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NASA's OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Arrives at Asteroid Bennu

12.03.2018
NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft completed its 1.2 billion-mile (2 billion-kilometer) journey to arrive at the asteroid Bennu Monday.

GEDI Scientists Share Space Laser Excitement

11.30.2018
Scientists are eagerly anticipating data on Earth's forests that GEDI — launching Dec. 4 — will gather.

TAGSAM Testing Complete: OSIRIS-REx Prepared to TAG an Asteroid

11.16.2018
On Nov. 14, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft stretched out its robotic sampling arm for the first time in space.

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Executes Fourth Asteroid Approach Maneuver

11.13.2018
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft executed its fourth Asteroid Approach Maneuver Nov. 12.

A New Hope: GEDI to Yield 3D Forest Carbon Map

11.07.2018
A new NASA laser instrument set to launch to the International Space Station in December will help scientists create the first three-dimensional map of the world’s temperate and tropical forests.

NASA Brings its Science and Supercomputing Advances to SC18

11.05.2018
From designing rocket launch pad components and safer rotorcraft to improving flood and drought forecasts to modeling the formation of planetary disks, NASA will highlight supercomputing advances at SC18, the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, Nov. 12 to 15 in Dallas.

ICESat-2 Laser Fires for 1st Time, Measures Antarctic Height

10.03.2018
With each of its 10,000 pulses per second, the laser instrument aboard NASA's ICESat-2 is sending 300 trillion green photons of light to the ground and detecting the few that return: the method it uses to measure Earth’s changing ice. By the morning of Oct. 3, ICESat-2 returned its first height measurements across the Antarctic ice sheet.

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Executes First Asteroid Approach Maneuver

10.01.2018
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft executed its first Asteroid Approach Maneuver (AAM-1) today putting it on course for its scheduled arrival at the asteroid Bennu in December.

Successful Launch Readiness Review for ICESat-2; Liftoff Saturday

09.14.2018
NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 a mission to measure the changing height of Earth’s ice, is scheduled to launch Saturday, Sept. 15, with a 40-minute window opening at 5:46 a.m. PDT.

GRACE-FO Satellite Switching to Backup Instrument Processing Unit

09.14.2018
The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) mission team plans to switch to a backup system in the Microwave Instrument (MWI) on one of the twin spacecraft this month.

ICESat-2 Scientists to Investigate Icy Mysteries

09.07.2018
Scientists with the ICESat-2 mission are already thinking beyond the mission's key objectives, ready to use the detailed height data to investigate Earth's frozen reaches.

NASA Television to Air Launch of Global Ice-Measuring Satellite

09.04.2018
NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2), a mission to measure the changing height of Earth's ice, is scheduled to launch Saturday, Sept. 15, with a 40-minute window opening at 8:46 a.m. EDT (5:46 a.m. PDT).

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Begins Asteroid Operations Campaign

08.24.2018
OSIRIS-REx, caught its first glimpse of asteroid Bennu last week and began the final approach toward its target.

NASA Launching Advanced Laser to Measure Earth’s Changing Ice

08.22.2018
Next month, NASA will launch into space the most advanced laser instrument of its kind, beginning a mission to measure – in unprecedented detail – changes in the heights of Earth’s polar ice.

NASA Goddard’s Science Jamboree Connects Disciplines and Interns

07.26.2018
The Goddard Science Jamboree provides an opportunity for interns and senior scientists alike to learn more about the science happening in other disciplines in one room.

ICESat-2 Lasers Pass Final Ground Test

07.09.2018
The next time lasers fire from NASA’s Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2, or ICESat-2, the spacecraft will be orbiting hundreds of miles above Earth and beginning its mission.

Successful Second Deep Space Maneuver for OSIRIS-REx Confirmed

07.03.2018
New tracking data confirms that NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully completed its second Deep Space Maneuver (DSM-2) on June 28. DSM-2 was OSIRIS-REx’s last deep space maneuver of its outbound cruise to the asteroid Bennu, with arrival scheduled for Dec. 3.

Ramp-Up in Antarctic Ice Loss Speeds Sea Level Rise

06.13.2018
ce losses from Antarctica have tripled since 2012, increasing global sea levels by 0.12 inch (3 millimeters) in that timeframe alone, according to a major new international climate assessment.

NASA’s ICESat-2 Arrives at Launch Site

06.13.2018
NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Tuesday, June 12, three months before its scheduled launch.

Twin Spacecraft Launch to Track Earth’s Water Movement

05.22.2018
A U.S./German space mission to track the change of mass of the ice sheets, the change in ground water, and mass change in the solid Earth successfully launched at 12:47 p.m. PDT Tuesday May 22, 2018

NASA Scientist to Discuss 'Mapping the Blue Marble: Using Space-Based Observations for Improved Global Water Security and Sustainability' at Library of Congress Lecture

05.08.2018
The public is invited to a free talk called 'Mapping the Blue Marble: Using Space-Based Observations for Improved Global Water Security and Sustainability,' with Dr. John Bolten.

May the Forest Be With You: GEDI Moves Toward Launch to Space Station

05.04.2018
A first-of-its-kind laser instrument designed to map the world's forests in 3-D is moving toward an earlier launch to the International Space Station than previously expected.

NASA Invites Media to Launch of GRACE Follow-On Spacecraft

04.10.2018
Media accreditation now is open to cover the launch of NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) mission.

NASA Space Laser Completes 2,000-mile Road Trip

02.28.2018
ICESat-2's laser instrument has shipped from NASA Goddard, where it was built and tested, to Arizona, where it will be assembled with its spacecraft.

New Study Finds Sea Level Rise Accelerating

02.13.2018
Global sea level rise has accelerated in recent decades, rather than increase at a steady rate, according to a new study based on 25 years of NASA and European satellite data.
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