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.
Two NASA satellites were launched Friday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on missions to reveal the inner secrets of clouds and aerosols, tiny particles suspended in the air.
NASA's CloudSat and CALIPSO launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. is scheduled for 6:02 a.m. EDT Friday, April 28.
Launch of NASA's CloudSat and CALIPSO has been rescheduled for 6:02 a.m. EDT on Thursday, April 27.
NASA's CloudSat and CALIPSO launch was scrubbed Tuesday shortly before 6 a.m. EDT due to higher than allowable upper level wind conditions.
NASA's Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations (CALIPSO) and CloudSat satellites are set to launch aboard a Boeing Delta II rocket on Friday, April 21.
Two NASA satellites will give us a unique view of Earth's atmosphere. CloudSat and Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations (Calipso) are undergoing final preparations for launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
A NASA spacecraft designed to reveal the inner secrets of Earth's clouds has arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., to begin final launch preparations.
CloudSat, the most advanced radar designed to measure the properties of clouds, will provide the first global measurements of cloud thickness, height, water and ice content, and a wide range of precipitation data linked to cloud development.