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2014-06-12 23:11:29

Enterprising Students From Trinidad and Tobago Win the Inaugural Title. Ottawa, Canada and London, U.K.

E-2C Hawkeye
2014-06-12 03:30:22

The Navy plans to send an E-2/C-2 detachment to NASA's Wallops Flight Facility (WFF) to conduct Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) operations beginning Monday, June 16.

2014-06-10 12:58:17

NASA has named Gavin A. Schmidt to head the agency’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York, a leading Earth climate research laboratory.

2014-06-09 12:21:48

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has named Gavin A.

nasa Beautiful Earth
2014-06-05 03:30:18

Students will explore the relationship between human civilization and our ecosystem through time and space in an event called "Beautiful Earth" that combines music, amazing satellite imagery and visualizations.

Space Laser To Collect Earth Elevation Data During ICESat-2 Mission
2014-06-04 06:26:59

The laser instrument component of NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) is currently being integrated and tested at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, US space agency officials announced on Tuesday.

2014-06-03 16:21:23

GREENBELT, Md., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- About 500 students from around the U.S.

2014-06-02 12:22:31

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sumara Thompson-King is NASA's new general counsel.

New NASA/JAXA Global Precipitation Measurement Satellite Passes Check-out, Starts Mission
2014-06-02 03:00:25

The new Global Precipitation Measurement Core Observatory satellite is now in the hands of the engineers who will fly the spacecraft and ensure the steady flow of data on rain and snow for the life of the mission.

GOES-R EXIS instrument
2014-05-30 03:00:48

Two of the six instruments that will fly on NOAA's first Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - R (GOES-R) satellite have completed integration with the spacecraft.


Latest Goddard Space Flight Center Reference Libraries

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2012-05-12 09:14:38

Endeavour launched from Kennedy Space Center on December 2, 1993 at 4:27 AM EST and landed at Kennedy on December 13 at 12:25 AM EST. The shuttle orbited 163 times at an altitude of 321 nautical miles at an inclination of 28.45 degrees and travelled 4.4 million miles. The mission lasted 10 days, 19 hours, 58 minutes, and 37 seconds. This was the first mission to repair and maintain the Hubble Space Telescope. It involved the second longest spacewalk to date at nearly 8 hours. The final...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) -- The SOHO (Solar & Heliospheric Observatory) project is being carried out by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as a cooperative effort between the two agencies in the framework of the Solar Terrestrial Science Program (STSP) comprising SOHO and CLUSTER, and the International Solar-Terrestrial Physics Program (ISTP), with Geotail (ISAS-Japan), Wind, and Polar. SOHO was launched on...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.