mosaic of lunar north pole
Close Me!

First Interactive Mosaic of Lunar North Pole

03.18.2014

An interactive mosaic from LRO covers the north pole of the moon from 60 to 90 degrees latitude at a resolution of 2 meters per pixel. Close-ups of Thales crater (right side) zoom in to reveal detail.

  • HST images in montage

    Hubble Celebrates 24th Anniversary with Infrared Image of Nearby Star Factory

    03.17.2014

    The images demonstrate Hubble's powerful infrared vision and reveal a shadowy, dense knot of gas and dust sharply contrasted against a backdrop of brilliant glowing gas in the Monkey Head Nebula.

  • 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 the limb of the sun with turbulent loops reaching into space

    Graceful Turbulence

    04.01.2014

    Powerful magnetic forces above an active region on the Sun twisted and pulled at a blob of plasma until it lost its connections and blew out into space.

What's happening now

  • 3 Aug 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!

  • 18 Aug 2014 Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter A conjunction of Venus and Jupiter occurs 5:00 UT, with the two just 15’ apart. (That's just half the diameter of the moon!)

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.

Precipitation Education Website

This website, presented by NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission, provides students and educators with resources to learn about Earth’s water cycle, weather and climate, and the technology and societal applications of studying them.

Know Your Earth 2.0, Chicago

"Know Your Earth 3.0, Local Connections" is a partnership among 22 of NASA's Earth-observing missions. This educational project focuses on educating students, teachers and the public about cutting-edge NASA Earth science research

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.
                                                                                                                                                                                         
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