A diagram illustrating how the MEOSAR architecture helps first responders locate people in distress. Credit: NASA

NASA’s SAR Office Plays Critical Role in Life-Saving Upgrades to Search and Rescue Infrastructure

November 21, 2019

NASA’s Search and Rescue (SAR) office at Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, Maryland is helping to transform the way people in distress receive assistance from first responders around the globe. SAR is even helping astronauts who are part of NASA’s upcoming Artemis missions to the Moon!

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NASA Goddard to Host LunaNet University Day

September 23, 2019

Are you at a university and interested in participating in a collaborative partnership with NASA in lunar communications and navigation?

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LunaNet: A Flexible and Extensible Lunar Exploration Communication and Navigation Infrastructure

September 12, 2019

On June 11, 2019, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center presented LunaNet, a lunar communications and navigation architecture that will bring networking, position, navigation and timing (PNT) and science services to the Moon.

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Employee Spotlight: Melissa Diaz

August 30, 2019

Spending her days at the White Sands Complex in sunny Las Cruces, NM, Melissa Diaz boasts an enviable resume. She has clocked 16 years and counting at NASA supporting the Space Network (SN).

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NASA's Near Earth Network Proves Robust Capability For SeaHawk-1 and Future CubeSat Missions

August 20, 2019

In July, after the culmination of multiple tests, the Near Earth Network (NEN) made history by successfully tracking SeaHawk-1, the first ever CubeSat supported by the network, at a data rate of 50 megabits per second (Mbps). This is a much higher data rate than CubeSats can usually support, representing a huge step forward for the future of networking.