SDO's HMI instrument provides maps of magnetic fields of the entire surface of the sun, showing how strong they are and, for the first time ever, in which direction they are pointing.
Stars form in great dark clouds of cold gas and dust. Stars eventually die, some of them exploding in the very same place they were born.
New observations by MESSENGER provide compelling support for the long-held hypothesis that Mercury harbors water ice and other frozen volatile materials in its permanently shadowed polar craters.
Cyclone Rusty's heavy rains created sediment filled rivers and tributaries that flowed northwest into the Southern Indian Ocean.
Activities for the family showcasing Goddard's science and engineering research and technological developments.
Model Rocket LaunchesLike to build model rockets, but don't have a launch pad? Now you do!
Come to Goddard — no fees to participate!