NASA

Real-time Fire Mapping and Satellite Data

Mark Altaweel

New satellites and improved image processing methods are better enabling the ability to provide real-time and near real-time mapping of wildfires.

First Data from NASA’s GEDI Program to 3D Map Forests

Mark Altaweel

The first set of data that have returned have demonstrated GEDI is able to measure density of forests far better than previous satellite missions.

NASA Satellite Captures Image of Meteor Over the Bering Sea

Caitlin Dempsey

On December 18, 2018,  the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument on NASA's Terra satellite detected the aftermath of an explosion of a fireball (a very bright meteor)  16 miles (26 kilometers) over the Bering Sea.

PACE: NASA’s Earth Observation Satellite to Launch in 2022

Caitlin Dempsey

NASA’s PACE (Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, Ocean Ecosystem) is a planned earth observation satellite with an anticipated launch in 2022.

Tracking Post-Storm Water Movement Using GPS

Caitlin Dempsey

NASA researchers recently published a study which uses GPS technology to track water volume and movement post-Harvey