Earth News

Earth News A RSS news feed containing the latest NASA press releases on Earth-observing missions.

  • NASA to Host Media Call on Upcoming Air Quality Satellite Launch
    on March 31, 2023 at 2:04 pm

    Media are invited to a NASA media teleconference 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, April 5, to discuss the upcoming launch of the first space-based instrument to observe major air pollutants across North America every hour during the daytime.

  • NASA Selects L3Harris to Develop Imager for NOAA Satellite
    on March 13, 2023 at 6:46 pm

    NASA, on behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has selected L3Harris Technologies Inc. of Fort Wayne, Indiana, to develop the imager for NOAA’s Geostationary Extended Observations (GeoXO) satellite program.

  • NASA to Participate in Aerospace Conference, Discuss New Collaboration
    on January 19, 2023 at 9:50 pm

    NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy, Bhavya Lal, associate administrator for Technology, Policy, and Strategy, as well as other agency speakers, will participate in the 2023 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) SciTech Forum from Monday, Jan. 23, to Friday, Jan. 27, in National Harbor, Maryland.

  • La NASA afirma que 2022 es el quinto año más cálido registrado
    on January 12, 2023 at 3:35 pm

    La temperatura promedio de la superficie de la Tierra en 2022 empató con 2015 como la quinta más cálida registrada, según un análisis de la NASA. Continuando con la tendencia del calentamiento a largo plazo del planeta, las temperaturas globales en 2022 estuvieron 0,89 grados centígrados (1,6 grados Fahrenheit) por encima del promedio para el perío

  • NASA Says 2022 Fifth Warmest Year on Record, Warming Trend Continues
    on January 12, 2023 at 2:46 pm

    Earth’s average surface temperature in 2022 tied with 2015 as the fifth warmest on record, according to an analysis by NASA. Continuing the planet’s long-term warming trend, global temperatures in 2022 were 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit (0.89 degrees Celsius) above the average for NASA’s baseline period (1951-1980), scientists from NASA’s Goddard Institut

  • NASA, NOAA to Announce 2022 Global Temperatures, Climate Conditions
    on January 10, 2023 at 3:22 pm

    Climate researchers from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will release their annual assessments of global temperatures and discuss the major climate trends of 2022 during a media briefing at 11 a.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 12.

  • NASA Awards Space and Earth Sciences Data Analysis-V Contract
    on January 3, 2023 at 8:28 pm

    NASA has awarded the Space and Earth Sciences Data Analysis-V (SESDA-V) contract to ADNET Systems, Inc. of Bethesda, Maryland, to provide Earth and Space Science research and development at the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.

  • NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Sentinel-6B Mission
    on December 20, 2022 at 8:34 pm

    NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the Sentinel-6B mission.

  • NASA Awards Modification to Refurbish Instrument for NOAA’s JPSS
    on December 16, 2022 at 9:00 pm

    On behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), NASA has awarded a sole source contract modification to Northrop Grumman of Azusa, California, for the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS) Engineering Development Unit (EDU) refurbishment.

  • NASA Launches International Mission to Survey Earth’s Water
    on December 16, 2022 at 11:25 am

    A satellite built for NASA and the French space agency Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES) to observe nearly all the water on our planet’s surface lifted off on its way to low-Earth orbit at 3:46 a.m. PST on Friday.