..Finding Open Water in Greenland’s Icy Seas…

Oceans Melting Greenland Principal Investigator Josh Willis drops a probe during OMG's fall 2018 airborne campaign, then he and flight engineer Glenn Warren watch its descent from the plane windows. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech "Three, two, one ... drop!" Researchers in NASA's Oceans Melting Greenland campaign heard that phrase 239 times this fall. Each time, it triggered … Continue reading ..Finding Open Water in Greenland’s Icy Seas…

…The Spacecraft Engineering Required to “Touch the Sun”…

Flying closer to the sun than ever before requires some of the most advanced manufacturing that humanity has ever achieved. NASA GODDARD Flying a spacecraft to the sun has been an objective of NASA since the very beginning. In October 1958, just months after NASA was founded, a committee headed by physicists John Simpson and … Continue reading …The Spacecraft Engineering Required to “Touch the Sun”…

…🎼catch a falling star and put it in your pocket…..

......from the ....do I Really.. want to see it coming?.........department..... Astronomers Complete First International Asteroid Tracking ExerciseAn international team of astronomers led by NASA scientists successfully completed the first global exercise using a real asteroid to test global response capabilities. Planning for the so-called "TC4 Observation Campaign" started in April, under the sponsorship of NASA's … Continue reading …🎼catch a falling star and put it in your pocket…..