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Earth Day Countdown Blog: T-14–Tournament Earth

04.08.2020
The view from space is out of this world…literally, especially when we’re looking back at Earth. We think all of NASA’s images of our home planet are spectacular, but everyone has their favorites. Now, we’re inviting you to help narrow down your favorite images, for Tournament Earth.

Earth Day Countdown: T-21–Weather from Space

04.01.2020
On April 1, 1960, NASA’s first operational weather satellite launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida.

Earth Day Countdown Blog: T-24–Everyone (Even You) Can Use Satellite Data

03.29.2020
NASA has an entire fleet of satellites collecting data around our planet. That data doesn’t stay just with. You can download and use it!
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Overview

The Earth Sciences Division at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center plans, organizes, evaluates, and implements a broad program of research on our planet's natural systems and processes. Major focus areas include climate change, severe weather, the atmosphere, the oceans, sea ice and glaciers, and the land surface.

To study the planet from the unique perspective of space, the Earth Science Division develops and operates remote-sensing satellites and instruments. We analyze observational data from these spacecraft and make it available to the world's scientists. Our Education and Public Outreach efforts raise public awareness of the Division's research and its benefits to society.

Contact Us

Laura L Winter
301.614.5634
Secretary [610]
Christina L Beeg
301.614.5635
Administrative Assistant [610]

General inquiries about the scientific programs at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center may be directed to the Center Office of Communications at 1.301.286.8955.

                                                                                                                                                                                        
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