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Astronaut Photograph (ISS023-E-026756, 04/22/2010, 800mm) of Venezuela. Credit: NASA

Monitoring Coastal Morphology Using Astronaut Photography

This is a guest post from Amy Jagge, Image Data Scientist, and part of our Johnson Space Center (JSC) Image Detective Science Team More than 63 million people in the southern and eastern United States live near coastlines (National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. National Coastal Population Report; Population Trends from 1970 to 2020). Include the estimated […]

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This Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter composite image shows the Moon as it will appear on the night of Oct. 28 - International Observe the Moon Night. Credit: NASA LRO

Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017!

Saturday, October 28, 2017, is International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN), an annual worldwide public event that encourages observation, appreciation, and understanding of our Moon and its connection to NASA planetary science and exploration. InOMN is sponsored by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI), and the Lunar and Planetary […]

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Artist's conception of MESSENGER at Mercury. Credit: NASA

Mercury is Alive and Shrinking!

Ever since the MESSENGER probe arrived at Mercury, we have learned some new and interesting things about the planet that appears to live a hellish existence closest to our Sun. For example, the NASA spacecraft images revealed previously undetected landforms that appear to be geologically young. The presence of these features have led scientists to […]

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Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, Oct. 8 2016!

This Saturday, October 8, 2016, is International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN), an annual worldwide public event that encourages observation, appreciation, and understanding of our Moon and its connection to NASA planetary science and exploration. InOMN is sponsored by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI), and the Lunar and […]

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