NASA Mission Update Vodcast

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http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/podcasting/mission_update_index.html
Description
Images, news and more from NASA's ongoing missions.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2017-11-29 17:11
last episode published
2009-10-31 16:00
publication frequency
43.67 days
Contributors
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) author  
Brian Dunbar owner  
Explicit
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Number of Episodes
10
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Categories
Science & Medicine

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
10.04.2017

NASA Mission Update: PHOENIX

Discoveries made by the Mars Odyssey Orbiter in 2002 show large amounts of subsurface water ice in the northern arctic plain. The Phoenix lander targets this circumpolar region using a robotic arm to dig through the protective top soil layer to the wat...
10.04.2017

NASA Mission Update: FERMI

With Fermi, astronomers will at long last have a superior tool to study how black holes, notorious for pulling matter in, can accelerate jets of gas outward at fantastic speeds. Physicists will be able to study subatomic particles at energies far great...
31.10.2009

NASA Mission Update: SWIFT

Swift is a first-of-its-kind multi-wavelength observatory dedicated to the study of gamma-ray burst (GRB) science. Its three instruments will work together to observe GRBs and afterglows in the gamma ray, X-ray, ultraviolet, and optical wavebands.
27.04.2009

NASA Mission Update: AIRBORNE

The Airborne Science Program within the Earth Science Division is responsible for providing aircraft systems that further science and advance the use of satellite data.
20.02.2009

NASA Mission Update: SOFIA

NASA is developing the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy - or SOFIA - as a world-class airborne observatory that will complement the Hubble, Spitzer, Herschel and James Webb space telescopes and major Earth-based telescopes. SOFIA featur...
6.02.2009

NASA Mission Update: KEPLER

The Kepler Mission, NASA Discovery mission #10, is specifically designed to survey our region of the Milky Way galaxy to discover hundreds of Earth-size and smaller planets in or near the habitable zone and determine how many of the billions of stars i...
20.01.2009

NASA Mission Update: SPITZER

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope is starting a second career and taking its first shots of the cosmos since warming up. The infrared telescope ran out of coolant May 15, 2009, more than five-and-one-half-years after launch. It has since warmed to a still...
10.01.2009

NASA Mission Update: HUBBLE

Launched in 1990 and greatly extended in its scientific powers through new instrumentation installed during four servicing missions with the Space Shuttle, the Hubble, in its eighteen years of operations, has validated Lyman Spitzer Jr.'s (1914-1997) o...
9.01.2009

NASA Mission Update: GRACE

GRACE, twin satellites launched in March 2002, are making detailed measurements of Earth's gravity field which will lead to discoveries about gravity and Earth's natural systems. These discoveries could have far-reaching benefits to society and the wor...
3.10.2008

NASA Mission Update: CHANDRA

Dark matter, black holes, supernovas, mysterious galactic phenomenon that hold the secrets to the origin, evolution, and destiny of the universe. Today those secrets are unraveling faster than ever, due in large part to discoveries made by NASA’s Chand...