7 Things to Know About the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Mission
Launched on a Falcon 9 rocket Nov. 21, the U.S.-European satellite will measure the world's ocean with unprecedented accuracy.
Dec 10, 2020
The object, discovered in September by astronomers searching for near-Earth asteroids, garnered interest in the planetary science community due to its size and unusual orbit.
Dec 2, 2020
With NASA's Eyes on the Earth web-based app, you can tag along with the U.S.-European satellite as it orbits the globe, gathering critical measurements of our changing planet.
Nov 25, 2020
In 1966, NASA launched Surveyor 2 to the Moon. Now its rocket booster has apparently returned to near-Earth space.
Nov 12, 2020
A warming climate is taking its toll on Greenland and Antarctica glaciers, melting them from above and below the surface. The more they melt, the higher sea levels rise.
Nov 5, 2020
The U.S.-European partnership will track sea level height. Learn more about the mission in this live event.
Oct 9, 2020
The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich spacecraft will launch from the U.S. West Coast aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in November.
Sep 25, 2020
Researchers will design a mission to learn about underground aquifers in areas such as the Sahara and how climate change will affect them in the future.
Sep 23, 2020
While our Moon is airless, research indicates the presence of hematite, a form of rust that normally requires oxygen and water. That has scientists puzzled.
Sep 2, 2020
Scientists are using satellite data to map ground surface changes in the aftermath of the recent explosion.
Aug 7, 2020