Missions

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…

Slim Crescent Of Ice

May 22, 2017 – The low angle of sunlight along the slim crescent of Saturn’s moon Enceladus (313 miles or 504 kilometers across) highlights the many fractures and furrows on its icy surface. This view looks toward the Saturn-facing hemisphere…