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Earth Day Countdown Blog: T-24–Everyone (Even You) Can Use Satellite Data

NASA has an entire fleet of satellites collecting data around our planet. That data doesn’t stay just with. You can download and use it!

Earth Day Countdown Blog: T-25–Taking Earth Science to the Skies

What do snowstorms, sinking coastlines, wildfires and many other processes affecting life on Earth have in common? We can use airplanes to study them!

Coronavirus Impacts Field Work

Goddard Space Flight Center airborne campaigns are highlighted in a recent Capital Weather Gang article in The Washington Post. The article describes the novel coronavirus's impact on scientific research and field campaigns.
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The Earth Sciences Division at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center plans, organizes, evaluates, and implements a broad program of research on our planet's natural systems and processes. Major focus areas include climate change, severe weather, the atmosphere, the oceans, sea ice and glaciers, and the land surface.

To study the planet from the unique perspective of space, the Earth Science Division develops and operates remote-sensing satellites and instruments. We analyze observational data from these spacecraft and make it available to the world's scientists. Our Education and Public Outreach efforts raise public awareness of the Division's research and its benefits to society.

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General inquiries about the scientific programs at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center may be directed to the Center Office of Communications at 1.301.286.8955.

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