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A Dusty Day in Northeastern China

A low-pressure system lifted sand and dust from the Gobi Desert and darkened skies in Beijing.

How Dust Affects the World’s Health

NASA research finds that a combination of windblown dust and human-caused particle pollution was associated with nearly 3 million premature deaths in 2019.

Ozone-measuring Instrument on NOAA-21 Satellite Captures its First Images

An ozone-measuring instrument on the recently launched NOAA-21 satellite has opened its doors and gathered data for its first global image.

Dust Blows Across the U.S. Southwest

In the wake of a cold front, strong winds lofted dust into the air over northern Mexico, eastern New Mexico, and northwestern Texas.

Snow and Haze in Utah

Snowy surfaces increase the chance of temperature inversions, which contribute to air quality problems in the Salt Lake City area.

A Dry Lake Hamun Means More Dust Storms

When the seasonal lake and wetlands in the Sistan Basin dry out, dust often fills the sky.

Sichuan’s Smoggy Basin

The waters of an ancient lake once pooled in this basin in southwestern China. Now haze and air pollution do the same.

NASA Spinoffs Bolster Climate Resilience, Improve Medical Care, More

The latest edition of NASA’s Spinoff publication features dozens of new commercialized technologies that use the agency’s technology, research, and/or expertise to benefit people around the globe. It also includes a section highlighting technologies of tomorrow.

NASA’s SMCE Team Helps Scientists Develop Collaborative Cloud Computing Projects

An agile team of computer experts at NASA Goddard helps scientists collaborate and develop Open Science projects in astrophysics, Earth science, biology, and heliophysics by creating the SMCE managed cloud environment for science.

NASA Press Events at 2022 Fall AGU Meeting

NASA researchers will be presenting findings on Earth and space sciences Dec.12-16 at the American Geophysical Union's 2022 Fall meeting, being held virtually and in Chicago this year.

Mauna Loa Awakens

During the first eruption in nearly four decades, satellites observed the volcano’s nighttime glow and sulfur dioxide plume.

NASA, ULA Successfully Launch Weather Satellite, Re-entry Tech Demo

NASA successfully launched the third in a series of polar-orbiting weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) at 1:49 a.m. PST Thursday, as well as an agency technology demonstration on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.

NASA Updates Coverage of JPSS-2 Weather Satellite, LOFTID Tech Demo

NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) Joint Polar Satellite System-2 (JPSS-2) mission and NASA’s Low-Earth Orbit Flight Test of an Inflatable Decelerator (LOFTID) technology demonstration.

An Oceanic and Atmospheric Potpourri

Smoke, cloud wakes, and an abundance of phytoplankton off the coast of Chile punctuate this spring scene.

NASA’s Economic Benefit Reaches All 50 States

NASA released the results of its second agencywide economic impact report on Thursday, demonstrating how its Moon to Mars activities, investments in climate change research and technology, as well as other work generated more than $71.2 billion in total economic output during fiscal year 2021.

Ozone Hole Continues Shrinking in 2022, NASA and NOAA Scientists Say

The annual Antarctic ozone hole reached an average area of 8.9 million square miles this fall, an area slightly smaller than last year and generally continuing the overall shrinking trend of recent years.

NASA Welcomes Public to JPSS-2 Mission Events

Members of the public may take part in virtual activities and events ahead of NASA’s launch of The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Joint Polar Satellite System-2 (JPSS-2) mission.

NASA Readies Superstack for Upcoming JPSS-2 Launch

Two very different payloads flying on one rocket are ready for their ride to space.

JPSS-2 Stacked Atop LOFTID Spacecraft

JPSS-2 Stacked Atop LOFTID Spacecraft.

JPSS-2 Begins Launch Processing

NASA, NOAA Weather Satellite Begins Launch Processing

Western Smoke Rides the Winds

Smoke from fires in Washington and Oregon blanketed Puget Sound and wafted out over the Pacific Ocean.

JPSS-2 Satellite Gets its Solar Array Installed

On July 26, in a clean room at the Northrop Grumman facility in Gilbert, Arizona, the five panels of the JPSS-2 satellite's solar array unfolded, stretching out to its full 30-foot length. The deployment of the solar array marked the last major testing milestone of the weather satellite, slated for launch in November.

Clearer View of Great Lakes Air Quality

Scientists and regulators are using satellite data and custom models from NASA to help monitor ozone pollution.

NCCS-Enabled Simulations of Massive Ancient Volcanic Eruption Show Unexpected Climate Warming

In an interdisciplinary collaboration, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center planetary and Earth scientists leveraged the Goddard Earth Observing System Chemistry-Climate Model (GEOSCCM) and the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS) to simulate an ancient, massive volcanic eruption in the Columbia River Basalt Group region of the U.S. Pacific Northw

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