A series of new NASA satellite images provides useful perspectives on the origins, extent and effects of the massive flooding devastating large parts of Pakistan.
Clouds, our fluffy friends in the sky, are essential to life on Earth. They're also not unique to our planet. Scientists ponder the role of clouds in our universe.
New findings from NASA's CloudSat and other spacecraft in NASA's "A-Train" constellation of five Earth observing satellites offer important insights into this year's record reduction of Arctic sea ice, global rainfall patterns and the effects of pollution on clouds.
As Tropical Storm Noel churns off Florida's east coast, NASA and university scientists have announced they have developed a promising new technique for estimating the intensity of tropical cyclones from space.
The first images from NASA's new CloudSat satellite are already revealing never-before-seen 3-D details about clouds.
04.26.07 - A year after launch, NASA's CloudSat mission is providing insights into how clouds form, evolve and affect our weather, climate and freshwater supply.
12.13.05 - As a scientist and an artist, Graeme Stephens strives to paint an accurate picture of clouds.
09.02.05 - Students of Shotokan Karate learn to penetrate through an opponent. JPL's Tom Livermore, a first-degree black belt, uses this same technique in the art of managing the CloudSat mission.
02.25.05 - NASA's launch of two new satellites will add a fresh rhythm to the skies.