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Universe
May 22, 2016

*/ SOFIA is the largest airborne observatory in the world, and makes observations that are impossible for even the largest and highest of ground-...
Solar System
May 22, 2016

The primary objective of the Genesis mission was to collect samples of solar wind particles and return them to Earth for detailed analysis. The...
Solar System
May 22, 2016

Mars Pathfinder launched December 2, 1996 and arrived on the surface of Mars on July 4, 1997. The mission was an engineering demonstration of key...
Solar System
May 22, 2016

The Stardust spacecraft was launched on February 7, 1999. The primary goal of Stardust is to collect comet dust during its closest encounter with...
Earth
May 22, 2016

Due to an uneven distribution of mass inside the Earth, the Earth's gravity field is not uniform - that is, it has "lumps". By far the...
Earth
May 22, 2016

  Landsat 7, launched on April 15, 1999, continues the legacy of Earth observations started by Landsat 1 in 1972. Since then, Landsat satellites...
Earth
May 22, 2016

The Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) is a joint mission to extend key measurements in support of long-term monitoring of...
Earth
May 22, 2016

SORCE is a NASA-sponsored satellite mission that will provide state-of-the-art measurements of incoming x-ray, ultraviolet, visible, near-infrared...
Sun
May 22, 2016

Orbit: Highly elliptical Earth orbit that takes about nine days and reaches approximately 80% of the distance to the moon (200,000 miles). IBEX...
Sun
May 22, 2016

  Orbit: Each spacecraft is in a highly elliptical orbit called a Molniya orbit, during which the spacecraft spends most of its time at the...

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