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Message 1
Subject: NASA Twin Spacecraft Create Most Accurate Gravity Map of Moon

NASA Twin Spacecraft Create Most Accurate Gravity Map of Moon

Twin NASA probes orbiting the moon have generated the highest resolution gravity field map of any celestial body.

 
Message 2

Subject: NASA-NOAA Satellite Reveals New Views of Earth at Night

NASA-NOAA Satellite Reveals New Views of Earth at Night

Scientists unveiled today an unprecedented new look at our planet at night.

Message 3

Subject: Social Media Accreditation Opens for NASA Airborne Earth Science Event

Social Media Accreditation Opens for NASA Airborne Earth Science Event

NASA is inviting social media followers for a behind-the-scenes look at several airborne Earth science missions during an event Jan. 25 at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif.

Message 4

Subject: GRAIL’s Gravity Tour of the Moon

GRAIL’s Gravity Tour of the Moon

This movie shows the variations in the lunar gravity field as measured by NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) during the primary mapping mission from March to May 2012. Very precise microwave measurements between two spacecraft, named Ebb and Flow, were used to map gravity with high precision and high spatial resolution. The field shown resolves blocks on the surface of about 12 miles (20 kilometers) and measurements are three to five times improved over previous data. Red corresponds to mass excesses and blue corresponds to mass deficiencies. The map shows more small-scale detail on the far side of the moon compared to the nearside because the far side has many more small craters. › See video Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MIT/GSFC

Message 5

Subject: GRAIL’s Gravity Tour of the Moon

GRAIL’s Gravity Tour of the Moon

This movie shows the variations in the lunar gravity field as measured by NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) during the primary mapping mission from March to May 2012. Very precise microwave measurements between two spacecraft, named Ebb and Flow, were used to map gravity with high precision and high spatial resolution. The field shown resolves blocks on the surface of about 12 miles (20 kilometers) and measurements are three to five times improved over previous data. Red corresponds to mass excesses and blue corresponds to mass deficiencies. The map shows more small-scale detail on the far side of the moon compared to the nearside because the far side has many more small craters. › See video Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MIT/GSFC

Message 6

Subject: Fermi Improves its Vision for Thunderstorm Gamma-Ray Flashes

Fermi Improves its Vision for Thunderstorm Gamma-Ray Flashes

Thanks to improved data analysis techniques and a new operating mode, the Gamma-ray Burst Monitor (GBM) aboard NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope is now 10 times better at catching the brief outbursts of high-energy light mysteriously produced above thunderstorms.

Message 7

Subject: Tropical Storm 03S (Southern Indian Ocean)

Tropical Storm 03S (Southern Indian Ocean)

The third tropical cyclone of the Southern Indian Ocean season formed today, Dec.6, as NASA’s TRMM satellite passed overhead.

Message 8

Subject: Three NASA Airborne Earth Science Missions Focus of Jan. 25 Media Day

Three NASA Airborne Earth Science Missions Focus of Jan. 25 Media Day

NASA is inviting media to look behind-the-scenes at several active Earth science missions that will take to the air next month to study climate change and air pollution. These airborne missions are all based at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center in Southern California.

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