SOFIA Stories

Study Reveals Map of Moon’s Water Near Its South Pole

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A new study using the now-retired Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has pieced together the first detailed, wide-area map of water distribution on the Moon. SOFIA was a joint project of NASA and the German Space Agency at DLR.…

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NASA Science To Be Featured at American Astronomical Society Meeting

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Experts will discuss new research from NASA missions at the 241st meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS), on topics ranging from the universe’s early galaxies to planets outside our solar system. The meeting will take place Jan. 8-12 at the…

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2022 in Review: Highlights from NASA in Silicon Valley

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With 2023 on the horizon, join us as we look back at the highlights of 2022 at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley. 1. We are Artemis. NASA’s historic flight mission to the Moon, Artemis I, is complete!…

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