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Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

SAGE III Installed on International Space Station

Just a little more than two weeks after its Feb. 19, 2017, launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9/Dragon spacecraft, the Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment III (SAGE III) is now safely installed on the outside of the International Space Station, where it will monitor ozone and aerosols in Earth’s upper atmosphere. In a highly choreographed

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Flashy First Images Arrive From NOAA’s GOES-16 Lightning Mapper

Detecting and predicting lightning just got a lot easier. The first images from a new instrument onboard NOAA’s GOES-16 satellite are giving NOAA National Weather Service forecasters richer information about lightning that will help them alert the public to dangerous weather. The first lightning detector in a geostationary orbit, the Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM), is

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Key Milestone Completed for NASA’s Orion Spacecraft to Ensure Astronaut Safety

REDMOND, Wash. – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), recently completed hot-fire acceptance testing of eight auxiliary engines that will be used on the first flight of NASA’s Orion spacecraft with the Space Launch System rocket, slated to launch in 2018. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/2fb2ecb3-4512-4575-9488-02ae8ace74be Orion’s

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Subscale Glider Could Assist in Weather Studies, Prediction

More accurate, immediate and economical information on severe weather phenomena such as hurricanes soon could be available thanks to the Weather Hazard Alert and Awareness Technology Radiation Radiosonde (WHAATRR) Glider. According to project manager Scott Wiley, the vehicle could potentially save the National Weather Service up to $15 million a year compared to current methods.

Monday, January 30th, 2017

NASA Selects Surrey Satellite US ESPA Platform for Rapid III On-Ramp 3 Catalog

ENGLEWOOD, COLO.— Colorado-based Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC (Surrey) has been selected by the NASA Rapid Spacecraft Development Office (RSDO) for inclusion of its SSTL-150 ESPA satellite platform in the third NASA Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition Catalog (Rapid III). Through this contractual framework, Surrey is able to directly engage with NASA and other government agencies for

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

NASA Measures ‘Dust on Snow’ to Help Manage Watersheds

Hydrologists at the Colorado Basin River Forecast Center are providing streamflow forecasts for watersheds within the Colorado River Basin, which includes some of the most parched land in the United States. “The forecasts we get from the center provide crucial information for managing our water resources and reservoir facilities,” said Dave Kanzer, a deputy chief

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Airbus Defence and Space Delivers Propulsion Test Module for the Orion Programme to NASA

Bremen, 24/01/2017 – Mid-January 2017 Airbus Defence and Space delivered to NASA a propulsion test module for the Orion programme. The Propulsion Qualification Test Model (PQM) will be used to check that the Orion European Service Module (ESM) spacecraft’s propulsion subsystem functions correctly. On behalf of the European Space Agency, Airbus Defence and Space is

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

USGS-NASA Pecora Award Recognizes Excellence in Earth Observation

An annual award for outstanding achievement in remote sensing A longtime innovator in space-based Earth observation at Boston University and a team that has paved the way for the next generation of satellite precipitation observations have both been honored with the 2016 William T. Pecora Award for achievement in Earth remote sensing. Sponsored by the

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Space Laser Reveals Cycle of Polar Phytoplankton

A new study using a NASA satellite instrument orbiting Earth found that small, environmental changes in polar food webs significantly influence the boom-and-bust cycles of phytoplankton. These findings, recently published in Nature Geoscience, will supply important data for ecosystem management, commercial fisheries and understanding of the interactions among Earth’s climate and key ocean ecosystems. “It’s

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

RapidScat Mission to Monitor Ocean Winds Ends

On Sept. 21, 2014, NASA scientists and engineers launched RapidScat toward the orbiting International Space Station, 250 miles above Earth’s surface, with a few objectives in mind: improve weather forecasting on Earth, provide cross-calibration for all international satellites that monitor ocean winds, and improve estimates of how ocean winds change throughout the day. Following the

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