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

September 06, 2016
September 06, 2016

Duberstein Receives Peer Award from Code 670

September 02, 2016
September 02, 2016

Funding Awarded for Proposals led by both Chatterjee and Rousseaux

September 01, 2016
September 01, 2016

GESTAR Members Recognized with HOBI Awards

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

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Science Highlights

September 14, 2016
September 14, 2016

Michelle Handleman helps coordinate WUSA-9’s visit to Goddard Visitor Center for OSIRIS REx Launch Event

September 09, 2016
September 09, 2016

To Bennu and Back

September 07, 2016
September 07, 2016

Snapshots from the Edge of the Sun

August 31, 2016
August 31, 2016

SVS Video Shareable featured in National Geographic article “Watch Bubbling Alaska Lakes Catch on Fire”

August 15, 2016
August 15, 2016

OSIRIS-REx Technology: OLA

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