Education

SES-14 Integrates Nasa Ultraviolet Space Spectrograph

May 23, 2017 – SES today announced the successful integration of NASA’s Global-Scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) hosted payload with SES-14. GOLD will employ an ultraviolet imaging spectrograph to measure densities and temperatures in the Earth’s thermosphere…

May 22, 2017

Joint UTSA-SwRI Study Shows How Radioactive Decay Could Support Extraterrestrial Life May 22, 2017 – In the icy bodies around our solar system, radiation emitted from rocky cores could break up water molecules and support hydrogen-eating microbes. To address this…

NASA Mars Science: MAVEN Outreach Webinar

May 22, 2017 – MAVEN Outreach Webinars are virtual gatherings of team members from the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, or MAVEN, mission to offer professional development for formal and informal educators, troop leaders, museum docents, and others interested in…

Active Regions’ Magnetic Connection

May 22, 2017 – NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) captured video of magnetic reconnection occurring on the sun’s surface from May 17-18, 2017. Several bright bands of plasma connected from one active region to another, even though they were tens…

May 19, 2017

NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Completes Fifth Science Pass Of Jupiter May 19, 2017 – NASA’s Juno mission accomplished a close flyby of Jupiter on May 19, successfully completing its fifth science orbit. All of Juno’s science instruments and the spacecraft’s JunoCam…

May 18, 2017

Hubble Spots Moon Around Third Largest Dwarf Planet May 18, 2017 – The combined power of three space observatories, including NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, has helped astronomers uncover a moon orbiting the third largest dwarf planet, catalogued as 2007 OR10.…