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

April 17, 2018
April 17, 2018

Korkin Recognized by Elsevier among Most Valued Reviewers for JQSRT

March 26, 2018
March 26, 2018

Stanley featured in NASA GSFC item on Landslide Threats, based on article by Kirschbaum and Stanley in March 2018 issue of Earth's Future, with possible cover image prepared by Kostis and others

February 14, 2018
February 14, 2018

Earth Observatory features Strahan's first author paper and an accompanying visualization produced by Mersmann and Beck

February 12, 2018
February 12, 2018

AGU Research Spotlight leads to Sayer's Article for Science Trends Website

February 8, 2018
February 8, 2018

Anyamba Receives USRA President's Award

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Science Highlights

April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018

Tour of the Moon 4K Redux

April 9, 2018
April 9, 2018

NASA's New Planet Hunter: TESS

March 30, 2018
March 30, 2018

Two New Satellites Set to Study One of Earth's Most Critically Changing Regions

March 29, 2018
March 29, 2018

Scientists Create First-Ever 3D Model of a Melting Snowflake

March 26, 2018
March 26, 2018

New NASA Model Finds Landslide Threats in Near Real-Time During Heavy Rains 

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