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Earth Day 2021 Poster

Eyebrow: Earth ScienceBody: From big to small, we’re all connected. This year’s Earth Day poster was inspired by the beauty and importance of the honey bee. Contributions by Citizen Scientists have helped beekeepers make more informed decisions. Link: Learn...

Happy Earth Day 2021!

Eyebrow: Earth ScienceBody: Astronauts onboard the International Space Station mention the importance of citizen science to studying Earth’s climate. Link: View...

Earth Day Poster 2021

NASA Science Art Director Jenny Mottar explains the inspiration behind the 2021 NASA Earth Day poster. Video...

From Sea to Space, NASA in Silicon Valley Works for Our Changing Earth

Portal origin URL: From Sea to Space, NASA in Silicon Valley Works for Our Changing EarthPortal origin nid: 470171Published: Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 09:12Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: At NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley, our researchers and technologies help face the challenges of climate change that impact our...


WEDNESDAY 21. APRIL 2021


NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover Extracts First Oxygen from Red Planet

Portal origin URL: NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover Extracts First Oxygen from Red PlanetPortal origin nid: 470350Published: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 14:26Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The growing list of “firsts” for Perseverance, NASA’s newest six-wheeled robot on the Martian surface, includes converting some of the Red Planet’s thin,...

NASA to Participate in Tabletop Exercise Simulating Asteroid Impact

Portal origin URL: NASA to Participate in Tabletop Exercise Simulating Asteroid Impact Portal origin nid: 470347Published: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 13:30Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: During the week of April 26, members of NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office (PDCO) will participate in a “tabletop exercise” to simulate an asteroid...

Astronomers Release New All-Sky Map of Milky Way’s Outer Reaches

Portal origin URL: Astronomers Release New All-Sky Map of Milky Way’s Outer Reaches Portal origin nid: 470335Published: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 10:56Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The highlight of the new chart is a wake of stars, stirred up by a small galaxy set to collide with the Milky Way. The map could also offer a new test of dark matter...

NASA's Webb to Study Young Exoplanets on the Edge

Portal origin URL: NASA's Webb to Study Young Exoplanets on the EdgePortal origin nid: 470303Published: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 09:45Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Seeing distant exoplanets isn’t easy and trying to detect them is like straining to see a firefly next to a lighthouse. That’s why astronomers have identified most of the more...


TUESDAY 20. APRIL 2021


Earth’s cryosphere is vital for everyone. Here’s how NASA keeps track of its changes.

Portal origin URL: Earth’s cryosphere is vital for everyone. Here’s how NASA keeps track of its changes.Portal origin nid: 470301Published: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 11:02Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Everything in our planet — the land, the water, the air, us — is intertwined by the various chemical, physical, and biological processes that...

Downstream Consequences: How NASA Satellites Track Harmful Algal Blooms

Portal origin URL: Downstream Consequences: How NASA Satellites Track Harmful Algal BloomsPortal origin nid: 470258Published: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 10:49Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Fertilizers used in farming contain high amounts of nutrients, such as phosphorous, to help crops grow. But these same nutrients can cause unwanted plant growth...