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The Webb Telescope’s Faraway Revelations, and Earth’s Here-and-Now Challenges

NASA has two missions: understanding and protecting the home planet, and exploring outer space. Both missions are necessary to building a sustainable future.

by |July 13, 2022

Space Glaciers: Carbon Dioxide Ice Forms Glaciers on Mars

A modeling study recently found that the carbon dioxide ice deposits at the South Pole of Mars flow as glaciers do, highlighting the importance of understanding ice in outer space.

by |July 11, 2022