October 14, 2021
Constructed in 1938, the refugee shelters were built to protect the local population from air strikes by the Italian Air Force and Franco forces.
October 5, 2021
The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket with the Landsat 9 satellite onboard launched on Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, from Space Launch Complex 3 at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.
September 21, 2021
Oil tends to smooth out the bumps on the ocean’s surface, which results in a distinct radar signal that the Delta-X mission was able to pick out of their data.
August 25, 2021
As of Aug. 24, 2021, wildfires in Northern California—including the McCash, Antelope, River Complex, Monument and Dixie fires—have scorched more than 1 million acres of land. The Dixie Fire, the state’s second-largest in history, accounts for 731,310 acres. On Aug. 18, 2021, NASA’s Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument, aboard the Terra satellite, acquired new data
August 10, 2021
Satellites have undoubtedly opened up new ways for scientists to study the ocean, giving us global coverage of the surface of the ocean without ever having to step foot on a ship. But how can we learn what lies beneath the surface? The classic way oceanographers study the ocean is, of course, going there. But
July 13, 2021
Carried aboard the June 30, 2021, SpaceX Transporter 2 mission, the Cluster 3 formation-flying microsatellites join in orbit the HawkEye 360 Cluster 2 and Cluster 1 Pathfinder satellites.
June 29, 2021
Scientists are flying an airborne campaign out of NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., to contribute to a joint U.S.-Canadian study on air quality in a region with high surface ozone levels.
June 10, 2021
WISA Woodsat is a 10x10x10 centimeter “CubeSat,” a type of nanosatellite built up from standardised boxes, but with surface panels made from plywood.
June 1, 2021
Meteor Crater (also called Barringer Meteor Crater) is located between Flagstaff and Winslow on the Colorado Plateau. The Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 acquired this image of the area on May 16, 2021.
May 14, 2021
A seaward journey, supported by both NASA and the National Science Foundation, set sail in the northern Atlantic in early May 2021—the sequel to a complementary expedition, co-funded by NSF, that took place in the northern Pacific in 2018.