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 14, 2017
July 14, 2017

Sayer featured in “Conversations with Goddard”

June 30, 2017
June 30, 2017

Wiessinger Receives Code 660 Peer Award

June 29, 2017
June 29, 2017

GESTAR Annual Excellence Awards, Year Six

June 12, 2017
June 12, 2017

Gong Recognized as an AGU Outstanding Reviewer of 2016

June 06, 2017
June 06, 2017

Oceanography Research Paper by Crooke, McKinna and Cetinic highlighted in NASA feature on “Fowler’s Sneaker Depth”

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Science Highlights

June 29, 2017
June 29, 2017

SDO Anniversary Series

June 06, 2017
June 06, 2017

Annual Arctic Sea Ice Minimum 1979-2016 with Area Graph

May 30, 2017
May 30, 2017

Star Gives Birth to Possible Black Hole in Hubble and Spitzer Images

May 05, 2017
May 05, 2017

NASA Viz now Available for Android

May 02, 2017
May 02, 2017

Kepler Stares at Neptune

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