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Reaching Orbit – Juno and Nuclear Reactors in Space

New Image of Jupiter

Juno captured this color enhanced image of a huge storm on Jupiter. (Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt/ Seán Doran)

I’ve written about the Juno mission previously, sharing stunning pictures of the largest planet in our solar system, Jupiter. … Read more

Mapping For Good – November 2017 – The Endangered Languages Project

In this month’s edition of Mapping For Good, we’re covering a topic we’ve addressed many times in the year since this column first began: conservation. The world conservation usually conjures up images of endangered animals or threatened habitats being protected, … Read more

Mapping for Good – October 2017: Humanitarian Open Street Map: A Plea For Volunteers

Our Mapping For Good series has now hit its year anniversary! It’s safe to say that this small span of twelve months has seen tremendous changes in the world, many of which are in desperate need of crowdsourced mapping. Just … Read more

Out of This World – The Refabricator

Long-term space travel is fraught with challenges. NASA, in cooperation with numerous commercial and international organizations, is getting creative to solve some of the major limitations that are inherent with space travel. Preparing for the unforeseen is naturally a difficult … Read more