About GESTAR

NASA GESTAR conducts research collaboratively, mainly within GSFC's Earth Sciences Division, but also with Solar Systems Exploration Division, Office of Education, and Office of Public Affairs. Scientists and staff at GESTAR, in collaboration with NASA and other investigators, conceive and develop new, space-based missions; provide mission requirements; conduct research that explains the behavior of Earth and other planetary systems; and create engaging media that tell NASA's story of exploration and discovery on Earth and beyond
 

DR. WILLIAM CORSO, GESTAR DIRECTOR

Prior to joining USRA, Dr. Corso was at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),and served in several capacities during his four-year tenure (Acting Director of the Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, National Ocean Service Technical Director, and Deputy Assistant Administrator for the National Ocean Service). Before joining NOAA, he worked in industry, academic, non-profit, and other government settings. Dr. Corso holds a Ph.D. in geophysics from the University of Texas at Austin, an M.S. in marine geology and geophysics from the University of Miami, and a B.S. in Earth sciences from Adelphi University.

News

July 29, 2016
July 29, 2016

Cetinic leads AGU blog post on The EXPORTS (The EXport Processes in the Ocean from RemoTe Sensing (EXPORTS) Science Plan)

July 12, 2016
July 12, 2016

Research by Pawan Gupta featured in Bloomberg.com article on India’s Air Pollution

June 28, 2016
June 28, 2016

Beck, Fitzgibbons and Garner recognized at Code 130 Awards Ceremony

June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

Beck assists WBEZ-Chicago with a feature on Piers Sellers, “The Thin Blue Ribbon”

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

Joy Ng (Code 130) profiled by NASA Goddard

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Science Highlights

August 15, 2016
August 15, 2016

OSIRIS-REx Technology: OLA

August 9, 2016
August 9, 2016

NASA Sees Intense Fires Around the World

July 29, 2016
July 29, 2016

Arctic Sea Ice Extent: January - June 2016

July 07, 2016
July 07, 2016

Exploring Jupiter's Magnetic Field

June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016

Life of the Monsoon

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