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 10, 2018
August 10, 2018

GESTAR Celebrates 7 Years and Presents Annual Excellence Awards

August 9, 2018
August 9, 2018

Brucker Receives 2018 Cryosphere Early Career Award from AGU 

July 23, 2018
July 23, 2018

Wright and LRO part of feature on 60 Years of NASA

June 25, 2018
June 25, 2018

GeoHealth paper by Gupta, et al. highlighted in AGU's EOS newsletter

June 20, 2018
June 20, 2018

Jethva featured in EO article "Hazardous Pre-Monsoon Dust Pollution"

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Science Highlights

August 14, 2018
August 14, 2018

It's Surprisingly Hard to Go to the Sun

August 9, 2018
August 9, 2018

GPM Passes Directly over Tropical Storm John off the Coast of Mexico

August 9, 2018
August 9, 2018

Two Research Vessels Leave for the Twilight Zone

August 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

Earth's Magnetosphere 

August 3, 2018
August 3, 2018

Geothermal Heat Flux Reveals the Iceland Hotspot Track underneath Greenland

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