NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center News and Features
- Help Stop Mosquito-borne Diseases with this App
Citizen scientists can play a role in eliminating Zika and other mosquito-transmitted diseases with the free GLOBE Observer app.
- CubeSat to Test Instrument for Crystal Clear Data Collection
When the validation mission for a satellite the size of a cereal box launches in May, it will test a small component in space that could have big benefits for future NASA satellite missions.
- NASA Celebrates Earth Day with #NASA4Earth Tools, Events
This Earth Day, NASA invites you to create your own shareable views of our home planet, help combat mosquito-transmitted diseases, and watch our fleet of Earth-observing spacecraft as they circle the …
- NASA's GPM Catches Line of Strong Storms Responsible for Tornadoes in Eastern U.S.
On Sunday April 15th, a line of strong storms at one point stretched from the Florida Straits below the Florida Keys all the way up the East Coast and into Ohio.
- John Yorks Has a CATS Eye on Clouds
Physical research scientist, John Yorks, has a CATS eye on clouds.
- Latest Updates from NASA on IMAGE Recovery
On April 10, commands were sent to IMAGE to switch from its medium-gain antenna to its low-gain, omnidirectional antenna, but engineers did not detect any changes in IMAGE's signal, indicating an …
- Fires in Oklahoma Continue to Burn Hot
According to Inciweb: "The Rhea Fire started on Thursday April 12, 2018. It is located in Dewey County, northeast of Leedey Oklahoma.
- NASA Scientist to Discuss 'Swimming in Martian Lakes: Curiosity at Gale Crater' at Library of Congress Lecture
The public is invited to a free talk called "Swimming in Martian Lakes: Curiosity at Gale Crater," with Dr. Scott Guzewich in the Pickford Theater, third floor, Madison Building, Library of …
- Maryland, Michigan, Texas Students to Link Up with NASA Astronauts on Space Station
Students from Maryland, Michigan and Texas will talk with astronauts on the International Space Station this week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station.
- Oklahoma Sees Spate of Fires Including the Shaw Fire
According to the Oklahoma Forestry Service (OFS) there are many fires burning across the state due to extreme fire danger weather ongoing in the area.
- NASA's World Tour of the Atmosphere Reveals Surprises Along the Way
The airborne Atmospheric Tomography world-wide survey has gotten an up close look at Earth's atmosphere.
- NASA Mapping Hurricane Damage to Everglades, Puerto Rico Forests
Last spring, NASA scientists used airborne instruments to measure the mangroves and forests of the Everglades and Puerto Rico. After hurricane season, they go back to measure the devastation.
- Hubble Catches a Colossal Cluster
This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows a massive galaxy cluster glowing brightly in the darkness.
- Do-It-Yourself Science: Because We Are All Explorers
In the mornings, Sylvia Beer sits at the desktop computer in her living room with a cup of coffee and looks for ridges on Mars.
- New Exoplanet Collaboration Hosts Meeting to Explore Molecular Seeds of Life
The Sellers Exoplanet Environments Collaboration (SEEC) hosts its first annual symposium April 9-13. Researchers will discuss how our knowledge of the early solar system can help the hunt for life on …
- NASA’s Pioneering Women Displayed in Art Exhibit
A high school senior's honors project highlights the stories and backgrounds 10 women of NASA through paintings
- Hubble Finds an Einstein Ring
These graceful arcs are a cosmic phenomenon known as an Einstein ring – created as the light from distant galaxies warps around an extremely large mass, like a galaxy cluster.
- NASA’s Mission to Touch the Sun Arrives in the Sunshine State
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has arrived in Florida to begin final preparations for its launch to the Sun, scheduled for July 31, 2018.
- Frostburg State Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut in Space
Frostburg State University, in collaboration with its sister institutions in Frostburg, Maryland, will speak with NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold who is living, working and doing research aboard the Inter …
- NASA Scientist Collects Bits of the Solar System from an Antarctic Glacier
Although meteorites fall all over the world, special places in Antarctica concentrate them, making them easier to find. Of course, it’s a challenge to get yourself to an Antarctic glacier.