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Tropical Depression 2 formed in the western Caribbean Sea during the early afternoon hours on June 17. NOAA's GOES-13 satellite captured an image of the storm as... Tropical Depression 2 formed in the western Caribbean Sea during the early afternoon hours on June 17. NOAA's GOES-13 satellite captured an image of the storm as it consolidated enough ... (more) Comment?
TRMM rainfall amounts along Andrea's track were between 45 and 90 mm at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland is used to estimate rainfall over a wide portion of the globe. Comment?
Space scientists from the University of New Hampshire and the Southwest Research Institute report that data gathered by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter show lighter materials like plastics provide effective shielding against the radiation hazards faced by astronauts during extended space travel. Comment?
Landsat satellites have captured hundreds of images of the region surrounding El Paso, Texas. Comment?
This animation of GOES-14 satellite data from Saturday, June 8, through Monday, June 10 at 7:31 a.m. EDT shows Post-Tropical Storm Andrea's movement. Comment?
Dials indicate regions in the southern Amazon forest predicted to have below-average fire activity and above-average activity during the 2013 dry season, relative to the 2001-2012... University and NASA researchers predict that the severity of the 2013 fire season will be considerably higher than in 2011 and 2012 for many Amazon forests in the ... (more) Comment?
Researchers for the first time mapped the extent and frequency of understory fires across a study area spanning 1.2 million square miles in the southern... Using an innovative satellite technique, NASA scientists have determined that a previously unmapped type of wildfire in the Amazon rainforest is responsible for destroying several times more ... (more) Comment?
This 3-D view from the west was derived from TRMM Precipitation Radar data captured when Andrea was examined by the TRMM satellite with the June 5, 2234 UTC and heaviest precipitation was over the eastern Gulf of Mexico and southeastern Florida at the time of the image. Comment?
This photograph shows the SMAP propellant tank after installation at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. Comment?
The cosmic microwave background, shown at left in this illustration, is a flash of light that occurred when the young universe cooled enough for electrons and protons to form the... By comparing infrared and X-ray background signals across the same stretch of sky, an international team of astronomers has discovered evidence of a significant number ... (more) Comment?
Understanding the interface between the photosphere and corona remains a fundamental challenge in solar and heliospheric science. Comment?
Our understanding of what lies beneath the world's biggest ice sheet has taken another leap forward. Comment?
NASA's Aqua satellite captured multiple plumes of smoke from agricultural fires and industrial pollution in China. Comment?
NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of a large light brown-colored plumes of smoke from two large fires burning in New Mexico: the Thompson Ridge Fire and the Tres... NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of a large light-brown colored plumes of smoke from two large fires burning in New Mexico: the Thompson Ridge Fire and the Tres Lagunas ... (more) Comment?
NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of a large light-brown colored plume of smoke blowing east-southeast from the Tres Lagunas Fire burning in New Mexico. Comment?
New surveys conducted by NASA's Swift provide the most detailed overviews ever captured in ultraviolet light of the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, the two closest major galaxies to our... Astronomers at NASA and Pennsylvania State University have used NASA's Swift satellite to create the most detailed ultraviolet light surveys ever of the Large ... (more) Comment?
Magnetospheric Multiscale mission integration and test team members, seen here in white clean-room suits, integrate the fourth and final instrument deck onto the spacecraft deck/thrust tube assembly, which houses the... On May 20, 2013, the Magnetospheric Multiscale, or MMS, mission team at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., ... (more) Comment?
Astronomers using NASA's Swift X-ray Telescope have observed a spinning neutron star suddenly slowing down, yielding clues they can use to understand these extremely dense objects. Comment?
These movies use data from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Hinode mission to provide an example of IRIS' improved resolution over previous observations. Comment?
Clouds are hard to spot in this natural-color image of the Aral Sea in Central Asia, taken March 24, 2013. Comment?