In Colorado forests, NASA scientists and a multinational team of researchers test the limits of satellite remote sensing for measuring the water content of snow.
Airborne telescopes gave scientists a sky-high view of the 2017 Great American Eclipse as they took measurements that are difficult to obtain from the ground.
The Mars InSight mission aims to answer key planetary science questions about seismicity, meteorite impacts, and the formation of rocky planets.
Bridenstine says bipartisanship “is important in space.” Many Democrats, however, worry that he will be too partisan.
A NASA stereo-imaging mission called TWINS continues to push the boundaries of what we know about the region of space close to Earth.
Exploration and privatization dominate the president’s proposed budget for the space agency in the 2019 fiscal year, whereas a major cut to a flagship mission surprises scientists.
NASA’s Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, Ocean Ecosystem satellite mission, still in planning stages, operates with a framework that could serve as an example for science support of future missions.
Technological improvements, including an advanced thermal protection system and innovative solar arrays, have helped to get this mission off the drawing board.
A year after the end of the Rosetta mission, the real scientific fun begins.
Using 8 years of data collected via spacecraft, scientists produce hindcasts of plasma eruptions from the Sun. These will help improve forecasts.