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.

Leadership

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 

Yasushi Yamaguchi — Japan ASTER Science Team Leader
Japan Space Systems, Japan


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


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


David J. Diner — MISR Prinicipal 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

 

Terra Education and Public Outreach

Tassia Owen —  Coordinator
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center


Lin Chambers — CERES, S’COOL, My NASA Data
NASA Langley Research Center


Karen Yuen — MISR, ASTER
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory