Last update: September 15th, 2019 at 2:00 pm
This photo shows a King Air B-200 aircraft, based at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. The plane is equipped with a suite of state-of-the-art sensors, developed at Langley. The sensors will help scientists study and better understand Earth’s atmosphere and air quality. Credit: NASA
NASA science is focused on understanding Earth through the Earth Observing System. Although advancing heliophysics through the efforts of the Science Mission Directorate’s Heliophysics Research Program.
Therefore exploring bodies throughout the Solar System with advanced robotic spacecraft missions. Also New Horizons Also researching astrophysics topics, such as the Big Bang, through the Great Observatories and associated programs