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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Greenland Ice Sheet

A new study finds the Greenland Ice Sheet is melting at a rate that matches the worst-case climate models, which project that flooding will affect millions of people by 2100.



Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Illustrations of NASA's Curiosity and Mars 2020 rovers

They look like twins. But under the hood, the rover currently exploring the Red Planet and the one launching there this summer have distinct science tools and roles to play.



Thursday, December 5, 2019

SpaceX launches its 19th cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station

Among the cargo is an upgraded set of tools for NASA's Cold Atom Lab, a facility for probing nature at the very smallest scales and developing new quantum technologies.



Thursday, December 5, 2019

This view of asteroid Bennu ejecting particles from its surface on Jan. 6, 2019

The spacecraft discovered that asteroid Bennu could be active, consistently discharging particles into space.



Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Seals

An elephant seal helps scientists understand how the ocean transports heat between its upper and lower layers - important for estimating how much heat the ocean can absorb.



Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Engineer Joel Steinkraus

The twin spacecraft, the first of their kind to fly into deep space, earn a Laureate from Aviation Week & Space Technology.



Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Side-by-side movies shows how dust has enveloped the Red Planet

Newly documented behavior seen during global dust storms on the Red Planet may play a role in how the planet's water escapes into space.



Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The Jason-CS/Sentinel-6 mission that will track sea level rise

The U.S. and Europe are working together on the first 10-year mission to study the effect of global warming on the oceans, extending the records of sea level rise to 40 years.



Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Apollo 12 astronaut Charles

Apollo 12 and the upcoming Mars 2020 mission may be separated by half a century, but they share several goals unique in the annals of space exploration.



Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Military weather forecasters.

SMAP satellite soil moisture measurements now increase the accuracy of Army and Air Force weather forecasts and advisories.