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  • NASA Releases New High-Quality, Near Real-Time Air Quality Data
    NASA has made new data available that can provide air pollution observations at unprecedented resolutions – down to the scale of individual neighborhoods. The near real-time data comes from the agency …
  • NASA Updates Coverage for Boeing’s Starliner Launch, Docking
    NASA will provide live coverage of prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s Boeing Crew Flight Test, which will carry NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams to and from the Internatio …
  • The Moon and Amaey Shah
    Sometimes a story about a NASA volunteer just grabs your heart and won’t let go. NASA Scientist Dr. Brian Day shared with us the incredible story of what first ignited his passion for involving the pu …
  • Webb Spots a Starburst
    The James Webb Space Telescope observed “starburst” galaxy NGC 4449, seen in this image released on May 29, 2024. Starbursts are intense periods of star formation usually concentrated at a galaxy’s co …
  • NASA Welcomes Peru as 41st Artemis Accords Signatory
    NASA Administrator Bill Nelson welcomed Peru as the newest nation to sign the Artemis Accords Thursday during a ceremony with the U.S. State Department at NASA Headquarters in Washington. Peru joins 4 …
  • Travel
    The NSSC provides travel reimbursement services for all authorized Agency travel including: domestic, foreign, local, ETDY, and Change of Station (COS). References Federal Travel Regulations (FTR) Tra …
  • Twin NASA Satellites Ready to Help Gauge Earth’s Energy Balance
    Information from the PREFIRE mission will illuminate how clouds and water vapor in the Arctic and Antarctic influence the amount of heat the poles radiate into space. A pair of new shoebox-size NASA s …
  • Summary of the 2023 GRACE Follow-On Science Team Meeting
    Felix Landerer, NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory, felix.w.landerer@jpl.nasa.gov Introduction In October 2023, the annual gathering of the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) and GRACE Follow …
  • Spaceflight affects tumor-bearing fruit fly hosts and their parasites
    How does spaceflight affect tumor-bearing fruit fly hosts and their parasites? Background: Like humans, fruit flies (a model organism for spaceflight research) also exhibit immune system dysfunction i …
  • The Marshall Star for May 29, 2024
    More to Marshall: Center Leadership Provides Updates During Spring All-Hands Meeting By Wayne Smith NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center will celebrate its 65th birthday next summer, and while there ar …