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The solar wind near Earth has less helium than scientists expect — leading researchers to wonder if some of it is left behind in the Sun's atmosphere. A sounding rocket launched in 2009 created the first global map of helium in the solar atmosphere:
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Hubble Aug 6
One of ’s major goals is to identify habitable and inhabited planets. During the total lunar eclipse of January 2019, astronomers used Hubble to make observations of our Moon that could help in the search to find other worlds similar to our own:
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NASA Goddard Aug 6
Comet or croissant? The Sun carves out a magnetic bubble in space that surrounds our solar system’s planets, the shape of which is an open question. New research suggests it could be like a “deflated croissant” instead of a long-tailed comet shape.
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NASA Goddard Aug 6
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With these stories, we want to create a conversation about women in . Are you curious about science or how to get started? Please ask a question in the comments below and we will work to answer them.
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NASA Goddard Aug 6
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This summer, Goddard teamed up with the exchange group to tell some of those stories.🚀 Click here to learn about some Goddard women who challenges to become leaders in science:
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NASA Goddard Aug 6
In an era when the workplace is shifting toward the promise of innovation and creativity for future generations, the stories of women who overcame challenges to work in fields are more critical than ever.
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NASA Webb Telescope Aug 5
What are internships like this summer ? Check out the newest episode of Stars tomorrow (Aug. 6) at 3pm ET to hear from 5 interns about their experiences on the team.
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NASA Goddard Aug 5
These wispy waves helped scientists study how winds move through Earth’s atmosphere. 💨 The normally invisible currents in the upper atmosphere were illuminated with the help of a sounding rocket flight in Alaska in January 2018:
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NASA Goddard Aug 4
This week’s episode of "Pass the Torque" features (a.k.a. NExIS) robotics engineer Zakiya Tomlinson. Learn about space robots and what they can be used for. Reply with questions and check back Friday for answers.
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NASA Goddard Aug 4
Technology developed to image subatomic explosions in supercolliders may help explore the largest explosions in our universe. Goddard scientists hope these detectors can power future generations of gamma-ray space telescopes like .
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NASA Goddard Aug 4
In 2021, the Goddard-managed Lucy mission will be launched on a 12-year journey to fly by seven different Trojan asteroids that are orbiting the same distance from the Sun as Jupiter. 🚀 Read More:
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NASA Goddard Aug 3
Last week, said goodbye to Chief Bill Barry. Over ten years, Bill shaped how the world sees NASA. He even worked on movies like Hidden Figures and The Martian. Check out an interview with him on 's podcast, produced at Goddard!
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NASA TDRS Aug 2
During splashdown, network director Neil Mallik & mission manager Rosa Avalos-Warren monitored network communications for Dragon from the Network Integration Center at . Teams across the country worked together to bring & home safely.
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NASA Goddard Aug 1
Looking its best ever is the star cluster NGC 2203, imaged by . Aside from its dazzling good looks, this cluster of stars contains lots of astronomical treats that have helped astronomers puzzle together the lifetimes of stars.
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NASA Goddard Jul 31
When launches in 2021, it will be studying Jupiter's: 🔴 Great Red Spot 💍 Ring system 🌙 and Moons (Ganymede and Io)! In this image, cyclones swirl at Jupiter's north pole. Learn how Webb will add to what we know:
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NASA Goddard Jul 31
This summer, record high temperatures and wildfires have spread throughout Siberia. Using the VIIRS instrument, the / Suomi-NPP satellite can see smoke stretching from Siberia across the Bering Strait into Canada and Alaska.
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NASA Goddard Jul 30
2020 saw NASA's first ever all-virtual internship. However, working from home didn't dampen these students' enthusiasm or keep them from feeling like part of their teams.
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NASA Jul 30
🚀 We have LIFTOFF to Mars! The Atlas V takes flight with our rover. The continues as Perseverance begins her 7-month journey to the Red Planet!
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NASA Jul 30
LIVE NOW: The begins. We are launching a historic mission to the Red Planet. Tune in to watch liftoff and begin her mission to search for signs of ancient life on another world:
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NASA Goddard Jul 29
"Good luck, Perseverance! Safe journey from all of us at Goddard."🚀
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