Proposed orbit change for the Aura spacecraft
10.29.2007 - The Aura spacecraft currently flies about 15.22 minutes behind Aqua in the A-Train. The Aura Project is proposing to move Aura spacecraft closer to Aqua. Aura would follow Aqua by about 8 minutes along the same track after the move.
NASA Keeps Eye On Ozone Layer Amid The
Montreal Protocol's Success
09.13.2007 - NASA scientists will join researchers from around the world to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol, an international treaty designed to reduce the hole in Earth's protective ozone layer.
A NASA Space Sleuth Hunts the Trail of Earth's Water
01.31.2007 - For the first time, NASA scientists have used a shrewd spaceborne detective to track the origin and movement of water vapor throughout Earth's atmosphere. This perspective is vital to improve the understanding of Earth's water cycle and its role in weather and climate.
Sources of the World's Tiny Pollutants
01.30.2007 - Pinpointing pollutant sources is an important part of the ongoing battle to improve air quality and to understand its impact on climate. Scientists using NASA data recently tracked the path and distribution of aerosols -- tiny particles suspended in the air -- to link their region of origin and source type with their tendencies to warm or cool the atmosphere.