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.

October 2018 VIIRS/MODIS Science Team Meeting

The upcoming combined MODIS/VIIRS Science Team Meeting will be held October 15-19, 2018 at the Sheraton Silver Spring Hotel, 8777 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD  20910.  Accomplishments and plans for the future of MODIS and VIIRS will be discussed and shared. More information can be found on the MODIS Science Team Meeting website: https://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov/sci_team/meetings/201810/

The registration URL is available on-line at url: https://www.regonline.com/MODIS2018.  Everyone is urged to complete registration by October 10th so that proper planning for attendance and logistics can be achieved. Indicate by clicking on the appropriate box(es) which portions of the meeting you are planning on attending.  Agendas can also be accessed from the website once available.

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