03.10.08 - "Polar-Palooza: Stories from a Changing Planet," an education initiative supported by NASA and the National Science Foundation (NSF), comes to the National Geographic Society in Washington on March 13 as part of a national tour of science centers and museums.
02.21.08 - More than 30 scientists will embark next week on a research mission to the Southern Ocean. Researchers will battle the elements to study how gases important to climate change move between the atmosphere and the ocean under high winds and seas.
02.01.08 - Rainfall data from a NASA satellite show that summertime storms in the southeastern United States shed more rainfall midweek than on weekends. Scientists say air pollution from humans is likely driving that trend.
01.24.08 - Middle school students across the country have put their visions of what future cities will look like to the test in the 16th Annual National Engineers Week Future City Competition.
01.18.08 - NASA will hold a media briefing on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 12:30 p.m. EST, to discuss the agency's Earth science program and preview major activities planned for 2008.
12.19.07 - NASA, in coordination with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES-R) Program, has selected Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company of Palo Alto, Calif., to build the Geostationary Lightning Mapper.
12.12.07 - Aeronautics engineer Richard T. Whitcomb, whose NASA research made supersonic flight possible, will join other aerospace pioneers when he is inducted into the Paul E. Garber First Flight Shrine on Dec. 17.
12.11.07 - A mission that has changed the way we study Earth's gravitational forces has been recognized by a prestigious award for helping scientists better understand our home planet.
12.11.07 - A NASA engineer who flew in a plane that was struck by lightning hundreds of times will be featured in a segment that airs on the ABC News program "20/20" this Friday, Dec. 14, at 10 p.m. EST.
12.06.07 - NASA has delayed Thursday's planned launch of space shuttle Atlantis on its STS-122 mission to the ISS. The next liftoff opportunity is Friday at 4:09 p.m. EST.
12.05.07 - A new NASA project will use more than 40 high altitude balloons to return new scientific insights about Earth's Van Allen Belts.
12.04.07 - NASA researchers will present new findings to the media on a wide range of Earth and space science topics during the 2007 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
11.27.07 - Researchers from NASA, the U.S. Geological Survey, the National Science Foundation and the British Antarctic Survey unveiled a newly completed map of Antarctica today.
11.15.07 - Media are invited to preview a new map of Antarctica 10 times more detailed than any before at 11 a.m. EST, Tuesday, Nov. 27, at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
10.24.07 - NASA satellites have obtained new images of the California wildfires, illustrating the scale of the blazes. The National Interagency Fire Center reports that 12 uncontained fires have burned more than 335,000 acres.
10.16.07 - NASA has launched a user-friendly Web site designed to connect media with Earth science experts from across the agency.
10.12.07 - The human face of the exploration of Earth's polar regions is coming to science centers and museums across the United States.
10.01.07 - A new NASA-led study found a 23-percent loss in the extent of the Arctic's thick, year-round sea ice cover during the past two winters.
09.27.07 - NASA-funded astrobiologists have found evidence of oxygen present in Earth's atmosphere earlier than previously known, pushing back the timeline for the rise of oxygen in the atmosphere.
09.13.07 - NASA scientists will join researchers from around the world to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol, an international treaty designed to reduce the hole in Earth's protective ozone layer.