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2015-01-29 08:21:11

CERES and OMPS-N Secured on Satellite, VIIRS Instrument Scheduled for March BOULDER, Colo., Jan.

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2014-12-19 13:43:10

It must be tough flying a sleigh through the cold December air every Christmas, but at least we can sleep easy knowing Santa is getting a great light show.

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2014-10-24 04:19:20

As seen in the Academy Award-winning film Gravity, debris in orbit around Earth is a serious hazard for astronauts and spacecraft operating high above our planet.

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2014-09-28 06:00:25

A joint NOAA/NASA satellite is one of several satellites providing valuable information to aviators about volcanic hazards.

NASA Sees Deadly Cyclone Phailin Make Landfall In Eastern India
2013-10-19 07:01:36

The second tropical cyclone of the Northern Indian Ocean season formed on Oct. 9 and grew into powerful Typhoon Phailin that made landfall in eastern India.

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.

Herbal Earth Revealed By NASA/NOAA Project: Suomi NPP
2013-06-22 05:28:49

New high-resolution images released earlier this week by NASA provide a bird’s-eye view of the areas of Earth where there is lush vegetation, as well as arid regions where the landscape is barren.

Night-time Image Of California's Powerhouse Fire
2013-06-04 12:17:53

From its orbit around the Earth, the NASA-NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership satellite or Suomi NPP satellite, captured a night-time image of California’s Powerhouse Fire.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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