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NASA Astrophysics Eyes Big Science with Small Satellites

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Portal origin URL: NASA Astrophysics Eyes Big Science with Small SatellitesPortal origin nid: 432230Published: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 16:23Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA has selected nine proposals to study using small satellites, or SmallSats, for advanced astronomical space-based observations. The proposed SmallSat studies are a fraction of the size, weight, and cost of a typical space-bound astrophysics mission.Portal image: CubeSats Deployed Outside Station's Kibo Lab ModuleScience Categories: Universe

Nicola Fox Takes Helm as Director of NASA’s Heliophysics Division

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Portal origin URL: Nicola Fox Takes Helm as Director of NASA’s Heliophysics DivisionPortal origin nid: 419377Published: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 17:27Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA’s Science Mission Directorate has selected Nicola Fox to be the next director of SMD’s Heliophysics Division. It is anticipated that Fox will join SMD in August of this year. Heliophysics studies our Sun, and how it influences space, planetary environments, and the entire solar system.Portal image: Nicola FoxScience Categories: Sun

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