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.
Jun 30, 2016
NASA's Planetary Defense Coordination Office is working to keep Earth safe from asteroids and other hazards that come from deep space.
Earth, Climate Change
Jun 27, 2016
A global effort to monitor air quality is in the works as the US, Korea, and the European Union prepare to launch geostationary satellites capable of monitoring pollutants and other aerosols.
Earth, Sun, Earth’s Space Environment
Jun 14, 2016
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 CINDI to investigate this phenomenon.
May 27, 2016
For the first time, researchers have identified a genetic marker associated with a spaceflight medical issue. It is in the enzymes associated with the "1 carbon pathway."