March 11, 2016
NASA has selected two proposals for new Earth science investigations that will put new instruments in low-Earth orbit to track harmful particulate air pollutants and study the development of tropical cyclones. Observations of small atmospheric aerosols from the Multi-Angle Imager for Aerosols (MAIA) will be combined with health information to determine the toxicity of different
February 3, 2015
Spire, a San Francisco-based startup, announced plans to launch 20 low-Earth orbit satellites to provide a database of global weather data. The broad constellation of Cubesat satellites will use Global Positioning System radio occultation to sense the weather without imagery.