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GRACE-FO animation
May 9, 2018

Imagine standing on the roof of a building in Los Angeles and trying to point a laser so accurately that you could hit a particular building in... Read more

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Group photo of NASA and University of Twente groups
May 7, 2018

Continuous streams of Earth observations and information made possible by NASA form the foundation for critical environmental planning and... Read more

Illustration of the NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) spacecraft
Apr 30, 2018

A pair of new spacecraft that will observe our planet’s ever-changing water cycle, ice sheets, and crust is in final preparations for a California launch no earlier than Saturday, May 19. ... Read more

NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) mission
Apr 25, 2018

NASA will host a media briefing at 1 p.m. EDT Monday, April 30, to discuss the upcoming launch of a mission that will provide unique insights into our planet’s changing climate and Earth system... Read more

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Global ESI data map
Apr 23, 2018

Christopher Hain of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, has released a new global geospatial dataset to benefit... Read more

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Image of satellite in orbit around earth
Apr 20, 2018

This Earth Day, NASA invites you to create your own shareable views of our home planet, help combat mosquito-transmitted diseases, and watch our... Read more

NASA’s B200 taking off for an eight-hour science flight on March 12.
Apr 19, 2018

NASA scientists are hard at work trying to unlock mysteries of our planet’s ocean surface currents and winds using a new Earth science radar instrument called DopplerScatt. ... Read more

NASA Earth Day 2018 shareable with the hashtag #NASA4Earth
Apr 17, 2018

This Earth Day, NASA invites you to create your own shareable views of our home planet, help combat mosquito-transmitted diseases, and watch our fleet of Earth-observing spacecraft as they circle the... Read more

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Photo of mosquito
Apr 13, 2018

West Nile Virus (WNV) is commonly spread to humans by the bites of Culex sp. mosquitoes. As South Dakota is the U.S.

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Satellite image of algal blooms
Apr 12, 2018

Large accumulations of cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) are toxic and harmful to people and animals.

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