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NASA Study: Rising Sea Level Could Exceed Estimates for U.S. Coasts

New results show average sea level rise approaching the 1-foot mark for most coastlines of the contiguous U.S. by 2050. The Gulf Coast and Southeast will see the most change. By 2050, sea level along contiguous U.S. coastlines could rise as much as 12 inches (30 centimeters) above today’s waterline, according to researchers who analyzed nearly three decades of satellite observations. The…
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As Psyche Mission Moves Forward, NASA Responds to Independent Review

The mission is moving forward as previously announced, and NASA will incorporate recommendations from the board to ensure its success. NASA and the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California, which leads Psyche, shared a response Friday to the results of an independent review board convened to determine why the mission to study a metal-rich asteroid of the same name…
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NASA to Discuss Psyche Independent Review Board Results

. NASA to Discuss Psyche Independent Review Board Results The board, initiated by NASA and the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, examined the causes of the Psyche mission missing its planned launch opportunity this year. NASA will…
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NASA Prepares to Say ‘Farewell’ to InSight Spacecraft

. NASA Prepares to Say ‘Farewell’ to InSight Spacecraft A closer look at what goes into wrapping up the mission as the spacecraft’s power supply continues to dwindle. Loading Image Comparison… Using the camera on its robotic arm, NASA’s InSight lander took these selfies on Dec. 6, 2018 – just 10 days after touchdown on Mars – and April 24, 2022. A thick layer of…
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NASA Continues Psyche Asteroid Mission

. NASA Continues Psyche Asteroid Mission The mission team continues to complete testing of the spacecraft’s flight software in preparation for the 2023 launch date. NASA announced Friday the agency decided its Psyche mission will go…
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NASA and ESA Agree on Next Steps to Return Mars Samples to Earth

. NASA and ESA Agree on Next Steps to Return Mars Samples to Earth The agency’s Perseverance rover will establish the first sample depot on Mars. The next step in the unprecedented campaign to return scientifically selected samples from Mars was made on Oct. 19 with a formal agreement between NASA and its partner ESA (European Space Agency). The two…
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