Global Selfie mosaic of over 36,000 images
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The Making of NASA’s Global Selfie

05.22.2014

On Earth Day, NASA asked people all around the world a simple question – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?” This image was built using 36,422 individual photos that were posted on social media.

  • Astronaut photo of Kavir Desert

    Kavir Desert, Iran

    03.31.2014

    As the astronauts on the International Space Station passed over the deserts of central Iran recently, they were greeted by this striking pattern of parallel lines and sweeping curves.

  • photo of mountains and sea off the coast of Greenland

    More Glacier Surveys for IceBridge

    05.09.2014

    A view of mountains and sea ice near Thule Air Base, Greenland, from the NASA P-3 on May 6, 2014.

  • GPM image of rainfall rates

    First Images Available from NASA-JAXA Global Rain and Snowfall Satellite

    03.25.2014

    3D view inside an extra-tropical cyclone observed off the coast of Japan by GPM's Dual-frequency Precipitation Radar.

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ICESat-2 Mission Penguin Naming Contest

The ICESat-2 Mission needs your help! Our penguin friend, who happens to be part of our mission logo, needs a name.

Know Your Earth 2014

The current phase of the Know Your Earth Project aligns to the larger NASA Earth Right Now Campaign through the creation of NASA Earth science quizzes. The quizzes, to be released throughout 2014, will focus on current NASA Earth science research topics and will be centered on an Earth science theme.

Know Your Earth 1.0

The “Know Your Earth” project is a venture between NASA’s Earth-Observing missions and National CineMedia. Know Your Earth is a fun, engaging, and educational three-minute segment of “Did You Know” questions that all have a message that focuses on global climate change and literacy throughout the Lobby Entertainment Network in 291 national movie theaters.

Rain EnGAUGE

Celebrate the launch of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission by hosting a GPM Rain EnGAUGE Event – a family science night at your school, outdoor education center, library or museum.
                                                                                                                                                                                         
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