Image from TERRA
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:51 EST

The state of New South Wales (NSW) in south eastern Australia is continuing to experience devastating bushfires due to the dry tinder-like atmosphere in the territory: high winds, dry lightning and continuing heat.

Image from TERRA
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 09:56 EST

Smoke billows from the scores of bushfires on Australia east coast in this image captured by NASA's Terra satellite on Nov. 08, 2019, using the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument onboard.

Image from TERRA
Tue, 05 Nov 2019 19:03 EST

The Earth-observing mission ECOSTRESS reveals how the massive rainforest fires this past August spread in dry areas visible only to this specialized sensor.

Leadership

Terra Team Photo
Members of the Terra Science and Flight Operations Team, 2019.

Terra Project Science and Mission Operations
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Kurtis J. Thome — Terra Project Scientist
Si-Chee Tsay — Terra Deputy Project Scientist
Robert E. Wolfe — Terra Deputy Project Scientist for Data
Wynn J. Watson — Project Manager, Earth Science Mission Operations

Terra Instrument Principal Investigators and Science Team Leads  

Michael J. Abrams — US ASTER Science Team Leader
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology USA

Yasushi Yamaguchi — Japan ASTER Science Team Leader
Nagoya University, Japan

Norman G. Loeb — CERES Principal Investigator
NASA Langley Research Center, USA

David J. Diner — MISR Principal Investigator
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA

Michael D. King — MODIS Science Team Leader
University of Colorado, USA

James R. Drummond — Canada MOPITT Principal Investigator
Dalhousie University, Canada

Helen Worden — MOPITT U.S. Principal Investigator
National Center for Atmospheric Research and University of Colorado, USA

Tassia Owen —  Senior Communications Specialist
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Abbey Nastan– Communications Specialist  MISR
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory