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Images From Sun’s Edge Reveal Origins of Solar Wind

09.01.2016
As the solar wind approaches Earth, it transitions from neatly defined rays in the sun's corona to turbulent gusts. For half a century, the details of this transition have been a mystery -- until now.

NASA Establishes Contact With STEREO Mission

08.22.2016
On Aug. 21, 2016, contact was reestablished with one of NASA's Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatories after communications were lost on Oct. 1, 2014.

NASA Unveils New Public Web Portal for Research Results

08.16.2016
Public access to NASA-funded research data now is just a click away, with the launch of a new agency public access portal.

NASA Team Begins Testing of a New-Fangled Optic

07.26.2016
This new-fangled telescope optic could give scientists the resolution they need to see finer details still invisible with current observing tools – a jump in resolution that could help answer a 50-year-old question about the physical processes heating the sun's million-degree corona.

Solar Storms May Have Been Key to Life on Earth

05.23.2016
Our sun's adolescence was stormy—and new evidence shows that these tempests may have been just the key to seeding life as we know it.

Industry, Government, Academia Seek to Sustain Women in STEM

04.01.2016
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and Lockheed Martin hosted a roundtable event March 29 at the Lockheed Martin Global Vision Center in Arlington, Virginia.

Goddard Pioneers: Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering

03.24.2016
NASA began empowering female scientists and engineers more than 20 years before Women’s History Month became an official national celebration.

Eclipse Season Begins for NASA’s SDO

02.29.2016
The 2016 spring eclipse season of NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory began Feb. 19, 2016. These seasons - when Earth blocks SDO's view of the sun for a period of time each day - last a few weeks.

NASA Invites Media to 54th Annual Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium

02.22.2016
Media are invited to hear leaders in the science and engineering world speak at the 54th Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium at the Greenbelt Marriott, 6400 Ivy Lane, Greenbelt, Maryland, on March 9

We’re Hosting a ‘State of NASA’ Event at an Agency Location Nearest You

01.28.2016
NASA is opening its doors and inviting its social media followers and news media to an in-person ‘State of NASA’ event on Feb. 9, 2016, at one of the agency’s 10 field centers.

Goddard Year in Review - 2015

12.22.2015
As the year draws to a close, many of us send out cards to friends and loved ones. Gathered here are just a few of the shining moments from the Goddard "household" in 2015.

Saving NASA's STEREO-B: The 189-million-mile Road to Recovery

12.11.2015
On Oct. 1, 2014, NASA lost contact with one of the two spacecraft of the STEREO mission. Scientists have a plan to get it back -- and their chances only get better with time.

SOHO Celebrates 20 Years of Space-based Science

12.01.2015
After 20 years in space, the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory is still going strong. SOHO revolutionized the field of science known as heliophysics.

Explore@NASAGoddard 2015 Concludes

09.28.2015
Gates opened to the public Sept. 26, 2015, at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, for the first time in four years in celebration of Hubble's 25th anniversary.

Open House Sneak Peek: Explore Goddard’s Latest Science

09.25.2015
Since it last opened its gates to the public in 2011, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center has seen rapid growth and discovery in its four science disciplines...

NASA Goddard Opens Doors to Public to Explore@NASA Goddard, Free Event

09.16.2015
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, is opening its doors for the first time in four years to give the public a chance to explore what happens behind the gates of the campus.

Solar Observatory Discovers Its 3,000th Comet

09.15.2015
On Sept. 13, 2015, the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory discovered its 3,000th comet, cementing its standing as the greatest comet finder of all time.

NASA Releases Visualizations of 2017 Total Eclipse

09.10.2015
An eclipse occurs when the moon passes directly—or nearly directly, in the case of a partial solar eclipse—between the sun and Earth.

IRIS and Hinode: A Stellar Research Team

08.25.2015
Two NASA missions have just made a significant step towards understanding why the corona, the outermost layer of the sun's atmosphere, is hundreds of times hotter than the sun’s visible surface.

Science Jamboree Attracts Interns, Scientists from Across Goddard

07.10.2015
From cryogenically frozen marshmallows and pennies to 3D printed supernova, Tuesday’s Science Jamboree filled the atrium in Building 28 with science displays and demonstrations.

Scientists Study Atmosphere of Venus through Transit Images

07.09.2015
A group of scientists used the Venus transit to make measurements of how the Venusian atmosphere absorbs different kinds of light. This provides clues to exactly what elements are present.

IRIS Celebrates Year Two With Ongoing Scientific Discoveries

06.26.2015
On June 27, 2015, NASA’s Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, or IRIS, mission will celebrate its second year in space.

Earth Directed CME Lights the Skies

06.24.2015
Earth experienced a geomagnetic storm on June 22, 2015 due to the arrival of an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection, or CME, from June 20.

Why is the Sun's Atmosphere Hotter than its Surface?

04.28.2015
The sun's surface is blisteringly hot at 10,340 degrees Fahrenheit but its atmosphere is 300 times hotter. This has led to an enduring mystery: What heats the atmosphere to such extreme temperatures?

New Videos Highlight NASA SDO's Fifth Anniversary

02.11.2015
February 11, 2015 marks five years in space for NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory or SDO, which provides incredibly detailed images of the Earth-facing side of the sun 24 hours a day.
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