06.20.13 - In June 2013, scientists will launch a sounding rocket from NASA's Wallops Flight facility, for a five-minute trip to study a global, electrical current called the dynamo, sweeping through the ionosphere.
06.19.13 - At the end of June 2013, NASA will launch its newest set of instruments to watch the sun: the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, or IRIS.
06.14.13 - This fisheye image shows NASA’s four Magnetospheric Multiscale, or MMS, observatories inside the cleanroom at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
06.12.13 - NASA visualizers overlay a 3-dimensional model of the moon based on data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter into the shadow of the moon during a lunar transit image from SDO.
06.07.13 - The early start of the 2013 season appears to be caused by a change in atmospheric “teleconnections,” connections between different layers of the atmosphere that operate over great distances.
06.04.13 - Understanding how energy travels through the lowest layers of the sun's atmosphere is the goal of NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph scheduled to launch on June 26, 2013.
06.03.13 - NASA's Scientific Balloon Program successfully launched, for the second time, the largest solar telescope ever to leave ground, to observe the sun's magnetic fields.
05.30.13 - On May 20, 2013, the MMS mission team at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center reached an unprecedented milestone: completing the fourth of four observatories, all built for a single mission.
05.29.13 - In late June 2013, NASA will launch a new set of eyes to offer the most detailed look ever of the sun's lower atmosphere, known as the interface region.
05.21.13 - In Antarctica in January, 2013 scientists released 20 balloons, to study the giant radiation belts surrounding Earth and how they lose particles, causing electrons from the belts to stream down toward the poles.
05.20.13 - NASA is getting ready to launch a new mission to observe a mysterious region of the solar atmosphere that may be crucial to understanding what powers space weather.
05.09.13 - The launch of a NASA Terrier-Improved Orion sounding rocket on May 9 brought to an end a very successful campaign studying ionospheric activity and its impact on radio, communication and navigation signals.
05.07.13 - The Equatorial Vortex Experiment was successfully conducted on May 7 from the Marshall Islands when a NASA Terrier-Oriole sounding rocket was launched followed by the launch of a Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket 90 seconds later.
05.01.13 - A NASA sounding rocket supporting a study of ionosphere and its impact on radio transmissions was launched at 3:38 a.m. EDT, May 1 from Roi-Namur, Republic of the Marshall Islands.
04.25.13 - A NASA-funded sounding rocket mission will launch this spring to observe the formation of electrical storms in Earth's upper atmosphere that can negatively affect satellite communication and global positioning signals.