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New, Exciting Experiments Headed to the International Space Station

Portal origin URL: New, Exciting Experiments Headed to the International Space StationPortal origin nid: 464892Published: Friday, September 25, 2020 - 13:40Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: New, Exciting Experiments Headed to the International Space StationPortal image: View of the Cygnus spacecraft at the International Space Station with the...

Dragonfly Launch Moved to 2027

Portal origin URL: Dragonfly Launch Moved to 2027Portal origin nid: 464872Published: Friday, September 25, 2020 - 11:17Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Dragonfly is a NASA mission that delivers a rotorcraft to Saturn’s moon Titan to advance our search for the building blocks of life.Portal image: Dragonfly on Titan's...


THURSDAY 24. SEPTEMBER 2020


NASA Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2020

Hispanics contribute in multiple ways and in a wide variety of roles to NASA exploration missions: from astronauts to communications directors, researchers, engineers, medical professionals and much more. This month, follow us on our social networks to learn and be inspired by some of their stories and enjoy our content in Spanish.   FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL NETWORKS!   Do you like...

Cyclones of Color at Jupiter’s North Pole

Eyebrow: Citizen Science NewsBody: Citizen scientist Gerald Eichstädt made this composite image using data obtained by the JunoCam instrument during four of the Juno spacecraft’s close passes by Jupiter, which took place between Feb. 17, 2020, and July 25, 2020. The greatly exaggerated color is partially a result of combining many individual images to create this view. Link: Read...

Cyclones of Color at Jupiter’s North Pole

Citizen scientist Gerald Eichstädt made this composite image using data obtained by the JunoCam instrument during four of the Juno spacecraft’s close passes by Jupiter. The greatly exaggerated color is partially a result of combining many individual images to create this view. News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Thursday, September 24, 2020 -...


WEDNESDAY 23. SEPTEMBER 2020


School Bus-Size Asteroid to Safely Zoom Past Earth

Portal origin URL: School Bus-Size Asteroid to Safely Zoom Past EarthPortal origin nid: 464735Published: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 19:56Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Roughly 15 to 30 feet wide, the object will make its closest approach on Sept. 24.Portal image: Artist's concept of...


TUESDAY 22. SEPTEMBER 2020


NASA to Provide Update on Agency’s First Asteroid Sample Collection Attempt

Portal origin URL: NASA to Provide Update on Agency’s First Asteroid Sample Collection AttemptPortal origin nid: 464692Published: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 10:39Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA is hosting a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 24, to provide an update on the agency’s first attempt to contact the surface of...


MONDAY 21. SEPTEMBER 2020


NASA’s IRIS Spots Nanojets: Shining Light On Heating the Solar Corona

Portal origin URL: NASA’s IRIS Spots Nanojets: Shining Light On Heating the Solar CoronaPortal origin nid: 464587Published: Monday, September 21, 2020 - 11:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: In a paper published today in Nature Astronomy, researchers report the first ever clear images of nanojets -- bright thin lights that travel perpendicular to...

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx to Asteroid Bennu: “You’ve got a little Vesta on you…”

Portal origin URL: NASA’s OSIRIS-REx to Asteroid Bennu: “You’ve got a little Vesta on you…”Portal origin nid: 463267Published: Monday, September 21, 2020 - 11:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: It appears some pieces of asteroid Vesta ended up on asteroid Bennu, according to observations from NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft. The new result...

Comet Discovered to Have Its Own Northern Lights

Portal origin URL: Comet Discovered to Have Its Own Northern LightsPortal origin nid: 464629Published: Monday, September 21, 2020 - 08:13Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: An atmospheric light show previously relegated to planets and Jupiter moons is found on comet using data from ESA's Rosetta spacecraft.Portal image: Comet...


FRIDAY 18. SEPTEMBER 2020


NASA Invites Media to Launch of Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Satellite from West Coast

Portal origin URL: NASA Invites Media to Launch of Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Satellite from West CoastPortal origin nid: 464623Published: Friday, September 18, 2020 - 17:56Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Media accreditation is open for the launch of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite, an international collaboration between NASA and several...

Everyday Effects of the Solar Cycle

Portal origin URL: Everyday Effects of the Solar CyclePortal origin nid: 464564Published: Friday, September 18, 2020 - 11:30Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Scientists announced that the Sun has entered a new cycle, marked by solar minimum in December 2019. Meet a few people whose everyday lives are affected by the regular ebb and flow of solar...


