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2014-09-05 16:20:47

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded a sole source contract modification to Ball Aerospace and Technology Corp.

NASA/NOAA Water Vapor Animations Show Where Water Vapor Is Moving Over Oceans
2014-06-26 03:07:03

Knowing where water vapor is in the atmosphere is one of many factors forecasters use to identify weather features.

GOES-R Satellite Giant Black Wing Ready For Flight
2014-06-25 03:20:34

The solar array that will provide power to NOAA's GOES-R satellite has been tested, approved and shipped to a facility where it will be incorporated on the spacecraft. The five sections of the solar array come together as one to resemble a giant black wing.

Weather Forecasting Taken Into The Future
2014-05-20 03:49:45

The first documents signalling the go-ahead for Europe’s fleet of MetOp Second Generation weather satellites were signed today in the presence of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Berlin Air Show.

NASA Releases Animation Of US Tornado Outbreak Seen From Space
2014-04-29 04:00:49

NASA has just released an animation of visible and infrared satellite data from NOAA's GOES-East satellite that shows the development and movement of the weather system that spawned tornadoes affecting seven central and southern US states on April 27-28, 2014.

Earth Day View Of The Americas
2014-04-22 09:34:20

Today, April 22, 2014 is Earth Day, and what better way to celebrate than taking a look at our home planet from space.

Satellite Time-Lapse Animation Shows US East Coast Snowy Winter
2014-03-28 12:05:26

A new time-lapse animation of data from NOAA's GOES-East satellite provides a good picture of why the U.S. East Coast experienced a snowier than normal winter. The new animation shows the movement of storms from January 1 to March 24.

Massive Eastern US Cool Down Shown On New Satellite Movie
2014-03-14 13:17:37

Three days of satellite imagery from NOAA's GOES-East satellite were compiled into an animation that showed the progression of the storm system that drastically changed temperatures in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern US from spring-like warmth to the bitter cold of winter.

Eastern US Winter Storm Track Captured On Satellite Video
2014-03-04 14:57:37

As NOAA's GOES-East satellite sat in a fixed orbit in space it monitored and provided visible and infrared imagery of the major winter storm that hit the US east coast on March 2 and 3. Now, that data has been compiled and made into a video at NASA.


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