Airborne Snow Observatory

December 9, 2013

Airborne Snow Observatory: Measuring Snowpack from the Sky

The Airborne Snow Observatory is two instruments put together that provides information on every patch of snow, including how deep it is and how fast it's melting.

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Earth and Moon Seen by Passing Juno Spacecraft

December 9, 2013

Earth and Moon Seen by Passing Juno Spacecraft

This cosmic pirouette of Earth and our moon was captured by the Juno spacecraft as it flew by Earth on Oct. 9, 2013.

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Curiosity Rover Report (Dec. 9, 2013): Dating Younger Rocks

December 9, 2013

Curiosity Rover Report (Dec. 9, 2013): Dating Younger Rocks

NASA's Curiosity has determined the age of a Martian rock and provided first readings of radiation on the surface of Mars.

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New views from NASA's Cassini spacecraft of the unique six-sided jet stream around Saturn's north pole

December 6, 2013

Saturn's Unique Hexagon in Full View

New views from NASA's Cassini spacecraft of the unique six-sided jet stream around Saturn's north pole known as 'the hexagon.'

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What's up for December 2013?

November 25, 2013

What's up for December 2013?

Track comet ISON's journey as bright planets and starry events fill the sky this December.

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Comet ISON Dazzle or Dust?

November 22, 2013

Comet ISON Dazzle or Dust?

Get the facts about comet ISON. The manager of NASA's Near-Earth Object Program Office shares the low-down on the stellar object's holiday travel plans.

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Curiosity's Path to Mount Sharp

November 13, 2013

Curiosity's Path to Mount Sharp

John Grotzinger, Curiosity's Project Scientist, narrates an aerial tour of the rover's past, present and future traverses on the Red Planet.

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What's up for November 2013?

October 31, 2013

What's up for November 2013?

MAVEN, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission, will explore the planet's upper atmosphere and backyard astronomers can watch Comet ISON race towards the sun at 5 degrees a day.

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What's up for October 2013?

September 30, 2013

What's up for October 2013?

Juno's Earth flyby; how to glimpse the moon's far side.

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FINDER: Radar for Locating Disaster Victims

September 25, 2013

FINDER: Radar for Locating Disaster Victims

A new portable radar device can detect heartbeats and breathing of victims trapped under rubble in a disaster.

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