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International Team, NASA Make Unexpected Discovery Under Greenland Ice
An international team of researchers, including a NASA glaciologist, has discovered a large meteorite impact crater hiding beneath more than a half-mile of ice in northwest Greenland.
(2018-11-15 03:43:00)
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NASA, NOAA Convene GOES 17 Mishap Investigation Board
NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have appointed a board to investigate an instrument anomaly aboard the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) 17 weather satellite currently in orbit.
(2018-10-2 23:04:00)
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NASA Awards Contract for Archive Center Operations
NASA has awarded a contract to the University of Alaska at Fairbanks for the continued development and operation of the Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) for NASA’s Earth Observing System Data and Information System.
(2018-9-28 05:30:00)
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New Airborne Campaigns to Explore Snowstorms, River Deltas, Climate
Five new NASA Earth science campaigns will take to the field starting in 2020 to investigate a range of pressing research questions, from what drives intense East Coast snowfall events to the impact of small-scale ocean currents on global climate.
(2018-9-25 23:02:00)
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NASA, ULA Launch Mission to Track Earth's Changing Ice
NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) successfully launched from California at 9:02 a.m. EDT Saturday, embarking on its mission to measure the ice of Earth’s frozen reaches with unprecedented accuracy.
(2018-9-15 23:15:00)