NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

Tiny satellite's first global map of ice clouds

Looking at Earth from the International Space Station, astronauts see big, white clouds spreading across the planet. They cannot distinguish a gray rain cloud from a puffy white cloud. While satellites can see through many ...

dateMay 15, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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NASA measures heavy US rainfall from space

For close to two weeks the combination of a nearly stationary front and tropical moisture caused almost continuous precipitation over much of the Mid-Atlantic. Using data from a constellation of satellites, NASA calculated ...

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