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NASA Plans Another Busy Year for Earth Science Fieldwork

NASA scientists are crisscrossing the globe in 2017 – from a Hawaiian volcano to Colorado mountain tops and west Pacific islands – to investigate critical scientific questions about how our planet is changing and what impacts humans are having on it.

NASA Moon Data Provides More Accurate 2017 Eclipse Path

Thanks to LRO and NASA Earth topography data, we have the most accurate maps of the path of totality for any eclipse to date.

Piers Sellers: A Legacy of Science

Piers Sellers, who passed away on Dec. 23 more than a year after learning he had pancreatic cancer, leaves behind a dynamic legacy at NASA.

NASA Reveals the Unknown in 2016

In 2016, NASA drove advances in technology, science, aeronautics and space exploration that enhanced the world’s knowledge, innovation, and stewardship of Earth.

NASA Scientist to Discuss ‘Revisiting Apollo 17 Landing with the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter’ at Library of Congress Lecture

The public is invited to a free talk called "Revisiting the Apollo 17 Landing with LRO (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter)" with NASA Scientist Noah Petro at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., on Dec. 6.

November Supermoon a Spectacular Sight

The Nov. 14, 2016, supermoon is the closest the full moon will be to Earth since 1948.

NASA Moon Mission Shares Insights into Giant Impacts

NASA's GRAIL mission offers new insights into the huge impacts that dominated the early history of Earth’s moon and other solid worlds, like Earth, Mars, and satellites of the outer solar system.

Earth's Moon Hit by Surprising Number of Meteoroids

The moon experiences a heavier bombardment by small meteoroids than models had predicted, according to new observations from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft.

Public Invited to Goddard to Celebrate Annual International Moon Event

Members of the public are invited to celebrate International Observe the Moon Night at Goddard in Greenbelt, Maryland, on Oct. 8.

NASA's LRO Mission Presents 'The Moon and More'

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center collaborated with singer/songwriter Matt Cusson and Javier Colon -- season one winner of NBC’s “The Voice” -- on a song inspired by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

NASA Unveils New Public Web Portal for Research Results

Public access to NASA-funded research data now is just a click away, with the launch of a new agency public access portal.

Decades of Discovery: NASA’s Exploration of Jupiter

Launched five years ago on Aug. 5, 2011, NASA’s Juno mission maneuvered into orbit around Jupiter on July 4, 2016, joining a long tradition of discovery at the gas giant.

Dawn Scientists Map Craters on Ceres Where Ice Can Accumulate

Scientists with NASA's Dawn mission have identified permanently shadowed regions on the dwarf planet Ceres where ice deposits could exist now.

Now 40, NASA's LAGEOS Set the Bar for Studies of Earth

Still going strong after 40 years, LAGEOS was NASA's first orbiter dedicated to satellite laser ranging. The satellite transformed studies of Earth’s shape, rotation and gravity field.

Industry, Government, Academia Seek to Sustain Women in STEM

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and Lockheed Martin hosted a roundtable event March 29 at the Lockheed Martin Global Vision Center in Arlington, Virginia.

Goddard Pioneers: Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering

NASA began empowering female scientists and engineers more than 20 years before Women’s History Month became an official national celebration.

New Gravity Map Gives Best View Yet Inside Mars

A detailed map of Mars' gravity confirmed that Mars has an outer core of molten rock and inferred that trillion of tons of carbon dioxide freeze out of the atmosphere onto the polar ice cap in winter.

NASA Station Leads Way for Improved Measurements of Earth Orientation, Shape

NASA demonstrated advanced technology for making precise measurements of Earth's orientation and rotation - information needed for navigation of all space missions and geophysical studies of Earth.

NASA Contributes to Global Standard for Navigation, Studies of Earth

Just as trail landmarks aid hikers, the International Terrestrial Reference Frame is a key standard in science and daily life. NASA has key roles in helping to maintain and update it.

NASA Invites Media to 54th Annual Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium

Media are invited to hear leaders in the science and engineering world speak at the 54th Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium at the Greenbelt Marriott, 6400 Ivy Lane, Greenbelt, Maryland, on March 9

We’re Hosting a ‘State of NASA’ Event at an Agency Location Nearest You

NASA is opening its doors and inviting its social media followers and news media to an in-person ‘State of NASA’ event on Feb. 9, 2016, at one of the agency’s 10 field centers.

Goddard Year in Review - 2015

As the year draws to a close, many of us send out cards to friends and loved ones. Gathered here are just a few of the shining moments from the Goddard "household" in 2015.

NASA Releases New High-Resolution Earthrise Image

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter provided this composite image of Earth appearing to rise over the lunar horizon – a combination of high-resolution detail and color data from the spacecraft’s cameras.

Rare Full Moon on Christmas Day

This year, a bright full moon will dawn in the skies on Christmas – an added gift for the holidays. The peak will occur at 6:11 a.m. EST. The last full moon on Christmas occurred in 1977.

NASA Visualizations Show Phases of the Moon for 2016

NASA's LRO released high-definition 4K visualizations of the moon's phase and libration at hourly intervals in 2016 (click here for the southern hemisphere).
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