If NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center were to write a holiday letter, there would be no shortage of highlights to share. Gathered here are just a few of the shining moments from the Goddard 'household' in 2012.
The first Earth-observing satellite designed to measure both global climate changes and key weather variables launched shortly before 6 a.m. ET on Oct. 28. NPP will provide scientists with data to extend more than 30 key long-term datasets.
NASA is planning an Oct. 28 launch of the first Earth-observing satellite to measure both global climate changes and key weather variables. NPP will provide scientists with data to extend more than 30 key long-term datasets.
Earth Science Week: 2011's theme is 'Our Ever-Changing Earth.' NASA offers a variety of multimedia products and educational activities designed to improve understanding of the natural processes that shape our planet.
NASA will hold a news briefing on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 1 p.m. EDT, on the agency's next Earth-observing satellite mission, the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System Preparatory Project (NPP), scheduled to launch on Oct. 27 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.