12.05.12 - Before a lack of rain and record-breaking heat signaled a problem in July 2012, scientists observed another indication of drought in data from NASA and NOAA satellites: plant stress.
12.05.12 - Just 96 days since launch, the Van Allen Probes have already provided new insights into the structure and behavior of the radiation belts that surround Earth.
12.05.12 - NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite observed the eyewall of Super-typhoon Bopha in 3-D shortly before noon on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 (Philippines local time).
12.05.12 - Tiny sensor -- made of a potentially trailblazing material just one atom thick and heralded as the 'next best thing' since the invention of silicon -- are now being developed to detect trace elements in Earth’s upper atmosphere and structural flaws in spacecraft.
12.05.12 - On Dec. 15, 2011, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured footage of Comet Lovejoy approaching the sun. The images and data collected by NASA's solar observing fleet can help scientists learn more about the sun itself.
12.05.12 - Pictures from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show scars on the surface of the Red Planet where discarded pieces of the Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft hit the ground.
12.04.12 - Still in its protective shrink wrap, space shuttle Atlantis has been raised and tilted into display position at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
12.04.12 - A joint ESA/NASA mission, SOHO has helped revolutionize our understanding of the sun's interior and complex atmosphere since it launched on Dec. 2, 1995.
12.04.12 - Scientists using NASA satellite data and climate models have projected drier conditions likely will cause increased fire activity across the United States in coming decades.
12.04.12 - The latest work assignment for NASA's long-lived Mars rover Opportunity is a further examination of an area where the robot just completed a walkabout.
12.05.12 - Students these days have a new way to summarize and share topics not only with their class, but with the entire education and scientific community.
12.05.12 - Twin NASA probes orbiting Earth's moon have generated the highest resolution gravity field map of any celestial body.
11.30.12 - Over the past year Howard G. Levine, Ph.D., a NASA scientist at the Kennedy Space Center, has led one of the preeminent microgravity research organizations in the United States.
12.03.12 - NASA's Curiosity rover analyzed its first solid sample of Mars with a variety of instruments, including the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument suite.
12.03.12 - Engineers got a first-hand look at how the James Webb Space Telescope's sunshield would fold around the observatory while stored in the rocket..
12.03.12 - NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft has entered a new region at the far reaches of our solar system that scientists feel is the final area the spacecraft has to cross before reaching interstellar space.
12.03.12 - NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has used its full array of instruments to analyze Martian soil for the first time, and found a complex chemistry within the Martian soil.
11.30.12 - In a remote lake in Antarctica, 65 feet beneath the icy surface, scientists from NASA and other institutions have uncovered a community of bacteria.
12.03.12 - A NASA Railroad locomotive receives a major upgrade at a Space Shuttle Program-era facility at Kennedy Space Center.
12.03.12 - Researchers are developing a reactor to incinerate garbage in space to produce fuel, air and water.