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NASA Wallops Oct 15
Wheels up, we're flying over Antarctica! ✈️ A science mission called will collect data while flying over land and sea ice ❄️ while NASA's newly launched ICESat-2 mission studies the ice from space: .
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NASA ICE Oct 12
From yesterday's flight: Winds flowing off the ice shelf help form tendrils of frazil ice (accumulation of ice crystals in supercooled water) on the ocean that coalesce into thin sea ice adjacent to a coastal polynya (opening in the sea ice).
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NASA Earth Oct 4
In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, NASA quickly deployed a sophisticated airborne radar to give disaster response agencies a much-needed view of floodwaters that continued to threaten the region.
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NASA Earth Oct 4
Replying to @NASAEarth
A NASA airborne science team flew an agency Gulfstream-III aircraft over the Carolinas between Sept. 17 and 23 surveying flooded areas. This wide-view map shows the areas the team collected data with the the Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar (UAVSAR).
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NASA ICE Oct 4
For its upcoming Antarctic campaign, is inviting students to participate in a survey flight.
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Airborne Science Oct 3
New Airborne Campaigns to Explore Snowstorms, River Deltas, Climate
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Airborne Science Sep 28
We are getting ready for the fall Operation IceBridge Campaign studying Antarctic ice with our NASA DC-8.
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Airborne Science Sep 26
Our aircraft will continue to be very busy over the coming years studying our planet 🌎
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NASA Armstrong Sep 19
Replying to @NASAArmstrong
The NASA C-20A is a business jet that has been structurally modified and instrumented by to serve as a multi-role cooperative research platform for the earth science community and a variety of flight research customers. More on C-20A→
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NASA Earth Jul 11
Satellites 🛰 can detect changes in the world's forests, but we also need to take a closer look. We surveyed hurricane damage to Puerto Rico’s forests with our ✈️ airborne instruments.
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NASA Aeronautics Jun 12
This November , and are collaborating on a supersonic research flight series to study techniques for obtaining accurate community response data for our Low Boom Flight Demonstration aircraft→
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NASA Earth Jun 12
Flying over the Amazon with an instrument firing 300,000 laser pulses per second, our scientists have made the 1st 3D measurements of rainforest canopies in the region. With this, they hope to understand the effects of a recent -driven drought:
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NASA Armstrong Jun 8
Join us live today at 2 p.m. PT on 's Facebook for a look inside the observatory and to hear from our team about studying the universe from 45,000 feet. Reply with your questions and we'll answer some live.
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Airborne Science May 17
Hey we know we're not in space, but we want to play too with our DC-8 science lab!
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NASA Earth May 8
Cloudy with a Chance of Chemistry – an blog
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NASA Earth May 1
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NASA Armstrong Apr 13
Enjoying hosting our attendees at ! Today's is focused on our Atmospheric Tomography mission taking flight through Earth's atmosphere to better understand short-lived greenhouse gases. Follow along:
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NASAEarthdata Apr 4
Data results from the Summer 2016 and Winter 2017 NASA ATom airborne campaign now available. , , ,
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Airborne Science Apr 4
Operation IceBridge Test Flights Part 2: From ‘Sick Sacks’ to Cloud Nine
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Airborne Science Apr 3
BOOM! Would you like to fly from NY➡️LA in 2 hours? NASA is developing an experimental aircraft, called the Low-Boom Flight Demonstrator (LBFD) to test new tech for quiet supersonic flights. Join at 11am ET to hear more: Q?
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