NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) was founded in 1959 at Greenbelt, Maryland. It launched its first weather satellite SIROS in 1960. GSFC at Greenbelt has 1121 acres for its 50 facilities. The Wallops Island facility is 6188 acres with 84 major buildings. GSPC at Greenbelt is most noted for its Diffraction Grafting Evaluation Facility, Earth Observing and System Data and Information System, Flight Dynamic Facility, High Capacity Centrifuge, Hubble Space Telescope Control Center and an Integrated Mission Design Center. GSFC welcomes inquires from the media and the public. Image use requests are made via -e-mail. Requests for information need to have the specific purpose of the inquiry in the subject line, otherwise, blank subject inquiries will be answered last.

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Mail Code 130, Greenbelt, Maryland 20771 USA
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NASA analyzes heavy rainfall over Hispaniola

Slow moving frontal systems draped over Hispaniola and a tropical wave recently caused heavy rainfall that led to wide spread flooding over the northern Dominican Republic. NASA analyzed that heavy rainfall using data from ...

dateNov 18, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Fires blazing across the southern United States

Fires have been reported across several states in the southern United States and NASA's Aqua satellite using its MODIS instrument captured this image of the fires and smoke across the expanse. This image taken on November ...

dateNov 14, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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NASA sees fast-developing Tropical Storm Tina

A late-season tropical storm named Tina formed offshore of the southwestern coast of Mexico on Sunday, Nov. 13 at 11 p.m. EST. It developed quickly from a tropical low pressure area previously designated as System 92E. A ...

dateNov 14, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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