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Universe
Jul 19, 2022
NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) in Hawthorne, California, to provide launch service for the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope mission.
Universe
Jul 19, 2022
The X-ray Imaging and Spectroscopy Mission will greatly expand our knowledge of the high-energy universe and recently passed two key milestones on its path to observing the cosmos.
Universe
Jul 19, 2022
Welcome to this special expert panel featuring James Webb Space Telescope scientists as they explain and breakdown the first five images from the James Webb Space Telescope. Featured speakers: - Dr. Knicole Colon – Astrophysicist, Deputy Project Scientist for Exoplanet Science, Webb Space Telescope... Read More
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Earth
Jul 19, 2022
In a NASA-led study scientists have linked variability in the yearly timing of bird migrations to large-scale climate patterns originating thousands of miles away.
Sun
Jul 19, 2022
Endurance carried a new type of space plasma analyzer with extremely fine energy resolution to make the first measurements of Earth’s electrical potential. This technology could also enable new tools to measure plasmas in the laboratory and in industrial applications.
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Earth
Jul 15, 2022
The NASA International Space Apps Challenge – the world’s largest annual hackathon – returns this year with the theme “Make Space,” which emphasizes NASA’s commitment to inclusivity.
Universe
Jul 15, 2022
The globular cluster Terzan 2 in the constellation Scorpio is featured in this observation from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
Earth
Jul 13, 2022
Designed to analyze airborne dust to see how it might affect climate, the EMIT mission launches to the International Space Station on Thursday, July 14.
Universe
Jul 11, 2022
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has produced the deepest and sharpest infrared image of the distant universe to date. Known as Webb’s First Deep Field, this image of galaxy cluster SMACS 0723 is overflowing with detail.
Earth
Jul 11, 2022
Over the next two weeks, a handful of NASA scientists will be living very different lives from the rest of us: they will board a research plane in Greenland alongside laser instruments to help calibrate NASA’s space-based measurements of Arctic ice.
Solar System
Jul 11, 2022
The six-wheeled explorer has inspected a stretch of the Red Planet to see if it is flat enough for NASA’s next Mars lander.
Universe, Citizen Science
Jul 11, 2022
Think only professional astronomers will have access to the James Webb Space Telescope? Think again!
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Earth
Jul 11, 2022
Ozone pollution assessments made for the Great Lakes region now include NASA satellite and other near-real time Earth observations.
Universe
Jul 9, 2022
This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope observation has captured the galaxy CGCG 396-2, an unusual multi-armed galaxy merger which lies around 520 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Orion.