THURSDAY 17. SEPTEMBER 2020


What Will Solar Cycle 25 Look Like?

Portal origin URL: What Will Solar Cycle 25 Look Like?Portal origin nid: 464524Published: Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 13:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The Sun is stirring from its latest slumber. As sunspots and flares, signs of a new solar cycle, bubble from the Sun’s surface, scientists wonder what this next cycle will look like.Portal...

Emissions Could Add 15 Inches to 2100 Sea Level Rise, NASA-Led Study Finds

Portal origin URL: Emissions Could Add 15 Inches to 2100 Sea Level Rise, NASA-Led Study FindsPortal origin nid: 464520Published: Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 09:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: If greenhouse gas emissions continue apace, Greenland and Antarctica’s ice sheets could together contribute more than 15 inches of global sea level rise...


WEDNESDAY 16. SEPTEMBER 2020


Episode 21 - Our Next Solar Cycle

The Sun goes through regular cycles of activity approximately every 11 years, and tracking these cycles is a key part of better understanding the Sun and mitigating its impacts on human technology and astronauts in space.  Video...


TUESDAY 15. SEPTEMBER 2020


NASA Missions Spy First Possible ‘Survivor’ Planet Hugging White Dwarf Star

Portal origin URL: NASA Missions Spy First Possible ‘Survivor’ Planet Hugging White Dwarf StarPortal origin nid: 464447Published: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 16:22Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: An international team of astronomers using NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) and retired Spitzer Space Telescope has reported what...

How Scientists Around the World Track the Solar Cycle

Portal origin URL: How Scientists Around the World Track the Solar CyclePortal origin nid: 464418Published: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 13:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA scientists study the solar cycle so we can better predict solar activity. Solar Cycle 25 is underway, and scientists are eager for another chance to put their understanding...

Transforming Water Management in the U.S. West with NASA Data

Portal origin URL: Transforming Water Management in the U.S. West with NASA DataPortal origin nid: 464375Published: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 13:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The web-based platform called OpenET will put NASA data in the hands of farmers, water managers and conservation groups to accelerate improvements and innovations in...

Solar Cycle 25 Is Here. NASA, NOAA Scientists Explain What That Means

Portal origin URL: Solar Cycle 25 Is Here. NASA, NOAA Scientists Explain What That MeansPortal origin nid: 464426Published: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 11:32Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Solar Cycle 25 has begun. During a media event on Tuesday, experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) discussed their...


MONDAY 14. SEPTEMBER 2020


Western U.S. Smoke From Fires Stretching Across the Country

Portal origin URL: Western U.S. Smoke From Fires Stretching Across the CountryPortal origin nid: 464402Published: Monday, September 14, 2020 - 12:44Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Smoke from fires in the western United States and moving east and carrying dangerous aerosols across the jet stream to the East.Portal image: Aerosols from western...


THURSDAY 10. SEPTEMBER 2020


NASA, NOAA to Discuss Solar Cycle Prediction During Media Teleconference

Portal origin URL: NASA, NOAA to Discuss Solar Cycle Prediction During Media TeleconferencePortal origin nid: 464344Published: Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 14:57Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will discuss predictions for the upcoming solar cycle during a media teleconference at 1...

NASA's Terra Highlights Aerosols From Western Fires in Danger Zone

Portal origin URL: NASA's Terra Highlights Aerosols From Western Fires in Danger ZonePortal origin nid: 464330Published: Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 10:46Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The year 2020 will be remembered for being a very trying year and western wildfires have just added to the year's woes.Portal image: West coast smoke...


WEDNESDAY 9. SEPTEMBER 2020


Episode 18 - Science in the Time of Coronavirus

Our planet is facing an unprecedented crisis as we continue to wrestle with the impacts of coronavirus. With its unparalleled technical and scientific expertise, NASA has joined the fight against the pandemic. Join us Thursday, June 25 at 3 p.m. EDT on #NASAScience Live to learn about the ideas and developments that NASA has contributed to confront this global health crisis. Video...

Where Rocks Come Alive: NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Observes an Asteroid in Action

Portal origin URL: Where Rocks Come Alive: NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Observes an Asteroid in ActionPortal origin nid: 464284Published: Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 10:30Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Detailed observations reveal Bennu is shedding material on a regular basis.Portal image: Image of asteroid...