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Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS)
Earth
Dec 2, 2016
The NASA Science CYGNSS mission is scheduled to launch on December 12, 2016.  CYGNSS will probe the inner core of hurricanes to learn about... Read More
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Toolkit topics
Dec 2, 2016
Toolkits are compilations of free downloadable resources with various science themes.  For example, toolkits may contain ready-to-print posters... Read More
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The Mystery of Coronal Heating Poster 1
Sun
Nov 30, 2016
Observations by NASA's IRIS spacecraft suggest that "heat bombs" are going off in the sun's outer atmosphere, helping to explain why the solar corona... Read More
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photograph of MOS instrument
Earth
Nov 18, 2016
Technology Development: The Multi-Slit Optimized Spectrometer (MOS) prototype instrument is an airborne sensor designed to demonstrate and validate... Read More
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coronagraph imaging
Universe
Nov 9, 2016
Technology Development: The Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) is the highest-ranked recommendation for a large space mission in the NRC... Read More
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Taking the Surprise out of Hurricane Season Poster 1
Earth
Oct 20, 2016
NASA is helping improve the ability of forecasters to predict hurricane intensity by flying missions into and above the hearts of powerful storms... Read More
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2016 Ends with Three Supermoons Poster 1
Solar System, Sky Watching
Oct 14, 2016
Nothing beats a bright and beautiful "supermoon." Except maybe, three supermoons! 2016 ends with a trio of full moons at their closest points to... Read More
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Massive Cloud on Collision Course with the Milky Way Poster
Universe, Stars
Oct 7, 2016
30 million years from now, a massive cloud of gas will collide with the Milky Way. Astronomers are studying the incoming cloud and learning more... Read More
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Sep 27, 2016
“It’s absolutely thrilling to be embarking on this journey. Today, NASA is leading efforts to answer a host of important questions for humanity:... Read More
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NASA Spacecraft Fly in Record-setting Formation Poster
Sun, Earth’s Space Environment
Sep 21, 2016
Four NASA spacecraft have performed a thrilling maneuver to understand the physics of explosive reconnection in Earth's magnetosphere. Read this... Read More