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NASA satellite sees Tropical Cyclone Gillian return to remnant low status
NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image of Tropical Cyclone Gillian's remnants in the southern Arafura Sea today, as it passes north of Australia's 'Top End.' (2014-03-17)
NASA Participates in the NOAA GOES-16 Field Campaign
NOAA's GOES-16 satellite is ready to embark on another major milestone-- The GOES-16 Field Campaign. (2017-03-23)
Agricultural fires in Angola, West Africa
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on NASA's Aqua satellite collected this natural-color image which detected dozens of fires burning in southwestern Africa on May 21, 2015. (2015-05-21)
Existence of muscle-building stem cells points to regenerative therapies for muscular disease
A new report in the June 1 issue of the journal Cell, a publication of Cell Press, confirms the existence of some apparently uncommitted stem cells amongst cells responsible for generating the bulging biceps of body builders and the rippling abs of fitness buffs. (2007-05-31)
NASA sees Tropical Cyclone cook strongly affected by wind shear
NASA's Aqua satellite observed how strong wind shear was literally pushing Tropical Cyclone Cook apart as it displaced the bulk of clouds to the southeast of the center. (2017-04-11)
SMOS ready to ship to launch site
ESA's next Earth Explorer, SMOS, has just passed the all-important Flight Acceptance Review, signifying that all the elements that make up the mission are in place for launch later this year. (2009-05-28)
NASA eyes Tropical Storm Nadine as watches go up for Azores
Tropical Storm Nadine is nearing the Azores and watches have gone up for the northwestern group of the islands. (2012-09-18)
NASA's TRMM satellite maps Tropical Storm Neoguri's soggy path through Japan
Southern Japan received a soaking from Tropical Storm Neoguri on July 9 and 10 and data from the The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite was used to create a map that shows how much rain fell in Kyushu. (2014-07-11)
TRMM sees post-season South Pacific Tropical Cyclone 21P
The South Pacific hurricane Tropical Depression season normally ends in April but Tropical Depression 21P has developed in the South Pacific Ocean between Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands from (2012-07-02)
NASA spots Tropical Depression Kirogi dissipating
Tropical Depression Kirogi made landfall in southeastern Vietnam on Nov. (2017-11-20)
NASA catches formation of Tropical Cyclone Dineo
The fifth tropical cyclone of the Southern Indian Ocean season formed today, Feb. (2017-02-13)
NASA satellite sees Typhoon Champi elongating
Typhoon Champi appeared to be the victim of vertical wind shear in infrared imagery from NASA's Terra satellite. (2015-10-23)
NASA and NOAA's GOES-O satellite successfully launched
The latest Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, GOES-O, soared into space June 27 after a successful launch from Space Launch Complex 37 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. (2009-06-30)
NASA watches as Tropical Storm Bolaven develops
Tropical Storm Bolaven was born over the weekend of Aug/ 18-19 in the western North Pacific, and NASA captured infrared satellite imagery of its birth and growth. (2012-08-20)
Volcanic plume meets and occluded weather front, changes wind direction
A visible satellite image on Wednesday, May 12, at 13:10 UTC (9:10 a.m. (2010-05-13)
Elephants in space
Scientists with the Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have recently been counting their zoo animals from a lofty perch: namely, outer space. (2004-11-17)
NASA watching Tropical Storm Jose get organized
Tropical Storm Jose appeared somewhat elongated in NASA satellite imagery as NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead, but the storm organized and strengthened overnight. (2017-09-06)
Infrared NASA imagery shows a weaker Tropical Storm 13W
Infrared satellite imagery from shows how cold cloud top temperatures are in a tropical cyclone, and recent imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite shows the cloud-top temperatures have been warming in Tropical Storm 13W. (2012-08-07)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research announces University Nanosat competition winners
Ten universities have been selected to design and build small satellites in a competition sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the Space Vehicles Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory. (2012-12-12)
Wildfires consume parts of eastern Russia
Wildfires in far eastern Russia dot the landscape and what isn't covered by the fires is covered by the smoke that rises from these wildfires. (2014-08-04)
NASA adds up Tropical Storm Neoguri's deluge from space
The once-powerful Super Typhoon Neoguri weakened to a tropical storm when it dropped heavy rainfall over southern Japan during the week of July 7, 2014. (2014-07-14)
Slow-moving Marty headed for drier air, cooler waters
Marty was still holding onto tropical storm status on Sept. (2009-09-18)
Handling satellite data in real time
Finding better ways to handle satellite data as it pours down to Earth is the aim of the GeoStreams research project at UC Davis, funded by an $800,000 grant from the National Science Foundation's Information Technology Research program. (2004-01-23)
Tropical Cyclone Helen headed for landfall in India
Tropical Cyclone 04B has strengthened and been renamed (2013-11-20)
NASA's satellite imagery sees Hilda hit a wall
Two days ago, Hilda was in prime shape to strengthen further as she tracked westward, far south of the Hawaiian Islands. (2009-08-27)
Students Hangin' With Drifters
Starting next school year, students can follow the progress of drifting buoys in the Carribbean as part of a Year of the Ocean project to track weather patterns. (1998-03-25)
NASA provides a 2-satellite view and video of the Chilean volcano eruption
NASA's Aqua satellite and the GOES-13 satellite both captured their own unique views of the eruption of the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano in Chile this week. (2011-06-09)
Fires in Bolivia Aug. 31, 2013
Fires burned throughout Bolivia in late Aug. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Aqua satellite captured this natural-color image on Aug. (2013-09-03)
NASA's Aqua satellite catches Typhoon Noru's 10 mile-wide eye
NASA's Aqua satellite provided a look at the eye of Typhoon Noru as it continued to track west in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean. (2017-07-27)
Wildfires light up western Australia
Careful observers of the new (2012-12-07)
NASA sees system 91B making landfall in southwestern India
A tropical low was affecting southern India and Sri Lanka on May 6 at 0809 UTC when the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite called TRMM flew above it. (2014-05-07)
NASA sees a redeveloped Tropical Depression Bonnie over North Carolina
On the morning of June 2, the National Hurricane Center reported that post-tropical cyclone Bonnie has redeveloped into a tropical depression and was moving over the North Carolina Outer Banks. (2016-06-02)
NASA sees Hurricane Kilo headed for International Date Line
NASA's Aqua and NOAA's GOES-West satellite saw Hurricane Kilo moving west in the Central Pacific Ocean as it neared the International Date Line. (2015-08-31)
Possible first eastern Pacific tropical depression shaping up on NASA imagery
NASA's Aqua satellite flew over a low pressure system in the Eastern Pacific and captured infrared imagery that show it to be well-defined and organizing. (2011-06-06)
Satellite sees Hurricane Fabio still chasing Emilia's remnants in Pacific Ocean
Hurricane Fabio continues to be the big tropical news maker in the Eastern Pacific, while the Central Pacific Hurricane Center is tracking the remnants of Hurricane Emilia. (2012-07-16)
Alcatel Space and Astrium forge agreement for AlphaBus
The European satellite communications industry today reached a landmark of cooperation at Le Bourget air show in France. (2003-06-23)
Ocean satellite launch critical to Australian science
A new Earth-observing satellite being launched in California today will help guide future Australian ocean and climate science. (2008-06-20)
NASA's Aqua Satellite sees Khanun's remnants dissipating over China
NASA's Aqua satellite has been tracking the remnants of Tropical Depression Khanun, and infrared data revealed that it has moved over northeastern China where it is now dissipating. (2012-07-20)
Whales viewed from space
High-resolution satellite images may be a useful tool for counting whale populations for conservation purposes. (2014-02-12)
Rancho Fire in California
The Rancho Fire started two miles north of Lebec, CA on July 19, 2013 at approximately noon. (2013-07-22)
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