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Celebrating 60 Years of Groundbreaking U.S. Space Science

Sixty years ago, the U.S. launched Explorer 1, rocketing into the Space Age.

Explorer 1: The Beginning of American Space Science

Sixty years ago, the hopes of Cold War America soared into the night sky as a rocket lofted skyward above Cape Canaveral, a soon-to-be-famous barrier island off the Florida coast.

South Atlantic Abloom

Swirls of milky blue and green reveal the presence of massive numbers of phytoplankton in the South Atlantic Ocean near the Falkland Islands.

Agricultural Fires in Africa Stretch the Whole of the Continent

The VIIRS instrument on the Suomi NPP satellite collected this image which detected hundreds upon hundreds of fires burning in Central Africa. Most likely these fires are agricultural in nature.

NASA Goddard Year in Review - 2017

A look back at 2017 at NASA Goddard.

Can Data Save Dolphins? How Scientists Are Using NASA Data to Study Link Between Solar Storms and Animal Beachings

The age-old mystery of why otherwise healthy dolphins, whales and porpoises get stranded along coasts worldwide deepens.

Reconstructing the Recent History of Pacific Ocean Life

Through several decades of observations, oceanographers have found that the tropical Pacific accounts for about 20 percent of all primary ocean productivity.

From Microscopic to Multicellular: Six Stories of Life that NASA Sees from Space

Scientists have use satellites to understand how life flourishes and fades on our planet. These selected visual stories of bacteria, plants, land animals, sea creatures and birds show what a view from space can reveal.

Darkness Blooms

In early September 2017, ocean scientists noticed something swirling in the waters off the coast of the Brazilian state of São Paulo.

NAAMES Returns to Air and Sea to Study Plankton’s Annual Cycle

On August 30, the North Atlantic Aerosols and Marine Ecosystems Study will return to air and sea to research the declining, or deaccelerating, phase of the annual cycle of plankton in the N. Atlantic.

Another Puff of Ash From Klyuchevskoy

Satellites observed ash and volcanic gases puffing from Klyuchevskoy throughout much of August 2017.

Goddard Hosts 8th Annual Science Jamboree for Employees

The Goddard Office of Communications and the Goddard Sciences and Exploration Directorate produced the eighth annual Science Jamboree on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

NASA Eyed Rainfall Rates in Tropical Storm Merbok Before Landfall

Tropical Storm Merbok formed in the South China Sea early on June 11 and NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead as the storm moved toward China on June 12.

Calvin (was 3E - Eastern Pacific Ocean)

The third tropical cyclone of the Eastern Pacific Ocean hurricane season formed on Sunday, June 11 about 120 miles south of Salina Cruz, Mexico. Tropical Depression 3E moved north and northwest.

Turquoise Swirls in the Black Sea

Most summers, jewel-toned hues appear in the Black Sea. The turquoise swirls are not the brushstrokes of a painting; they indicate the presence of phytoplankton...

One Man's Shoes Help NASA Explain Water Clarity

Scientists make precise measurements of water clarity from satellite data, but the calculations can be hard to explain to the public. Now NASA is adopting a new way - involving white sneakers - to communicate water clarity.

Goddard Welcomes Nearly 450 Summer Interns

Almost 450 interns will complete their "10-week job interview" at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center this summer.

A Spring Bloom in the Gulf of Alaska

Combine flour and water and what do you get? If it’s “glacial flour”—fine, nutrient-rich sediment—in the Gulf of Alaska, you could see a massive phytoplankton bloom.

NASA's Fleet of Satellites Keep an Eye on Earth

No planet is better studied than the one we actually live on.

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Public Events, Online Activities

This year, NASA will celebrate Earth Day, April 22, with a variety of live and online activities Thursday and Friday, April 20-21, to engage the public in the agency’s mission to better understand and

NASA Celebrates Earth Day by Letting Us All #AdoptThePlanet

NASA invites people around the world to help us celebrate Earth Day 2017 by "adopting" one of 64,000 individual pieces of Earth as seen from space.

NASA Awards Cooperative Agreement to the University of Maryland

NASA has awarded a cooperative agreement to the University of Maryland at College Park, Maryland, to continue collaborative research in the field of Earth systems science.

NASA Invites Media to 55th Annual Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium

Media are invited to meet science and engineering leaders at the 55th Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium in Greenbelt, Maryland, on March 8-9, 2017.

NASA Taking Stock of Phytoplankton Populations in the Pacific

The microscopic size of phytoplankton, the plant-like organisms that live in the sunlit upper ocean, belies their importance in the global environment.

Norman Kuring - Making the Unseen Ocean Visible

Kuring advises: “We live on a remarkably beautiful planet. We need to take care of her. Appreciate nature, go outside and explore.”
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