image of surface of the sun as seen by several different observatories
Close Me!

March 29 X-class Flare

05.07.2014

This combined image shows the March 29, 2014, X-class flare as seen through the eyes of different observatories.

  • Photograph of a multi-layered lenticular cloud hovering near Mount Discovery

    Wonders in the Antarctic Sky

    05.12.2014

    An IceBridge photo of a multi-layered lenticular cloud hovering near Mount Discovery, a volcano about 70 kilometers southwest of McMurdo Station on Antarctica’s Ross Island.

  • image of quasar RXJ1131

    Distant Quasar RX J1131

    03.06.2014

    Multiple images of a distant quasar are visible in this combined view from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Hubble Space Telescope.

  • Hubble views of Saturn

    Hubble Sees Flickering Light Display on Saturn

    05.23.2014

    Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have captured new images of the dancing auroral lights at Saturn’s north pole.

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ICESat-2 Mission Penguin Naming Contest

The ICESat-2 Mission needs your help! Our penguin friend, who happens to be part of our mission logo, needs a name.

DiskDetective

Help comb our galaxy for stars with planet-forming disks! This is the first NASA led and funded crowdsourcing project whose main goal is to produce publishable scientific results.

Know Your Earth 1.0

The “Know Your Earth” project is a venture between NASA’s Earth-Observing missions and National CineMedia. Know Your Earth is a fun, engaging, and educational three-minute segment of “Did You Know” questions that all have a message that focuses on global climate change and literacy throughout the Lobby Entertainment Network in 291 national movie theaters.

Rain EnGAUGE

Celebrate the launch of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission by hosting a GPM Rain EnGAUGE Event – a family science night at your school, outdoor education center, library or museum.
                                                                                                                                                                                         
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