News tagged with space station

A new hope: GEDI to yield 3-D forest carbon map

A new NASA laser instrument set to launch to the International Space Station in December will help scientists create the first three-dimensional map of the world's temperate and tropical forests. The Global Ecosystem Dynamics ...

dateNov 07, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Staring at stardust

Dust particles in space form the basis for new stars and planets. But what do these particles consist of and how do they behave? Sascha Zeegers studied this. Ph.D. defence 1 November.

dateNov 06, 2018 in Astronomy
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A call for the cold

As the Northern hemisphere starts to feel the cold winter approaching, research stations in Antarctica are emerging from their long dark winter and awaiting the arrival of fresh supplies after living months in isolation.

dateNov 06, 2018 in Space Exploration
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