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05/09/2018Copernicus Sentinel-3B delivers first images
Less than two weeks after it was launched, the Copernicus Sentinel-3B satellite has delivered its first images of Earth. Exceeding expectations, this first set of images include the sunset over Antarctica, sea ice in the Arctic and a view of northern...
03/28/2017Climate at your fingertips
Discover our planet’s changing climate through the eyes of satellites with Climate from Space, a new digital book for iPad and Android tablets featuring interactive maps and video interviews with top scientists.
06/09/2016The Jagged Shores of Pluto's Highlands
08/04/2016NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative Opens Space to Educators, Nonprofits
Aug. 4, 2016 - Accredited education institutions, nonprofit organizations and NASA centers can join the adventure and challenges of space while helping the agency achieve its exploration goals through the next round of the agency’s CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI). Applicants must submit proposals by 4:30 p.m. EST, Nov. 22.
11/26/2009Heads of Personnel Departments Meeting in Roscosmos
06/21/2010Summer school for satellite navigation
Young engineers and scientists from all over the world will gather this summer in Denmark to study navigation by satellite, devising new scientific and technical improvements, products and services. A jury of experts from several European universities and Stanford University will select the best proposals.
02/07/2018Falcon Heavy Test Launch
On Tuesday, Feb. 6th at 3:45 PM ET, Falcon Heavy successfully lifted off from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
05/05/2009A Universal Art Form: NASA's Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2
Throughout history, humanity has been moved by the work of the great artists of their age.
05/23/2017NASA Acting Administrator Statement on FY 2018 Budget Proposal
May 23, 2017 - The following is a statement from NASA acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal released Tuesday.
07/30/2010NASA Awards Electrical Systems Engineering Services Contract
- NASA has awarded a sole-source interim contract for electrical systems engineering services to MEI Technologies in Houston.
10/07/2009New Set of High-Resolution Mars Images Online
04/30/2009Arctic Trek to 'Break the Ice' on New NASA Airborne Radars
NASA will 'break the ice' on a pair of new airborne radars that can help monitor climate change when a team of scientists embarks this week on a two-month expedition to the vast, frigid terrain of Greenland and Iceland.
03/10/2017NASA’s Aerial Survey of Polar Ice Expands Its Arctic Reach
March 10, 2017 - For the first time, the campaign will expand its reach to explore the Arctic’s Eurasian Basin through two research flights based out of Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago in the northern Atlantic Ocean.
10/26/2010Contract signing gives Galileo system its operators
A few swipes of the pen in Brussels yesterday forged the latest link in the chain of Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system. ESA signed a contract with Spaceopal, the company providing ground-based services needed to operate the Galileo constellation once it has been fully deployed.
01/06/2017Terry Fong: NASA in Silicon Valley Podcast
Jan. 5, 2017 - A conversation with Terry Fong, Senior Scientist for Autonomous Systems and Lead for the Intelligent Robotics Group at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley.
01/21/2011Mars Express close flybys of martian moon Phobos
Mars Express has returned images from the Phobos flyby of 9 January 2011. Mars Express passed Mars’ largest moon at a distance of 100km.
11/12/2009Distal Rampart of Crater in Chryse Planitia
An example of a rampart crater is the ridge in this image from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
11/10/2016Next Space Station Crew Set for Launch Nov. 17, Watch Live on NASA TV
Nov. 10, 2016 - NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, Oleg Novitskiy of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, and Thomas Pesquet of ESA (European Space Agency) will launch Thursday, Nov. 17, for a six-month stay aboard the International Space Station.
02/23/2010No Signal Heard During First Day of Resumed Listening for Phoenix
NASA's Mars Odyssey began a second campaign Monday to check on whether the Phoenix Mars Lander has revived itself after the northern Martian winter.
04/11/2018Mars Express v2.0
Every so often, your smartphone or tablet receives new software to improve its functionality and extend its life. Now, ESA’s Mars Express is getting a fresh install, delivered across over 150 million km of space.
01/11/2010NASA Briefings to Preview Year's First Space Shuttle Mission Rescheduled
- The news briefings to preview the year's first space shuttle mission have been rescheduled to Friday, Jan. 29, at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
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