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

September 13, 2018
September 13, 2018

GESTAR Mourns the Loss of Bill Corso

September 9, 2018
September 9, 2018

GESTAR Awardees at 2018 HBG Peer Awards Ceremony

September 4, 2018
September 4, 2018

Jie Gong (613) featured in NASA Goddard People Profile

August 20, 2018
August 20, 2018

Notes from the Field: Follow along with the EXPORTS campaign on EO, including Susanne Craig and Ivona Cetinic

August 10, 2018
August 10, 2018

GESTAR Celebrates 7 Years and Presents Annual Excellence Awards

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Science Highlights

September 18, 2018
September 18, 2018

ICESat-2 Infographic

August 27, 2018
August 27, 2018

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Approaches Asteroid Bennu

August 21, 2018
August 20, 2018

New Arctic Lakes Could Soon Be a Major Source of Atmospheric Methane

August 20, 2018
August 20, 2018

Yellowstone Burn Recovery

August 14, 2018
August 14, 2018

It's Surprisingly Hard to Go to the Sun

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