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NASA uses the vantage point of space to increase our understanding of Earth and improve lives.
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NASA Earth 19h
Volcanic activity at that ramped up in late May 2020 has continued into August.
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NASA Earth 23h
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Earth’s ozone layer helps make our planet habitable, blocking harmful ultraviolet radiation from the Sun. Although human activities led to a decrease in atmospheric ozone, a ban on the use of ozone-destroying chemicals is allowing the ozone layer to heal.
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NASA Earth 23h
In the search for life on other planets, we often start by looking at the only planet we know with life: Earth. During a total lunar eclipse, used the Moon to see ozone in Earth’s atmosphere.
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Thomas Zurbuchen 23h
Congrats to the HARP CubeSat team lead out of on winning ’s SmallSat Mission of the Year Award announced today at the Conference! Due to this tiny satellite, we're learning how clouds & aerosols impact weather, climate & air quality:
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NASA Earth 23h
Record-low sea ice in July 2020 could be further depleted by a low-pressure system that developed over the Arctic Ocean.
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NASA Earth Aug 6
For the 2020 Cloud Challenge, we're talking about tiny particles in the air called aerosols. Aerosols play an important role in cloud formation, acting like little seeds for clouds to grow around.
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NASA Earth Aug 6
Last year, warm temperatures in the Arctic drove extreme melt in Greenland, with extensive water pooling on top of the ice sheet earlier than usual. ’s Operation flew over the ice sheet in early spring 2019, measuring the conditions there.
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NASA Earth Aug 5
Could Have Seasons? Scientists are probing environmental data from reanalysis models in the hopes of finding answers.
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NASA Earth Aug 5
As Hurricane moved along the eastern coast of the United States, satellites captured two views of the internal structure of the storm.
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Jim Bridenstine Aug 5
Our planet has lost a true champion with the passing of Mike Freilich. sends our condolences to his loved ones, and the entire NASA Family shares their loss.
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Thomas Zurbuchen Aug 5
We’ve lost a trailblazer with the passing of Dr. Michael Freilich. His legacy will continually remind us to be vigilant sentinels, to keep learning & to keep doing the right thing for each other & our planet. Godspeed, Mike Freilich. You are missed already
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NASA Earth Aug 5
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In 2018, he signed the final Delta II before it launched to space. This fall, will launch the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, named to honor his achievements in Earth Science and commitment to international partnership.
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NASA Earth Aug 5
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His passion for our home planet and encyclopedic knowledge of NASA's study of Earth made him the perfect person to celebrate 50 years of Earth Day with us, earlier this year.
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NASA Earth Aug 5
We're mourning the loss of Dr. Michael Freilich, the former director of Earth Science at . He was a passionate advocate for our planet and worked tirelessly in the spirit of international cooperation. We will miss him here on Earth.
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NASA Earth Aug 4
Satellites can spot some harmful algae blooms earlier, resulting in significant savings on health care, lost work hours, and other economic costs.
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NASA Earth Aug 4
A NASA Earth-observing instrument captured views of the in Southern California. ECOSTRESS, aboard the , measures the temperature of plants as they heat up/dry out. It can also track heat-related phenomena like fires and heat waves.
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NASA Earth Aug 4
Smoke from the in California traveled hundreds to miles and obscured skies in central Arizona.
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NASA International Space Apps Challenge Aug 3
Please join us in congratulating the Challenge Global Winners & Honorable mentions hailing from the Philippines, Armenia, UK, Chile, Peru, Argentina, Costa Rica, Singapore, Colombia, Australia, Canada, Uruguay, Saudi Arabia & United States! 🌍 🌎 🌏
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Thomas Zurbuchen Aug 3
From space, an instrument on one of our satellites can see concentrations of water vapor and cloud top temperatures inside Tropical Storm Isaias. This info tells forecasters how strong a storm will be and how much rainfall it could produce:
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NASA Earth Aug 3
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This is the answer to our July Puzzler. Thanks to Dan O'Brien and Paul Sanboard for being the first readers to guess the location!
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