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.

Dr. Lin Chambers

Portrait of Lin Chambers on blue backgroundCERES Education and Public Outreach Lead
NASA Langley Research Center
MS 420
Hampton, VA 23681-2199
Phone:  757-864-4371
Email:  lin.h.chambers at

Lin Chambers is an atmospheric scientist who leads the education portion of the CERES project, Students’ Cloud Observations On-Line (S’COOL).  She also directs the related MY NASA DATA project, is a GLOBE protocol scientist, and is Project Scientist for the NASA Innovations in Climate Education project. She is also a AAAS Fellow.