Thursday, February 25th, 2016
To demonstrate the potential of using remote sensing to monitor water quality across broad areas, U.S Geological Survey and NASA scientists teamed up for the simultaneous collection of water quality measurements from the air and in the water. While USGS scientists collected water quality measurements from a boat in the northeastern part of San Francisco
Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
As NASA continues to make progress on its new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), testing the hardware is becoming a crucial focal point at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Each structural test article must be carefully evaluated to verify its integrity and ensure it can withstand the loads it may
Friday, February 12th, 2016
New measurements from a NASA satellite have allowed researchers to identify and quantify, for the first time, how climate-driven increases of liquid water storage on land have affected the rate of sea level rise. A new study by scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, and the University of California, Irvine, shows
Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
When global food prices spiked dramatically in late 2007 and into 2008, the costs of many basic dietary staples doubled or even tripled around the world, sparking protests and riots. Panicked governments stopped exporting food, aggravating the crisis.
Wednesday, December 30th, 2015
NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement or GPM mission core satellite analyzed extreme weather that affected the U.S. over the course of five days. Heavy rainfall, flooding and tornado outbreaks affected areas of the United States from the Southwest through the Midwest from Dec. 23, 2015 to Dec. 27, 2015.
Thursday, December 17th, 2015
Redlands, California—December 17, 2015 — Esri and NASA are collaborating to improve access to imagery and raster data stored in the cloud using a combination of two technologies, Meta Raster Format (MRF) and Limited Error Raster Compression (LERC). MRF is an Open raster format originally designed at the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) to optimize
Friday, December 11th, 2015
December 11, 2015 — An animation of satellite imagery over the course of 10 days shows a series of low pressure areas pummeling the Pacific Northwest. The video, created by the NASA/NOAA GOES Project at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland combined visible and infrared imagery from NOAA’s GOES-West satellite.
Thursday, November 12th, 2015
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Nov. 12, 2015 — Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced that its StorNext® scale-out storage platform will serve as the foundation for NASA’s new Content Management & Storage System (CM&S) at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC). Vencore Inc., the prime contractor on the KSC Engineering Services Contract, has awarded a contract
Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
WASHINGTON, October 27, 2015 — A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine offers NASA a framework for prioritizing satellite observations and measurements of Earth based on their scientific value.
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA and LAS VEGAS, NV, September 2, 2015 – Locata Corporation announced today that NASA plans to install a Locata network (LocataNet) as the core positioning technology for safety-critical Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) research at its world-renowned Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.