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Return of GEDIs First Data Reveals the Third Dimension of Forests

Return of GEDIs First Data Reveals the Third Dimension of Forests

NASA’s Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) mission launched in December 2018. From its perch aboard the International Space Station, it uses lasers to create detailed 3D maps of Earth’s forests and topography.

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of April 8, 2019

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of April 8, 2019

Astronauts on the International Space Station completed the third spacewalk since March 22 and continued preparations for resupply ships from both SpaceX and Northrop Grumman carrying important science experiments as part of their cargo.

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NASA Highlights Science on 17th SpaceX Resupply Mission to International Space Station

NASA Highlights Science on 17th SpaceX Resupply Mission to International Space Station

NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT Monday, April 22, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.

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Next Space Station Crew Available for Media Interviews

Next Space Station Crew Available for Media Interviews

NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, along with crewmates Luca Parmitano of ESA (European Space Agency) and Alexander Skvortsov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, will discuss their upcoming mission to the International Space Station in a news ...

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Robotic Refueling Mission 3 Update - April 12, 2019

Robotic Refueling Mission 3 Update - April 12, 2019

On April 8, the Robotic Refueling Mission 3 (RRM3) started experiencing issues powering up its cryogen coolers that maintain the temperature of liquid methane contained within the module.

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NASA TV Coverage Set for April 17 Cygnus Launch to International Space Station

NASA TV Coverage Set for April 17 Cygnus Launch to International Space Station

NASA’s commercial partner Northrop Grumman is scheduled to launch its Antares rocket carrying its Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the international Space Station at 4:46 p.m. EDT Wednesday, April 17.

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NASAs Landmark Twins Study Reveals Resilience of Human Body in Space

NASAs Landmark Twins Study Reveals Resilience of Human Body in Space

Results from NASA’s landmark Twins Study, which took place from 2015-2016, were published Thursday in Science. The integrated paper — encompassing work from 10 research teams — reveals some interesting, surprising and reassuring data about how ...

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An Anti-aging Antidote for Arteries

An Anti-aging Antidote for Arteries

When astronauts return to Earth, their carotid arteries, which carry blood to the head and neck, appear to have aged 20 to 30 years.

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Northrop Grumman Carries Technology, Scientific Investigations on Mission to Space Station

Northrop Grumman Carries Technology, Scientific Investigations on Mission to Space Station

A Northrop Grumman Cygnus spacecraft scheduled to liftoff on April 17 carries supplies and scientific experiments to the International Space Station.

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Space Station Science Highlights: Week of April 1, 2019

Space Station Science Highlights: Week of April 1, 2019

Astronauts on the International Space Station continue to sustain a high level of activity, following two recent spacewalks and the addition of new crew members in March.

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