INTRIGUING IMAGE OF THE WEEK
INDUSTRY INSIGHTS & TRENDS
- Rare and Shrinking Glaciers in the Tropics
Like tropical glaciers elsewhere in the world, the glaciers on the slopes around Puncak Jaya have been shrinking and scientists estimate they could be gone within about a decade.
- NASA Acting Administrator Statement on Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Proposal
The following are excerpts from a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the Fiscal Year 2019 agency budget proposal.
- ESA Launches First Satellites of 2018
The European Space Agency (ESA) launched its first mission of the year on Feb. 2, 2018: GomX-4B satellites that feature a hyperspectral camera and tiny thrusters enabling them to maneuver thousands of kilometers.
- France’s Flooding Rains Examined by NASA
Eastern France has experienced unusually heavy rainfall in early 2018, and NASA satellite data has helped determine where the largest rainfall occurred.