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NASA’s Stratospheric Balloon Mission Gets Telescope With Giant Mirror

Portal origin URL: NASA’s Stratospheric Balloon Mission Gets Telescope With Giant MirrorPortal origin nid: 480962Published: Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 09:35Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Telescopes designed to operate in space have to be constructed differently than those meant to operate on the ground. But what about telescopes that operate in...

NASA’s New Hubble E-Book Takes Readers on a Journey to Curious Worlds

Portal origin URL: NASA’s New Hubble E-Book Takes Readers on a Journey to Curious WorldsPortal origin nid: 480661Published: Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 08:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope team has released a new edition in the Hubble Focus e-book series, called “Hubble Focus: Strange New Worlds.”Portal...


TUESDAY 28. JUNE 2022


Next-generation Radar Receiver Set to Supply Scientists with Improved Weather Data

PROJECT Global Navigation Satellite System bistatic radar receiver (NGRx) SNAPSHOT An SMD-sponsored team is developing a new radar receiver that will enable future spaceborne instruments to process more signals and produce data at much higher resolution—greatly enhancing scientists’ ability to study storms, observe polar ice, predict floods, and measure sea surface height. In 2018,...

Help NASA Scientists Find Clouds on Mars

Portal origin URL: Help NASA Scientists Find Clouds on MarsPortal origin nid: 480945Published: Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 11:05Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: By identifying clouds in data collected by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, the public can increase scientists’ understanding of the Red Planet’s atmosphere.Portal image: NASA’s...


MONDAY 27. JUNE 2022


Love spectacular photos of Jupiter?

A new NASA citizen science project, Jovian Vortex Hunter, seeks your help spotting vortices---spiral wind patterns—and other phenomena in gorgeous photos of the planet Jupiter. Learn...

Love spectacular photos of Jupiter? Become a Jovian Vortex Hunter!

At Jovian Vortex Hunter, you’ll examine gorgeous images of Jupiter like this one. Credit: NASA Help astrophysicists analyze the stunning images from NASA’s Juno spacecraft! https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/juno/main/index.html A new NASA citizen science project, Jovian Vortex Hunter, seeks your help spotting vortices---spiral wind patterns—and other phenomena in gorgeous photos...

NASA’s Curiosity Takes Inventory of Key Life Ingredient on Mars

Portal origin URL: NASA’s Curiosity Takes Inventory of Key Life Ingredient on MarsPortal origin nid: 480597Published: Monday, June 27, 2022 - 15:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Scientists using NASA’s Curiosity rover measured the total organic carbon – a key component in the molecules of life – in Martian rocks for the first time.Portal...

NASA Rockets Launch from Australia to Seek Habitable Star Conditions

Portal origin URL: NASA Rockets Launch from Australia to Seek Habitable Star ConditionsPortal origin nid: 480918Published: Monday, June 27, 2022 - 13:35Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: On the heels of a successful launch on June 26, NASA is set to launch two more sounding rockets from northern Australia during the first half of July. These missions...

Studying Galaxy Growth Spurts in the Early Universe with NASA’s Roman

Portal origin URL: Studying Galaxy Growth Spurts in the Early Universe with NASA’s RomanPortal origin nid: 480213Published: Monday, June 27, 2022 - 10:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Some 2 to 3 billion years after the big bang most galaxies went through a growth spurt, forming stars at a rate hundreds of times higher than we see in our own...


FRIDAY 24. JUNE 2022


NASA Announces Launch Delay for Psyche Asteroid Mission

Portal origin URL: NASA Announces Launch Delay for Psyche Asteroid MissionPortal origin nid: 480893Published: Friday, June 24, 2022 - 13:41Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA announced Friday that the Psyche asteroid mission – the agency’s first mission designed to study a metal-rich asteroid – will not make its planned 2022 launch...