On January 16, 2013, the DISCOVER-AQ team kicked off the California 2013 campaign with their first science flights and ground measurements in California's Central Valley. DISCOVER-AQ is a field campai...› View Image
Two NASA research planes are flying between Bakersfield and Fresno in January and February 2013 – one as close as 1,000 feet to the ground – to measure air pollution with a number of onboard science i...› View Image
A photograph of the inside of the 117-foot P-3B NASA research aircraft as it was being prepared for deployment during the 2013 California campaign of the DISCOVER-AQ mission. The four-engine P-3B turb...› View Image
A photograph of the 117-foot P-3B NASA research aircraft flying low above a ground site in Beltsville, Md. on Friday, July 1, 2011.
The aircraft is part of a month-long field campaign des...
James Crawford, principal investigator and scientist based at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., talks about the DISCOVER-AQ project on board the P-3B NASA research aircraft at Baltimore/...› View Image
Pilots Mike Singer, left, and Shane Dover, from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, stand in front of the 117-foot P-3B NASA research aircraft on the tarmac at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood ...› View Image
NASA's P-3B is a large (117-feet), four-engine turboprop, capable of long duration flights of 8 to 12 hours and is based out of NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va. This photo shows a...› View Image
Air quality in the heavily populated mid-Atlantic region of the United States reached unhealthy levels on August 2, 2006, warned the Environmental Protection Agency. In addition to trapping particulat...› View Image
NASA's P-3B is a large (117-feet), four-engine turboprop, capable of long duration flights of 8 to 12 hours and is based out of NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va.
Two NASA research airplanes will be flying over northeast Maryland to study urban air quality and help scientists improve their ability to measure ground-level air pollution from space. The field camp...› View Image
The newest plane at NASA Langley, a former U.S. Navy UC-12B, will fly two instruments during the DISCOVER-AQ campaign: the High Spectral Resolution Lidar, or HSRL, and the Airborne Compact Atmospheric...› View Image
The DISCOVER-AQ aircraft will fly over this ground station, the Beltsville (Md.) Center for Climate System Observation that is operated by Howard University in Washington, D.C., and five other locatio...› View Image