If NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center were to write a holiday letter, there would be no shortage of highlights to share. Gathered here are just a few of the shining moments from the Goddard 'household' in 2012.
NASA's DC-8 research plane will begin six weeks of flights over Canada next week in support of a difficult task of the upcoming Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission -- measuring snowfall from space.
Earth Science Week: 2011's theme is 'Our Ever-Changing Earth.' NASA offers a variety of multimedia products and educational activities designed to improve understanding of the natural processes that shape our planet.
Want to know what a clean room looks like? See a satellite being built? Meet an astronaut? Do this and more at a huge, free event called Explore@NASA Goddard set for May 14, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine!
Making a proper distinction by looking at both raindrop size and abundance may be a key to assisting weather forecasters in estimating rainfall intensity to reduce the surprise factor of flash flooding.