Scott’s Liquid Gold Mold Control, based on Sandia’s decon formulation, is now on hardware store shelves around the country. Here a box of the product sits on the shelf at a Home Depot store in Albuquerque, N.M. (Photo by Randy Montoya)
Images like these of (clockwise from top left) the Eagle Nebula, Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the Moon, the Martian landscape, and an astronaut self-portrait taken during a spacewalk bring the wonders of space exploration down to Earth.
Launched in 1992, TOPEX gathered data for determining seasonal cycles such as El Niño. To pinpoint where TOPEX was when it recorded information, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) developed GPS (global positioning system)-Inferred Positioning System and Orbit Analysis Simulation Software (GIPSY-OASIS).