You are here

Explore NASA Science

Illustration of Solar Probe approaching orange and yellow sun

New Heat Shield to Protect Mission to the Sun

Technology Infused: NASA-sponsored technology has been employed to develop a state-of-the-art heat shield that will enable an impo
NASA Spacecraft Fly in Record-setting Formation Poster

NASA Spacecraft Fly in Record-setting Formation

Four NASA spacecraft have performed a thrilling maneuver to understand the physics of explosive reconnection in Earth's magnetosphere.

Electric Blue Sunsets

Summer is the season for electric-blue noctilucent clouds. NASA's AIM spacecraft is finding that these clouds continue to reveal details about how the atmosphere works.
Twinkle Twinkle GPS Poster 1

Twinkle, Twinkle, GPS

Dynamic bubbles of ionization in Earth's upper atmosphere can cause GPS signals to "twinkle" like stars, affecting the quality of navigation on Earth below. NASA recently conducted a mission called...
Escape of the Destructive Electrons Poster

Escape of the Destructive Electrons

Earth is surrounded by electrons that can be disruptive to our technology. NASA is using high-altitude balloons and spacecraft to monitor and understand these particles in the radiation belts...
  •