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Join the NASA GLOBE Trees Challenge 2022: Trees in a Changing Climate

Participate in the NASA GLOBE Trees Challenge from Oct 11-Nov 11, 2022!  Join us on Oct. 11 for a kick-off webinar! (Credit:  Heather Mortimer, NASA GLOBE Observer Team) The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program invites you to take part in our upcoming NASA GLOBE Trees Challenge 2022: Trees in a Changing Climate from Oct 11-Nov 11, 2022.  Using the...

Testing, Testing: Space-Bound US-European Water Mission Passes Finals

Portal origin URL: Testing, Testing: Space-Bound US-European Water Mission Passes FinalsPortal origin nid: 482349Published: Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 08:53Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: A rigorous testing program is the best way to ensure that every part of the Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission, down to the ball bearings, will work...

Cooling Technique Developed for Space Use Makes Charging Electric Cars on Earth Quicker and Easier

PROJECT Flow Boiling and Condensation Experiment (FBCE) SNAPSHOT An advanced temperature control technique developed for future NASA missions can also make charging electric vehicles easier and faster—potentially paving the way for increased adoption of electric cars. ​Purdue University’s Electric Vehicle charging facility can charge a car in five minutes.  The charging cable is...


SATURDAY 1. OCTOBER 2022


What's Up: October 2022 Skywatching Tips from NASA

What are some skywatching highlights in October 2022? Enjoy giant planets Jupiter and Saturn all night throughout the month. Then watch as Mars begins its retrograde motion, moving westward each night instead of eastward, for the next few months. Finally, check out the Orionid meteors overnight on Oct. 20. Additional information about topics covered in this episode of What's Up, along...


FRIDAY 30. SEPTEMBER 2022


NASA, USGS Map Minerals to Understand Earth Makeup, Climate Change

Portal origin URL: NASA, USGS Map Minerals to Understand Earth Makeup, Climate ChangePortal origin nid: 483070Published: Friday, September 30, 2022 - 12:05Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) will map portions of the southwest United States for critical minerals using advanced airborne imaging.Portal...

Hubble Spies a Lonely Spiral

Portal origin URL: Hubble Spies a Lonely SpiralPortal origin nid: 482889Published: Friday, September 30, 2022 - 08:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope’s Wide Field Camera 3 imaged this lonely spiral galaxy called UGC 9391.Portal image: Bright spiral fills the scene. Its spiral arms are diffuse but evident....


THURSDAY 29. SEPTEMBER 2022


NASA, SpaceX to Study Hubble Telescope Reboost Possibility

Portal origin URL: NASA, SpaceX to Study Hubble Telescope Reboost PossibilityPortal origin nid: 483076Published: Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 16:30Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA and SpaceX signed an unfunded Space Act Agreement Thursday, Sept. 22, to study the feasibility of a SpaceX and Polaris Program idea to boost the agency’s Hubble...

Disk Detective 2.1 is Live! Come Join the Search!

Disk Detective citizen scientist Jonathan Holden. The Disk Detective project invites you to help search for disks of gas and dust around nearby stars, places where exoplanets form and dwell. This project entered a new phase last week—Disk Detective 2.1—posting a new batch of data you can help analyze. The latest data are thousands of images of nearby stars, targeting young...

NASA’s Juno Shares First Image From Flyby of Jupiter’s Moon Europa

Portal origin URL: NASA’s Juno Shares First Image From Flyby of Jupiter’s Moon EuropaPortal origin nid: 483074Published: Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 13:21Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Observations from the spacecraft’s pass of the moon provided the first close-up in over two decades of this ocean world, resulting in remarkable imagery and...

Webb, Hubble Capture Detailed Views of DART Impact

Portal origin URL: Webb, Hubble Capture Detailed Views of DART ImpactPortal origin nid: 483064Published: Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 09:30Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA's James Webb Space Telescope and Hubble Space Telescope captured views of a unique NASA experiment designed to intentionally smash a spacecraft into a small asteroid in...

NASA’s Legacy of Science, Engineering in Retiring Airborne Observatory

Portal origin URL: NASA’s Legacy of Science, Engineering in Retiring Airborne ObservatoryPortal origin nid: 483046Published: Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 01:41Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy was a mission of discovery, revealing unseen – and sometimes unseeable – parts of our universe. As...


