Fred Herrero realized that to understand Earth's upper atmosphere, he would need an armada of satellites gathering simultaneous measurements.
An instrument that recently flew on a NASA airborne science mission has the potential to help give people a better idea of where hurricanes are going and their intensity.
Testing to evaluate whether a satellite is ready for space occurs at several levels. Some individual parts and each individual instrument from the satellite go through three types of testing.
Motorists in the Baltimore-Washington area have one less thing to keep an eye on as of July 30. NASA’s most recent air quality field study has concluded.
A wildfire broke out west of Boulder, Colorado, in early September 2010, threatening hundreds of structures and bathing Boulder in smoke.
New data from NASA's Aqua spacecraft highlight the extreme dryness that is currently gripping northeast Africa, contributing to spreading famine.
Water isn't the only thing pouring over Niagara Falls. Pollution from fires in Ontario, Canada is also making the one thousand mile trip, while being measured by NASA's Aqua satellite.
Embark upon a geographical adventure with MISR's Mystery Image Quizzes, designed to inspire understanding of the processes that affect Earth.
Extreme drought continues to dog Lone Star State as tropical storm fades.
An international group of scientists has detailed glacier ice loss following the collapse of the Larsen A and B ice shelves in 1995 and 2002.
A new study presents evidence that stratospheric particles have played a significant role in cooling the climate in the past decade.
Fires throughout Ontario are generating pollution that is showing up in data from NASA's Aura Satellite in the Great Lakes region.
Flooding along the Missouri River continues as shown in recent Landsat satellite images of the Nebraska and Iowa border.
Astronauts from STS-135 and crew of the ISS witness a beautiful aurora over the southern hemisphere, a space-based treat for the final mission of NASA's 30-year shuttle program.
Read this blog to follow along with NASA's field campaign to study how changing conditions in the Arctic affect oceanic chemistry and ecosystems.
Central African fires are generating a high amount of pollution in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Angola.
This July, scientists will launch four rockets from NASA Wallops Flight Facility to study how space winds and charged particles affect the way each other move, causing dynamo currents through the lower atmosphere.
As the Earth science team at NASA's Johnson Space Center likes to say: Every shuttle mission is a mission to planet Earth.
NASA has just released satellite images showing activity this week from volcanoes in the countries of Eritrea, Chile and Indonesia.
A new paper published in Science inquires into how airplanes punch holes in clouds and into the potential for the phenomenon's link to increased precipitation around major airports.