NASA is funding 23 new awards from across the U.S. to develop or support citizen science projects and research. Citizen science projects foster collaboration between scientists and interested members of the public.
Solar System, Planets of Our Solar System, Citizen Science
During its 33rd low pass over the cloud tops of Jupiter on April 15, 2021, NASA’s Juno spacecraft captured the intriguing evolution of a feature in the giant planet’s atmosphere known as “Clyde’s Spot.”
Learn how you can help NASA conduct scientific research at CitSciCon, a virtual event with interactive activities taking place May 21 – 22, 2021.
Citizen science is a great way to study our beautiful planet. We are #ConnectedByEarth.
Astronauts onboard the International Space Station mention the importance of citizen science to studying Earth’s climate.
Join us in acknowledging and celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science on Thursday, February 11th. This day of observance was established to recognize the critical role women and girls must play in when it comes to science and technology, as well as highlight the importance of... Read More
Is our solar system located in a typical Milky Way neighborhood? Scientists have gotten closer to answering this question, thanks to the NASA-funded Backyard Worlds: Planet 9 project, a “citizen science” collaboration between professional scientists and members of the public. Scientists tapped into... Read More
NASA’s Citizen Science Program is being featured on the NASA Science Live show. The episode, which premieres Wednesday, December 16th highlights a few of NASA’s Citizen Science projects. This is really special because it gives viewers an opportunity to JOIN IN, to not only learn about great... Read More
From conducting projects designed to study our planet’s biodiversity to studying the Sun andunderstanding planets outside our solar system, NASA-funded citizen science projects harness the collective strength of the public to analyze data and conduct scientific research.
A new finding about the formation of streaks within the aurora-like STEVE phenomenon brings scientists one step closer to solving the mystery.