Sciences and Exploration Directorate

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
New Date: Bird Walk
Rescheduled from May 15.

With spring migration in full swing, join us for a relaxing bird stroll at Patuxent National Wildlife Refuge. We hope to have other colleagues, including from the 600-wide retreat and the Goddard Photo Club picnic, join us as well.
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Thursday, May 30, 2024
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Goddard on the Green
All employees are invited to join Center Director Dr. Makenzie Lystrup on the Goddard Mall, the grassy area in front of Building 8, for Goddard on the Green – a celebration of all things Goddard!
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Tuesday, June 04, 2024
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Engineering Colloquium
What Are the Biggest Auto Safety Blunders… Past, Present, and Future… and What Can Be Done So We’re All Safer?
(Part of Goddard's Safety Awareness Campaign)
Byron Bloch,Auto Safety Expert
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Local News


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Friday, May 03, 2024

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Thursday, April 18, 2024

The OSIRIS-Rex Team has been awarded the prestigious award for innovation in aviation, The Collier Trophy...

Wednesday, April 03, 2024

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