August 23, 2016
Firecast monitors and delivers alerts for active fires, fire risk, and deforestation in the tropics. The project’s web site and mobile application bring NASA satellite data to fire managers in areas that have traditionally relied on ground-based monitoring.
August 23, 2016
The remotely controlled Sally Ride EarthKAM aboard the International Space Station acquired this photograph on July 14, 2016, as the orbiting laboratory flew over Lake Powell and the border of Utah and Arizona.
August 17, 2016
Grand Forks, ND —North Dakota’s role in NASA research aimed at the safe integration of small and large unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the national airspace will be discussed during the 10th Annual UAS Summit & Expo Aug. 22-24 at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, N.D. On Tuesday, attendees will hear from John Cavolowsky,
August 16, 2016
Greenland’s thick ice sheet insulates the bedrock below from the cold temperatures at the surface, so the bottom of the ice often is tens of degrees warmer than at the top.
August 9, 2016
Coastal waters and nearshore groundwater supplies along more than a fifth of coastlines in the contiguous United States are vulnerable to contamination from previously hidden underground transfers of water between the oceans and land.
August 4, 2016
SAN JOSE, Calif., August 4, 2016 – Hera Systems, home of innovative, small satellite platforms for Earth observation and real-time on-board analytics, announced that it has entered into a Non-Reimbursable Space Act Agreement (NRSAA) with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center (“NASA Ames”). Under this agreement, NASA Ames and Hera Systems will collaborate
August 2, 2016
Acadia National Park, one of the most visited parks in America with more than 2.5 million visitors per year, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016.
July 28, 2016
For what SmallSats lack in size, they more than make up for in quantity and breadth of coverage, and that goes beyond just their physical dimensions. Along with unmanned aerial systems (UASs or drones), SmallSats (which have several related subsets such as cubesats, nanosats, microsats and others) seem to dominate headlines and conversations in Earth-observation industries and media.
July 18, 2016
Although the headline conjures images of Mothra from the old Godzilla movies, the destructive insects in this care are the European gypsy moth caterpillar, which is experiencing a population boom and chewing through large swaths of hardwood forest in New England and the Mid-Atlantic.
July 18, 2016
PASADENA, Calif., Jul. 18, 2016 — Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today the award of a $13-million, single-award contract from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to promote the use of geospatial technology to help strengthen the West African region’s resilience to climate change through