Mission Countdown Clock
Science By The Numbers
Meet Sara Balram Knutson, Science Operations Lead Engineer
“My dad was in the Air Force, so I grew up being a bit of an airplane nerd. I looked for a field where I could combine those interests.”
A Year in Review: New Earth Discoveries in 2018
The Earth Science Division’s Research & Analysis element discovers new things about Earth every day from an array of space, airborne and ground-based observations, along with data processing from highly advanced computer models and algorithms.
NASA Balloon Mission Captures Electric Blue Clouds
On the cusp of our atmosphere live a thin group of seasonal electric blue clouds. Forming 50 miles above the poles in summer, these clouds are known as noctilucent clouds or polar mesospheric clouds.
NASA Science Activation
What is SMD’s Science Activation program? Science is best understood by doing, and NASA Science has a new team to help learners of all ages “do” science! 25 competitively-selected teams from across the Nation connect NASA science experts, real content, and experiences with community leaders to do science in ways that activate minds and promote understanding. This map shows the reach of the activities funded by the Science Activation efforts.