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May 20, 2013
Scott Hubbard, who helped guide the Kepler mission when he served as director of NASA Ames Research Center, explains how NASA might bring the planet-hunting spacecraft back online.
May 7, 2013
Assistant Professor will study the behaviors of plasmas created when tiny meteoroids and space debris are vaporized in hypervelocity collisions with spacecraft.
May 4, 2013
Expert in mechanics of materials recognized for lifetime contributions to the field.
March 12, 2013
Several large asteroids have zipped dangerously close to Earth in the past month. Scott Hubbard is part of a team that plans to track down future threats.
February 20, 2013
The large meteoroid that struck Russia is just one of the factors in space that cause satellites to fail. Sigrid Close is proving that the effects of "space dust" are a more likely cause.