06.28.10 - A NASA-led team has expanded the growing global armada of remote sensing satellites capable of studying carbon dioxide, the leading greenhouse gas driving changes in our climate.
12.16.08 - China had clearer skies and easier breathing in mind in the summer of 2008 when they temporarily shuttered some factories and banished many cars in a pre-Olympic sprint to clean up Beijing's air.
10.31.08 - The Antarctic ozone hole reached its annual maximum on Sept. 12, 2008, stretching over 27 million kilometers, or 10.5 square miles.
12.13.07 - With the help of NASA satellites, researchers are working to broaden daily forecasts to include predictions of air quality.
01.31.07 - For the first time, NASA scientists have used a shrewd spaceborne detective to track the origin and movement of water vapor throughout Earth's atmosphere.
12.14.06 - Two new NASA-funded studies of ozone in the tropics using NASA satellite data not previously available are giving scientists a fuller understanding of the processes driving ozone chemistry and its impacts on pollution and climate change.
06.29.06 - Read more about a NASA study that finds clock is ticking slower on ozone hole recovery.
06.02.05 - Despite near-record levels of chemical ozone destruction in the Arctic this winter, observations from NASA's Aura spacecraft showed that other atmospheric processes restored ozone amounts to near average and stopped high levels of harmful ultraviolet radiation from reaching Earth's surface.
02.18.05 - Scientists head north to learn about air quality, ozone, and climate change predictions.
12.14.04 - The instruments onboard Aura will help scientists monitor pollution production and transport around the world.
12.14.04 - Satellite offers unprecedented precision.
07.15.04 - The safety measures taken during the launch of Aura are characteristic of NASA's commitment to safety and mission assurance.
07.15.04 - Aura, a mission dedicated to the health of the Earth's atmosphere, successfully launched today at 6:01:59 a.m. EDT.
07.14.04 - The next launch attempt will be on Thursday morning, July 15, during a three-minute launch window that opens at 6:01:59 a.m. EDT.
07.13.04 - The launch of NASA's Aura spacecraft has been delayed for at least 24 hours.
07.10.04 - The launch of NASA's Aura spacecraft atop a Boeing Delta II rocket is rescheduled for Tuesday, July 13. Launch is set for the opening of a three-minute window at 6:01:59 a.m. EDT.
07.08.04 - The launch of NASA's Aura spacecraft has been postponed by at least 24 hours to Sunday, July 11 at 6:01:57 a.m. EDT.
06.29.04 - A next-generation Earth-observing satellite is scheduled for liftoff on Saturday, July 10 at approximately 6:01:57 a.m. EDT.
05.17.04 - On June 19, the launch of Aura satellite will help scientists understand how atmospheric composition affect the Earth.