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ISS, Sky Watching, Meteor Showers
Dec 13, 2018
The Geminids meteor shower will be viewed from above by the Meteor camera on the International Space Station, as well as from below by sky watchers on Earth.
Solar System, Sky Watching
Dec 12, 2018
People around the world have the opportunity to participate in the study of comet 46P/Wirtanen as it has a close approach with Earth in December of 2018
You Light Up Our Night Poster
ISS
Nov 19, 2018
The Refabricator on the International Space Station is a hybrid 3D printer that can also recycle materials to make new items.
The In-Space Refabricator Poster
Solar System, Planets of Our Solar System
Oct 23, 2018
Lightning is beautiful and powerful, and has been observed on planets across the solar system.
Lightning Across the Solar System Poster
Earth, ISS
Oct 5, 2018
NASA's ECOSTRESS mission is studying how plants sweat, providing detailed measurements of plant temperatures from space.
Sweating Can Be Cool Poster
Oct 2, 2018
During the Year of Education on Station, NASA astronauts Joe Acaba and Ricky Arnold have shared their love of STEM and their passion for teaching.
Reach For It Poster
ISS
Sep 26, 2018
Gloveboxes on the ISS allow for experiments on materials that you wouldn't want escaping into the station's enclosed space.
Thinking Inside the Box Poster
Earth, Ice
Sep 7, 2018
NASA missions are helping scientists study the cryosphere - the many forms of ice found on Earth.
Cool Ways of Studying the Cryosphere Poster
Earth
Aug 27, 2018
Data from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) are helping scientists study increases in Earth's atmospheric carbon dioxide levels.
Solving Earth’s Mysteries Poster
Earth, Sun, ISS
Aug 16, 2018
The TSIS instrument on the International Space Station is continuing NASA's 40-year record of tracking the Sun's radiant energy.
Follow the Sun Poster
Sky Watching, Meteor Showers
Aug 10, 2018
The Perseid Meteor Shower peaks on the night of August 12 into the morning of August 13. With a clear sky, observers will be able to see up to 60 meteors per hour at its peak.
Nature’s Fireworks Show in August Poster
Sun, Our Sun
Aug 8, 2018
The Parker Solar Probe will help scientists learn more about the solar wind, an exotic stew of magnetic forces, plasma and particles.
The Parker Solar Probe Poster
Sky Watching
Jul 26, 2018
The July 27th night sky offers treats for sky watchers -- and listeners -- around the globe.
Something for Every Sky Watcher Poster
Earth
Jul 20, 2018
Researchers are using a technology solution called Fluid Lensing to study coral reefs and help better understand reef ecosystems
Exploring Beneath the Waves Poster
ISS
Jul 16, 2018
The WORF and the optical quality window on the station are a perfect blend of art and science, allowing for Earth science research and amazing high-resolution photos of the Earth.
An Intersection of Art and Science on the Station Poster