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Photo of coral reef
Feb 13, 2018

SATELLITES ARE HELPING PRESERVE THE HEALTH AND BEAUTY OF CORAL REEFS Coral reefs are some of the most diverse ecosystems on Earth. Known as the “... Read more

Feb 12, 2018

Institutions Can Now Apply for a free exhibit, “Sun, Earth, Universe.” In collaboration with NASA, the NISE Network (NISENet) is pleased to... Read more

2011 composite satellite image shows the expanse of Arctic sea ice (center) and the Greenland Ice Sheet (lower right)
Feb 5, 2018

Why is the Arctic warming faster than the rest of the planet? Does mineral dust warm or cool the atmosphere? NASA has selected two new, creative research proposals to develop small, space-based... Read more

America's Debut in Space Poster
Jan 30, 2018

On January 31, 1958, the United States joined the "space race" with the successful launch of the Explorer 1 satellite, marking the birth of space... Read more

Photo of blood moon
Jan 30, 2018

If you live in the western part of North America, Alaska, and the Hawaiian islands, you might set your alarm early the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 31... Read more

Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-S (GOES-S)
Jan 29, 2018

Media accreditation is open for the launch Thursday, March 1, of the second in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) series of next-generation geostationary weather... Read more

Photo of ship at sea
Jan 29, 2018

EARTH-OBSERVING SATELLITES ARE REDUCING OUR IMPACTS ON THREATENED MARINE MAMMALS The largest animal ever to have lived on Earth is not a... Read more

Photo of B200 aircraft and pilots
Jan 25, 2018

This blog post originated in the 2016 Science Mission Directorate Technology Highlights Report (20 MB PDF). Technology Development... Read more

This map shows Earth’s average global temperature from 2013 to 2017
Jan 18, 2018

Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2017 ranked as the second warmest since 1880, according to an analysis by NASA. ... Read more

Satellite image of water and land
Jan 16, 2018

Earth observations are helping countries manage their water security   A Vast and Vital Resource The largest contiguous irrigation... Read more