A mini-submarine designed and funded by NASA played a key role in a recent international expedition to explore a remote subglacial lake beneath the frozen Antarctic ice sheet.
The GOES-R satellite currently being built has new technology that may help provide earlier warnings for severe weather.
Aquarius, NASA’s first satellite instrument specifically built to study the salt content of ocean surface waters, has shown some remarkable variations in its first year of data.
Science writer Laura Betz shares her experiences assisting with weather balloons used to prepare for the recent launch of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission.
The DISCOVER-AQ team completed their second destination in a five-year mission to study the air we breathe.
NASA scientists report that warmer temperatures and changes in precipitation locally and regionally have altered the growth of large forest areas.
Teachers are parlaying interest in the DISCOVER-AQ campaign into science lessons for students.
NASA has released a summary report on findings from a panel that investigated the unsuccessful 2011 launch of the agency's Glory spacecraft.
A smaller version of an instrument now flying on NASA's Van Allen Probes has won a coveted spot aboard an upcoming NASA-sponsored Cubesat mission -- the perfect platform for this pint-size, solid-state telescope.
NASA data and scientists contributed to a new study out of the United Kingdom that shows Arctic sea ice volume declining in recent years.
A new study using data from a pair of gravity-measuring NASA satellites finds that large parts of the arid Middle East region lost freshwater reserves rapidly during the past decade.
Landsat 5 sets the new Guinness World Records title for Longest-Operating Earth Observation Satellite.
When the newest Landsat spacecraft trains its state-of-the-art sensors on Earth's surface, it will provide images of our ever-changing planet in unparalleled clarity.
Sea-surface height data from NASA's Jason-2 satellite show the equatorial Pacific is still locked in a 'La Nada' state.
The principal investigator for VISIONS (VISualizing Ion Outflow via Neutral atom imaging during a Substorm), Goddard's Doug Rowland provided images and updates of the team preparations and the launch.
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.
The GPM Core Observatory completed thermal vacuum testing at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. on Jan. 16, 2013. After twelve days to carefully remove the testing equipment, stow the High Gain Antenna and GPM Microwave Imager, and lift the spacecraft out of the thermal vacuum test chamber, the spacecraft was moved back to the clean room on Jan. 28.
A powerful cold front moving from the central United States to the East Coast is wiping out spring-like temperatures.
ISS-RapidScat will launch to the space station in 2014 aboard a SpaceX Dragon resupply mission.
News media and social media followers learn about NASA's airborne Earth and environmental science program, briefed on current and upcoming missions.