If you missed them, a number of past Rice Space Institute Houston Spaceport lectures are now available to watch online. Lectures are from February 2014 through October 2016.
The December 2016 edition of the Mars Exploration Science Monthly Newsletter is now available online.
NASA has released its Spinoff 2017 publication, which takes a close look at 50 different companies that are using NASA technology – innovations developed by NASA, with NASA funding, or under a contract with the agency – in products that we all benefit from. It can be accessed and read online.
After almost 20 years in space, the Cassini mission will end in just over nine months on September 15, 2017 at 5:07 am PDT (8:07 am EDT). Find out why and how it will happen.
It’s the holiday season. This year, send your greetings with free printable cards featuring astronomical images from the Hubble Space Telescope. The cards are blank inside for your personal messages.
What’s up for December 2016? See Mercury, Venus and Mars all month long and a New Year’s Eve comet. With some luck, you may catch some Geminid and Ursid meteors, too.
Using NASA’s Eyes on the Solar System and simulated data from the Juno flight team, you can ride on board the Juno spacecraft in real-time at any moment during the entire mission. NASA’s Eyes on the Solar System program is a web-based tool to journey with NASA’s spacecraft through the solar system. The experience is available on a Mac or PC by downloading NASA’s Eyes. NASA’s Eyes interactives require a one-time download of the app.
Check out the LPI infographic “Future Explorer’s Guide to the Moon.” It provides a snapshot of some of what we know about the Moon.
A recent post on the American Geophysical Union’s Plainspoken Scientist blog discusses communicating the science of volcanoes through cartoons.