UAVSAR: An Airborne Window on Earth Surface Deformation
Jan. 20 & 21
The Earth's surface is constantly undergoing surface deformation at the millimeter to meter scale both from natural forces such as earthquakes, volcanoes, and glacier motion and from anthropogenic causes such as oil and ground water pumping.
From Crust to Core, GRAIL Reveals the Lunar Interior
Feb. 17 & 18
The Moon is the most accessible and best studied rocky, or "terrestrial", body beyond Earth.
WISE: The Infrared Full Sky Survey
Mar. 17 & 18
In early January, 2010, the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) began imaging the entire sky with sensitivities in the mid-Infrared hundreds of times greater than previous surveys.
A Unique Opportunity: Scientific Research and Human Space Flight in the Shuttle Era
April 14 & 15
For an entire generation around the world, thirty years of access to low-Earth orbit using the Space Shuttle orbiter and solid rocket boosters has created the almost iconic image of the winged ascending spacecraft lighting up the Florida sky.
John F. Kennedy and Project Apollo
May 25 of this year will mark the fiftieth anniversary of the 1961 speech to a joint session of Congress in which President John F. Kennedy, just four months in office, proposed sending Americans to the Moon "before this decade is out."
Climate Change Impact on Civilizations: Lessons from Space Data and Archaeology
June 9 & 10
Recently, NASA and other remote sensing data have enabled significant progress in archaeological research.
Hot Water: The Oceans and Global Warming
July 21 & 22
Water covers nearly 70 percent of its surface, so it's no wonder that the world's oceans play such an important role in global climate changes.
NASA's Deep Space Network: Our Link to Spacecraft around the Solar System
Aug. 18 & 19
NASA's Deep Space Network is the largest and most sensitive scientific communications system in the world. A linchpin of spacecraft communication, DSN is our connection to worlds beyond and an essential piece of JPL's exploration of space.
From A to Z: Getting Curiosity to the Launch Pad
Sept. 15 & 16
The Mars Science Laboratory, "Curiosity", is the latest project in NASA's Mars Exploration Program, a long-term program of robotic exploration of the Red Planet.
A Self-Powered Underwater Robot for Ocean Exploration and Beyond
Oct. 13 & 14
The Sounding Oceanographic Lagrangrian Observer Thermal RECharging (SOLO-TREC) autonomous underwater vehicle is the first unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) that is completely powered by renewable energy.
The American Rocketeer
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory invites the public to attend a special screening of The American Rocketeer at Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium. The first episode, part of a three-part miniseries entitled JPL and the Beginnings of the Space Age, tells the little- known and controversial story of Frank Malina. Viewers will follow Malina’s life from his early days at Caltech and rocket engine tests in Pasadena’s Arroyo Seco that set in motion the founding of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Bringing the High Energy Universe Into Focus
Nov. 10 & 11
The Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) will carry into orbit the first astronomical telescope capable of focusing high energy X-rays.