The White House announced Jan. 26 that it will nominate former NASA astronaut James Reilly to be the next director of the U.S. Geological Survey.
A report setting priorities for the next decade of Earth science missions recommends that NASA pursue a mix of large and small missions to help better understand the changing nature of the planet.
The Obama administration is proposing to accelerate efforts to build the Landsat 9 satellite and launch it in 2021 instead of 2023 as currently planned.
A harmful algal bloom in Lake Erie last summer left Toledo, Ohio, scrambling for bottled water. Now NASA is leading a 5-year campaign to find out how satellites and smartphones can keep other communities from being blindsided by bad water.