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 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

June 09, 2016
June 09, 2016

Anyamba’s work with the DoD featured in the EO IOTD “Arabian Peninsula Primed for Rift Valley Fever”

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Science Highlights

July 07, 2016
July 07, 2016

Exploring Jupiter's Magnetic Field

June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016

Life of the Monsoon

June 02, 2016
June 02, 2016

Details of Arctic Greening in North America, featuring research by Junchang Ju (USRA/618)

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Tracking Volcanic Ash

May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016

2016 Mercury Transit Timelapse

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