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Press Releases & Feature Stories

NASA Goddard Year in Review - 2017

12.20.2017
A look back at 2017 at NASA Goddard.

NASA Selects Participating Scientists for Mission to Asteroid Bennu

12.07.2017
NASA has selected 13 participating scientists for the agency’s first asteroid sample return mission, OSIRIS-REx.

NASA Team Finds Noxious Ice Cloud on Saturn’s Moon Titan

10.18.2017
Researchers with NASA’s Cassini mission have found evidence of a toxic hybrid ice in a wispy cloud high above the south pole of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan.
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Presentations

What's Eating Ozone? - The Solar System's Missing Ozone (O3) Ice [10/21/2016]

11.09.2016
A presentation by Mark Loeffler about the missing frozen ozone of the outer Solar System. Given at the 2016 AAS-DPS meeting.
Download DPS_Loeffler_O3_2016.pdf

Three-Carbon Planetary Chemistry [10/21/2016]

11.08.2016
AAS-DPS presentation by R. L. Hudson (October 2016)
Download DPS_Hudson_talk_2016-10-21.pdf

Jupiter's Great Red Spot [03/15/2016]

03.22.2016
ACS presentation by Reggie Hudson on Jupiter's Great Red Spot, its history, chemistry, and connections to two NASA missions
Download Hudson_ACS_HIST_2016-03-15.pdf
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Reports

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Local News

Astrobiology Analytical Lab in Science News

01/11/2018
In Goddard's Astrobiology Analytical Lab, identification of extraterrestrial molecules begins with "meteorite tea." Samples come from many sources, including Antarctic meteorite-hunting expeditions.

Summer 2018 Astrobiology Research Opportunity for Undergraduates

09/20/2017
Applications are being accepted for Undergraduate Research Associates in Astrobiology, an intensive 10-week program in which students will work with scientists in the Goddard Center for Astrobiology at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. This is a residential program for undergraduates, with housing at the University of Maryland College Park. Participants will be paid a stipend and given a modest travel allowance. Program dates: May 29 to Aug. 3, 2018. Applications due: Jan. 26, 2018. For more information and an application, click here.
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Images

Full View of Asteroid Vesta

10/03/2013
As the Dawn spacecraft travels to its next destination, this mosaic synthesizes some of the best views the spacecraft had of the giant asteroid Vesta.

Two Generations of Windblown Sediments on Mars

10/03/2013
This colorful scene is situated in the Noctis Labyrinthus region of Mars, perched high on the Tharsis rise in the upper reaches of the Valles Marineris canyon system.
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