LRO Images LADEE At The Moon

LRO Images LADEE At The Moon. Spaceflight Now (1/30, Clark, 3K) reports that on Wednesday, NASA released an image of the LADEE spacecraft taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). The article describes how LRO operators were able to capture the image on January 14. Blog Coverage. Ken Kremer at Universe Today (1/30, 25K) writes […]

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Ames Team to Use Robots, Humans to Study Impact Sites and Volcanoes Selected to Join New Virtual Research Institute

K-Rex rover

The Ames project dubbed “FINESSE,” which stands for Field Investigations to Enable Solar System Science and Exploration, was selected to join a new NASA virtual institute that will focus on questions concerning space science and human space exploration. The team was selected to participate by NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI), which is […]

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Teachers Picked For SOFIA Ambassadors Program

Teachers Picked For SOFIA Ambassadors Program. TheAlternativePress (1/24) reported on the selection of Chatham, New Jersey high school science teacher Margaret Holzer through a “rigorous peer-reviewed process” to participate in SOFIA’s Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors program. The article noted that after the two-person educator teams learn to utilize the 100-inch effective diameter telescope on board SOFIA’s […]

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Exploring Martian Habitability

Science January 2014

Curiosity’s results from Yellowknife bay were published online in Science Express last month (December 2013), to correspond with the first day of the AGU (American Geophysical Union). The print versions (abstracts with links to the papers) were published in Science today, with a cover photo from the Yellowknife bay area where the drill core was […]

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2013 Technology Transfer Award Winners

Honorable Mention in the 2013 NASA Software of the Year Award Competition: Ross A. Beyer (SST) 2013 Patent Award: Rapid Polymer Sequencer: Viktor Stolc (SCR) Environmental Monitoring of Microbe Metabolic Transformation: Leslie Bebout (SSX), Brad Bebout (SSX), Christopher Beasley (SSX) Algae Bioreactor Using Submerged Enclosures with Semi-Permeable Membranes: Jonathan Trent (SCB), Lance Delzeit (SCB), Michael […]

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