NASA Launches Air Pollution Study Over California Bay Area as Part of DISCOVER-AQ Study

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NASA  is currently running a five-year study known as DISCOVER-AQ  — which stands for Deriving Information on Surface conditions from Column and Vertically Resolved Observations Relevant to Air Quality — as part of the research of the project that aims to help scientists better understand how to measure and forecast air quality globally from space . So far, two NASA aircrafts equipped with scientific instruments have been dispatched to fly over the California Bay Area to measure air pollution. Read the rest of NASA Launches Air Pollution Study Over California Bay Area as Part of DISCOVER-AQ Study Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: a-train , afternoon constellation , air pollution , california bay area , discover-aq , goddard space flight center , nasa , nasa planes , satellites , space based instruments

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NASA Releases the Best Picture of Earth Ever

February 28, 2010 by  
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Photo via NASA Never before has the Earth been captured in such high resolution. Researchers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center recently uploaded an amazing series of composite pictures of our planet , named “Blue Marble,” onto the photo sharing Web site Flickr . One look at such a clear view of Earth,

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