The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Narrow Angle Camera (NAC) is systematically collecting images, with the ultimate goal of complete coverage of the Moon. Quickmap is a tool that helps you sort through all the data. It includes overlays of lunar feature names, locations of our featured images, a Wide Angle Camera (WAC) basemap, WAC topography, NACs with Sun angles to enhance surface features and more. Check back often as the NAC coverage increases and more datasets are added.
A free 2017 solar eclipse guide designed primarily for public libraries and the communities they serve is available online to download and print. The “All-American” Eclipse: A Guide for Public Libraries and Their Communities was written by Andrew Fraknoi of Foothill College and Dennis Schatz of the Pacific Science Center and can be found on the Science-Technology Activities & Resources for Libraries (STAR_Net) website.
We are just three months away from Cassini’s Grand Finale when the spacecraft plunges into Saturn on September 15. It will be sending home new data in real time to the end. Find out more about its final chapter with JPL’s Grand Finale Toolkit.
Get ready for this summer’s 2017 Eclipse Across America. NASA’s “Two Months to the Eclipse” Press Conference will be broadcast live from the Newseum in Washington, DC on NASA TV on June 21 from 1:00 to 3:30 pm EST.
The poster series “Visions of the Future” showcases the work of nine artists, designers, and illustrators and is the result of brainstorming sessions with JPL scientists, engineers, and communicators. Reminiscent of old posters the Works Progress Administration created for the national parks, these posters feature amazing destinations in our solar system. The posters are free to download and print.
NASA eClips are short, relevant educational video segments designed to inspire and engage students, helping them see real world connections. Playlists are for all levels, kindergarten through adult lifelong learner.
The BeautifulMars Project is looking for people to promote the idea that knowledge about Mars belongs to everyone. If you are fluent or even semi-fluent in a second language or multiple languages, consider volunteering your skills to translate High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) image titles. Detailed information and guidelines are available online. Help make outreach history!
Did you miss any of this season’s Cosmic Explorations Speaker Series lectures? You can watch recordings of past presentations online.
Find out all about eclipse history. Check out Eclipse 101.