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An Out of This World Research Lab Poster
ISS
Dec 4, 2017
The International Space Station is more than just a bright light in the night sky. It is also an out-of-this-world research laboratory.
Sky Watching, Eclipses
Nov 30, 2017
A series of three supermoons will appear on the celestial stage on December 3, 2017, January 1, 2018, and January 31, 2018.
A Supermoon Trilogy Poster
ISS
Oct 10, 2017
Transient Luminous Events (TLEs) are flashes and glows that appear above storms and are results of activity occurring in and below those storms. Researchers are working to better understand lightning and thunderstorms, how they form and develop over time, and why storms produce different TLEs in... Read More
A Display of Lights Above the Storm Poster
Solar System, Planets of Our Solar System
Sep 27, 2017
New Horizons is on its way to new discoveries deep in the Kuiper Belt – a region inhabited by ancient remnants from the dawn of the solar system.
New Horizons' Discoveries Keep Coming Poster
Solar System
Sep 21, 2017
Gravity’s pull is being used to help propel a small spacecraft known as OSIRIS-REx to a near-Earth asteroid called Bennu.
Riding the Slingshot to Bennu Poster
Universe
Sep 20, 2017
There are two leading ways to measure the universe's rate of expansion, and for fifteen years, they more or less agreed with one another. Not anymore, and that’s a big deal.
Hubble’s Contentious Constant Poster
Sun, Sky Watching, Eclipses
Aug 18, 2017
On August 21, 2017, a continent-spanning wave of instruments from home-made pinhole cameras to the most sophisticated telescopes in operation today will be trained on the Eclipse Across America.
The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Poster
Solar System, Planets of Our Solar System
Aug 15, 2017
Cassini is in the process of executing 22 daring ‘Grand Finale’ dives in the 1,200-mile gap between Saturn and its innermost ring, concluding with an epic final plunge into the gas giant’s upper atmosphere.
Cassini's Grand Finale Poster
Universe, ISS
Aug 11, 2017
The cosmic ray detector known as CREAM is headed for the International Space Station, with a goal of measuring the highest energy possible for direct measurement of high-energy cosmic rays.
The Mystery of High-Energy Cosmic Rays Poster
Sky Watching, Eclipses, Meteor Showers
Aug 9, 2017
The Perseid meteor shower will peak on August 11, 12, and 13, and a Total Solar Eclipse will be visible in the United States from coast to coast on August 21.
A Big Month for Astronomy Poster
Solar System
Aug 1, 2017
NASA is hunting for Near-Earth Objects, while also working on ways to defend Earth against them.
The Hunt for Asteroids Poster
Sun, Our Sun, Earth’s Space Environment
Jun 27, 2017
Intense solar activity such as sunspots and solar flares subsides during solar minimum, but that doesn’t mean the sun becomes dull. Solar activity simply changes form.
Solar Minimum is Coming Poster
ISS
Jun 19, 2017
Scientists have been studying plant growth on the International Space Station. The results could help boost the productivity of both extraterrestrial and earthly gardens.
Space Gardening Poster
Earth, Climate Change, Ice
Jun 8, 2017
NASA's OMG and Operation IceBridge missions are investigating the thinning of Greenland's ice sheets from both above and below.
Greenland's Thinning Ice Poster
ISS
May 31, 2017
NASA studies are looking at the effects of space travel on the human body's immune system.
Your Immune System... In Space Poster