WEDNESDAY 28. SEPTEMBER 2022


NASA-Built Weather Sensors Capture Vital Data on Hurricane Ian

Portal origin URL: NASA-Built Weather Sensors Capture Vital Data on Hurricane Ian Portal origin nid: 483063Published: Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 17:40Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: A pair of microwave radiometers collected data on the storm as they passed over the Caribbean Sea aboard the International Space Station.Portal image: Hurricane...

Hubble Detects Protective Shield Defending a Pair of Dwarf Galaxies

Portal origin URL: Hubble Detects Protective Shield Defending a Pair of Dwarf GalaxiesPortal origin nid: 483023Published: Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 11:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Recent theoretical predictions suggest that the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds must be protected by a pervasive shield that prevents the Milky Way from...


TUESDAY 27. SEPTEMBER 2022


Join us on October 1-2, 2022 for the #SpaceApps Challenge

In celebration of the 2022 Space Apps theme, we invite you to “Make Space” with NASA and our global group of 11 space agency partners! Hear exclusively from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Australian Space Agency, Brazilian Space Agency, Canadian Space Agency, ESA (European Space Agency), Indian Space Research Organization, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency,...

NASA’s DART Mission Hits Asteroid in First-Ever Planetary Defense Test

Portal origin URL: NASA’s DART Mission Hits Asteroid in First-Ever Planetary Defense TestPortal origin nid: 483012Published: Monday, September 26, 2022 - 20:09Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: After 10 months flying in space, NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) – the world’s first planetary defense technology demonstration –...


SATURDAY 24. SEPTEMBER 2022


DART’s Small Satellite Companion Tests Camera Prior to Dimorphos Impact

Portal origin URL: DART’s Small Satellite Companion Tests Camera Prior to Dimorphos ImpactPortal origin nid: 482997Published: Saturday, September 24, 2022 - 17:04Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) is set to make history next Monday as the world’s first planetary defense test, and the spacecraft’s...


FRIDAY 23. SEPTEMBER 2022


High-Precision X-Ray Instrument Will Make Its First Trip to Space

Portal origin URL: High-Precision X-Ray Instrument Will Make Its First Trip to SpacePortal origin nid: 482962Published: Friday, September 23, 2022 - 12:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: A new X-ray instrument will scan an exploded star while testing technology for future NASA missions.Portal image: image of plumes of gas and dust in blue...

Celebrate 'International Observe the Moon Night' with NASA

Portal origin URL: Celebrate 'International Observe the Moon Night' with NASA Portal origin nid: 482985Published: Friday, September 23, 2022 - 10:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The public is invited to participate in NASA’s celebration of "International Observe the Moon Night" on Saturday, Oct. 1.Portal image: An artwork, with a...

Hubble Unveils an Astronomical Explosion

Portal origin URL: Hubble Unveils an Astronomical ExplosionPortal origin nid: 482887Published: Friday, September 23, 2022 - 08:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: A shroud of thick gas and dust surrounds a bright young star in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.Portal image: Bright orange-gold cloud fills the center and...


THURSDAY 22. SEPTEMBER 2022


NASA’s Juno Will Perform Close Flyby of Jupiter’s Icy Moon Europa

Portal origin URL: NASA’s Juno Will Perform Close Flyby of Jupiter’s Icy Moon EuropaPortal origin nid: 482961Published: Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 14:43Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: As the spacecraft makes a close approach of the moon, it is expected to provide valuable science – and remarkable imagery – for NASA’s upcoming Europa...

2022 Arctic Summer Sea Ice Tied for 10th-Lowest on Record

Portal origin URL: 2022 Arctic Summer Sea Ice Tied for 10th-Lowest on RecordPortal origin nid: 482944Published: Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 13:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: According to satellite observations, Arctic sea ice reached its annual minimum extent on Sept. 18, 2022.Portal image: This image visualizes sea ice change in the...


WEDNESDAY 21. SEPTEMBER 2022


New Webb Image Captures Clearest View of Neptune’s Rings in Decades

Portal origin URL: New Webb Image Captures Clearest View of Neptune’s Rings in DecadesPortal origin nid: 482884Published: Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 08:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope shows off its capabilities closer to home with its first image of Neptune.Portal image: Neptune, opalescent with...


TUESDAY 20. SEPTEMBER 2022


DART Tests Autonomous Navigation System Using Jupiter and Europa

Portal origin URL: DART Tests Autonomous Navigation System Using Jupiter and EuropaPortal origin nid: 482900Published: Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 13:52Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: After capturing images of one of the brightest stars in Earth’s night sky, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test’s (DART) camera recently set its sights on another...