TEMPO Stories


NASA Technologies Receive Multiple Nods in TIME Inventions of 2023

5 min read

As NASA explores, innovates, and inspires through its work, agency inventions aimed at monitoring atmospheric pollution, studying samples from asteroids, extracting oxygen from the Martian atmosphere, and revolutionizing flight have been named TIME’s Inventions of 2023. TIME announced the honorees…


A Tale of Three Pollutants

10 min read

Freight, smoke, and ozone impact the health of both Chicago residents and communities downwind. A NASA-led mission looks to help by mapping air pollutants at a neighborhood scale.


NASA-led Mission to Map Air Pollution in 3D Over Megacities

7 min read

The STAQS mission is connecting air quality from space to skies to the streets of Chicago, New York, Toronto, and Los Angeles this summer.