Image from TERRA
Wed, 22 Jul 2020 12:01 EDT

NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of fires wreaking havoc across a large swath of Siberia on July 21, 2020.

Image from TERRA
Fri, 17 Jul 2020 11:00 EDT

Puerto Rico now has an air quality warning system that provides three days of advance notice about potentially harmful dust that travels across the Atlantic Ocean from the Sahara Desert.

Image from TERRA
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 10:35 EDT

NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of California’s Mineral fire with the MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) instrument on July 14, 2020.

Terra Celebrates 20 Years in Orbit

On December 18, 2019 Terra celebrated it’s 20th year in orbit. To mark this milestone scientists, engineers, and Terra enthusiasts, gathered together at events in San Francisco as part of the American Geophysical Union conference and Greenbelt, Maryland where Goddard Space Flight Center is located.

Presentations highlighting the past, present and future of the mission were given by a number of people involved in the longevity of Terra’s mission.

Presentations and photos from the events.