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African American Earth Explorers
Who are NASA's Earth Explorers?

The student thinking about El Niño. The scientist studying climate. And the farmer looking at satellite pictures. All of these people are Earth Explorers. They're all curious about how the Earth works. This is a story about NASA Earth Explorers.

What makes these African Americans NASA Earth Explorers? We asked, and they answered:

Marshall Shepherd

Myrna Hutcherson

Dymond Grayson, Tevon McClary and ShaTira Waller collecting aerosol data


Coming in March: Earth Explorers celebrates National Women's History Month.

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Dan Stillman, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies