Image from TERRA
Thu, 10 Sep 2020 10:46 EDT

The year 2020 will be remembered for being a very trying year and western wildfires have just added to the year's woes.

Image from TERRA
Thu, 03 Sep 2020 11:00 EDT

While scientists around the world are confined to their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, Earth observing satellites continue to orbit and send back images that reveal connections between the pandemic and the environment.

Image from TERRA
Tue, 01 Sep 2020 16:23 EDT

Earth-observing instruments on satellites and aircraft are mapping the current fires, providing data products to agencies on the ground that are responding to the emergency.

Terra 20 Events

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Twenty Years of Terra 20

On December 18, 2019 Terra was officially in orbit for 20 years. 20 years of scientific data that has shaped our knowledge of Earth today. There were multiple events where people gathered to recognize the accomplishments of Terra and the people who made it possible over the past 20 years. Presentation slides and photos from the programs can be found below.

Terra memories slide show

This slideshow highlights quotes from the scientists and engineers that contributed to Terra’s success and was played in the background during the December 8 program, while people gave talks and shared stories. It was also played during the opening of the other events in Greenbelt.

Memories of Terra Slideshow

Terra 20 AGU Program (December 8, 2019)

On the Evening of December 8, 2019 stories of Terra were shared and a dinner followed on December 10, 2019.

Terra 20 at Goddard Space Flight Center (December 18, 2019)

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Terra 20 Dinner (December 18, 2019)

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