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Annual STI Spotlight: #NASAMissionGo

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The #NASAMissionGo campaign highlights a current NASA mission each month in 2021 using the STI Program’s social media channels. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube!

Spotlight on the New Horizions Mission

In June, the STI Program is highlighting research relating to NASA’s New Horizions Mission!

artist conception of New Horizons spacecraft in space Thanks to the New Horizions Mission, scientists were able to confirm the size of Pluto and its moon Charon, and uncover the complex geology of both. Learn more about Pluto through the eyes of New Horizons in the NASA STI Repository!.

Learn more about NASA’s New Horizons Mission, including the latest news and discoveries, on NASA.gov.

Explore Prior Mission Spotlights

May: InSight Mars Lander NASA’s InSight Mars Lander landed in the Elysium Planitia region of Mars on November 26, 2018 and is the first mission to explore Mars' deep interior. The instruments on the lander provide data on the Martian air temp, wind speed, atmospheric pressure, & even seismic data.

April: Hubble Space Telescope With over 30 years of operation, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has made over 1.4 million observations and has transformed our view and understanding of the universe.

March: Parker Solar Probe
By orbiting closer to the Sun than any spacecraft before, the Parker Solar Probe is revolutionizing our understanding of the Sun.

February: Perseverance Mars Rover
The most recent rover to land on Mars, it is searching for signs of ancient life & help us understand past habitability of Mars.

January: Commercial Crew Program
The Commerical Crew Program develops and operates spacecraft and launch systems to carry crews to low-Earth orbit and the International Space Station.