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GOES-R Satellite Magnetometer Boom Deployment Test Successful
2013-07-30 10:33:57

The GOES-R Magnetometer Engineering Development Unit made an important development in the construction of the spacecraft recently after completing a successful boom deployment test at an ATK facility in Goleta, Calif.

Dorian's Remnants Being Watched By NASA
2013-07-30 09:34:44

NASA and NOAA satellites continue to keep a close eye on the remnants of Tropical Storm Dorian as they make their way through the eastern Caribbean Sea.

Heavy Rains Increase Nutrient Pollution Flow Down Mississippi River
2013-07-29 12:32:11

NOAA-supported scientists found a large Gulf of Mexico oxygen-free or hypoxic "dead" zone, but not as large as had been predicted.

2013-07-17 23:18:35

Interstate Plastics has become the primary supplier of PVC plastics for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for use in Autonomous Reef Monitoring Structures (ARMS), which

New GOES Satellite Will Provide Better, Faster Data To Forecasters
2013-07-16 15:21:42

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) GOES-R satellite will be able to snap images of everything it can see in the same length of time it takes for the current Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) series to capture a small image of a stormy region.

Understanding The Breeding Structure Of Killer Whales
2013-07-13 06:52:08

Orcas, or killer whales, are found in every ocean in the world making them a global force to be reckoned with. They have remarkable social bonds and sophisticated hunting techniques that make them the top predators in the oceans.

NASA Used Suomi NPP Satellite To Monitor Oklahoma Tornado
2013-07-09 18:23:57

When NASA climate scientists decided to monitor a storm system headed for Oklahoma in the middle of May, they probably weren’t expecting to track one of the deadliest and most powerful tornadoes to ever hit the United States.

NASA Sees New Low Pressure Area Forming As Tropical Storm Dalila Weakens
2013-07-02 15:19:54

NOAA’s GOES-15 satellite captured an infrared image of the Eastern Pacific Ocean during the pre-dawn hours on July 2 and noticed Tropical Storm Dalila weakening near the southwestern Mexico coast, while further southwest a new tropical low pressure area called System 97E, had formed.

2013-07-01 23:03:41

Stevens Institute of Technology launched TRACES, a new educational service and website on environmental spill forecasting in and around the port of New York and New Jersey waters. Hoboken,


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.