Black Marble - Americas NASA image acquired April 18 - October 23, 2012 This image of North and South America at night is a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi NPP satellite in April and October 2012. The new data was mapped over existing Blue Marble imagery of Earth to provide a realistic view of the planet.
New NASA Goddard Visitor Center exhibit revitalizes Rocket Garden
Astrobiology Walk: New NASA Goddard Visitor Center exhibit revitalizes Rocket Garden | NASA -
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Space Telescope or Transformer? The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is large & infrared-optimized & working to a 2018 launch. It will find the first galaxies that formed in the early Universe, connecting the Big Bang to our Milky Way Galaxy. It will peer through dusty clouds to see stars forming planetary systems, connecting the Milky Way to our Solar System. It's instruments will work primarily in the infrared range of the electromagnetic spectrum with some capability in the visible…
To commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Solar Dynamics Observatory's (SDO) launch, NASA released a five-year timelapse of the sun - The SDO is a mission designed to study where the sun's energy comes from, and also help us understand its influence on Earth. The footage, above, captured one frame every eight hours, from June 2010 to Feb. 8, 2015. Eric Larson & Chris Grasinger-