For InSight, Dust Cleanings Will Yield New Science

Wind can be crucial to clearing dust from spacecraft solar panels on Mars. With InSight's meteorological…

Data with Flippers? Studying the Ocean from a Seal’s POV

A JPL visiting scientist is using an unexpected source of information about small-scale ocean features around…

NASA’s AIRS Images Cyclone Fani Before Landfall

The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder, aboard the Aqua satellite, captured Tropical Cyclone Fani in the Bay of…

InSight Captures Sunrise and Sunset on Mars

InSight joins the rest of NASA's Red Planet surface missions, all of which have photographed either…

OCO-3 Ready to Extend NASA’s Study of Carbon

Headed soon for the space station, the Orbiting Carbon Observatory 3 will observe near-global measurements of…

Scientists Planning Now for Asteroid Flyby a Decade Away

On April 13, 2029, asteroid Apophis will cruise harmlessly by Earth at distance of about 19,000…

The Giant Galaxy Around the Giant Black Hole

Shockwaves in space, created by a supermassive black hole that recently had its first close-up, are…

NASA’s AIRS Images Cyclone Kenneth over Mozambique

The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder, aboard the Aqua satellite, captures the powerful storm just before landfall over…

Antarctica’s Effect on Sea Level Rise in Coming Centuries

How will Antarctica's melting ice sheet affect sea level rise hundreds of years in the future?…

NASA, FEMA, International Partners Plan Asteroid Impact Exercise

Next week, NASA will participate in a "tabletop exercise" that will play out a realistic -…