It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events compels the soul to look upwards, and draws it from the things of this world to the other.

— Plato

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NASA Awards Contracts for NOAA Ocean Color Instrument Phase A Study

Thu, 05/26/2022 - 4:00pm
On behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), NASA has selected two firms for the Geostationary Extended Observations (GeoXO) Ocean Color (OCX) instrument Phase A Study. These contracted firms will help meet the objectives of NOAA’s GeoXO Program.
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NASA Invites Media to Discuss Space Station Science, Climate Research

Wed, 05/25/2022 - 9:59am
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, June 2, to discuss the hardware, technology demonstrations, and science experiments, including a new climate research investigation, headed to the International Space Station aboard SpaceX’s 25th commercial resupply mission for NASA.
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NASA Awards Contract to National Academy of Sciences

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 3:03pm
NASA has awarded a sole-source contract to the National Academy of Sciences of Washington to conduct studies on questions of national importance within the domain of NASA science and technology programs relating to space science, Earth science, and biological and physical science in space.
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NASA, Partners Offer Global View of Environmental Changes

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 9:36am
Continuing the collaboration that produced the COVID-19 Earth Observing Dashboard in 2020, NASA and its international partners in Europe and Japan have combined the collective scientific power of their Earth-observing satellite data in expanding the online resource to document a broad array of planet-wide changes in the environment and human societ
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