Image from TERRA
Mon, 08 Mar 2021 12:00 EST

Farmers, researchers, meteorologists and others now have access to high-resolution NASA data on soil moisture, thanks to a new tool developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) in collaboration with NASA and George Mason University.

Image from TERRA
Thu, 04 Feb 2021 10:00 EST

NASA satellite data helps people maintain thousands of freshwater pumps by highlighting places in Africa most at-risk for drought.

Image from TERRA
Thu, 05 Nov 2020 13:05 EST

Annapolis, Maryland; Norfolk, Virginia; and Miami were originally built and mapped to provide enough protection against flooding, but sea level rise has caused that buffer to shrink.

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