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

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Reale featured in NASA Goddard article and related video on GMAO modeling and digital hurricanes; video created by Fitzgibbons, Elkins, Kekesi and others

May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

Jethva, Meyer and Sayer featured in Earth Observatory’s IOTD: Studying Smoke Above the Clouds

May 09, 2016
May 09, 2016

GESTAR Celebrates the First Five Years

May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016

Gupta and Anyamba Present Talks in Washington, DC

May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016

Gallagher, Wright, Ng, Lentz and Monroe and others from Goddard SVS and MAVEN Science Team win AAAS/Science Data Stories Awards

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Science Highlights

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Tracking Volcanic Ash

May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016

2016 Mercury Transit Timelapse

April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016

Hubble Discovers Moon Orbiting the Dwarf Planet Makemake

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

NASA-USDA-FAS Soil Moisture / IMERG

April 06, 2016
April 06, 2016

Why Do Raindrop Sizes Matter In Storms?

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