Monthly Archives: October 2018
Getting Ready for MetOp-C
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The third in the series of MetOp satellites is scheduled for launch on Nov. 7, 2018, from Europe’s spaceport in Kourou.
Cool Ways of Studying the Cryosphere
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NASA missions are helping scientists study the cryosphere: the many forms of ice found on Earth.
NASA: 60 Years in 60 Seconds
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Congress passed the National Aeronautics and Space Act, on July 16 and President Eisenhower signed it into law on July 29, 1958.
Inside Hurricane Maria in 360°
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Two days before Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, the NASA-Japan Global Precipitation Measurement Core Observatory satellite captured a 3-D view of the storm.
2018 Arctic Sea Ice Ties for Sixth Lowest Minimum Extent on NASA Record
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Arctic sea ice reached its annual minimum extent Sept. 19, and then again on Sept. 23, 2018. NASA works with the National Snow and Ice Data Center to track sea ice in the Arctic as it grows to a maximum extent thro...
Corridor Mapping in Germany
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Above Highway A33, the mdMapper1000DG was tasked with creating a point cloud and orthophoto of a 12 kilometer stretch of the Autobahn.