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You’ve Got to Watch this Stunning NASA Video of Arctic Sea Ice. Now at its Lowest Levels

In the 60 years that NASA has been keeping track, the arctic seasonal sea ice is the thinnest and youngest…

1 year ago

NASA Tests a Tiny Satellite to Track Extreme Weather and Storms

NASA recently deployed a technology demonstrator called the RainCube, a miniature satellite that could revolutionize how we monitor weather

1 year ago

Stare Down from Space into the Churning Maw of Hurricane Florence

Frightening images of Hurricane Florence taken from space highlight the dangerous power of the storm.

1 year ago

Look at all the Aerosols Pushed into the Atmosphere, from Fires, Volcanoes and Pollution. Even Sea Salt Thrown into the Air from Hurricanes

Using the Goddard Earth Observing System Forward Processing (GEOS FP) model, NASA recently released a visualization that showed all the…

1 year ago

Wow, Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung is Making a Mess. Here’s the View From Space!

The Eruption of Mount Sinabung on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia, was recently photographed from space by satellites belonging to…

2 years ago

Some of The Last Glaciers in The Tropics. They’ll be Gone in About a Decade

Images released by NASA's Earth Observatory show how ice loss in the tropics is advancing, and how glaciers there will…

2 years ago

Now That NASA’s Missing IMAGE Satellite Has Been Found, Talking To It Is Going To Be Difficult

NASA has confirmed that their missing IMAGE satellite was indeed located by an amateur astronomer in Canada. But re-establishing contact…

2 years ago

NASA’s Aqua Satellite Watches Ships Crossing the Atlantic Ocean

A new image released by NASA's Aqua satellite shows a beautiful pattern of clouds created by ships criss-crossing the Atlantic…

2 years ago

This is Ice in Antarctica, Flowing in Slow Motion Like Water Going Through River Rapids

As part of their ninth year monitoring the Antarctic peninsula, Operation IceBridge recently flew above the ice sheet and took…

2 years ago

Station Astronauts Unload Cygnus Science; Antares Launch Gallery

NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA – Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are now busily unloading nearly four tons of…

2 years ago