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12.22.11 - NASA has awarded a contract to Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) of Lanham, Md., for the Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO) scientific support services.
12.22.11 - International Space Station Commander Dan Burbank captured spectacular imagery of Comet Lovejoy, viewed from about 240 miles above the Earth’s horizon on Wednesday, Dec. 21.
12.21.11 - A cosmic alignment of the sun, Earth, and the center of our galaxy on the winter solstice happens every year without event, and poses no danger in 2012.
12.19.11 - NASA has named physicist and former astronaut John Grunsfeld as the new associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate at the agency's headquarters in Washington. Grunsfeld will take the reins of the office effective Jan. 4, 2012. He succeeds Ed Weiler, who retired from NASA on Sept. 30.
12.16.11 - Given the vastness of space and the long times between supernovae, astronomers can say with certainty that there is no threatening star close enough to hurt Earth.
12.14.11 - By 2100, climate change will bring big changes to Earth's ecosystems, with many plants and animals facing increasing competition for survival, finds a new NASA/Caltech study.
12.21.11 - An animation showing the onset and movement of rainfall from Washi was created by Dr. Zhong Liu, at the Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
12.08.11 - New research into Earth's climate history suggests there is potential for rapid climate changes this century if global warming is not abated.