Solar System Exploration Division (690) Highlights
Press Releases & Feature Stories
- Planetary instruments built at NASA Goddard hit the trifecta on Dec. 4, running three experiments of the same kind at the moon, on the surface of Mars, and en route to Mars.
- Now in orbit around the moon, NASA's newest lunar mission has completed the commissioning phase, and its science instruments have passed their preliminary checks.
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- Using the powerful eye of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, two teams of scientists have found faint signatures of water in the atmospheres of five distant planets.
Current status of the Space Geodesy Project by M. R. Pearlman, H. V. Frey, R. S. Gross, F. G. Lemoine, J. L. Long, C. Ma, J. F. McGarry, S. M. Merkowitz, C. E. Noll, E. C. Pavlis, D. A. Stowers, F. H. Webb, and T. W. Zagwodski (Abstract EGU2012-6608)
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The Crustal Dynamics Data Information System (CDDIS) has supported the archive and distribution of geodetic data products acquired by NASA as well as national and international programs since 1982. This talk will discuss the CDDIS, including background information about the system and its user communities, archive contents, and future plans. Presented by Carey Noll
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Anne Kinney wins a Presidential Rank Award
Anne Kinney received a 2012 Presidential Rank Award (Meritorious Executive). These awards are given to high-performing senior career employees for "sustained extraordinary accomplishment." Executives from across Government are nominated by their agency heads, evaluated by citizen panels, and designated by the President. Winners of these awards are deemed to be strong leaders, professionals, or scientists who achieve results and consistently demonstrate strength, integrity, industry, and a relentless commitment to excellence in public service.
- NASA's Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory, or STEREO, is monitoring Comet ISON as it approaches the sun.
- As the Dawn spacecraft travels to its next destination, this mosaic synthesizes some of the best views the spacecraft had of the giant asteroid Vesta.
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- This colorful scene is situated in the Noctis Labyrinthus region of Mars, perched high on the Tharsis rise in the upper reaches of the Valles Marineris canyon system.