NASA scientists conducting an airborne Arctic campaign to monitor changes in sea ice and ice sheet thickness have a new tool -- a second aircraft.
NPP, a minibus-sized satellite, will monitor a broad range of land, ocean, and atmospheric phenomena and build on our knowledge of our home planet.
NASA posts a continuous stream of new images from the agency’s fleet of 13 Earth-orbiting satellites and many research aircraft to the agency's website as well as on Twitter and Facebook. NASA's collective eyes on Earth are pioneering scientists' ability to see our home planet around the clock in order to better understand how it works.
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Shuttle processing truss modified to unfurl solar panels in generator.
The GOES-13 satellite captured images of the powerful weather system that triggered severe weather in the southern U.S. this weekend, and NASA created an animation to show its progression.
The NASA mission Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere has shown that night-shining 'noctilucent' cloud formation is changing year to year, showing a link between northern and southern weather systems some 13000 miles apart.
William Rieke is the research pilot for the Mid-latitude Airborne Cirrus Properties Experiment.
NASA, NOAA and the NSF have joined forces in an effort to streamline climate education into something that is relatable, recognizable and effective.
IceBridge has completed eight out of nine planned sea ice flights for the Arctic 2011 campaign.
Researchers have found that energy in the atmosphere carried to the poles through large weather systems is causing accelerated warming.
With more than a few stamps on its passport, NASA's Aquarius instrument on the Argentinian Satélite de Aplicaciones Científicas (SAC)-D spacecraft will soon embark on its space mission to "taste" Earth's salty ocean.
SeaWiFS has enabled us to monitor the biological consequences of Earth's change and how it affects the Earth's ability to support life.
This week marks the first anniversary of the NASA Global Hawk project’s initial science mission.
The Kilauea volcano that recently erupted on the Big Island of Hawaii will be the target for a NASA study to help scientists better understand processes occurring under Earth's surface.
A new analysis shows stricter vehicle emission standards would yield major health, agricultural, and climate benefits.