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NASA's Sounding Rockets Poster
Sun, Earth’s Space Environment
May 16, 2017
Sounding rocket missions can often be the key to getting a quick answer to a tightly focused science question.
Sun, Earth’s Space Environment
Dec 14, 2015
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 surrounding our planet.
Escape of the Destructive Electrons Poster
Earth
Dec 1, 2015
A new NASA-funded tool is taking some of the ‘wild’ out of wildfires by making it possible for U.S. fire managers to better spot dangerous blazes.             
Taking the Wild Out of Wildfire Poster
Universe, Exoplanets
Nov 23, 2015
Astronomers have long hoped to find another planet in the cosmos similar to Earth--a blue dot in the distance that could harbor life akin to our own. NASA's Kepler spacecraft may have found the next best thing.
In Search of Earth 2.0 Poster
ISS
Nov 17, 2015
Many astronauts report a blurring of their eyesight in microgravity. Researchers are trying to get to the bottom of this phenomenon before astronauts travel to Mars and beyond.
ISS
Nov 13, 2015
During an unprecedented 1-year mission to the International Space Station, scientists are studying how astronauts' bodies respond to long-duration space travel.             
The Omics of Space Travel Poster
ISS
Oct 30, 2015
The Fine Motor Skills experiment on the station is looking at how long-duration microgravity effects fine motor task performance.             
Using a Tablet Computer Poster
Solar System, Planets of Our Solar System
Oct 27, 2015
NASA's Cassini Spacecraft is about to make a daring plunge through one of the plumes emerging from Saturn's moon Enceladus.
Close Encounter with Enceladus Poster
Solar System, Sky Watching
Oct 23, 2015
Look east before sunrise in late October for a beautiful conjunction of bright planets.
Dawn Triangle of Planets Poster
Sun
Oct 20, 2015
The ESA/NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory has discovered more than 3000 doomed comets that have passed close to the sun. 
Thousands of Doomed Comets Poster
Universe
Sep 30, 2015
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have discovered an immense cloud of hydrogen evaporating from a Neptune-sized planet named GJ 436b. The planet’s atmosphere is evaporating because of extreme irradiation from its parent star.
good-year-perseid-meteors
Solar System
Sep 22, 2015
On Sunday, Sep. 27th, the super Harvest Moon passed through the shadow of Earth, producing a lovely amber total lunar eclipse.
Total Eclipse of the Harvest Moon Poster
Sun
Sep 11, 2015
NASA's MMS spacecraft are flying around Earth in a precise formation made possible by an out-of-this-world system of GPS navigators.
NASA Spacecraft takes Space GPS to New Heights Poster
Earth
Aug 28, 2015
NASA-supported researchers have found that ice covering Greenland is melting faster than previously thought. The action is happening out of sight, below the surface.
The Hidden Meltdown of Greenland Poster
Solar System, Sky Watching
Aug 10, 2015
This week, Earth passes through a stream of debris from Comet Swift-Tuttle, source of the annual Perseid meteor shower. Forecasters say the show could be especially good this year because the Moon is nearly new when the shower peaks on Aug. 12-13.
A Good Year for Perseid Meteors Poster