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

August 08, 2017
August 08, 2017

Reale featured in EO article on Super Typhoon Noru

July 27, 2017
July 27, 2017

Research from Lim’s, Reale’s and Suarez’s 2016 article on Atlantic hurricanes featured in video

July 26, 2017
July 26, 2017

Anyamba interviewed by VOA on predicting outbreaks using satellites

July 25, 2017
July 25, 2017

Wen contributes to Goddard feature on the solar eclipse and earth’s energy; video produced by Mersmann

July 22, 2017
July 22, 2017

Damoah, Project Coordinator for Ghanasat-1, Ghana’s First Satellite in Space

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Science Highlights

August 08, 2017
August 08, 2017

Wright gives Solar Eclipse Map presentation at USRA HQ on 8/07/17, detailing totality and obscuration

July 25, 2017
July 25, 2017

Eclipse Safety Tutorial

July 24, 2017
July 24, 2017

Crack in Larsen C Ice Shelf

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

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