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2011-02-22 06:07:00

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two cloud cameras built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. will fly aboard NASA's Glory climate-monitoring mission scheduled to launch Wednesday, Feb. 23, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

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2011-01-26 09:38:12

One thousand flight hours might not sound like a lot of time on an airplane, but for a NASA remote-sensing instrument, it's a milestone.

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2011-01-25 06:55:00

European scientists are being asked whether they still want to go ahead with the European Space Agency's (ESA) space laser mission.

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2010-10-27 11:55:00

Mention the "A-Train" and most people probably think of the jazz legend Billy Strayhorn or perhaps New York City subway trains — not climate change.

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2010-10-06 13:14:32

Using data from several research satellites, scientists will spend the next three years trying to understand the climate impacts of about 770 million tons of dust carried into the atmosphere every year from the Sahara Desert.

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2010-07-02 11:16:37

Dozens of scientists descended on Sacramento, Calif, in June hoping for what most of us don’t want to see during hot summer days: thick, sooty haze.

2010-06-04 11:15:00

HAMPTON, Va., June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty three New Orleans middle school teachers will get the opportunity next week to strengthen their math and science teaching skills at a NASA-sponsored education workshop.

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2010-05-30 09:20:00

One thought to come out of a meeting of 50 experts gathered this week in Frascati is for Europe to require space-born lasers to help provide information on the vertical scale of volcanic ash clouds.

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2010-05-18 09:15:03

The air we breathe doesn't always come from our own backyard. In fact, sometimes it doesn't even come from our neighbors.

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2010-05-12 11:27:25

NASA has mobilized its remote-sensing assets to help assess the spread and impact of the Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico at the request of US disaster response agencies.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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