Author: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • NASA Analyzes US Midwest Heavy Rainfall, Severe Storms

    Heavy rain resulted in significant flooding in the U.S. Midwest over the week of July 7 to 14, 2017. Using satellite data, NASA estimated the amount of rain that fell over those areas and used satellite data to create 3-D imagery of severe storms.NASA's Integrated Multi-satellite Retrievals for GPM (IMERG) data were used to show…

  • NASA Infrared Image Shows Eugene Now a Remnant

    Former Hurricane Eugene has now weakened to a remnant low pressure area. Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed that only a small area of convection remains.

  • Another Giant Leap for Mankind: Earth’s Curiosity Touches Down on Mars

    NASA’s most advanced Mars rover Curiosity has landed on the Red Planet. The one-ton rover, hanging by ropes from a rocket backpack, touched down onto Mars Sunday to end a 36-week flight and begin a two-year investigation. The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) spacecraft that carried Curiosity succeeded in every step of the most complex landing…