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Sun Science Stamps Highlight a Decade of Sun-Watching from Space

Portal origin URL: Sun Science Stamps Highlight a Decade of Sun-Watching from Space Portal origin nid: 471868Published: Friday, June 18, 2021 - 11:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: To start off the summer, the U.S. Postal Service issued a set of stamps highlighting views of the Sun from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory.Portal image: A set of...

Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere

Portal origin URL: Summer Solstice in the Northern HemispherePortal origin nid: 471885Published: Friday, June 18, 2021 - 10:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: June 20, 2021, marks the summer solstice — the beginning of astronomical summer — in the Northern Hemisphere.Portal image: Two views of Earth show the difference in its tilt — on the...


THURSDAY 17. JUNE 2021


Mystery of Galaxy's Missing Dark Matter Deepens

Portal origin URL: Mystery of Galaxy's Missing Dark Matter DeepensPortal origin nid: 471822Published: Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 11:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: When astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope uncovered an oddball galaxy that looked like it didn't have much dark matter, some thought the finding was hard to believe...


WEDNESDAY 16. JUNE 2021


NASA Selects Proposals to Provide New Insights from Openly Available Data

NASA’s Physical Sciences Research Program selected five ground-based proposals in response to the research announcement “Use of the NASA Physical Sciences Informatics System – Appendix G.” These five research projects, involving recognized experts in the fields of combustion science, complex fluids, fluid physics, fundamental physics, and materials science, will use data contained in...

Teaming up to Track Illegal Amazon Gold Mines in Peru

Portal origin URL: Teaming up to Track Illegal Amazon Gold Mines in PeruPortal origin nid: 471807Published: Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 10:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Tracking gold mining activity and deforestation in the Amazon in near real-time using satellite-based Earth observations is now possible.Portal image: Image of gold mining in...

Operations Underway to Restore Payload Computer on NASA's Hubble Space Telescope

Portal origin URL: Operations Underway to Restore Payload Computer on NASA's Hubble Space TelescopePortal origin nid: 471844Published: Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 09:27Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA is working to resolve an issue with the payload computer on the Hubble Space Telescope.Portal image: Hubble Space...


TUESDAY 15. JUNE 2021


Total Solar Eclipses Shine a Light on the Solar Wind with Help from NASA’s ACE Mission

Portal origin URL: Total Solar Eclipses Shine a Light on the Solar Wind with Help from NASA’s ACE MissionPortal origin nid: 471799Published: Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 10:48Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: From more than a decade’s worth of total eclipses observations taken around the world, scientists uncovered a surprising finding about the...

Joint NASA, NOAA Study Finds Earth's Energy Imbalance Has Doubled

Portal origin URL: Joint NASA, NOAA Study Finds Earth's Energy Imbalance Has DoubledPortal origin nid: 471771Published: Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 09:05Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Researchers have found that Earth’s energy imbalance approximately doubled during the 14-year period from 2005 to 2019.Portal image: Comparison of overlapping...


MONDAY 14. JUNE 2021


NASA Snow Campaign Wraps for 2021

Portal origin URL: NASA Snow Campaign Wraps for 2021Portal origin nid: 471758Published: Monday, June 14, 2021 - 13:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: SnowEx teams measured snow at six sites across the Western U.S., on the ground and with drones and airplanes. This information is crucial for managing water resources for drinking, agriculture,...


THURSDAY 10. JUNE 2021


We're Going to Venus - NASA Selects Two New Missions

Teams across the country have been competing for years to be the first to engineer functional human tissue in a lab. Now, scientists have accomplished this medical feat by creating thick vascularized human organ tissue, which could have profound implications both on Earth and off. Video...

Then There Were 3: NASA to Collaborate on ESA’s New Venus Mission

Portal origin URL: Then There Were 3: NASA to Collaborate on ESA’s New Venus MissionPortal origin nid: 471608Published: Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 07:10Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: On June 10, 2021, the European Space Agency (ESA) announced the selection of EnVision as its newest medium-class science mission.Portal...


WEDNESDAY 9. JUNE 2021


Solar Eclipse - June 10, 2021

On Thursday, June 10, 2021, people across the northern hemisphere will have the chance to experience an annular or partial eclipse of the Sun. News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 -...

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Begins Its First Science Campaign on Mars

Portal origin URL: NASA’s Perseverance Rover Begins Its First Science Campaign on MarsPortal origin nid: 471647Published: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 14:18Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The six-wheeled scientist is heading south to explore Jezero Crater’s lakebed in search of signs of ancient microbial life.Portal image: Perseverance’s...

Local Lockdowns Brought Fast Global Ozone Reductions, NASA Finds

Portal origin URL: Local Lockdowns Brought Fast Global Ozone Reductions, NASA FindsPortal origin nid: 471646Published: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 13:42Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: When lockdowns during the coronavirus pandemic cut local nitrogen oxide emissions, the effect on ozone pollution was global and unexpectedly rapid.Portal...

NASA Collaboration Using Harvard Technology Could Advance Earth Science from Orbit

Portal origin URL: NASA Collaboration Using Harvard Technology Could Advance Earth Science from OrbitPortal origin nid: 471623Published: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 10:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Measuring the polarization of scattered sunlight lets scientists extrapolate what is in the atmosphere.Portal image: white pillars on a gray field...

NASA’s Roman Space Telescope Selects 24 Flight-quality Heat-vision ‘Eyes’

Portal origin URL: NASA’s Roman Space Telescope Selects 24 Flight-quality Heat-vision ‘Eyes’Portal origin nid: 471500Published: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 10:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA’s Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope team recently approved all 24 of the detectors the mission needs. These devices will convert starlight into...


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MONDAY 7. JUNE 2021


Rosetta Stone Eruption on the Sun Could Help Explain Solar Explosions

Portal origin URL: Rosetta Stone Eruption on the Sun Could Help Explain Solar ExplosionsPortal origin nid: 471560Published: Monday, June 7, 2021 - 12:30Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: In a dramatic, multi-staged eruption, the Sun has revealed new clues that could help scientists solve the long-standing mystery of what causes the Sun’s powerful and...

What's Up - June 2021

Catch Saturn and Jupiter in the morning, and the constellation Scorpius after dark! Plus skywatchers in the Northeast U.S., Eastern Canada, and Northern Europe can see a partial solar eclipse on June 10th. News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Monday, June 7, 2021 -...

Lab Experiments Shed New Light on NASA Satellite Observations

Portal origin URL: Lab Experiments Shed New Light on NASA Satellite ObservationsPortal origin nid: 471547Published: Monday, June 7, 2021 - 11:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: New research confirms how particles from space can be sent careening down into Earth’s atmosphere to create the aurora, filling in a missing piece in how this stunning...

NASA Map Gives Most Accurate Space-Based View of LA’s Carbon Dioxide

Portal origin URL: NASA Map Gives Most Accurate Space-Based View of LA’s Carbon DioxidePortal origin nid: 471519Published: Monday, June 7, 2021 - 10:49Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Such detailed maps could help policymakers choose the most effective ways of cutting carbon emissions.Portal image: Los Angeles metropolitan...


FRIDAY 4. JUNE 2021


AAS Names New NASA-Affiliated Fellows, Legacy Fellows

Portal origin URL: AAS Names New NASA-Affiliated Fellows, Legacy FellowsPortal origin nid: 471546Published: Friday, June 4, 2021 - 16:05Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Thirteen scientists working at or affiliated with NASA have been recently named Fellows of the American Astronomical Society (AAS), the major organization of professional astronomers...