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NASA Science Aircraft To Travel The Globe In 2012
2012-02-14 04:49:51

With missions scheduled throughout the year, 2012 is shaping up to be an extraordinary time for NASA’s Airborne Science Program and Earth system science research.

Image 1 - Russian River Runoff Freshening Beaufort Sea
2012-01-05 13:33:42

According to findings published in the journal Nature, Russian river water was diverted hundreds of miles to a different part of the ocean in response to a decades-long shift in atmospheric pressure.

Operation IceBridge Continues Critical Survey Of Antarctica's Changing Ice
2011-10-14 04:26:31

Scientists with NASA's Operation IceBridge airborne research campaign began the mission's third year of surveys this week over the changing ice of Antarctica.

2011-06-23 15:18:00

GREENBELT, Md., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies Inc. (SGT) in Greenbelt, Md., to provide geophysics, geodynamics, and space geodesy support.

2011-05-26 15:00:00

NASA has selected Fibertek of Herndon, Va, to design, develop, fabricate, test and deliver laser systems to be used for the Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) mission scheduled to launch in 2016.

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2011-05-12 07:35:31

How do instruments end up on satellites orbiting the Earth?