Image from STEREO mission of Coment ISON
Close Me!

STEREO Shows Comet ISON Approaching the Sun

11.26.2013

NASA's Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory, or STEREO, is monitoring Comet ISON as it approaches the sun.

  • X-ray image of Cas A with colors showing various elements

    Untangling the Remains of Cassiopeia A

    02.19.2014

    By mapping titanium-44 in Cassiopeia A, astronomers get a direct look at what happened in the core of the star when it was blasted to smithereens.

  • Astronaut photo of Kavir Desert

    Kavir Desert, Iran

    03.31.2014

    As the astronauts on the International Space Station passed over the deserts of central Iran recently, they were greeted by this striking pattern of parallel lines and sweeping curves.

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  • 5 Oct 2014 Model Rocket Launches Like to build model rockets, but don't have a launch pad? Now you do! Come to Goddard — no fees to participate!

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.

Build an LRO

Create your own models of lunar orbiters out of edible or nonedible materials.

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.

LRO Educator Resource Kit

Resource book for educators and students.
                                                                                                                                                                                         
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