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NASA to Host Media Briefing on New Ice-Monitoring Mission

Earth Aug 17, 2018
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 22, to discuss the upcoming launch of the Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite (ICESat-2), which will fly NASA’s most advanced...
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Follow the Sun

Earth, Sun, ISS Aug 16, 2018
The TSIS instrument on the International Space Station is continuing NASA's 40-year record of tracking the Sun's radiant energy.

NASA Invites Media to View Launch of ICESat-2 from West Coast

Earth Aug 7, 2018
Media accreditation is open for the launch of NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2, or ICESat-2, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15, with a 40-minute window opening at 8:46 a.m. EDT (5:46...
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Partnering with Afghan Universities to Use Satellite Data for Water Management

Earth Aug 6, 2018
Following four decades of conflict, Afghanistan faces environmental challenges on many fronts, including a growing water crisis across the country.

NASA Awards Contract for Earth Science Data Archive Center Support

Earth Jul 27, 2018
NASA has awarded a contract to the University of Colorado Boulder for the management and operations of the agency’s Earth Observing System Data and Information System Snow and Ice Distributed...

NASA Invites Media to Meet Earth Science Innovators

Earth Jul 27, 2018
From flooding in New Orleans to coffee cultivation in Guatemala and wildfires in Alaska, NASA Earth observations from space are being put to work helping address a wide range of real-world issues.
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Inspiring the Next Generation of Girls to Pursue STEAM Careers

Earth Jul 23, 2018
World history is marked with notable women who have made significant contributions to science and technology.
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Exploring Beneath the Waves

Earth Jul 19, 2018
Researchers are using a technology solution called Fluid Lensing to study coral reefs and help better understand reef ecosystems

NASA Debuts Online Toolkit to Promote Commercial Use of Satellite Data

Earth Jul 18, 2018
While NASA’s policy of free and open remote-sensing data has long benefited the scientific community, other government agencies and nonprofit organizations, it has significant untapped potential...
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Empowering Agricultural Decision Makers Across the Globe with Improved Rainfall Forecasting Data

Earth Jul 9, 2018
The timing and onset of rainfall is crucial for hundreds of thousands of farmers in the developing world when sowing, fertilizing and harvesting cr