Image from TERRA
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 13:03 EDT

More than 400 miles above Earth, a satellite the size of a school bus is earning its frequent flyer miles. On Oct. 6, NASA’s Terra completed 100,000 orbits around Earth. Terra, which launched Dec. 18, 1999, is projected to continue operation into the 2020s.

Image from TERRA
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:33 EDT

NASA's MISR instrument captures Hurricane Florence just off the East Coast. Data from two of its nine cameras is combined to show the storm in 3D

Image from TERRA
Mon, 27 Aug 2018 16:33 EDT

For the first time ever, measurements from NASA Earth-observing research satellites are being used to help combat a potential outbreak of life-threatening cholera. Humanitarian teams in Yemen are targeting areas identified by a NASA-supported project that precisely forecasts high-risk regions based on environmental conditions observed from space.

MISR Data

The MISR website informs a broad audience about MISR data and products.

MISR image of Western Cape, South Africa

MISR data are are available from several archives:

MISR Data Products For Novice Data Users

  • MISR Images – View images through interactive map
  • MISR Browse Tool – allows easy access to images from the MISR instrument. The browse images are ellipsoid color images for each camera and are available at two different resolutions.

MISR Data Products For Professional Data Users
Scientists and researchers can access version 4,5, and 6 are currently publicly available.

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