May 24, 2017

Media are invited to NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston to view the James Webb Space Telescope and talk to experts about upcoming cryogenic vacuum tests at 10:15 a.m. CDT Wednesday, May 31. ... Read more

This illustration depicts NASA's Juno spacecraft approaching Jupiter.
Solar System
May 22, 2017

Scientists from NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter will discuss their first in-depth science results in a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 25, when multiple papers with early findings... Read more

NASA's Sounding Rockets Poster
Sun, Earth’s Space Environment
May 16, 2017

Sounding rocket missions can often be the key to getting a quick answer to a tightly focused science question. Read this story Read more

Image of airplane scanning snow fall in landscape
Earth, Climate Change
May 12, 2017

Water is a critical resource in the western U.S. NASA’s Airborne Snow Observatory is giving California water agencies the first complete measurements... Read more

Satellite image of a flood
May 8, 2017

Floods are the deadliest, most frequent, and most expensive natural disasters in the U.S. and in the world. Because floods are difficult to... Read more

Chart list Earth Venture Suborbital 2 awards
Apr 27, 2017

Technologies Infused: In 2015, NASA funded six new suborbital Earth Venture-class missions—five of which include technologies infused from SMD-... Read more

Close Approach Comets Poster
Solar System, Sky Watching
Apr 20, 2017

In 2017 and 2018, three comets will pass near the Earth providing the opportunity to observe and study these icy interlopers. Read this story Read more